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Soccer - 02 Jun 2008 - Advertising
Don’t miss the chance to experience the biggest events this summer through AFP’s revenue generating applications. The world news agency AFP is ready to launch live, comprehensive coverage of the Euro 2008 football championship and the Beijing Summer Olympics with products available immediately.
Soccer - 12 Oct 2007
MP & Silva and Dentsu Inc. have announced that they have concluded deals with 24 Asian broadcasters and telecom operators for the media rights of Italy’s top professional football league, Serie A.
Soccer - 09 Oct 2007
LG Electronics UK (LGEUK) has commissioned Comperio Research – the market research arm of IMG – to evaluate its sponsorship of Fulham Football Club over the next three Premier League seasons.
Soccer - 13 Jul 2007
Augsburg / 13th July 2007 – impuls Finanzmanagement AG, FC Augsburg’s new main sponsor, has secured the naming rights to the historic club’s new home ground as well.
Soccer - 12 Jul 2007
Frankfurt / 11th July 2007 – A new energy boost for Eintracht! Regional energy supplier Mainova AG, a sponsor since 2002, has signed a two-year extension to its partnership contract with the Bundesliga club.
Soccer - 04 Jul 2007
Hamburg / 4th July 2007 – The first-ever change of naming rights to a Bundesliga stadium is now signed and sealed: From now on the home ground of Hamburg’s HSV will be known as the ‘HSH Nordbank Arena’.
Soccer - 05 Mar 2007
At its meeting today in Manchester, the International Football Association Board (IFAB), the guardian of the Laws of the Game, set down criteria for all future experiments involving goal-line technology.
Soccer - 26 Oct 2006
Singapore, 25 October 2006 – Football Media Services (FMS), the joint venture between Infront Sports & Media and Dentsu handling the distribution of Asian broadcast rights to the 2007-2014 FIFA events on behalf of FIFA, has successfully negotiated a substantial broadcast rights agreement with SBS International.
Soccer - 24 Oct 2006
Sportsmedia Broadcasting, the UK's leading provider of sports news to radio stations and multimedia launches <A href="http://www.footballaudio.com/">http://www.footballaudio.com/</A>, the first podcast site available to users throughout the world dedicated to football interviews and features.
Soccer - 11 Sep 2006
ACF Fiorentina and international sports marketing agency SPORTFIVE have agreed to join forces in marketing the advertising rights of the club.
Soccer - 20 Mar 2006
Zug, Switzerland / Tokyo, Japan, 17 March 2006 – FIFA has announced its decision on the distribution for the Asian broadcast rights to the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup™ and all FIFA Events between 2007 and 2014 following its tender process that was commenced in the autumn 2005.
Soccer - 25 Jan 2005
Sunset + Vine has won a new commission from Gillette to produce the official twelve part advertiser funded World Cup preview series ahead of the Germany 2006 football World Cup, and a further two year contract for its weekly advertiser funded Gillette World Sport programme.
Soccer - 06 Jan 2005
Supporters will soon be watching exclusive television programmes about their clubs at their home grounds thanks to a new agreement between The Football League and Sports TV.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2004
Cape Town, South Africa -- Some of the world's top football and sponsorship experts spoke at the Octagon Football Conference held at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg The biggest announcement to the big brand marketers attending was - if you want to be one of six Worldwide Partners involved in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, you will need an estimated $125 million. Not too high a price when you are reaching 2.78 million stadium attendees and a television audience of 30 billion in 209 territories. Howe
Soccer - 07 Dec 2004
Deutsche Bahn AG is the sixth and final Official Supplier of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™, Deutsche Bahn AG Chairman Hartmut Mehdorn and German Organising Committee (OC) President Franz Beckenbauer announced in Berlin on Tuesday.
Soccer - 02 Dec 2004
Sunderland, 2 December 2004: Sunderland AFC has become the first Championship club in the country to join the Orange football stable. The Black Cats will join the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and several other Premiership clubs who have all linked up with Orange as Official Mobile Communications Partners. As part of this unique three-year partnership Sunderland fans will be able to access all the latest news, views, interviews, images and video clips on the move.
Soccer - 30 Nov 2004
The sixth edition of SPORT+MARKT 'European Jersey Report' reveals that the prices paid by jersey sponsors within the key European football markets of the U.K, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and the Netherlands for the 2004-2005 season have grown compared to last season.
Soccer - 26 Nov 2004
Lucozade Sport are delighted to unveil England international and Liverpool star, Steven Gerrard, as their new face of football. One of the brightest talents in the English game, the influential 24-year-old midfield engine has signed an initial two year deal that will see him team up with the respected sports nutrition brand, benefiting from its expertise and scientifically formulated range of sports nutrition products.
Soccer - 25 Nov 2004
Fast Web Media, the UK based operating company, wholly owned by Total sports Online ASA, has teamed up with Entertainment and Sports Agency (ESA) to embark on a co-marketing deal worth six figures British Sterling.
Soccer - 24 Nov 2004
Seoul/Hamburg, 24 November 2004 – The stakes are high, the competition fierce. 51 European national teams are seeking to gain their ticket to the most prestigious football event, the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany. LG Electronics will be present at 102 of these qualifying matches. This global player in electronics, information and communication products has booked the SPORTFIVE 'Qualifiers 2006' package which converges the marketing rights of numerous European football associations.
Soccer - 27 Oct 2004
Global Sportnet, part of the WPP Group and one of the leading sports marketing agencies in European Football is proud to announce a new 4 year deal with one of Denmark´s top teams Odense BK and have re-signed FC Internazionale, Parma FC and Slavia Prague. The cooperation covers the worldwide marketing of TV and advertising rights for international competitions.
Soccer - 13 Oct 2004
Hamburg, 12 October 2004 – The successful long-term partnership between SPORTFIVE, the international sports rights marketer, and the Russian top-league club CSKA Moskva has recently been prolonged for another two years.
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).
Soccer - 13 Aug 2004
Ipsos UK have won the prestigious contract to track effectiveness of Barclays’ sponsorship of The FA Premiership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soccer - 05 Mar 2004
Hamburg/London 04th of March 2004 – What initially has been designed to be a pilot project to test and demonstrate the functionality of a new technology platform for providing the international community of broadband users with 'TV-on-the-Internet' services last night turned for a couple of hours into one of the world wide web’s hottest spots.
Soccer - 01 Mar 2004
Hamburg/London 27th of February 2004 – As a pilot project to demonstrate the power, the functionality and the various operating options of 'Global Sport TV', WPP´s Hamburg based sports marketing company GLOBAL SPORTNET and TV-on-the-Internet market leaders NARROWSTEP Inc. from London will broadcast this years´ UEFA-Cup campaigns of two of the most prestigious flagships of European club football, Portugal´s SL Benfica and Italy´s FC Internazionale.
Soccer - 13 Jan 2004
Pepsi yesterday announced the continuation of one of the biggest partnerships in global football with David Beckham. Beckham will be joined by new signings Totti and Ronaldinho, ensuring that Pepsi’s 2004 campaign is the most exciting football campaign to date.
Soccer - 05 Jan 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 5 January 2004 -- Infront Sports & Media, responsible for the management of FIFA’s archive, is making FIFA’s unique heritage of archive material available and accessible for business via the world wide web for the first time.
Soccer - 19 Nov 2003
London ­ UK, November 19, 2003: Specialist Digital Sports Agency Aura Sports, and Charlton Athletic, today announced that they had signed an agreement for Aura Sports to take over all advertising sales on the football clubs website www.cafc.co.uk.
Soccer - 29 Oct 2003
Zug, Switzerland, 29 October 2003: The Deutscher Fussball-Bund (DFB) and Infront Sports & Media have announced the renewal of Infront’s contract for the marketing of Germany’s national football teams. The new agreement will run from 1st July 2004 to 30th June 2009.
Soccer - 29 Oct 2003
Premium TV, Europe's biggest football website network, has signed a broadband content and acquisition agreement with AOL UK.
Soccer - 23 Oct 2003
Zug, Switzerland, 23 October, 2003: Infront Sports & Media has reached an exclusive five-year marketing agreement with the China Football Industry Development Corporation (CFIDC) in respect of the Chinese Super League.
Soccer - 07 Oct 2003
The Department of Transport (DfT) today (Wednesday October 8) joined forces with the English Football League in a two-year partnership, negotiated by Carat Sport. The deal will provide a unique and flexible environment to deliver Road Safety messages nationwide.
Soccer - 26 Sep 2003
It was a confrontation of arguably the greatest rivals in contemporary English football. Manchester United versus Arsenal, Roy Keane versus Patrick Vieira, Ruud van Nistelrooy versus Thierry Henry, Alex Ferguson versus Arsene Wenger. It was also the first time this season that the telecommunications giants Vodafone and O2 have locked horns as the major sponsors of the two teams.
Soccer - 10 Sep 2003
9 September 2003, Singapore: Nokia and Castrol have teamed up with ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) on the sports broadcaster's live and exclusive coverage of the new English Premier League season with an interactive and integrated on air and online promotion.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2003
UEFA today announced that an agreement has been reached with Sharp Corporation to support the UEFA Champions League from season 2003/04 through to 2005/06.
Soccer - 10 Jul 2003
RESTON, Va. and LOS ANGELES, Jul 9, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nextel Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTL), a leading provider of fully integrated wireless communications services, and Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), the nation's leading Spanish-language media company, today announced Nextel will be the official sponsor and exclusive wireless carrier of the Gold Cup, North America's largest soccer tournament.
Soccer - 09 Jul 2003
Specialist Digital Sports Agency Aura Sports and ESPNsoccernet.com today jointly announced that they had concluded an agreement for Aura Sports to take over third-party UK-based advertising sales and sponsorship responsibilities for one of the most popular English-language football portals, www.ESPNsoccernet.com.
Soccer - 02 Jul 2003
2 July 2003: Granada Enterprises Interactive today announced it has signed an agreement for Aura Sports to work alongside them in developing additional online revenue streams for www.liverpoolfc.tv, Liverpool Football Club’s official website.
Soccer - 04 Jun 2003
Specialist Digital Sports Agency Aura Sports, and Everton, today announced that they had signed an exclusive agreement for Aura Sports to take over all 3rd party advertising sales on the football club’s website evertonfc.com.
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