Canada one win away from FIFA Futsal World Cup

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Canada will face Cuba A Monday night 7:4 win over Curaçao has put Canada within a victory of qualifying for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. With three points after two matches at the 2016 CONCACAF Futsal Championship, Canada...

The IPC and Rio 2016 back public led #FillTheSeats campaign for Rio 2016 Paralympics

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and the Agitos Foundation, the IPC’s development arm, gave their full support on Tuesday (30 August) to a global fundraising campaign with an invitation to the world to fund 10,000 Brazilian youngsters to attend next month’s Paralympics. Launched last Tuesday (23 August)...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPORT:Canoe sprint

HOW IT ALL BEGAN From North America, all the way to Polynesia and even Greenland, kayaks have been used for different purposes throughout history. Originally intended for hunting and fishing, they were made with animal fur stretched over a wooden frame. Canoe races became more...

Leeper’s two-year sanction stands after the CAS reject his appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Friday (12 August) that the only valid decision in the case of Blake Leeper’s anti-doping violation from June 2015 is the two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) on 6 November 2015. As...

Rugby set to rock Rio 2016 with 50 days to go

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We are already seeing the game-changing positive effects of Olympic inclusion, which has paved the way for investment With 50 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset is predicting very special rugby sevens...

Grass-planting at Olympic golf course begins amid delay concerns

The planting of grass has finally begun at the Rio 2016 golf course pictured here in November
 May 22 2014 ISN - Construction of the first Olympic golf course in more than a century has advanced, with the start of the grass-planting process on one of the 18 holes. This week's announcement may come as some comfort...

Lacrosse Costa Rica goes to Denver 2014

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The Costarican Lacrosse Federation becomes a first timer at world class lacrosse competitions with it's entrance to the World Lacrosse Championships, along eight other nations in the Denver 2014 festival's edition. Who are we ? The costarican lacrosse iniciative was born around...

Women’s sitting volleyball team ready for Paralympic debut!

This Friday, the women’s sitting volleyball team will make history as the first squad ever to participate in the Paralympic Games in this discipline representing Canada. "We are feeling excited and ready to compete. We have had the chance to familiarize ourselves with the village,...

Uruguay Qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015

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(ISN) - The line-up for Rugby World Cup 2015 is complete. On Saturday in Montevideo, Uruguay beat Russia 36-27 (57-49 on aggregate) becoming the 20th and final team to book their place in England next year. Los Teros will join Australia, England, Wales...

Yankees too much for juniors

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May 26,2014 (ISN) - BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic-The New York Yankees Dominican prospects used tenhits, including two home runs to score nine runs and held the Junior National Team'sbats in check as they went on to a 9-3 victory. Starter...

Marquez opens Austrian MotoGP weekend in Styria’s capital

Two-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez led riders through the streets of Graz on Wednesday, officially launching the NeroGiardini Moto Grand Prix von Österreich to take place in Spielberg on September 12-14. This is the race’s first visit to Austria in 19 years. The youngest...

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