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NBA commissioner Adam Silver to extend term

NBA commissioner Adam Silver to extend term

This Thursday marks ten years since Adam Silver replaced David Stern as commissioner of the NBA. According to ESPN, his tenure will be extended until the end of the decade. In what would be a record-breaking round of media rights deals, Silver could once again be at the centre of the action.




Gangwon 2024 Day 9: Canada shines with two golds

Gangwon 2024 Day 9: Canada shines with two golds

Charlie Beatty in freestyle skiing and Eli Bouchard in snowboarding secured two gold medals for the Canadian team on day nine at Gangwon 2024. They dominated Sunday's events. Italy tops the medal table with 10 golds after Flora Tabanelli's second win.



Boban quits UEFA over Ceferin's possible re-election

Boban quits UEFA over Ceferin's possible re-election

Zvonimir Boban, once one of Croatia's finest footballers and a former AC Milan player, has resigned as UEFA's Director of Football in opposition to Aleksander Ceferin's possible re-election as UEFA President until 2031. UEFA announced Boban's decision to step down in a mutually agreed statement.




Esports Leadership Group sets course for the future

Esports Leadership Group sets course for the future

The Memorandum of Understanding between the Presidents of the Global Esports Federation and the International Esports Federation led to the creation of this group, which will help both bodies work together in a crucial year, with the possible creation of the first ever Esports Olympic Games.


EUSA launches YouMind project

EUSA launches YouMind project

The first meeting of the YouMind (Youth Individual Sports Mindset) project partners took place on 22 January in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The meeting was organised by the European University Sports Association (EUSA). 




Australian Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Paris 2024

Australian Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Paris 2024

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has announced that he will not represent his country at the Paris Olympics in 2024 because of the mistreatment he received in the months leading up to Rio 2016. The Aussie also missed out on Tokyo 2020 due to restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.


Cuban women boxers Olympic qualifiers for first time

Cuban women boxers Olympic qualifiers for first time

A year after the country approved the presence of female boxers in pre-Olympic competitions, Cuba has invited two boxers, likely to be the national champions Legnis Calá (57 kg) and Yakelin Stornell (66 kg), to the event in Italy in February. Two places for Paris 2024 are at stake.


Day 6 Gangwon 2024: Carrick-Smith and Korea in the spotlight

Day 6 Gangwon 2024: Carrick-Smith and Korea in the spotlight

On the sixth day of competition at the Gangwon 2024 Olympic Games, Italy, the leaders on the medal table, didn't win any gold. Great Britain's Zak Carrick-Smith made history by winning adding a silver medal to his historic gold in the combined slalom. South Korea also had a successful day with one gold and two silvers.