Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF)
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A Decade Later, Rugby Union returns to Nigeria National Sports Festival – Edo 2020

The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the 36 States of Nigeria

Rugby Union returned to the National Sports Festival (NSF) 2020 after a ten-year absence having missed out the last three editions held in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja. The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the…

World Rugby
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Concussion education driving surge in World Rugby course completions to 1.8m

World Rugby online learning course completions have surged in 2021 with more people per month engaging with the educational materials in the first three months of the year than in any other three-month period

Already in 2021, online module completions by the worldwide community of players, coaches, match officials, medics and members of the public has topped 200,000, driven by a strong increase in concussion and medical course completions, reflecting World Rugby’s (www.WorldRugby.org) mission to educate everyone in the game. The total number of…

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Brabantse Pijl opens the road to Ardennes Classics

Brabantse Pijl will take place on Wednesday with a strong peloton set to lineup for the UCI 1.Pro classic, ahead of the Ardennes Classics week that will soon follow

Brabantse Pijl has traditionally been the transitional classic between the cobbled classics of West Flanders, like Gent Wevelgem and Ronde Van Vlaanderen, and the hillier Ardennes classics, like Fleche-Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. As the route includes cobbled roads and numerous short climbs ranging between 0.3km - 1.5km in length, Team Qhubeka…

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Upholding values and human rights in football governance

The FIFA President repeated his call for the creation of an international safe sport entity to effectively tackle the issue of abuse in sport

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and Lord George Foulkes of Cumnock (United Kingdom, SOC), PACE (https://PACE.coe.int) rapporteur on “Football governance: business and values” held on 8 April talks via videoconference, addressing a number of key issues for sport and for society. “We had a very constructive discussion with the opportunity of…

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SuperSport scores FIFA World Cup 2022™ Pay TV rights

All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, to be held in Qatar, will be broadcast live on SuperSport

All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, to be held in Qatar, will be broadcast live on SuperSport (www.SuperSport.com) after the World of Champions concluded a broadcast deal with FIFA. This continues SuperSport’s long-standing association with football’s governing body and reaffirms SuperSport as Africa’s home of world football. SuperSport’s…

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MoU for African schools football competition signed in Congo DR

The initiative will allow FECOFA, FIFA and the government of the DRC to promote health and support social cohesion by integrating football training into the school curriculum

Today in Kinshasa, FIFA (www.FIFA.com), the Congo DR Football Association (FECOFA) and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) signed an historic MoU that will see the creation of a schools football championship. At a signing ceremony in the iconic Palais des Nations Hall, FECOFA President Constant Omari,…

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Sprinters to have one final classics opportunity at Scheldeprijs

Tomorrow Team Qhubeka ASSOS will lineup for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs, finishing in Schoten, Belgium

Scheldeprijs has traditionally been the mid-week Belgian Classic, splitting the two monuments, Ronde van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix. This year, with Paris-Roubaix being postponed, Scheldeprijs will close out the Spring Cobble Classics season for many riders. Team Qhubeka ASSOS (TeamQhubeka.com), has this year enjoyed its most successful Belgian Cobble Classics campaign, and…

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Infantino: Football will play a central role in bringing communities together

FIFA has recently built alliances with a number of United Nations agencies for the realisation of social development objectives

On 6 April, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, (https://bit.ly/323SQ4t) recognising the role that sport and physical activity plays in communities and in people’s lives across the world. The occasion holds special resonance this year as the world seeks to recover from the devastation…

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Kenya Rugby Union Statement on Disruption of Sports

We have been prepared, and remain prepared to run the game during this trying time

The Presidential announcement on Friday 26 March suspending sporting activities in the country has dealt a big blow to rugby and by extension the greater sports fraternity. While this directive was part of a series of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 which continues to cause havoc locally and…

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Rugby Africa’s North African Regional Development Officer, Mostafa Jelti, Speaks About International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

At the request of the Moroccan NOC, this day was created in 2013 by the United Nations General Assembly

Globally, sport has reached a stage of development that no other human activity can boast of. Its impact on societies and unifying power gives it the responsibility of putting itself at the service of peace To start off, what does international day of sports for development and peace mean to…