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UCSA recognizes Professor Sobhy

UCSA recognizes Professor Sobhy

Professor Dr. Ashraf Sobhy won the award for Best Sports Service in Africa at the African Sports Awards organized by the Association of African Sports Confederations (UCSA). This recognition was bestowed in acknowledgment of his contribution to the Best Sports Service in Africa.


Peninnah Kabenge, re-elected unanimously to the UCSA Executive Board

Peninnah Kabenge, re-elected unanimously to the UCSA Executive Board

The General Electoral Assembly unanimously decided in the recent election held in Cairo to re-elect Peninnah Kabenge Aligawesa, who served as the Secretary-General of the Federation of University Sports in Africa (FASU), for a new term on the Executive Board of the Association of African Sports Confederation (AASC/UCSA).



Badminton season ends in Hangzhou

Badminton season ends in Hangzhou

The planet's top badminton players will gather in Hangzhou for what will be the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2023, marking the season's conclusion. On Monday, the draw for an exciting tournament will take place, commencing on Wednesday and offering a prize pool of $2,500,000 USD.





New doping appeal for CAS

New doping appeal for CAS

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Tuesday that it has lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case of Norah Jeruto, the former world hurdles champion who was acquitted last month. She is the fourth athlete currently in the appeals process.


Second round of Rugby Sevens kicks off in Cape Town

Second round of Rugby Sevens kicks off in Cape Town

The twelve top rugby sevens teams, both male and female, will face off in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. The HSBC SVNS 2024 is set to thrill fans on December 9th and 10th, promising a spectacle like no other in the land of the Rugby 15 World Champions.




Teqball, the fusion that is already a reality

Teqball, the fusion that is already a reality

The sixth world championship in Thailand of this new sport called Teqball, which combines table tennis with football skills, where you can add some of the futvoley so famous on Brazilian beaches, was recently successfully completed in Thailand.


La Natividad won the Argentine Open Polo Tournament

La Natividad won the Argentine Open Polo Tournament

The 130th edition of the Argentine Polo Open, the most important tournament in the world, recently ended. The champion was La Natividad by beating La Dolfina Saudi in a vibrant final by 13-10 in a sport that moves millions of dollars in silence.


The UEFA actively works to reduce injuries

The UEFA actively works to reduce injuries

The UEFA has announced a significant initiative aimed at better understanding anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in women's football, one of the most severe injuries a female footballer can experience in her career.


IIHF mandates neck protection for ice hockey players

IIHF mandates neck protection for ice hockey players

Just over a month after the passing of Adam Johnson, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is changing rules and introducing the mandatory use of neck protection. This will be enforced in future IIHF World Championships and Olympic Games.