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IOC Coordination Commission Leaves Rio Satisfied With Progress

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


Players file rights complaint over FIFA Women's World Cup

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


Volunteering at the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

In this post I discuss how I became a volunteer for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil (the event that  started my trip around South America), and share tips on how you can volunteer at large scale sporting events too. 942 more words

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Women's World Cup will be played on artificial turf, FIFA says

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


Rogers unveils $4.5 million new home for hockey telecasts

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


Top 5 Inspiring Adverts In 2014

It feels like companies, brands, organisations are starting to get it – the art of captivating attention, and moving people.

I’ve seen so many fantastic adverts in 2014, that I thought I’d celebrate the year of the ad with you! 39 more words

Soccer's magic spray has been declared a health hazard in Germany

This year’s World Cup made breakout stars of Tim Howard’s grit and Neymar’s hair. It also introduced international audiences to 915 Fairplay spray, a shaving-cream-like foam ostentatiously used by referees to mark free-kick lines. 281 more words