The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission brought to a close its seventh visit (29 September to 1 October) to the South American host city today: it follows a successful winter here for Brazil and for the country’s preparations for the Olympic Games, which included the FIFA World Cup, Rio 2016’s first test event, the Rio 2016 World Press Briefing and the Rio 2016 World Broadcasters Meeting. 691 more words
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As expected a group of elite female soccer players has filed a legal challenge to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada alleging discrimination because the games will be played on artificial turf. 535 more words
Next summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup will be played on artificial turf , despite threats of legal action by a group of top international players. 926 more words
In home renovation terms, it goes way, way beyond merely adding a fresh coat of paint or two.
Let’s just say the folks at Rogers have gone much more than the extra mile in transforming a studio at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto into the most hi-tech of new hockey residences. 861 more words