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2015 News Archive

5th November 2015 Editorial from the President

First of all, it has to be made clear that all the components of the bridge community share[...]

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Statement from the WBF Credentials Committee

The Credentials Committee of the World Bridge Federation met earlier today.[...]

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WBF Statement, 17th September 2015

At this time the world of bridge is in turmoil following accusations of cheating on several[...]

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IOC decides to include Bridge in the Asian Games

The President of the WBF has made the following statement: I am very pleased to inform[...]

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WBF President awarded Honorary Citizenship of Opatija

On 25th July each year, on the occasion of St James Day, the patron of Opatija[...]

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Wan Li 1916 – 2015

The WBF has received the following letter from the Chinese Contract Bridge Association: Jul 15th2015, Beijing[...]

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Omar Sharif 1932 – 2015

Omar Sharif, actor and bridge player died yesterday of a heart attack in a Cairo hospital. Omar Sharif, the Franco-Arabic[...]

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Fulvio Colizzi

A new great loss in the bridge family! Fulvio Colizzi, a true friend to bridge, who worked with us for more than twenty years, has[...]

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The 2015 BFAME Championships

18th Bridge Federation of Asia and Middle East Championship BFAME General Meeting Mazhar Jafri re-elected Member[...]

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The APBF Championships and Elections

Zone 6 Elections At the General Meeting of the Asia Pacific Bridge Federation held on 20th[...]

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Management Committee Meeting, Italy – May 2015

The WBF Management Committee met in Italy last week with all members present except[...]

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Confederation Sudamericana de Bridge General Meeting

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona and Secretary Simon Fellus attended both[...]

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Barbados Bridge League Golden Anniversary

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona, the CACBF President Sheena Rayner and the WBF[...]

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2015 SportAccord Convention in Sochi

The annual SportAccord Convention was held in Sochi, Russia from April 19[...]

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Tributes to Ernesto d’Orsi from his friends and colleagues

Tributes to Ernesto, together with messages of condolence have been flooding in from all over[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from José Damiani

Ernesto d’Orsi, my closest friend, my older brother, passed away tonight leaving me[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from Gianarrigo Rona

Further tragic news has shocked the bridge community. Another great personality[...]

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Ernesto d’Orsi 1936 – 2015

The World Bridge Federation is deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the death of one of its Executive Council Members[...]

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