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21 Sep 2019
Timur Kulibayev re-elected Kazakhstan NOC President

Kazakhstan, September 21, 2019: NOC Kazakhstan held their General Assembly on September 18. The assembly is comprised of the presidents of all national sports federations in Olympic sports.

According to the voting results, the President of the Kazakhstan NOC Mr. Timur Kulibayev, who was first elected to this position in 2015, was re-elected as Kazakhstan NOC President for another four years.

He said: "Over the past four years, ....

19 Sep 2019
Asian celebrations on World Fencing Day

Lausanne, Switzerland, September 19, 2019: The International Fencing Federation’s third annual World Fencing Day brought together fencers around the world under this year’s theme, “Fencing for our Planet”.

For example, the Oman Fencing Federation worked with local environmental professionals in an educational forum and project dedicated to managing and reducing waste and the Mumbai Fencing Association organised a beach cleaning programme.

19 Sep 2019
Pakistan Taekwondo Federation to hold Olympic Solidarity course for coaches

Islamabad, Pakistan, September 19, 2019: The Pakistan Taekwondo Federation is set to host an Olympic Solidarity-funded technical course for coaches next month.

As reported by The Nation, PTF President Waseem Ahmed Janjua said the course would be held at Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad from October 7-13.

"The course is being allocated by the International Olympic Committee due to the efforts of the Pakistan Olympic Associat....

18 Sep 2019
Macau NOC thanks Bank of China for support

Macau, China, September 17, 2019: The Macau sports community gathered at Macau Tower on Tuesday evening for the annual Bank of China Macau Branch awards night.

The Bank of China, whose delegation at the prize presentation and banquet dinner was led by Deputy General Manager Ip Sio Kai, handed out 888,600 MOP (112,000 USD) to 12 sports for their achievements in 2018-2019.

The sports were: wushu, body building, karate, triathlon, bowl....

18 Sep 2019
IWF praises Iran, selects Chongqing for 2022 Worlds

Pattaya, Thailand, September 17, 2019: The International Weightlifting Federation Congress took place in Pattaya on Tuesday – the day before the start of the IWF World Championships, which will run from September 18-27.

The agenda included updates from each of the IWF Committees and Commissions as well as progress reports on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and upcoming IWF World Championships at Senior, Junior and Youth level. 100 member federat....

18 Sep 2019
Uzbek legend Chusovitina vaults to gold in Paris

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, September 18, 2019: Uzbekistan’s three-time World Championships gold medallist Oksana Chusovitina won the Vault at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Paris last Sunday, September 15.

The Uzbekistan National Olympic Committee reported that the 44-year-old Chusovitina scored 14.300 to easily out-distance Hungarian gymnast Sara Peter, 13.900, for her first win this season and fourth medal in the World Cup and World Challenge Cu....

18 Sep 2019
Beijing 2022 launches Olympic mascots

Beijing, China, September 17, 2019: A cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen has been chosen as the Olympic mascot for the next Winter Games in Beijing in 2022.

The new Olympic mascot will serve as an ambassador for winter sports, bringing joy to those who participate in and watch the Olympic Winter Games.

“Bing” means ice and also symbolises purity and strength and “Dwen Dwen” represents children. The mascot embodies the strength and....

18 Sep 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019 initiative assists 25,000 Asian children

Tokyo, Japan, September 18, 2019: With just two days to go to the start of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby and RWC 2019 charity partner ChildFund have confirmed that a record-breaking £2 million has been pledged to the ChildFund Pass It Back programme.

Funds raised through opt-in donations when purchasing tickets for the RWC have increased by an impressive 50 per cent compared to RWC 2015 as fans once again demonstrate their so....

17 Sep 2019
OCA organises Asian Swimming Youth Camp in Doha

Doha, Qatar, September 17, 2019: The Olympic Council of Asia in partnership with the Qatar Swimming Association and the Qatar Olympic Committee will host the Asian Swimming Youth Camp in Doha, Qatar from November 1-10.

This is the second Olympic Solidarity Youth Camp organised by the Olympic Council of Asia this year, following skateboarding in Nanjing, China, from July 29-August 9.

Member National Olympic Committees of the OCA have....

17 Sep 2019
Malaysia NOC taps into ASMC alumni experience

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 17, 2019: The Olympic Council of Malaysia organised the first Advanced Sport Management Course (ASMC) Alumni Forum on Saturday, September 7 at the OCM Indoor Sports Complex.

The forum brought together ASMC graduates to obtain feedback on how the ASMC made an impact in their sports career/life, to enhance further their contributions towards sport and to have networking and fellowship.

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