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Conferences - 14 Feb 2019 - Events
World class athletes are set to speak at a brand new and unique sponsorship conference in Glasgow next month. British/Bermudan sailing champion, Emily Nagel and elite mountain endurance athlete and ambassador for Patagonia, Chloë Lanthier have joined Paralympic ski guide, Brett Wild, in being announced as speakers at Via Sponsorship.
Conferences - 12 Feb 2019 - Sponsorship
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to welcome the return of DB Schenker as Official Logistics Provider for the 17th edition of SportAccord taking place from 5 – 10 May 2019 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 08 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm this year’s LawAccord conference programme: Key Opportunities, Challenges and Threats to Institutional Sport – From Within and Without, supported by a stellar line-up of speakers and panelists. LawAccord is set to take place on Monday 6 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 07 Feb 2019 - Events
We are delighted to announce that more new speakers have joined the line-up for SponsorLive, the European Sponsorship Association Summit! Discover below the new speakers already confirmed and CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE! - http://www.sponsorshipforum.be/en/forum-sign-up.html
University sports - 05 Feb 2019 - Media rights
LAUSANNE — The best of global university sport will be available on more screens than ever to fans worldwide, as the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and Eurovision Services (ES) announced an agreement that covers all FISU events through to 2021. The pact allows for the distribution of an international signal to rights holding broadcasters on the Eurovision Global Network.
Business - 05 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, 4 February 2019 – Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) Sports today unveiled the results of its ‘2019 Ranking of Sports Cities.’ Three Olympic hosts cities land in the top three of the ranking - London, Los Angeles and Paris, respectively, with Tokyo and Olympic Capital Lausanne rounding out the top five.
Conferences - 04 Feb 2019 - Events
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, previews the 2019 spring market edition of the convention in Macau.
Conferences - 30 Jan 2019 - Sponsorship
SportAccord is delighted to welcome Sport Event Denmark as the first Gold Partner for the 17th edition of SportAccord taking place in Gold Coast, Australia from 5 – 10 May 2019.
Conferences - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
For its upcoming spring market, the world’s leading sports media and technology convention returns to the Far East, in the vibrant city of Macao from 5th to 7th of March 2019 at the luxurious JW Marriott Hotel.
Aquatics - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju, 30th January, 2019 – In just over 150 days, the 18th FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will kick-off. In its recent participation to the AIPS Congress, the Local Organising Committee emphasized the fact that the Gwangju 2019 championships are more than a sporting event - they are a means to bring peace in Northeast Asia and Korean Peninsula.
Soccer - 29 Jan 2019 - Internet
The Bundesliga has announced the launch of its platform on Jinri Toutiao on the back of news that the ‘Football As It’s Meant To Be’ hashtag was used more than 400 million times last year in China, eclipsing all other foreign leagues.
Various - 29 Jan 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, January 28, 2019 – The Burson Cohn & Wolfe Sports Practice today released its 2018 Olympic Sports Social Media Ranking, looking at the effectiveness of the social media engagement of Olympic Sports Federations in the past year, which saw such major sporting events as the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Argentina.
Skiing - 25 Jan 2019 - Television
Eurovision Sport is leading the way by extending the reach of winter sports in China. This season, it has expanded the number of events to be aired in the country free-to-air either live or via news and highlights packages which have been specially tailored for the market.
Swimming - 21 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju (KOR), January 18th, 2019 – In the lead up to the 18th FINA World Championships taking place in Gwangju next July, a great number of National Swimming Federations (NFs) have recently made their way to Gwangju in order to visit and meet with the Gwangju 2019 Local Organising Committee. Among them were representatives from the Swimming Federations of Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Spain and the United states.
16 Jan 2019
The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 in Denmark delivered a significant direct economic and global media impact according to the Sportcal Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study published today.
Soccer - 16 Jan 2019 - Leagues & cups
The Bundesliga has announced a comprehensive, long-term strategy aimed at increasing engagement with China to be delivered by its new representative office in Beijing, opening in March 2019.
16 Jan 2019
The inaugural Nokian Tyres IRONMAN 70.3 Finland, an international triathlon event organised in Lahti in June 2018, generated the direct economic impact of €2.1 million for the city.
University sports - 10 Jan 2019 - Media rights
LAUSANNE — There’s an old adage in television — you’ve got to give the people what they want. University sports fans received that today as the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) announced a three-year agreement. The pact allows for the ABU Sports Network to distribute broadcast content from FISU sports events throughout the Asia-Pacific region to its members.
Soccer - 08 Jan 2019 - Leagues & cups
Germany’s Bundesliga and its global football stars have joined together to launch a new winter engagement campaign designed to drive excitement ahead of the league’s restart on 18 January.
Business - 08 Jan 2019 - Agency
Lausanne, 8 January 2019 – Following the merger of the two global advisory firms Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, Lausanne-based Burson-Marsteller Sport will from today on operate as the sports practice of Burson Cohn & Wolfe.
Soccer - 07 Jan 2019 - Education
The final opportunity to apply for the 20th edition (2019-2020) of the FIFA Master is fast approaching. Please note that the deadline for the FIFA Master Academic Team to receive your complete application is Friday 11thJanuary 2019, midday (12am) Central European Time.
Tennis - 21 Dec 2018 - Sponsorship
Tennis Europe and HEAD have announced a further extension to the comprehensive long-term partnership between the two organisations, due to last until 2021.
Conferences - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
Frankfurt, Germany, 19 December 2018 - Partners Messe Düsseldorf and the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) have announced that the second edition of the SportsInnovation event will be held between 25-26 March 2020 at the Merkur Spielarena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Swimming - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
With the 2018 FINA World Championships (25m) coming to an end, Mr. Yong-sup Lee, Mayor of Gwangju City and President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee and Dr. CHO Youngteck, Secretary General and Vice President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, were invited to give a press-conference on-site during which they shared with the Aquatics Family the many milestones achieved and positive updates on future projects related to the 2019 FINA World Championships.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
Four years before the kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, renowned accommodation agency Khaya is partnering with Qatar’s NBK Holding, a well-respected business powerhouse.
University sports - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
13 December, Braga, Portugal — The Steering Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) held a regularly scheduled meeting today and the hosting of the 2021 Summer Universiade was at the top of the agenda, with a delegation from Chengdu, China joining the meeting.
Skiing - 13 Dec 2018 - Media rights
The EBU and Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV) have extended their media rights partnership for three more seasons, 2018/19/20/21 - with the option for three more.
Boxing - 12 Dec 2018 - Media rights
Coming off of the exciting broadcast of the WBC Heavyweight World Championship classic between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, followed by HBO’s farewell boxing broadcast headlined by longtime Female Welterweight World Champion Cecilia Braekhus, FIGHT SPORTS™ ends the year with three more World Championship events.
Conferences - 11 Dec 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord 2019 is delighted to confirm its HealthAccord conference: The Power of Sport – The Power to Change will take place on Tuesday 7 May 2019 from 09:00-12:30. This follows its successful launch at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Bangkok, Thailand this year.
Conferences - 11 Dec 2018 - Events
The International Olympic Committee’s Vice President of Marketing Development, Christian Voigt, will be a keynote speaker at the SponsorLive conference, the Official European Sponsorship Association Summit in Brussels on Thursday 28th March 2019.
Athletics - 10 Dec 2018 - Events
Organisers CSM have today announced Grenade, the leading Active Nutrition and protein brand as an official partner of the 2019 adidas City Runs series.
Business - 04 Dec 2018 - Education
If you do not want to miss the unique opportunity to join the 20th edition (2019-2020) of the award winning FIFA Master course organized by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), you have only a few weeks to submit your completed application before the deadline closes on 11th January 2019.
Boxing - 28 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Following the successful implementation of various initiatives for clean sport and further updates from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Congress, AIBA is happy to report that it is in full compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency Code and working on intensifying its efforts in the fight against doping leading up to Tokyo 2020.
Various - 27 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Board of Trustees of "MBR Creative Sports Award", one of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the names of winners in the 10th Edition categories of the world’s leading award in terms of value, and diversity of categories. It is the primary sports award dedicated to inspiring creativity in sports in the UAE, Arab countries, and the worldwide.
Conferences - 27 Nov 2018 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to unveil its Gold Coast CityAccord conference programme: Mindful Event Hosting – Respecting the Past with a View to the Future.
Business - 23 Nov 2018 - Events
More cities, event owners and organisers than ever joined the fifth Host City conference and exhibition in Glasgow to hear VIP speakers from international sports federations, cultural events, large scale exhibitions and organising committees debate “The Future of Major Events”.
Boxing - 23 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, November 23rd, 2018 – In recent months, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has shown significant progress with regards to its governance. Based on the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)’s Governance Assessment, which provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of all Summer International Federations (IFs), AIBA’s progression shows clear signs of improvement over the timeline from January 2018, June 2018, to the present November 2018.
Tennis - 21 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The fourth edition of the ‘European Tennis Report’ has been published by Tennis Europe and is now available free of charge.
Conferences - 20 Nov 2018 - Events
The organisers of the UK Sponsorship Awards (UKSA) are delighted to announce the launch of a one-off Silver Award - for the Best UK Sponsorship of the last 25 years. Created to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the industry-leading Awards event, the Silver Award will go to a sponsorship that is deemed to have had a transformative effect on both the brand in question and the wider industry.
Basketball 3x3 - 14 Nov 2018 - Events
It is the only global tournament that brings the world’s best university together on one court and it gets underway on Thursday, 15 November.
Business - 07 Nov 2018 - Events
Olympic heavyweights and disruptive newcomers characterise an enticing agenda for Host City 2018, the world’s greatest show of major event owners, organisers and hosts.
Conferences - 07 Nov 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has announced the launch of its new regional event bringing SportAccord to Pan America. The 3-day event will enable international sports federations to gather with key players and stakeholders from the Pan American region to further develop their sport. The event will run from 10-12 December 2019 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Curling - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
The 361˚ World Men’s Curling Championship 2018 (WMCC2018) generated $8.9m of direct economic impact for Las Vegas according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study.
Curling - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
The 361˚ World Men’s Curling Championship 2018 (WMCC2018) generated $8.9m of direct economic impact for Las Vegas according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study.
Conferences - 06 Nov 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to announce Beijing, capital of the People’s Republic of China, as Host City for the 18th edition of SportAccord which is set to take place from 19 – 24 April 2020.
Conferences - 02 Nov 2018 - Events
Mass Participation Asia (MPA), the region’s only conference dedicated to the education and unity of the mass participation sports industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the world’s largest IT services and consulting firms.
Boxing - 30 Oct 2018 - Federations & NOCs
In regards to the on-going procedure between Serik Konakbayev and AIBA, today the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rendered its decision to uphold the appeal of Mr. Konakbayev.
Soccer - 29 Oct 2018 - Media rights
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa today signed the historic commercial contract with partners DDMC Fortis which secures the financial future of the game in Asia for a decade.
Baseball - 29 Oct 2018 - Sponsorship
Hookit, the pioneer in sponsorship technology, is proud to announce a long-term partnership with the reigning American League Central Division Champion Cleveland Indians.
Conferences - 17 Oct 2018 - Events
SAVE THE DATE - The all new European Sponsorship Association Summit, SponsorLive, will take place on Thursday the 28th March at the Docks Dome in Brussels followed by a morning of networking activities on Friday 29th March.
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