Ontario have launched two volunteer initiatives aimed at increasing volunteerism and job placements in the Province as a legacy of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in the Canadian city.
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Spanish Paralympic Committee director Alberto Jofre and Enrique Huerta, chief executive of insurance company Liberty Seguros, have launched the latest Liberty Seguros team of Para-athletics at the company’s headquarters in Madrid.
Toronto 2015 have welcomed the election of Julio César Maglione as interim President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), ahead of hosting the Pan American Games in the Canadian city this summer.
Home favourite Jordan Spieth remains on course to claim his first major championship title after finishing the penultimate day of the US Masters with a four shot advantage over his nearest challenger at Augusta in Georgia.
Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has met with the Bahrain Olympic Committee President Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Gudaibiya Palace, to discuss upcoming youth and sport programmes.
Turkey claimed all three golds in the women’s under 48 kilogram events on the opening day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.
American Gwen Jorgensen made International Triathlon Union (ITU) history by claiming her eighth consecutive World Triathlon Series victory, the longest winning streak since the event began, while Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee clinched victory in the men’s race in the Gold Coast.
Hosts Australia achieved a clean sweep of gold medals at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Oceania Para-Table Tennis Championships, in Bendigo, with the event running alongside the able-bodied Oceania Cup.
Several athletes are preparing to defend multiple titles at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, with the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) event set to begin in the Georgian capital tomorrow.
International Paralympic Committee holds athletics education programme in Ecuador to train officials
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in association with the Agitos Foundation have held an athletics education programme in Ecuador, as the South American country prepares to host their own competition.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) are set to host a joint development camp in Cuba’s capital Havana, just months after both Cuba and the United States announced plans to normalise relations with their long-time adversaries.
Australia dominated the opening day of Judo’s Oceania Championships, earning eight of the 10 gold medals on offer, as the junior and cadet events took place in Nouméa, New Caledonia.
Thomas Bach has led the celebrations to mark the centenary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) moving to Lausanne.
Toronto 2015 have opened their official store today at the Toronto Eaton Centre, located in the heart of the Canadian city.