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12 Mar 2009 - Directory
Specialist sports management company the Mike Burton Group, has appointed Richard Scott, one of the hospitality industry’s leading figures, to head up its corporate hospitality division.<BR>
Roller sports - 10 Feb 2009 - Federations & NOCs
The Elective Congress of the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) held in Rome on February 7 confirmed again Sabatino Aracu (Italy) as President and Valerie Leftwich (Australia) as 1st Vice President for another four year term.
Weightlifting - 09 Feb 2009 - Federations & NOCs
The Electoral Congress of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa, held under the auspices of the IWF on 5th February 2009 in Tunis, Tunisia, elected the new leadership of the Federation for the next term.
Olympics - 19 Dec 2008 - Bidding
Tokyo, 19 December 2008 – Tokyo 2016 today announced the appointment of Olympic specialist and seasoned broadcast journalist, Yosuke Fujiwara, to the Bid’s leadership team.
Waterskiing - 19 Nov 2008
After another challenging and exciting 2008 season for the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Skiers and Riders, the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) released the overall season points scores today.
Waterskiing - 17 Nov 2008 - Events
The venue for this last Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stop of the 2008 season was a man-made saltwater canal at the exclusive Doha Diplomatic Club in Qatar.
Waterskiing - 11 Nov 2008
Following the highly successful World Cup Stop in Putrajaya, Malaysia, last weekend, the worlds top professional Waterski and Wakeboard athletes are now heading for Doha on the sun-drenched coast of Qatar.
Waterskiing - 10 Nov 2008
At Putrajaya Malaysia for the 25th Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stop in the series, the exceptional on-site facilities guaranteed that this would be one of the greatest of all World Cup Stops to date.
Olympics - 05 Nov 2008 - Bidding
Tokyo, 5 November 2008 – Tokyo 2016, the Japanese Bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has applauded the extraordinary achievements of former Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President and swimming legend, Mr Hironoshin Furuhashi, as he received the Order of Culture’ from His Imperial Majesty the Emperor Akihito during the Culture Day ceremony on 3 November.
Waterskiing - 04 Nov 2008
The Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series is about to reach some significant milestones in the coming days as the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) celebrates the 25th World Cup Stop in the exotic location of Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Waterskiing - 31 Oct 2008 - Events
On November 7/9, the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) will celebrate the staging of its 25th Waterski World Cup Stop in a truly spectacular location near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Soccer - 24 Oct 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Sports Recruitment International has been appointed by The Football Association (The FA) to identify two <BR>Marketing Managers to help drive the development of football at grassroots level.
20 Oct 2008 - Sponsorship
Four new directors have been appointed to the ESA Board following the Association’s AGM which was held in London last week. A further director standing for re-election was reappointed.
Olympics - 15 Oct 2008 - Events
Sochi, Russia, 14 October 2008 – Sochi 2014, the organizers of Russia’s first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, today welcomed the creation of a new role within the Government of the Russian Federation, solely focused on Olympic preparations and governance. The position was assigned to Dmitry Kozak, the Minister for Regional Development of the Russian Federation.
Olympics - 13 Oct 2008 - Events
Sochi, 13 October 2008 - The Mayor of Sochi - where Russia's first ever Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will take place in 2014 - participated in the inaugural Olympic City Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mayor Vladimir Afanasenkov spoke at a panel discussion, for which he was joined by the respective Mayors of 2004 Summer Games host Athens, and 1984 Winter Games host Sarajevo.
Olympics - 29 Sep 2008 - Education
The President of Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea) Prof. Kim Jong-ryang presented the Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration Diploma to <B><SPAN style="COLOR: red"><SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: red">Dr. Tamás Aján </SPAN></SPAN></B>in an awarding ceremony held at this prestigious University.
01 Aug 2008 - Directory
Sports Recruitment International has underscored its commitment to professional sports clubs and<BR>teams with the appointment of specialist consultant, Leon Cardoso, to attract the best commercial talent<BR>capable of supporting their on-field ambitions.
Waterskiing - 17 Jul 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Next week, on July 24/26, the City of Dubna in Russia will have the distinction of hosting more World Cup Stops than any other on the international circuit today.
Netball - 28 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
The International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA), based in Manchester, England, today announced that Urvasi Naidoo is to join the organisation as its Chief Executive.
Sailing - 22 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
ISAF is currently accepting nominations for members of the Committees, Sub-Committees and Commissions of the International Sailing Federation for November 2008-November 2012.
Basketball - 21 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Valerie Ackerman, member of the FIBA Central Board and President of USA Basketball, has received the ‘Women and Sport Achievement Diploma’ from International Olympic Committee President Dr. Jacques Rogge in recognition of her outstanding contribution in promoting the development and participation of women and girls in sport.
Games - 24 Apr 2008 - Events
The Chief Executive who will deliver the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been appointed. John Scott, 56, will lead the Organising Company, the body responsible for delivering the Commonwealth Games. 
Equestrian - 22 Apr 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for ‘horse sport’ including the Olympic disciplines of eventing, jumping, and dressage, has retained Sports Recruitment International to identify a new Commercial Director to drive commercial expansion.
26 Sep 2007
Following the departure of Andrew Croker, the former Management Board Member of SPORTFIVE Group, Chris Rawlings of SPORTFIVE’s company Active Sports Marketing will assume the responsibilities of Managing Director in the UK.
Field hockey - 13 Aug 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Hans-Jochen Erb as its Events Director.
Athletics - 05 Sep 2006
Monte Carlo – The IAAF is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis Carulla to a newly created position of Marketing Director, based in the IAAF Headquarters in Monte Carlo.
Rugby union - 09 Dec 2005
The New Zealand Rugby Union has reaffirmed it concerns regarding the Australian Rugby Union’s decision to not support New Zealand’s Bid to host Rugby World Cup 2011.
Rugby union - 17 May 2005
The International Rugby Board today announced that Mark Egan has been appointed Head of its new Rugby Services Department.
Taekwondo - 12 May 2005
SEOUL (May 11, 2005) --- The World Taekwondo Federation conducted a major organizational change of its headquarters and personnel reshuffle today in an effort to enhance the efficiency and responsiveness of its headquarters administration.
Tennis - 20 Apr 2005
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) can confirm that it has appointed Paul Keen as its new Finance and Commercial Director.
Field hockey - 22 Mar 2005
Following a long and intensive search, selection and interview process I am delighted to announce that David Faulkner has been appointed as England Hockey’s new Performance Director with effect from April 25th, a post that has been filled on an interim basis since November 2004 by Neil West.
Athletics - 25 Feb 2005
The European Athletic Association is recruiting a Director General to be based at the EAA office in Lausanne.
24 Feb 2005
TVNW Media Group has appointed Adrian Metcalfe as its first president, a move that will cement the Vancouver, Canada-based company’s position as one of the leading media agencies in North America.
Rugby union - 24 Feb 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced that the second phase of its modernisation programme has begun with an internal management restructure.
18 Feb 2005
Leading niche sports business and media lawyers, Couchman Harrington Associates (‘CHA’), have appointed senior corporate lawyer, Satish Khandke, as a Partner to head up their Sports Ventures Unit.&nbsp;
10 Feb 2005
Prospective E.U. Member Turkey is the latest country to be covered by Sports Marketing Surveys , the international sports market research company, through its office opening in Istanbul.
Cricket - 08 Feb 2005
Sportsbrand Media Group appoints Mark Semmence as Director of International Cricket and General Manager of Middle Eastern Region.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2005
Bonn, Germany - From 28 to 29 January, members of the IPC Athletes' Council gathered at the IPC Headquarters in Bonn, Germany, for their first meeting after the IPC Athletes' Election held at the ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games.
Horse racing - 31 Jan 2005
Michael Osborne, from the Curragh, Co. Kildare, Ireland, takes over as Chairman of World Racing Championships Ltd from January this year, having been unanimously elected to the position at a meeting of the board in Dallas Texas on 29th October 2004.
Australian football - 28 Jan 2005
Former Essendon AFL Premiership player Justin Blumfield has joined the Australian management division of athletes1.&nbsp;
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Barbara Kendall, Olympic medallist in sailing from New Zealand, to replace Susie O'Neill on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Barbara Kendall, Olympic medallist in sailing from New Zealand, to replace Susie O'Neill on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Rugby union - 20 Jan 2005
The Scottish Rugby Union announces today the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors who will take up their posts with immediate effect. Their appointment is initially for the period leading up to the AGM on Friday 24 June 2005.
Rugby union - 20 Jan 2005
The Scottish Rugby Union announces today the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors who will take up their posts with immediate effect.&nbsp; Their appointment is initially for the period leading up to the AGM on Friday 24 June 2005.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
Paris, January 19 2004 – Paris 2012 today announced that Pierre Kosmidis has joined its International Media Department, further strengthening its aim to provide the worldwide media with the highest standard of service.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2005
Paris, January 19 2004 – Paris 2012 today announced that Pierre Kosmidis has joined its International Media Department, further strengthening its aim to provide the worldwide media with the highest standard of service.<BR>
American football - 19 Jan 2005
FRANK SUPOVITZ, a 25-year veteran of the event management business, has been named the NFL’s new senior vice president of events, the NFL announced today.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2005
FIFA has invited more than 50 players (see attached list), including some of the biggest stars in world football, to take part in the “Football for Hope” match at Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium on 15 February (kick-off 21.00h CET).
American football - 19 Jan 2005
FRANK SUPOVITZ, a 25-year veteran of the event management business, has been named the NFL’s new senior vice president of events, the NFL announced today.
Rugby union - 17 Jan 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) today announced that the second phase of its modernisation programme was underway. This key milestone centres on an internal management restructure that will allow the IRB to better manage and implement the strategic plan on behalf of the game’s stakeholders.
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