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2005 Duisburg: Continuing To Look Forward 24 Dec 2004
More "I look forward to The World Games because ..." statements: one by the best goalkeeper in women's soccer, another by a strongman. Santa Claus is coming to town ...
2004 Paralympics: Records On TV 23 Dec 2004
After evaluating the broadcast performance of the 2004 Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee reports a record cumulative audience and highly encouraging shares in many markets. A cumulative total of 1,8 billion viewers tuned in for coverage.
Squash: Bowing Out At The Top 21 Dec 2004
Just weeks after her win at the WorldStars Championship, the first major tournament held in mainland China, England's Cassie Jackman is forced to announce her retirement due to a back injury.
Orienteering: O-Zine Online 20 Dec 2004
The International Orienteering Federation publishes the December 2004 issue of its O-zine newsletter. It is available online.
Squash: Misbehaving On Court 18 Dec 2004
Squash's world #4, David Palmer (AUS), is facing a World Squash Federation inquiry into his behavior both during and after his World Doubles Championships semi-final in Chennai, India.
DanceSport: Ballroom Brawl 17 Dec 2004
The International DanceSport Federation receives and circulates a written apology by an athlete who created a disturbance and showed gross disrespect to the officials at the recent European 10-Dance Championships.
2005 Duisburg: Continuing To Look Forward 16 Dec 2004
More "I look forward to The World Games because ..." statements: one by a contsruction entrepreneur and prominent Duisburg resident, another by cheerleaders. Well built in a well built stadium!
FIG: New Secretary General Named 16 Dec 2004
At the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) André Gueisbuhler has been named as the new Secretary General and successor to Norbert Bueche, who retires from the position after devoting 50 years to sport.
2005: International Year Of Sport And Physical Education 15 Dec 2004
Representatives of the National Olympic Committees and United Nations Resident Coordinators meet in Switzerland on the eve of the Internatonal Year of Sport and Physical Education.
2005 Duisburg: Continuing To Look Forward 14 Dec 2004
More "I look forward to The World Games because ..." statements: one by the director of a savings bank, another by a korfball player. Putting one's eggs in a basket or the ball through the 'korf'...
World Games Incoporated: Police Advisory 13 Dec 2004
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is warning the public to avoid financial rackets promising rich rewards for those who join and then recruit others.
World Games Incorporated: Media Release 13 Dec 2004
A media release circulated by World Games Incorporated (WGI) claims to expand on the news item 'Busted In Canada' that was posted here on December 9. The IWGA wishes to emphasize that no relationship exists between it and the above mentioned corporation.
Billiards Sports: United In The Common Cause 13 Dec 2004
The International Billiards & Snooker Federation, World Snooker and the World Confederation of Billiards Sports announce a new cooperative policy to ensure the best possible promotion and development of snooker at all levels across the planet.
2005 Duisburg: Pre-Game Show 13 Dec 2004
It was the last game before the winter break, it decided over who would be first at the halftime mark of the championship, 30,700 came to watch, and The World Games 2005 were there!
Sports Medicine: Lausanne Recommendations 11 Dec 2004
A working group issues a paper on Sudden Cardiovascular Death in sport under the umbrella of the IOC Medical Commission. Identification of athletes at risk through a 4-step screening is recommended.
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