(Sports Focus) IOC recognizes Beijing 2022 Games delivery, huge winter sport potential in assessment

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Sports Focus) IOC recognizes Beijing 2022 Games delivery, huge winter sport potential in assessment 

BEIJING, June 1 — The International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission has underlined the assured Games delivery and huge winter sport potential in its assessment report on Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics which was released on Monday.

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England to host BWF World Para-Badminton Championships 2015

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on England to host BWF World Para-Badminton Championships 2015 

LONDON, Feb. 24 — Badminton England and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) have announced that the first Para-Badminton World Championships 2015 will be held in England later this year.

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UN praise of Sochi games testifies to their success: Russian olympic committee

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on UN praise of Sochi games testifies to their success: Russian olympic committee 

MOSCOW, Nov. 7 — The high praise that the Sochi Winter Olympics received at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly testifies once again to the Games' widely-recognized success, Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said.

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Calls to boycott 2018 Russian World Cup meaningless: UN official

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Calls to boycott 2018 Russian World Cup meaningless: UN official 

NOVOCHEBOKSARSK, Oct. 9 — Calls to boycott the 2018 football World Cup in Russia are meaningless, Wilfried Lemke, United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace special adviser, said Thursday.

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