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Qatar’s logistics leader GWC signs as first Official National Supporter for FIFA Club World Cup 2019™

  —- FIFA announced today that GWC (Q.P.S.C.), a leading provider of logistics and supply chain solutions in the Middle East and North Africa, has signed as an Official National Supporter of the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ presented by Alibaba Cloud. GWC has been an active logistics provider for some of the ...
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World Athetics [IAAF]

  RATIFIED: KAMWOROR’S 58:01 WORLD HALF MARATHON RECORD © Organisers Geoffrey Kamworor’s world half marathon record of 58:01 has been ratified. In a sensational run, Kamworor chopped 22 seconds from the previous record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on 15 September, coming tantalisingly close to breaking the event’s 58-minute barrier. It was an apt setting for the ...
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JFA signs partnership with Federación Venezolana de Fútbol

—- Japan Football Association (JFA) signed on a partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Federación Venezolana de Fútbol (FVF) today, 19 November 2019 in Osaka, Japan.   The MoU further focuses on knowledge sharing and exchange programmes in order to cooperate together for further development of football in both Venezuela and Japan.   The signing ceremony took place at ...
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Wales National Team and Movember join to encourage men to talk about the tough stuff

CARDIFF: Ahead of Cymru’s crucial UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary, the Wales National team have teamed up with men’s health charity Movember to encourage men to talk about the tough stuff and help tackle the rising Male suicide rates. The poignant video features several Cymru players detailing the harrowing figures that every minute, somewhere in the world, ...
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Asia’s grassroots advocates and Women Youth Coach of the Year honoured

—- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) honoured the advocates of grassroots football and the Youth Coach of the Year (Woman) for their contributions to the sport at the AFC Special Grassroots and Elite Women’s Youth Football Awards 2019, which was held in conjunction with the 2nd AFC Women’s Football Conference in Kuala Lumpur today. . ...
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IAAF

—- The World Athletics Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of six Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in the 2019 European Cross Country Championships on 8 December as neutral athletes under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended. The Doping Review Board, which is ...
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Tender process opens for media rights to rounds 2 and 3 of African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

ZURICH/CAIRO: FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) for the centralised media rights to all matches in the second round of qualifying, as well as the third-round play-offs, which will determine the final five teams from Africa that will play at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Following an agreement with all 54 member ...
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CIES: Territorial domination: the best at the top but not always first

NEUCHATEL: Dominating opponents does not always lead to success. However, the InStat data analysed in the 274th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post shows that most of the best performing teams are able to maximise their passes in the opponent’s third of the pitch, while minimising the opponent’s passes in their own third. The best ratio overall in the ...
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IPC welcomes major global partnership with Airbnb

—- The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has welcomed Airbnb as a new Worldwide Paralympic Partner in a nine-year, five-Games partnership which is designed to create a new standard for hosting that will be a win for host cities, a win for spectators and fans, and a win for Para athletes. This agreement through to 2028 ...
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Shaun Wright-Phillips joins MiMentor as first Global Ambassador

—- Digital sports online learning and coaching platform MiMentor has announced former Manchester City and England midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips as its first-ever global ambassador.   MiMentor is the unique training platform for the sports sector, enabling individuals and organisations to access sports-related education programmes from expert practitioners and coaches.   Owned by the Mitre Group, ...
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