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IPC appoints new panel members to the independent Board of Appeal of Classification

—- After a wide-ranging open recruitment process, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed a new independent Board of Appeal of Classification (BAC). The 14-member panel report to the independent chair of the BAC, who is Fred Jansen of the Netherlands. The primary purpose of the BAC is to hear athlete classification appeals in various ...
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Luca Boller named FIFA Museum ambassador – cultural programme shines a light on eFootball

—- Luca Boller has been named the new ambassador of the FIFA World Football Museum. Boller, who is captain of the first ever Swiss national eFootball team and who also plays eSports for FC Basel, will officially take on the role on 16 July 2020, at the opening of the new section of the permanent ...
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WADA

WADA PRESIDENT INTENSIFIES ATHLETE ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES Montreal, 7 July 2020 – The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) President, Witold Bańka, has kickstarted a series of meetings with athletes and athlete groups, following up on his personal pledge to engage meaningfully with the athlete community and on WADA’s overall commitment to being more athlete-centered as outlined within the Agency’s recently published Five-Year ...
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Sports Management Worldwide

Learn how you can save money at SMWW Here at SMWW, we are always striving to help our students grow. We don’t want financial reasons to be why you can’t take an SMWW course and grow your career with in the sport sector. Please read the following and learn how you can save money when ...
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IOC receives Green Building Leadership Award

—- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The award, announced ...
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EuropeActive partners with 4global Consulting to enhance data strategy and digital transformation

—- EuropeActive, Europe’s most influential not-for profit organisation representing the whole of the European fitness and physical activity sector, is pleased to announce its new partnership with international sports consultancy 4global with the aim of developing and strengthening fitness data collection across Europe. As EuropeActive’s new official partner, 4global will support and develop EuropeActive’s data ...
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Ansys + Air Race E

  —- Ansys, a global leader in engineering simulation, has partnered with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race, set to launch its inaugural event in 2021.   As the Official Simulation Software Partner, Ansys’s cutting-edge simulation technologies will be used to help teams optimize the energy efficiency and performance of their all-electric ...
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Laureus legends launch Move the World challenge

·     Rugby World Cup winners Sean Fitzpatrick, Bryan Habana and Nolli Waterman joined by cricket legend Michael Vaughan and other stars for virtual Move the World Challenge     ·    Sporting legends call on global sporting community to create their own challenges, rally friends, family and colleagues, ‘Move the World’ and raise as much money as ...
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Black Lives Matter: We all have a responsibility to act

— Racial injustice is a long and historical problem and deeply affects many countries and many sectors, including football. Fare is offering grants of up €1000 each for activities related to Black Lives Matter, we want to encourage action and focus. We know the power of grassroots activity as a way to reach communities and ...
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New report highlights social and economic legacy left by FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

•    France 2019 made EUR 284 million contribution to French GDP •    6.4 tonnes of food waste collected and donated to local community-based associations •    First-ever collaboration between a sport event and the French “Service Civique” to offer young professionals work experience •    Enhanced audio-descriptive commentary systems and waste management facilities left at stadiums in ...
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