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20 Aug 2019
Sri Lanka NOC to hold Olympic Solidarity sport administrators course

Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 20, 2019: The Sri Lanka National Olympic Committee will hold its second Olympic Solidarity Sport Administrators course next month.

An invitation has been issued to sport administrators, lecturers in sports management and sport science and physical education instructors to join the course which will be held from September 19-22 at Olympic House in Colombo.

The Sri Lanka NOC has stated that gender balance will....

20 Aug 2019
Nepal women’s football team to use Nadezhda Cup as warm-up for South Asian Games

Lalitpur, Nepal, August 20, 2019: Nepal women’s national football team will use the four-team Nadezhda Cup in Kyrgyzstan next month as a warm-up for the 13th South Asian Games in December.

Nepal will compete alongside hosts Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in the round-robin tournament to be played in Karakol from September 8-12, the All Nepal Football Association announced.

The Association added that the Nepal women’s team will ....

19 Aug 2019
Maldives NOC congratulates basketball coach on scholarship award

Male, Maldives, August 19, 2019: Hassan Mohamed Didi, a junior level coach from the Maldives Basketball Association, has been granted an Olympic Solidarity Coaches Scholarship to attend the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Programme in the United States.

The programme, which is composed of four modules over an academic year, 2019-2020, will include lectures, projects, guest speakers, students’ presentations, group work, field tri....

19 Aug 2019
Pakistan judo looks to Iran for helping hand to hone fighters for South Asian Games

Karachi, Pakistan, August 19, 2019: Pakistan is hoping Iran can give a helping hand to its national judo team as they eye medals at the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal in December.

The Pakistan Judo Federation is planning for a month-long foreign training tour for its fighters either in September or November and will be talking to a number of potential countries in Asia where judo is a key sport.

“We plan to talk to a few foreign nati....

19 Aug 2019
China’s second Youth Games attracted 33,000 athletes

Taiyuan, China, August 18, 2019: The second China Youth Games came to a close on Sunday, August 18 after 11 days of competition, reports Xinhua News.

Around 33,000 athletes from 34 delegations across the country competed in 1,868 events in 49 sports at China's first "Gen Z Games" as all of the athletes taking part were born after the turn of the new millennium.

The China Youth Games, previously known as the China City Games,....

19 Aug 2019
Jordan NOC celebrates International Youth Day

Amman, Jordan, August 19, 2019: The Jordan Olympic Committee celebrated the United Nations International Youth Day by reflecting on the excellent youth development in Jordanian sport in the past 12 months.

The JOC launched a new national strategy for sport in 2017 which encompasses a drive to ensure sport plays a greater role in the lives of all Jordanians.

The progress that the JOC has made in this regard resonates strongly with the ....

19 Aug 2019
Malaysia NOC takes administrators course to Ipoh

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 19, 2019: The Olympic Council of Malaysia organised the Sport Administrators Course for 34 participants from Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18 at the Hotel Excelsior Ipoh, Perak.

The course was conducted by the Assistant Secretary General of the OCM, Ms. Moira Tan Siew See, and her team of facilitators.

The opening ceremony was officiated by Y.B. Howard Lee Chuan How, the Perak State Executive Counc....

19 Aug 2019
Bahrain coaching course attracts 25 participants

Manama, Bahrain, August 19, 2019: A Level 3 course of the National Coaching Programme, organised by the Bahrain Olympic Committee’s Bahrain Olympic Academy, is underway with 25 coaches from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

This two-week course is being conducted in cooperation with the Coaching Association of Canada and will continue until August 29 with the practical exams that determine the coaches moving up to Level 4 - the highest in the program....

19 Aug 2019
New era for Olympic Movement in Japan

Tokyo, Japan, August 19, 2019: In less than a year, Japan will celebrate the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Olympic Stadium will welcome athletes and sports-loving people from around the world in the exact same spot, at the very centre of Tokyo, as it did at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

The construction work of the new Olympic Stadium will be completed by the end of November. An enormously wide 4 tier pent roof, which is made mainly of Japanese....

19 Aug 2019
The changing face of sports media in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 19, 2019: The Saudi Sports Media Federation has concluded the first stage of its 60 training programmes announced earlier this year, reports the International Sports Press Association AIPS.

Ten training programmes involving 330 participants were run over 45 days in a number of Saudi cities and regions as part of its Sports Media Development Initiative in Journalism and Audio and Visual Broadcasting.

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