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AIBA launches YoutubechannelThe International BoxingAssociation (AIBA) haslaunched a live boxingchannel on YouTube,www.aibaboxingtv.com.It will feature livecoverage of major AIBAevents and free accessto archive footage. IRB implements dopingeducation programmeThe International RugbyBoard (IRB) unveiled aneducational programmeon the dangers ofdoping during the JuniorWorld Championshipsin June. For moreinformation, visitwww.irb.comNEWS INBRIEFThe International Sailing Federation (ISAF)confirmed the 10 events for the 2016 OlympicSailing Competition at the ISAF Council meeting inSt Petersburg, Russia. Over 50 submissions hadbeen received for consideration. Other Councildecisions included the confirmation of the 2014Youth Olympic Games (YOG) events and theintroduction of a single ranking system for theOlympic events from 2013 onwards.NINE BIDDERS FOR 2016 AND 2017 FIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPSFIBALAUNCHES2012WEBSITEISAFCONFIRMS 2016EVENTS22OLYMPIC REVIEWJAPANTOHOST FIVBWORLD CUPThe International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) hasconfirmed that the FIVB World Cup, the firstqualifying event for the London 2012 Games, will take place in Japan from 4 November to 4 December 2011. After a meeting with theJapanese Volleyball Association and Fuji Televisionat the FIVB headquarters in Lausanne, theschedules and venues were confirmed, followingan update on the status of Japan's recovery fromthe March earthquake and tsunami. For moreinformation, visit www.fivb.orgWHO'S READINGOLYMPIC REVIEW?Who:Australian rower Drew Ginn, three-time Olympic gold medallist (Atlanta1996, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008)and five-time rowing World Champion.Where: FISA Rowing World Cup Final,Lucerne, Switzerland.Are you reading Olympic Review ? Send your digital pictures toolympicreview@olympic.org telling us where you are. There are prizes forthe most original!The International Ski Federation (FIS) has receivedbids from nine cities for the World Championshipsthat will be held in 2016 and 2017. Kulm (Austria)has applied for the 2016 FIS Ski Flying WorldChampionships; Åre (Sweden), Cortina d'Ampezzo(Italy) and St Moritz (Switzerland) for the 2017Alpine World Ski Championships; Lahti (Finland),Oberstdorf (Germany), Planica (Slovenia) andZakopane (Poland) for the 2017 FIS Nordic WorldSki Championships; and Sierra Nevada (Spain) for the 2017 FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships. The International Basketball Federation (FIBA)recently launched the www.london2012.fiba.comwebsite, which will serve as the leading source forOlympic basketball news in the lead-up to andduring the 2012 Games in London. Over the nextyear it will report on major news linked to themen's and women's competitions in 2012.