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23.03.2017
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Fiji Sports Awards

The Fiji Sports Awards first started in 2011 and was introduced by a partnership that involved the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee, Fiji Sports Council and the Fiji National Sports Commission. The awards are to recognise the contribution of athletes, administrators, journalists and photographers to sports in Fiji. Manueli Tulo was blessed […]

20.03.2017

2017 WADA Annual Symposium: Play True „What do you play for?”

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) held its Annual Symposium 13-15 March, in Lausanne hosting more than 500 anti-doping experts from NADOs, IFs, other ADOs, Laboratories, Media representatives and for the first time Governmental Representatives. The main theme of the Symposium was: „Tackling our Challenges and Strengthening the Future of Clean Sport”. The first day of […]

20.03.2017

Libyan Weightlifting Federation Elections

Libyan Weightlifting Federation held its Electoral Congress on 27 February 2017 in Tripoli. President: Eng. Manareddin Mohamed ESHELLI General Secretary: Mr. Abdulmoneim Riad Milad SUFELJIN Vice President: dr. Mabruk Abdelgader Mohamed MOSBAH Congratulations to all the elected officials!

20.03.2017

President of Ghana Weightlifting Federation heads Ghana Olympic Committee

President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, has been elected President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) at an elective congress held in Accra on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Mr. Nunoo Mensah was earlier this month elected onto the Executive Board of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA), in Algiers, Algeria. […]

17.03.2017

IOC launches bold initiative on gender equality

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today approved a major review project regarding gender equality in the Olympic Movement. With the help of its partners, the Summer and Winter International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the IOC is undertaking a comprehensive review of the current state of gender equality in the […]

16.03.2017
16.03.2017

Wolfgang Peter turned 90!

IWF Honorary Life Vice President Wolfgang PETER (GER) just turned 90 years old! Mr. Peter was first elected to the IWF Executive Board in 1976 and served for 20 years including being 1st Vice President and President of the Medical Committee. In 1994 he became a Member of the Weightlifting Hall of Fame. The IWF […]

13.03.2017

David Rigert turned 70

Sunday was a special for David Rigert as he turned 70. The Russian-German, born in the land of Kazahstan started his weightlifting career in 1966 following the coaching technic of Arkady Vorobyov. In 1969, he got the chance to meet the famous athlete – who later turned to be coach – Michael Rudolf Plukfelder, who helped […]

10.03.2017

EWF Coaches Scientific Conference

The European Weightlifting Federation with the cooperation of Weightlifting Federation of Slovakia organized a Coaches Scientific Conference supported by International Weightlifting Federation. The first day started with the opening speeches of Dr. Antonio Urso EWF President, Mr. Richard Rasi Mayor of Kosice, Mr. Anton Siekel President of Slovak Olympic Committee, Mr. Attila Adamfi IWF Director […]

10.03.2017
09.03.2017

16 “Wonder Women” named in the Philippines

This International Women’s Month, several organizations honored some women from the Philippines who excel in showbiz, art, sports, science, business, and other previously male-dominated fields. On March 8, International Women’s Day, multinational agency J. Walter Thompson gathered the following women leaders to empower the next generation of Filipinas: Hidilyn Diaz, Armie Jarin-Bennett, Pia Cayetano and […]

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