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Paris 2024 Olympic Village: On time and eco-friendly

Paris 2024 Olympic Village: On time and eco-friendly

The Paris 2024 Olympic Village was inaugurated on schedule last Thursday, much to the delight of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, who praised the fact that the mini-city had been completed on time, on budget and in an environmentally friendly manner.







2027 FISU Chungcheong emblem and social media ready

2027 FISU Chungcheong emblem and social media ready

The Organising Committee of the 2027 FISU Summer Games, to be held in Chungcheong, South Korea, has announced that the emblem representing the identity and values of the Games has been selected through a public preference survey and official social media channels on Facebook and Instagram.


Andreas Wolff, German Sports Fair Play Award winner

Andreas Wolff, German Sports Fair Play Award winner

The German Sports Fair Play Award recognises athletes or initiatives that embody respect, friendship or solidarity both on and off the field of play. In the sports category, the handball 'Mannschaft's' goalkeeper was honoured, while the Special Award went to Paralympic athlete Johannes Floors



ASBC Asia: New manuals for Youth Championships

ASBC Asia: New manuals for Youth Championships

The Manual for the ASBC Asian Youth and Under-22 Boxing Championships has been published and all national federations have been briefed on the details of the competition. The first Asian event of 2024 will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 25 April to 8 May.




Paraguayan Olympic Committee denies role in Barranquilla 2027 sanction

Paraguayan Olympic Committee denies role in Barranquilla 2027 sanction

The Paraguayan Olympic Committee (CO), through its president Camilo Pérez López Moreira, denied having taken any action to remove the headquarters from Barranquilla for non-compliance and to replace it. The president of the COP, Camilo Pérez López Moreira, has avoided entering into a dispute with a friendly country such as Colombia following the sanction that removed the headquarters of the 2027 Pan American Games from the city of Barranquilla due to serious and repeated breaches of contract.