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Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2004
Following successful Stops of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup in France, Russia, and Great Britain, it was now time for China's first Stop in Changshu – a short drive from last weekend's Shanghai Formula 1 Grand Prix site.
Cricket - 01 Oct 2004
ICC CWC 2007 Inc is intensifying its operations and host venues are expected to do the same to meet deadlines for hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007. This was word from organizers at the Venue Summit III held in St Kitts today (September 29, 2004) at the East Caribbean Central Bank Conference Centre.
Motor racing - 29 Sep 2004
Krohn-Barbour Racing has made the decision not to enter its two Lamborghini Murciélago R-GTs in the next round of the American Le Mans Series, the season finale at Laguna Seca, California, on October 14-16.
Handball - 10 Sep 2004
10 September 2004/Vienna – The European Handball Federation (EHF) took control over the central marketing of the Men’s and Women’s Champions League (CL) at the beginning of the 2003/2004 season and focused its immediate attention on strategically fulfilling the product potential in the placement of the Champions League competitions on the sporting market.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Munich/Monza, 9th September 2004. Assembly professional Würth is the latest official supplier to join the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. 'Formula One is a leading international sport using leading-edge technology, and that makes it an ideal communications platform for our globally operating group,' explains Dieter Münch, Head of Marketing and Advertising of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG. 'We look forward to working together with the BMW WilliamsF1 Team as an innovative partner.'
Rugby league - 03 Sep 2004
The Rugby Football League is delighted to confirm that Gillette Group UK, sponsors of the Gillette Tri-Nations tournament, have today extended their support of Rugby League by becoming sponsors of the Great Britain team.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2004
ATHENS, Greece & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2004--The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG), one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services, played an integral role in producing several successful marketing programs during the Athens Olympics.
31 Aug 2004
31 August 2004, Singapore… ESPN Star Sports, Asia’s number one sports broadcaster, today announced key changes to its management team aimed at strengthening its operations across China and Taiwan while furthering the network’s Greater China strategy. Kathy Sun, formerly Managing Director, ESPN Star Sports Taiwan, has been appointed Managing Director, Greater China, reporting directly to Rik Dovey, Managing Director, ESPN Star Sports.
Soccer - 25 Aug 2004
23 August 2004, Singapore : ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s number one sports broadcaster has concluded broadcast sponsorship deals with four of Asia’s most recognizable brands – Tiger, Toshiba, Toyota and Nokia – for Asia’s most popular TV sport, the English Premier League (EPL).
25 Aug 2004
25 August 2004, Singapore: As sport continues to drive out of home (OOH) viewing across Asia, sponsors on ESPN STAR Sports are enjoying higher brand recall and brand recognition through the network’s strategy of creating innovative 360-degree integrated solutions-based packages around key sports programming on its channels.
25 Aug 2004
London, UK August 24, 2004: Further positioning itself as the preeminent television rights, sales and production house, Octagon CSI announced the appointment of two senior executives today. Australian television executive Michael McKay takes on the role of International Head of Production while industry veteran Stewart Mison assumes the role of Vice President, Brandcasting. The appointments were announced by Chris Guinness, president of Octagon CSI.
Cycling - 17 Aug 2004
PHILADELPHIA (August 16, 2004) – Threshold Sports LLC, owners of the Pro Cycling Tour (PCT) and producers of the nation’s top cycling events, announced today that St Louis-based Schupp Company will become its agency of record to help market the PCT and Threshold’s other cycling properties.
Olympics - 16 Aug 2004
Flags heralding London’s bid to become the host city for the 2012 Olympics will now fly along the Mall and at a selection of London’s instantly recognisable locations.
Soccer - 13 Aug 2004
Ipsos UK have won the prestigious contract to track effectiveness of Barclays’ sponsorship of The FA Premiership.
12 Aug 2004
Chris Davenport has joined the staff of SportsTravel magazine as the marketing manager responsible for the Eastern U.S. SportsTravel is the sports world's event magazine and has been serving the sports-related travel market since 1997.
Soccer - 11 Aug 2004
Haymarket Publishing has appointed Premium TV, Europe's largest digital sports publisher, to run an online version of its flagship monthly football magazine, FourFourTwo.
Olympics - 02 Aug 2004
(New York and London, August 2, 2004) - SponsorClick's research shows that, outside of media visibility, corporate sponsorship of the Athens Olympic Games can have multiple marketing impacts for sponsors.
30 Jul 2004
This week saw the public launch of sponsatrak – a new tool to help establish sponsorship accountability.
21 Jul 2004
Proactive Sports Group PLC, the leading UK and European integrated football business, serving both professional athletes and corporate brands, today announces its name change to Formation Group PLC following an EGM.
14 Jul 2004
Over $143 million will be spent by the five cities that are bidding to host the Olympic Games in 2012, according to budgets provided by each bid city, and these figures only cover the cost of the bid and not the billions of dollars that the winning city is expected to spend on actually hosting the games.
Horse racing - 13 Jul 2004
The 45,000 people who attended the three day Budweiser Irish Derby festival this year, contributed to a strong performance by Irish racing in the first six months of 2004. Figures released today (Tuesday 13th July, 2004), by Horse Racing Ireland, the National Authority for Racing, showed gains across all main areas.
Soccer - 08 Jul 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 8 July 2004 -- Infront Sports & Media AG has secured Hyundai as an official sponsor of the Chinese Super League. The deal has been agreed with the Beijing Hyundai Motor Company; Hyundai Motor's PRC joint-venture with Beijing Automobile.
Soccer - 06 Jul 2004
Hamburg, 06.07.2004 – 51 national teams from around Europe will be entering the contest to qualify for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany. And Continental AG will be part of the action as a partner for the '2006 Qualifiers'.
Soccer - 05 Jul 2004
Over half a billion (500 million) page views and over 40 million visits have been registered on euro2004.com since the site launched on 31 March 2004 – a new record for an official UEFA EURO™ website. This is an increase of over 285% on the 128.8 million page views registered by euro2000.org.
05 Jul 2004
Euro 2004 was a big success for ITV, providing its sales operation with its strongest growth in revenue since the dot com boom in 2000.
Motorcycling - 23 Jun 2004
BRAINERD, Minn. – Brainerd International Raceway today announced that Michelin will be the presenting sponsor of the Trofeo Ducati U.S. Superbike AMA Championship, which is scheduled for June 25-27 on BIR’s world-class 3-mile road course.
Soccer - 22 Jun 2004
(London, June 21st, 2004) - SponsorClick announced today that it had counted no less than 22 corporate sponsors(*) during the England-France football game, part of the Euro 2004(tm) tournament in Portugal.
Basketball - 22 Jun 2004
Euroleague Basketball announced today an extension of its agreement with sports business consultant Marshall Glickman. Glickman has been a full-time consultant with the Euroleague since December, 2002. As part of the new agreement, Glickman will return to the United States, where he will launch a new consulting practice, G2 Strategic, LLC, but will make frequent trips to Europe.
Snooker - 21 Jun 2004
Portugal, June 21, 2004: Octagon CSI, UEFA’s European Football Championship™ agency for territories ex Europe (Africa, the Americas, Middle East and Oceania), is ensuring that fans in 109 territories see the best football Europe has to offer in this prestigious tournament. Octagon CSI is supplying English commentary for the World Feed and have employed the services of top UK commentators, Martin Tyler, Peter Brackley and Gary Bloom. The feeds are being relayed through Octagon’s broadcast facili
Olympics - 21 Jun 2004
As of Sunday 20 June the advertising and promotional activities of the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games will move into top gear abroad.
Tennis - 16 Jun 2004
Bad Nauheim, Germany. June 15, 2004 – American tennis rising star Sunitha Rao has signed a two-year racquet endorsement contract with Babolat. Under the agreement, 18-year old Rao will play the Babolat Pure Drive Plus racquet, Babolat natural gut strings and use Babolat overgrips. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Golf - 15 Jun 2004
15 June 2004, Singapore: Golf fans across Asia will continue to enjoy comprehensive coverage of yet another prestigious golf tournament on ESPN STAR Sports, following its successful renewal of exclusive multi-year cable and satellite rights for the US Open Golf Championships.
11 Jun 2004
Business Brand Communications agency Three’s Company, has launched a specialist sports division: Triathlon. Triathlon is focussed on delivering competitive edge through sport to brands, whether they are currently into sport or not.
Soccer - 10 Jun 2004
Kortrijk, Belgium, June 10th 2004 - Soccer stadiums in Porto, Leiria and Coimbra have selected Barco’s SLite outdoor LED display solution for their facility. A total of five LED video screens has been installed to make sure soccer fans won’t miss a second of the action during the upcoming Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal.
Soccer - 08 Jun 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 8 June 2004 - Infront Sports & Media has announced an agreement with Germany’s leading commercial broadcaster, RTL, for a package of live rights to the forthcoming 2006 FIFA World Cup™ in Germany. It remains subject to both parties' formal Board approval.
Cricket - 03 Jun 2004
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has signed a deal with SOLA International, one of the world’s leading ophthalmic lens manufacturers, to be an official supplier for the Twenty20 Cup
Golf - 02 Jun 2004
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) today announced the signing of a three-year partnership with worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels International, making Choice Hotels the official hotel partner of the LPGA.
27 May 2004
27 May 2004, Singapore : It’s ‘Goals’ galore on Asia’s number one sports broadcaster as ESPN STAR Sports teams up with Nokia to enhance a popular interactive on-air and online promotion.
25 May 2004
New York, NY May 25, 2004: Octagon, one of the world's leading sports and entertainment event marketing firms, announced several high-profile appointments including the hiring of sports industry veteran Douglas Augustine as Chief Operating Officer.
Tennis - 14 May 2004
12 May 2004, Singapore: ESPN STAR Sports , Asia’s number one sports broadcaster has sealed a broadcast sponsorship deal with Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways for the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament, the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon.
Cricket - 14 May 2004
Toyota GB Plc, has signed an exclusive agreement for its Avensis model to become the official car partner to the Seven Test Match Grounds (TMGs) in England for this cricket season.
Soccer - 13 May 2004
Leading Independent Media Limited (LiM) has been granted the exclusive sub-Saharan (excluding South Africa) free to air television rights for all FIFA product up to and including the FIFA 2006 World Cup to be held in Germany.
Soccer - 07 May 2004
Everton and England star striker Wayne Rooney will be spearheading the new ‘Coca-Cola’ TV advertising campaign for Euro 2004TM called ‘Kick’, due to air on TV in Great Britain from 14 May.
06 May 2004
Sportcal.com, the global sports industry information service, is seeking to fill two positions
Soccer - 05 May 2004
FLPTV, the joint venture between Premium TV and the Football League that incorporates 75 of the broadband sports network's official football club websites, has secured a three-year network sponsorship deal with Nationwide Building Society.
05 May 2004
Amsterdam-based international communications company 180 announced today that it is setting up a new sister company, called bigdaddy.
Tennis - 29 Apr 2004
American Express today announced a multi-year agreement with Tthe All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), expanding the company’s world-wide commitment to tennis.
28 Apr 2004
IFM International, the premier global sports sponsorship analysis and consulting service and MediaBanc International, the leading media monitoring service for multinational corporations in Southeast Asia announced today that they have teamed up to provide state-of-the-art sports sponsorship analysis and consulting for the burgeoning sports market in Southeast Asia.
27 Apr 2004
New research published by SPORT+MARKT reveals that stadium naming rights sponsorship is already achieving a positive impact among football fans in the UK and Germany. While awareness levels for current stadium naming rights sponsors in the UK are respectable, they lag behind awareness levels of similar sponsorships in Germany the other major European market where stadium naming rights are also present.
Powerboating - 27 Apr 2004
Lausanne, April 21, 2004.... UIM F1 Powerboat Rights Holder, Idea Marketing S.A have appointed TWI to handle the worldwide broadcast distribution rights for the Championships for 3 years with a further 3 year renewable deal upon completion in 2006.
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