USA – President Commends SUNY for Slashing Tuition for Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Island Students

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 10, 2017) — President Havidán Rodríguez has applauded a decision by the State University of New York, at the directive of Governor Cuomo, to offer in-state tuition for the current academic year to students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. President … Continue reading USA – President Commends SUNY for Slashing Tuition for Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Island Students

October 12th, 2017

IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2017

With the selection process to choose the 2017 World Athletes of the Year now underway, here’s a closer look at this year’s nominees who were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. The winner will be announced at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 in … Continue reading IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2017

October 9th, 2017

CAN – Athletics Canada mourns the passing of Paralympic coach Ken Thom

The athletics community is in mourning following the sudden and tragic death of Paralympic coach Ken Thom. Coach Thom died Sunday, Sept. 24, in Cape Town, South Africa, as a result of a scuba diving accident.   “Ken founded a program where there was none. He built an environment where athletes of all abilities had … Continue reading CAN – Athletics Canada mourns the passing of Paralympic coach Ken Thom

September 29th, 2017

IOC donates $1 Million to Irma victims in the Caribbean

A donation of US$1 million has been pledged to Hurricane Irma victims by the International Olympics Committee, IOC, to rebuild Caribbean sports organizations.   Speaking in the Peruvian capital Lima, the IOC President Thomas Bach said the funds will come from the Olympic Solidarity and the Pan-American Sports Organization (PASO). Several Caribbean islands, included Barbuda, … Continue reading IOC donates $1 Million to Irma victims in the Caribbean

September 18th, 2017