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Games - 22 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
CHENGDU, People’s Republic of China – With two years and four months to go for the 31st Summer Universiade in Chengdu in 2021, a FISU delegation conducted its very first inspection visit after the official attribution of the event.
Table tennis - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
Veterans table tennis is on the rise with enormous potential for future growth, an argument heavily supported by the recently published GSI Event Study by Sportcal Global Communications Ltd. around the 19th World Veteran Table Tennis Championships.
Aquatics - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
A LEN delegation headed by President Paolo Barelli was received in Brussels at the European Parliament. LEN presented its ‘Learn to Swim, Prevent Drowning’ programme to EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics and Chair of the EU Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Adina-Ioana Valean.
Conferences - 20 Mar 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm today, Natalie Cook, 5 times Olympian and Gold Medallist representing Australia in Beach Volleyball, will go under the microscope at HealthAccord (7 May 2019) and take part in this year’s Fireside Chat on Mental Health.
Volleyball - 18 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 March 2019 – The body responsible for world volleyball (FIVB) has teamed up with marine conservation group the Ghost Fishing Foundation (Ghost Fishing) to launch Good Net, a project designed to recover discarded fishing nets from the world’s oceans, with many to be recycled into volleyball nets for local community use around the world.
Canoeing - 15 Mar 2019 - Events
World champions in marathon canoe 2023 will be crowned in Denmark. Today, Denmark was awarded the ICF 2023 Canoe Marathon World Championships. Denmark was up against strong competitors from Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, and China.
Conferences - 13 Mar 2019 - Sponsorship
The full SponsorLive program is now revealed. The conference, which will take place at the Docks Dome in Brussels on 28th March will welcome three new speakers.
University sports - 13 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
After eleven days of sport and culture, the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade came to a close in the heart of Siberia, having well and truly raised the bar – not only in grandiosity, although grand it was – but in details, numbers, the little facts that make all the difference.
Conferences - 12 Mar 2019 - Events
The 26th edition of the Think!Sponsorship conference, taking place on the 5th April 2019 at London Zoo will examine and explore the diversity of activity within the sponsorship marketplace.
Boxing - 05 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly, which took place in Bangkok Thailand, Boxing was proudly represented by AIBA President Gafur Rahimov.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Sponsorship
On the evening of Thursday 28th February 2019, the sponsorship industry came together to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding sponsorship marketing campaigns of 2018 at the 2019 ESA Awards.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Events
SPIN Accelerator Taiwan’s First Cycle Demo Day was held at the Sports Administration on March 4, 2019. The 10 participating startup teams did their best to attract the attention of domestic and overseas business operators, scholars and experts. In the end, REMA, Fuelstation and Velodash emerged victorious; they will now represent Taiwan to travel abroad, showing the unlimited potential of Taiwan’s sports innovation.
Various - 04 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The city of Krasnoyarsk, the region of Siberia and in fact, all of the Russian Federation put their collective might into ensuring the Opening Ceremony of the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade set the bar high – so high that there was also a message for the athletes from outer space.
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The world’s premier winter multi-sport event for university athletes, hosted in the heart of Siberia, promises to be a memorable edition with reigning and future Olympic champions amongst the competitors
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Executive Committee session of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Summer Universiade 2021 was officially attributed to Chengdu, China.
Conferences - 27 Feb 2019 - Events
8 months before the Olympic Games kick-off, Tokyo will open its doors to YOU – sports cities from around the world! You will have the exclusive opportunity to peep behind the scenes! Let yourself be tempted by the uniqueness of Tokyo and its blend of technology, innovation and sport!
Conferences - 26 Feb 2019 - Events
SportAccord announced the first confirmed speakers for its Summit conference: The Future of Big Data and Analytics, taking place from 8 – 9 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 20 Feb 2019 - Events
The Future of Big Data and Analytics is this year’s headliner for the 2-day SportAccord Summit being hosted on 8 – 9 May 2019. Sporting leaders and delegates represented at the highest levels will gather at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Gold Coast, for a week of networking and key meetings, and hear the latest from subject matter experts involved in this year’s conference programme.
Conferences - 19 Feb 2019 - Media
After their successful participation in Singapore, Telstra is back at SPORTELAsia and will also host a panel discussion about the rise of esports and its opportunities for growth.
Various - 19 Feb 2019 - Events
World No. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic, record-breaking gymnast Simone Biles, golfing legend Tiger Woods and the France Football Team were among the big winners at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Various - 18 Feb 2019 - Events
The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards will be broadcast live and delayed to a record number of countries and territories worldwide. This year the ceremony will be available in over 200 countries and territories around the world, giving millions of people the chance to view the premier honours event on the international sporting calendar.
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.
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