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09 Sep 2019
World Para Swimming championships kick off in London

The world’s best para-swimmers are descending to the London Aquatics Centre this week, to mark the start of the London 2019 World Para Swimming championships.

Taking place less than a year before the start of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, the competition has been described as a "huge event" for para-swimming which, alongside athletics, is one of the big two sports at the Games.

Great Britain has named a team of 24 athletes for the event, which in total will see 650 athletes from 80 countries compete for medals at the largest World Para Swimming Championships in history.

London was only announced as competition hosts in April, after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decided to strip original host Malaysia of its rights for refusing to let athletes from Israel compete.

This year's competition – which runs from 9 to 15 September – will be the ninth edition of the World Para Swimming Championships and marks the second time the event has been staged in Great Britain following the 2015 edition in Glasgow.

The London Aquatics Centre was designed by Zaha Hadid for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and cost £251m. It had a capacity of 17,500 spectators during the event but following the Games the venue was reduced to 2,500 permanent seats, expandable to 3,500.

"The London Aquatics Centre brings back many fantastic memories of the 2012 Paralympic Games and I am sure athletes will be greatly excited to return to such an iconic venue," said IPC President Andrew Parsons.


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22 May 2019
Monaco positions itself as wellness destination with first health & wellness festival
The principality of Monaco will host its first-ever health and wellness festival, ‘In Your Element’, from 5-7 July, in partnership with the Columbus Monte Carlo hotel and Monaco’s World Class Gym.
09 Sep 2019
Green matters: Wembley secures highest ISO sustainability standard
Wembley Stadium has been awarded the highest standard of sustainability by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
06 Sep 2019
Commonwealth Games Federation reveals second phase of strategic plan
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has published its Transformation 2022 Refresh document – the second phase of its strategic plan from 2015 to 2022.
04 Sep 2019
IOC Initiative To Help National Committees Cut Carbon Emissions
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set out to help the world’s 206 National Olympic Committees (NOC) – and International Sports Federations – reduce their carbon emissions.
03 Sep 2019
Venetian to allow CBD exhibitors at ISPA
The Venetian hotel in Las Vegas, site of the upcoming 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo, has agreed to allow exhibitors of CBD products at the annual trade show, reversing a stand set earlier this year.
27 Aug 2019
Burning Man 2019 features Finnish Sauna in the desert
Revellers at Burning Man this week can get an extra dose of heat in the Nevada Desert as Helsinki-based JKMM architects bring the Steam of Life Pavilion to the festival.
27 Aug 2019
World Rugby to introduce gender-neutral names for major tournaments
Rugby's world governing body has announced that its flagship Rugby World Cup properties will no longer include gender in their titles.
24 Aug 2019
Former cabinet secretary and chair of RCGP to deliver keynotes at ukactive summit
Former Cabinet Secretary Lord Gus O’Donnell and the chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, have been named as keynote speakers for this year's ukactive National Summit.
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16 Sep 2019
UK Spa Association - Summer networking event
South Lodge
Horsham
United Kingdom
16-19 Sep 2019
IAAPA Expo Europe 2019
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
Paris
France
17 Sep 2019
TEA Western Division TEA Talks Live: TEA Masters
CalArts Walt Disney Modular Theater
Valencia
United States
19-20 Sep 2019
Termatalia: 19th International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Welfare
Expourense
Ourense
Spain
19-23 Sep 2019
CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition
Hyatt Regency
Chicago
United States
21-22 Sep 2019
World Wellness Weekend
Locations worldwide
21-24 Sep 2019
ASTC 2019 Annual Conference
Ontario Science Centre
Toronto
Canada
22-25 Sep 2019
We Work Well
The Ritz-Carlton
Dove Mountain
United States
23-24 Sep 2019
Tourism Symposium 2019
Winter Gardens
Blackpool
United Kingdom
23-26 Sep 2019
SIBEC North America
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa
Miami
United States
25 Sep 2019
National Fitness Day
Nationwide
United Kingdom
25 Sep 2019
Asia Fitness & Wellness Summit
Mira Hotel
Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR
25 Sep 2019
ClubRight Retention League Conference
Reids
Billericay
United Kingdom
27 Sep 2019
GSN Eco-Wellness Stories Media Forum
Rainbow Room
New York
United States
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