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South Korea Selects Eight Host Cities For 2023 AFC Asian Cup Bid

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

South Korea on Tuesday "selected the venues that will host matches for the top Asian football tournament in the event that the country wins its bid" to stage the competition in '23, according to YONHAP. The Korea FA said that eight cities -- Suwon, Goyang, Hwaseong, Cheonan, Jeonju, Gwangju, Busan a...

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Minsk May Host 2019 European Games

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10/21/16
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The Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test match between Australia and Pakistan will honor the 150th Anniversary of the 1866 Boxing Day match between an Aboriginal XI and the Melbourne Cricket Club. The Boxing Day Test and an array of lead-up activities will take place to recognize the historica ...

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10/20/16
Wembley To Host Women's FA Cup Final

Wembley is "set to continue hosting the Women's FA Cup final for the foreseeable future," beyond '17, according to the BBC. The final was first held at Wembley in '15 and, on Tuesday, the FA confirmed "it would return for a third consecutive year" in '17. There are "currently no plans to move t ...

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10/20/16
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The Int'l Weightlifting Federation exec board reallocated the 2017 IWF World Championships to USA Weightlifting . The decision comes after the original host city, Penang, Malaysia, encountered difficulties and resigned from the organization of the event. USA Weightlifting will bring the event t ...

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10/19/16
CWG Organizers Accused Of Favoritism

Commonwealth Games organizers are "being ­accused of overlooking Australian talent" in favor of "mates" who worked on previous Games in key organizational roles, according to Simon King of THE AUSTRALIAN. Ceremonies guru Ric Birch, who gained world recognition for the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth ...

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10/19/16
2017 Tour De France Course Unveiled

Tour de France Dir Christian Prudhomme unveiled the course for the 2017 Tour de France, which starts on July 1 from the German city of Düsseldorf, and will be “less mountainous than the 2016 edition with fewer passes,” according to LE MONDE. For the first time in 25 years, the Tour ...

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10/19/16
FINA Concerned About Open-Water Safety

The Int'l Swimming Federation (FINA) announced that Hong Kong's cross-harbor swim "is under review along with future open water events globally after the death of a swimmer at the weekend," according to the AFP. A 46-year-old man died "after being pulled unconscious from the water by a rescue b ...

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10/18/16
UCI Unveils Women's WorldTour Calendar

The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) unveiled the 2017 Women's WorldTour calendar that "will include a total of 21 events with four of those new additions to the current calendar," increasing the total number of competition days by more than 30% (47 total days of racing), according to CYCLING NEWS. The upc ...

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ECB Exploring One-Day Competition

The England & Wales Cricket Board is "exploring the possibility of introducing a new limited-overs competition" to run alongside the proposed eight-team, city-based "Supercharge" Twenty20 competition, according to Elizabeth Ammon of the LONDON TIMES. ECB officials are "engaged in meetings w ...

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10/18/16
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