The Cyprus Olympic Committee (COC) has held a conference entitled "Women in Sport: A Catalyst in Solving Social Issues".
“Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships
The four-strong Athletes Refugee Team due to take part in tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital of Kampala has been unable to make the trip because administrative problems, it was revealed at today’s pre-event press conference.
A week today, in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, something wonderful/dispiriting will take place: the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships.
Four runners under the team leadership of Kenya's Tegla Loroupe will form an Athlete Refugee Team in the mixed relay event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Kampala.
The Refugee Olympic Team have been presented with the Laureus Sport for Good Award for Sporting Inspiration in Monaco.
Tegla Loroupe has been named as the United Nations Person of the Year in recognition of her role to get refugees to participate in the Olympic Games.
Tegla Loroupe, Chef de Mission for the 10-strong Refugee Olympic Team that will make a historic first appearance at the Rio Olympics, wants to extend the training system that has produced the team’s five track athletes for another five years to offer other talented refugees the opportunity to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
The Refugee Olympic Team - ten individuals with grief and courage in common, ready to make Games history in Rio
The 2016 Rio Games are already unique. No other Games in modern history has had its build-up vexed by such a bewildering mass of political frictions, economic shocks and doping controversies. But as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad shift into delivery mode with Friday’s Opening Ceremony, there is the guarantee of something beautiful being presented to the watching world.
Five South Sudanese, two Syrians, two from Democratic Republic of Congo and one Ethiopian will compete in the Refugees Olympic Team at Rio 2016, it has been announced here today.
The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) has held a women’s sports administration course in a bid to increase the number of females working across the various organisations in the country.