Sprint and Marathon Paddlers Expected to Contest First SUP World Championships

Slum Soccer Receives Inaugural FIFA Diversity Award

Indian NGO Slum Soccer has won the inaugural FIFA Diversity Award today.

Inaugural Commonwealth Sports Summit set to engage, challenge and inspire

In exactly three months, and for the first time, sports leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and the Commonwealth’s 71 nations and territories will come together for the inaugural Commonwealth Sports Summit, to be held on 6 October in Edmonton, Alberta, as part of the Commonwealth Games Federation’s 3-day General Assembly.

Inaugural Street Child Games open in Rio

The Street Child Games began Monday, 14 March, 2016.

Nominees Named for World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

World Rugby has announced the shortlist for the inaugural Breakthrough Player of the Year 2015 award, with the winner set to be revealed at the World Rugby Awards dinner at Battersea Evolution, London, on 1 November.

World Olympians Forum & General Assembly -- Photodesk

(ATR) The inaugural World Olympians Forum wound down Thursday in Moscow. 

Inaugural World Olympians Forum Declared a Resounding Success

The inaugural World Olympians Forum (WOF) has concluded in Moscow following a highly successful day-long event.

Vladimir Putin Opens World Olympians Forum in Moscow

(ATR) Putin called for sport to be rid of politics to 280+ delegates at forum organized by World Olympians Association.

Vladimir Putin to address inaugural World Olympians Forum

Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, will address the inaugural World Olympians Forum (WOF), which is taking place in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday 21 October.

Prince Albert II to Open World Olympians Forum -- Conferences & Conventions

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Norway win gold at inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship

Norway have made history by winning gold at the inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship 2015 in Berne, Switzerland today (Saturday 19 September).

World Mixed Curling Championship set for debut in Switzerland

The inaugural World Mixed Curling Championship will begin a week on Saturday (12 September 2015), in Berne, Switzerland, with teams from four continents set to compete.

World Olympians Invited to Moscow for Inaugural Forum

(ATR) All 143 national Olympic associations are invited to attend inaugural World Olympians Forum in Moscow.

The UCI, Abu Dhabi Sports Council and United Arab Emirates Cycling Federation come together for UCI Cycling Gala

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is delighted to announce its agreement with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the United Arab Emirates Cycling Federation (UAE Cycling Federation) for the inaugural UCI Cycling Gala in Abu Dhabi.

Parade Celebrates Impact of Baku 2015

(ATR) Some 15,000 volunteers and Azeri athletes from Baku 2015 participated in a parade on Sunday.

Baku 2015 Closing Ceremony -- Photodesk

(ATR) A look at the big finale from the inaugural European Games

Inaugural European Games -- Photodesk

(ATR) The first European Games are underway in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Foundation For Global Sports Development Selects 2015 Exceptional Youth Scholarship Winners

The Foundation for Global Sports Development is pleased to announce the winners of their inaugural Exceptional Youth Scholarship Award.

Baku Bus Strikes Austrian Athletes

(ATR) Two synchronized swimmers will miss their chance to compete in the inaugural European Games.

Baku 2015 Sells Out Opening Ceremony

(ATR) The inaugural European Games begin Friday, June 12 with opening ceremonies at Baku’s national stadium.

Baku Preps to Welcome European Games Flame

(ATR)The games will open in the Azeri capital in just over a week.

Turkish wrestler Taha Akgl becomes Baku 2015 ambassador

Baku 2015 has today announced that Turkey’s champion wrestler Taha Akgül will be an Athlete Ambassador for this summer’s inaugural European Games, which commence in Baku on 12 June.

Baku Celebrates "Astounding" Progress with One Month to European Games

(ATR) Progress for the European Games in Baku is "nothing short of astounding," Baku 2015 COO Simon Clegg says.

With one month to go, Baku 2015 is on track to make sporting history

With exactly one month to go to the inaugural European Games Opening Ceremony, Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015, has expressed his satisfaction at the progress of preparations for the event.

Baku 2015 signs broadcast deal with Cuba's ICRT

Baku 2015 European Games today announced a further television deal for coverage of the inaugural event outside Europe, this time with the Cuban television station Instituto Cubano de Radio y Television (ICRT).

Russian beach soccer team members become Baku 2015 ambassadors

Russia’s beach soccer stars Andrey Bukhlitskiy, Ilya Leonov and Anton Shkarin have today been announced by Baku 2015 as Athlete Ambassadors for this summer’s inaugural European Games.

Baku 2015 Approaches One-Month Countdown to European Games

(ATR) The flame of the inaugural European Games will travel to the Azerbaijani city of Beylagan on Saturday.

PR Olympic champion Niccol Campriani named as Baku 2015 ambassador

Baku 2015 has today announced that Italian shooter and Olympic champion Niccolò Campriani will be an Athlete Ambassador for this summer’s inaugural European Games.

Baku 2015 hosts historic first ever triathlon

Baku 2015 held Azerbaijan’s first ever triathlon event on Saturday 2 May at Bilgah Beach, ahead of the inaugural European Games, which start on 12 June. 

Journey of the Flame continues south to Jalilabad

One week since its capture in Ateshgah, the flame of the inaugural European Games continued on its journey across Azerbaijan, arriving in Jalilabad shortly after midday today.