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April 19 - Runners at this Sunday's (April 21) Virgin London Marathon will observe a 30-second silence in respect to the victims of the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon this week, while the organisers will donate £2 ($3/€2.30) to The One Fund Boston for every finisher of the race.
April 19- The second stage of the 2013 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series will return to the birthplace of the sport, San Diego, this weekend, with the much anticipated debut appearance at the event of Britain's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee proving to be a point of interest as he looks to take the title his brother Jonathan currently holds.
April 21 - Buenos Aires bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been strengthened after two of the venues earmarked to host events at the Games should they win the bid were ranked in the top 10 stadia in the world by American digital sports media network Bleacher Report.
April 19 - Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is hoping David Weir can break her record of six London Marathon wheelchair titles on Sunday (April 21) – although she admitted she would feel differently if she was still competing.
April 19 - Members of the Australian men's 4x100 metres relay swimming team who admitted to "childish" behaviour while under the influence of a banned sedative at a pre-London 2012 training camp have been fined and handed deferred suspensions.
April 19 - Britain's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have released their report of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in which claim the country "can get big projects right" as displayed by the successful hosting of the Games.
April 20 - Ten of the women who earned an Olympic bronze medal as part of the Team GB hockey squad at London 2012 have been named among the athletes to feature on the new 29-strong England and Britain line up that will prepare for the Rio 2016 Games.
April 19 - Six finalists have been shortlisted to become the mascot for Toronto 2015 with the Canadian public now set to vote to decide which one will become the official symbol for the Pan and Parapan American Games.
April 18 - Former Olympic 200 metres champion Shawn Crawford has been banned for two years after failing to give his whereabouts details for out-of-competition testing to the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), it was announced tonight.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
The Director of Event Operations is a member of the WorldSkills International Senior Management Team and hence has a very important role in managing all operational matters for the organization’s flagship event, the WorldSkills Competition, as well as the biennial General Assembly meetings. The Director of Event Operations is required to complete complex tasks and projects, able to make timely decisions with limited guidance, understands strategic priorities, and exercises appropriate levels of urgency and judgement to situations that require a high level of attention. The Director of Event Operations is passionate about the vision and mission of WorldSkills and is proactive, resourceful, dedicated, and works with a high level of integrity.