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Squash and polo have been confirmed as showcased sports for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games following the fourth International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission visit to the Argentinian capital.

Read more: Squash and polo confirmed as showcased sports at Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games

A number of National Sport Organizations will use Olympic Day to create awareness about their sport, programs and National athletes.

Read more: Learn A New Sport at TTOC Olympic Day

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THE EXECUTIVE BOARD (EB) OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) TODAY APPROVED THE EVENT PROGRAMME FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020. THE DECISION MARKS A KEY MILESTONE IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE OLYMPIC PROGRAMME BY INTRODUCING YOUTH AND URBAN INNOVATIONS, SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVING GENDER EQUALITY, AND REDUCING THE OVERALL NUMBER OF ATHLETES HENCE REDUCING THE GAMES’ FOOTPRINT.

Read more: TOKYO 2020 EVENT PROGRAMME TO SEE MAJOR BOOST FOR FEMALE PARTICIPATION, YOUTH AND URBAN APPEAL

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FROM 28 TO 30 NOVEMBER, OVER 100 PARTICIPANTS FROM ALL 41 NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) IN THE AMERICAS TOOK PART IN A FORUM AIMED AT EMPOWERING AND TRAINING WOMEN WORKING IN SPORT AND THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT TO EXCEL AS LEADERS.

Read more: CONFIDENCE BOOST FOR PAN-AMERICAN SPORTS WOMEN LEADERS AS FORUM CONCLUDES IN PERU

GAYELLE TV announced yesterday that it is still open for broadcast after being pulled out of a $1 million hole by Flow Trinidad, one of the cable providers that stream the local content channel.

Read more: Gayelle stays on air Cable provider Flow covers $1m debt:

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