World Taekwondo looks to the future with innovative virtual sparring

World Taekwondo looks to the future with innovative virtual sparring

Qualification system for Karate event at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games now revised

CURLING: World Curling to introduce new world team ranking system

OpEd: WADA Must Be Reinforced and Publicly Supported

WADA executive Thorhild Widvey argues the agency should be strengthened, not replaced.

Rio Light Rail Transit System Opens -- Photodesk

(ATR) Rio opened its new light rail transit system (VLT) the only way it knows how: with a carnaval atmosphere.

WADA engages International experts to assist RUSADA

WADA has secured the services of two international experts who will help the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) overhaul its anti-doping program and rebuild confidence in the anti-doping system in Russia.

New FIFA President Visits Newest FA -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also; WBSC creates first softball world rankings; FISA scores record viewership year; ITU confirms dates for 2017 multisport champs.

Major League Baseball Ponders Next Steps in Cuba

(ATR) MLB exec tells ATR the U.S. baseball league has no plans to open an office in Havana just yet.

World Bowling Tour Finals on ESPN feature new scoring system

World Bowling Tour finals will air tomorrow at 3pm (EST) on ESPN in the United States.

World Rugby Creates First Women's World Rankings -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also; UCI 2018 world championships head to Austria; Prince Ali slams FIFA for funding suspension.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed ratifies results of Sports Events Ranking System

System aimed at promoting continuous development of benchmarks, says Crown Prince.

Four Cities Hosting World Baseball Classic Qualifiers -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also; new competition concept for European basketball; IPC gets ready for athletics world championship.

FIBA presents new system of competition

FIBA on Tuesday presented its new system of competition that comes into effect in 2017 to the media accredited at EuroBasket 2015 in Lille as well as to a number of its European National Member Federations.

Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

Report Highlights Progress on Comprehensive 2020 Sustainability Goals with a Focus on Women, Water and Well-being.

Beijing 2022 electric buses hop on growing wave of sustainable transport in Beijing

Key members of Beijing Public Transportation Group, the organisation in charge of managing the city’s public transport system, unveiled today in Beijing’s historic Qianmen district a special group of five 18-meter-long Beijing 2022 electric buses. 

Qatar's State-of-the-Art Multi-Purpose Arenas Achieve GSAS 4 Star Rating

The Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD) has assessed Qatar Olympic Committee’s brand new state-of-the-art multi-purpose arenas, the Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena and Lusail Sports Arena, constructed for the 2015 World Men’s Handball Championships, with a four star Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) rating, making them the first sports arenas in the region to achieve such a rating.

Bowling Explores Simpler Scoring Systems

(ATR) World Bowling is making efforts to engage non-bowlers and one day gain a spot on the Olympic program.

World Taekwondo looks to the future with innovative virtual sparring