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eSports - 13 Jan 2021 - Directory
Sport Industry Group Managing Director Alex Coulson is expanding his role within parent company Benchmark to also take on Managing Director duties of another business in the portfolio, esports organisation National Student Esports (NSE).
Conferences - 12 Jan 2021 - Events
As the resurgence of the pandemic continues, leaving uncertainty for the coming months, Monaco Mediax, has taken the decision to not pursue the organization of SPORTEL Winter, due to be held in Monaco from 22-24 February 2021.
Soccer - 11 Jan 2021 - Internet
Malaysia's newest online news portal, TheVibes.com has partnered with the innovative fantasy football player trading game, Kickstox to provide Malaysians with a chance to re-live Transfer Deadline Day, every day.
Cycling - 07 Jan 2021 - Events
60,000+ cyclists and some of the top names in sport and entertainment are expected to join an exciting virtual bike ride on ZWIFT this World Cancer Day (4th February) to increase awareness about cancer and help prevent millions of people from dying prematurely from the disease.
Soccer - 20 Nov 2020 - Events
It is only two years until Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup. Hopefully, it will be another global event at which a vaccine creates a safer environment for all.
eSports - 18 Nov 2020 - Events
Monaco eSports Federation, SPORTEL and SPORTEL Awards are co-organizing on Thursday 26 November, an exclusive webinar* for the executive sports industry: "Zoom in on Esports #LiveFromMonaco".
University sports - 13 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
More than 40 major global universities have come on board, as the FISU Healthy Campus programme reaches its six-month milestone. Launched on 12 May 2020, the FISU Healthy Campus programme aims to enhance all aspects of well-being for students and the campus community at large.
Business - 11 Nov 2020 - Media
Podcast producer HWY61 has launched the HWY61 Network, a platform created to assist independent producers in getting their podcasts made and published.
Boxing - 09 Nov 2020 - Media rights
FIGHT SPORTS™, continuing to secure rights to the top Live World Championship Boxing Events in the sport, has now landed the exclusive rights to over 30 countries for one of the best fights of the year as WBC and IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol Spence Jr. (26-0, 21 KO) returns to the ring to take on former World Champion Danny Garcia (36-2, 21 KO) on December 5th from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
University sports - 06 Nov 2020 - Events
The Executive Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) approved a proposal to hold the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade in December 2021.
Business - 06 Nov 2020 - Agency
Sports technology company and Live Streaming Platform, Joymo, have retained Fifty-Three Six to manage their digital performance strategy over the course of Q4 and into the new year. The Sports Marketing Agency will focus on driving awareness and signups to the platform, which has already experienced significant growth in Scandanavian markets.
Business - 06 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Federations (IFs) can use the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to explore new ideas and implement positive changes that can drive future growth, according to expert contributors at yesterday’s fully virtual IF Forum 2020.
Business - 05 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, SportAccord and GAISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised sport’s resilience and influence at today’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, with IFs assured that preparations are being put in place to deliver safe Olympic Games next year.
Business - 04 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli are among the high-profile speakers who will participate in the fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, which kicks off tomorrow.
Business - 02 Nov 2020 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Sports Bureau of Macau SAR Government has renewed its long-running Gold Partner status at SportAccord’s World Sport & Business Summit for the 2021 edition of the international sports movement’s most influential global gathering in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Multi-sport games - 02 Nov 2020 - Events
As part of the long-term effort to promote sports development and bid for international sporting events, Taipei City and New Taipei City have joined forces to bid for the 2025 World Masters Games following the submission of the Statement of Intent on December 5th, 2019.
Conferences - 30 Oct 2020 - Events
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), will be a Keynote Speaker at the fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020 next month, SportAccord has confirmed.
Volleyball - 29 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland, 29 October, 2020 – History was made this week as Morocco’s Bouchra Hajij and Indonesia’s Rita Subowo became the first-ever women to lead the African and Asian Continental Confederations respectively.
Business - 28 Oct 2020 - Host broadcast & production
Gravity Media, the leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has welcomed Nick Bender, Vanessa Cooper and Laura Wignall to its UK Business Development Team.
Conferences - 21 Oct 2020 - Events
Hosted by SAS, the leader in analytics, this exclusive webinar will focus on how the panel of high performance coaches and SAS’ VP & Country Manager, Charles Senabulya, have successfully managed their respective teams, athletes and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic
Swimming - 14 Oct 2020 - Media rights
The upcoming ISL 2020 season 2 will broadcast to more than 140 countries and territories around the world when it kicks off in Budapest, Hungary in just two days.
Conferences - 14 Oct 2020 - Events
Global Sports Week Paris has opened sales for the first-ever GSWMarketplace – a new addition for 2021, which offers businesses and organisations of every size a presence at the ‘rendez-vous’ of the year for the world sports economy.
University sports - 09 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FISU Executive Committee met virtually on Thursday 8 October; the second meeting for the new executive that was elected in November 2019, for the 2019-2023 term. While the meeting in February focused on a review of 2019, this meeting focused on charting the current and future course.
Boxing - 08 Oct 2020 - Media rights
Fight Sports continues its return to top-level Live Championship Boxing Events by securing the exclusive rights to over 50 countries for the highly anticipated upcoming Lightweight World Championship Unification Event on October 17 featuring one of boxing’s top pound-for-pound stars, Vasily Lomachenko, taking on undefeated World Champion Teofimo Lopez (15-0- 12KOs).
Business - 06 Oct 2020 - Sponsorship
Malaysia, October 5, 2020 – Asia’s leading sports & entertainment consultancy, ResultX Asia (RXA), is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Sportskred.
Cycling - BMX - 05 Oct 2020 - Events
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) just awarded the UCI BMX World Championships 2025 to the Danish Cycling Federation, that will host the event in close cooperation with the city of Copenhagen, Wonderful Copenhagen and Sport Event Denmark. Three times in the coming years, the Danish Capital will play host for major international cycling events.
Cycling - 02 Oct 2020 - Events
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has awarded Denmark the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships 2024. The championships will be staged in September in Aalborg, which also hosted the same event in 2015.
Business - 02 Oct 2020 - Television
Mexico City, October 1, 2020 - Cinépolis Klic® announced today that the Claro Sports channel is adding to its content catalog in Mexico for only $ 50 pesos per month. In addition, the signal will have a trial period of seven days at no cost when activating the option with a recurring charge.
eSports - 29 Sep 2020 - Events
IESF has announced a marketing partnership with Major Events International (MEI) to help find marketing and sponsorship partners for their Global Esports Executive Summit (GEES).
Business - 25 Sep 2020 - Agency
Fifty-Three Six, a Dublin and London-based digital marketing agency which specialises in the sport, fitness, health & wellness sectors, has launched a white-paper featuring five data-driven Facebook marketing campaign tactics to drive sales.
University sports - 25 Sep 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin and FISU Secretary General-CEO Eric Saintrond congratulated the newly appointed Mayor of Chengdu, Wang Fengchao, who will also assume the responsibility of overseeing preparations for next summer’s FISU World University Games in the city.
Conferences - 24 Sep 2020 - Events
The selected squad of 35 young people will be the voice of the next generation during Global Sports Week – an annual international forum where leaders, influencers and changemakers come together to make the future of sport.
University sports - 23 Sep 2020 - Events
The Adirondack Sports Council hosted a virtual Town Hall to announce the progress being made toward the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games. The village of Lake Placid and the Adirondack region will host the winter edition of the flagship FISU multi-sport event in January 2023.
Conferences - 15 Sep 2020 - Events
While travel restrictions are leading to a series of cancellations of the world's largest trade shows, Monaco Mediax remains on track by postponing its flagship event, SPORTEL Monaco, which was scheduled to be held in the Principality of Monaco from 26 to 28 October 2020.
Business - 10 Sep 2020 - Agency
Global integrated marketing agency, CSM Sport and Entertainment (CSM) has been appointed by ALK Capital, the leading management firm specialising in investments, acquisitions and operations in sports and media, to manage strategic communications.
University sports - 01 Sep 2020 - Events
The Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will not take place as planned from January 21 to 31, 2021. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International University Sports Federation (FISU), together with the Organising Committee and Swiss University Sports, has decided to evaluate the possibility of postponement of the event. A potential later date will be discussed over the next two months in consultation with all involved parties, including the international winter sports federations.
Conferences - 25 Aug 2020 - Federations & NOCs
SportAccord has launched the host city application processes for future editions of its SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit and Regional SportAccord events.
Aquatics - 24 Aug 2020 - Events
Istanbul’s world-famous Bosphorus strait was closed to traffic yesterday as thousands of swimmers from around the world participated in the 32nd Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race.
Baseball - 18 Aug 2020 - Events
In 2020, most international sports events in Taiwan have been unable to be held as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To revisit the touching scenes of “Fun Sports in Taiwan”, the Sports Administration held the “Fun Sports Award Online Voting” that looked back on the splendid sports events held in Taiwan for the past two years.
Boxing - 14 Aug 2020 - Television
As Live World Class Championship Boxing resumes from a several month layoff, Fight Sports returns to the action with back-to-back Live Events taking place on August 15th and August 22nd, including some of the top heavyweights in the sport looking to position themselves as the next top contenders for the World Heavyweight Title.
University sports - 07 Aug 2020 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to confirm the International University Sports Federation (FISU), as a Gold Partner for the 19th edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit taking place in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Today’s announcement is especially exciting as tomorrow marks the three-year countdown to the start of the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games in the Sverdlovsk Region of Russia.
University sports - 07 Aug 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The 2020 edition of the FISU World Forum is one week away, and preparations are in full swing for what will be a first-of-its kind event, with nearly 1500 participants coming together virtually.
Business - 31 Jul 2020 - Advertising
On August 1st, 2020, the annual Swiss National Day, uniqFEED will extend its geographical reach further still by joining SportWorks at the Maison du Sport International (MSI) in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne.
Conferences - 30 Jul 2020 - Events
The International Federation (IF) Forum 2020 will explore how sport and society can emerge stronger from a global crisis when the global sporting community gathers from 4-5 November at the Hotel Royal Savoy in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Teqball - 29 Jul 2020 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Fédération Internationale de Teqball (FITEQ) has secured Gold Partner status for the 2021 edition of SportAccord’s World Sport & Business Summit in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Business - 22 Jul 2020 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association has today revealed the third wave of results from the ESA Sponsorship Sentiment Tracker, an industry survey gauging the health and confidence of leading sponsorship organisations across Europe and giving insights into the response of major sponsors.
eSports - 20 Jul 2020 - Events
As the first ever 2020 FISU eSports Challenge Football came to an end, it marked the start of something new in the 70-year history of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The FIFA 20 Challenge was the first full-fledged virtual tournament held centrally by FISU, with entries from all over the world.
University sports - 16 Jul 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its World University Championship events till the end of the year 2020, due to the global situation regarding the COVID19 pandemic.
Soccer - 08 Jul 2020 - Leagues & cups
Wednesday 8th July 2020 – CSM Live, the live experience team of integrated marketing agency CSM Sport and Entertainment, was recently appointed by the Premier League to deliver the seat dressing programme for the restart of the 2019/2020 season. Working closely with the Premier League and Premier League clubs, the agency has been planning, producing and installing large-scale seat covering across the lower tiers of all 20 stadia.
Conferences - 07 Jul 2020 - Sponsorship
SportAccord has announced that Tourism & Events Queensland (TEQ) will be a Silver Partner of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit for the next three editions of the global sports industry’s most influential annual gathering in 2021, 2022 and 2023.