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Lifesaving Europe Cup 2018

The Italian Swimming Federation is pleased to invite you to participate at the Italian Summer Open Championships, the 3rd leg of the Europe Cup 2018 (pool event) to be held in Rome from Wednesday 11th until Sunday 15th July 2018 at the "Fioro Italico" Complex - Stadio del Nuoto.

More information can be found in the attached brochure (pdf)

Equivalency Tables Updated

The Equivalency Tables for Full Member Organisations from Algeria, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ghana, Mauritiania, Morocco, Niger, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, the UAE and finally Uganda, have all been updated and are available here.

LWC2018 Programmes online!

The ILS Sport Commission is pleased to confirm that the detailed competition programmes for the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) Adelaide 2018 have now been published as today marks the day 6 months from the first event on 16th November 2018. Please go to the LWC 2018 Website to view the different programmes for each championships http://www.lifesaving2018.com/competitions-and-results/sport-programmes/

Rules for the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships clarified and updated

The ILS Sport Commission met in March, at the ILS HQ and clarified some of the rules relating to the conduct of the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide. As a result updated versions of the ILS Competition Rulebook and the ILS 2018 Lifesaving World Championships Competition Handbook have been published, along with ILS Sport Commission 2018 Bulletin No. 1 which explains the clarifications that have been made. Go to the ILS Rules page https://www.ilsf.org/lifesaving-sport/rules for more information

Making Sri Lanka’s waters safe

Sri Lanka Life Saving (SLLS) is actively lobbying for the implementation of the National Plan for Water Safety and Drowning Prevention, which is yet to get off ground, while also imparting basic water safety education and survival floating techniques to thousands of school children with the aim of building a safer aquatic environment in Sri Lanka.

Read the full article at Daily FT Sri Lanka:

Source: http://www.ft.lk/opinion/Making--Sri-Lanka-s-waters-safe/14-652732