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Business - 31 May 2017 - Events
BANGKOK, Thailand – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm the official signing ceremony took place today with Host City ‘Bangkok’ for the sixteenth edition of the Convention to be held from 15 – 20 April 2018.
Business - 31 May 2017 - Events
TSE Consulting is delighted to announce that Serge Didenko has joined The Academy 2017 Programme as a Guest Speaker. A known expert in the use of crowdfunding, Serge will share his experience of how organisations can use crowdfunding to attract new revenues.
Games - 30 May 2017 - Events
Athletes from 111 countries will compete at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland this summer. This is 8 countries more than in 2013 in Cali, Colombia, and the most countries ever at The World Games. In 2009 in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, the participants came from 84 countries, which was a new record at that time. In 2013 the number grew to 103.
Handball - 30 May 2017 - Events
Just days before the start of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2017 in Cologne, the event’s organiser, EHF Marketing GmbH, has announced a full-house of partners and sponsors as well as a record number of TV stations covering the event.
Conferences - 30 May 2017 - Events
TSE Consulting is delighted to announce that Brendan Schwab, Executive Director of the World Players Association, has joined The Academy 2017 Programme as a Guest Speaker. A leading voice in the representation of athletes and the protection of athletes’ rights, Brendan provides the ideal fit for The Academy Forum, with its focus on the role of athletes in sports governing bodies.
Business - 26 May 2017 - Media
New Partnership Provides Most Comprehensive Sponsorship Measurement Capabilities for the Sports Industry
Soccer - 24 May 2017 - Events
This Friday marks 100 days to go till the Soccerex Global Convention 2017 in Manchester. It is also the deadline to save money on your attendance for the event with delegate prices rising by £300. 
Various - 24 May 2017 - Events
The eagerly awaited third edition of Sportcal’s unique and groundbreaking Global Sports Impact (GSI) Report is now available to pre-order. Order your copy before the end of May and receive a 10% discount (25% for Sportcal subscribers) on the total cost.
Business - 24 May 2017 - Events
The Academy is delighted to announce that Olympians and World Champions Didier Cuche and Virgnie Faivre have joined The Academy’s Forum, which makes up the final session of the two-day conference held on June 7-8, 2017.
Business - 22 May 2017 - Media
The partnership will extend video transport services coverage in Europe, Africa and Middle East 
Mixed martial arts - 22 May 2017 - Leagues & cups
Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will serve as the global brand’s first-ever official hospital. The new multi-year partnership provides UFC with access to the hospital’s sports medicine physicians, who will serve as orthopedic consultants in conjunction with the brand’s medical team.  
Swimming - 18 May 2017 - Federations & NOCs
TYR Sport has become LEN’s new partner as the official product supplier. The contract for the partnership was signed at the LEN Congress held in Marseille (FRA). 
Soccer - 17 May 2017 - Events
ABSTRACT: Pioneer Sports will host China Football Summit 2017 in June 1-2 in Guangzhou. China Football Summit 2017 will be the 3rd one of China Football Summit Series as the only event focusing on the development and outlook of Chinese whole football industrial chain.
Athletics - 17 May 2017 - Events
International Broadcasters came together this week to meet with Eurovision Production Coordination (EPC), Host Cities Glasgow and Berlin, and the seven participating European Sports Federations for a World Broadcaster Briefing ahead of the inaugural multisport European Championships in August 2018.
Business - 17 May 2017 - Events
TSE Consulting's The Academy is delighted to welcome Matthias Lüfkens to present and deliver a masterclass during its two-day conference held on June 7-8, 2017. 
Canoeing - 16 May 2017 - Media rights
The EBU and the International Canoe Federation (ICF) have agreed on a three-year renewal of the worldwide media rights for the Canoe World Championships from 2017-2019.
Business - 16 May 2017 - Events
The Sport Innovation Society proudly announces the Sport Innovation Summit in Paris on June 6th and 7th, for two days of sharing and collaboration between international and national experts from the sports industry on a wide range of themes around innovation in the world of sport.
Action sports - 16 May 2017 - Events
Launching of the FISE World Tour on May 24th in Montpellier
Cycling - 15 May 2017 - Federations & NOCs
USA Cycling, the governing body responsible for the sport of cycling in the United States, have appointed TSE Consulting, the international management consulting firm specialising in sport performance, to review their athlete selection procedures for major international competitions. 
Floorball - 12 May 2017 - Events
The 11th Men’s World Floorball Championship 2016, held in Riga, Latvia, was the tenth-most attended world championship in 2016, which contributed to the competition’s overall ranking of 21st out of 70 events in Sportcal’s Global Sports Impact (GSI) Events Ranking, according to the latest analysis from the GSI Project.
Business - 11 May 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today announced ‘Marketing and Sponsorship’ as the theme of the Plenary Conference following feedback from International Federations and delegates. For sport and entertainment organisations, sponsors spend millions to build brand equity and it’s not just about eyeball exposure.
Business - 11 May 2017 - Events
The global conference and exhibition of cities and sports, business and cultural events is off to a flying start with 19 partners and sponsors already on board this year. 
Business - 11 May 2017 - Events
A line-up of excellent speakers on the pressing topics of the digital revolution and integrity in sport, paired with an engaging audience provided for a number of exciting discussions at this year’s edition of Sport Future Rendez-Vous, held from 9 to 10 May 2017 in Lausanne.
Soccer - 09 May 2017 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce a marketing partnership with the Football Medical Association, the independent representative membership organisation for medics, therapists and science personnel in professional football, ahead of the Soccerex Global Convention, taking place in Manchester, 4th-6th September.
Business - 09 May 2017 - Events
Over the next two months, Play for Change is auctioning off an array of signed and volleyball, football, handball and basketball memorabilia through CharityStars.com.
Air racing - 04 May 2017 - Events
Thailand is confirmed to host the top international title in pylon air racing in 2017. The Sports Authority of Thailand, part of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, will host the Air Race 1 World Cup at the U - Tapao Naval Air Base on 17-19 November 2017.
Soccer - 04 May 2017 - Events
Pioneer Sports will host China Football Summit 2017 in June 1-2 in Guangzhou. China Football Summit 2017 will be the 3rd one of China Football Summit Series as the only event focusing on the development and outlook of Chinese whole football industrial chain.
Business - 04 May 2017 - Events
With less than a week to go before the highly anticipated “Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2017”, ThinkSport sat down with some of the top-level speakers scheduled to appear at the event to get an idea of what new insights they plan to discuss.
Business - 03 May 2017 - Events
With less than two weeks to go before the highly anticipated “Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2017”, ThinkSport sat down with some of the top-level speakers scheduled to appear at the event to get an idea of what new insights they plan to discuss.
Business - 03 May 2017 - Events
TSE Consulting is delighted to announce that Kit McConnell has joined The Academy 2017 Programme as a Guest Speaker. As the IOC’s Sports Director, McConnell is a recognised leader in the sports industry in the areas of planning, managing and delivering major sporting events.
Soccer - 03 May 2017 - Education
ISMP is raising funds to expand its work into a Syrian Refugee Camp
Soccer - 03 May 2017 - Events
Charlie Stillitano, Chairman and co-founder Relevent Sports, has been added to the conference line up for the Soccerex Global Convention 2017, Manchester, UK, 4-6 September. Stillitano will be sharing his experiences in establishing the International Champions Cup as a fixture in the global football calendar and the recent expansion of the competition which now sees matches taking place in countries such as the United States, China and Singapore.
Waterskiing - 02 May 2017 - Events
The IWWF today announced details of those who will be inducted into the International Hall of Fame on Friday, September 8th, during the 2017 Waterski World Championships in Choisy-Le-Roi near Paris, France
Waterskiing - 02 May 2017 - Events
Australia turned the tables in a thrilling and close fought battle on the water with a margin of almost 600 points ahead of USA at the World Disabled Waterski Championships at Myuna Bay in New South Wales, Australia
University sports - 28 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Indianapolis, 28 April 2017: Following a meeting between Fédération International du Sport Universitaire (FISU) president Oleg Matytsin, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert at the NCAA’s headquarters, both organisations pledged closer collaboration aimed at benefitting student athletes all around the world.
Waterskiing - 26 Apr 2017 - Events
Myuna Bay Waterski Club host the World Disabled Waterski Championships this weekend where eight world champions to defend titles
Boxing - 26 Apr 2017 - Media rights
FIGHT SPORTS will broadcast the World Heavyweight Championship Event featuring Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko LIVE on April 29th, and Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. LIVE on May 6th
Volleyball - 26 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The Japan Sport Council *1 (JSC) and the Japan Volleyball Association (JVA), a member of the Sport for Tomorrow Consortium (SFTC*2) have donated 1,000 volleyballs and other volleyball equipment to the South Sudan Volleyball Federation
Various - 20 Apr 2017 - Education
Special message from His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein 
Business - 20 Apr 2017 - Events
On 19 May, the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, will host iWorkinSport Job Fair, the first international career fair focused on the sports industry, enabling some of the most renowned organisations in the marketplace to meet, interview and recruit students and alumni from the most prestigious sport management courses in Europe.
Soccer - 20 Apr 2017 - Events
Guangdong Province has always been standing at the cusp of great times of China
Fencing - 19 Apr 2017 - Impact
Sportcal will conduct a bespoke GSI Event Study on the World Fencing Championships 2017 taking place in Leipzig, Germany
Boxing - 19 Apr 2017 - Media
FIGHT SPORTS has secured Live rights to the Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader for this weekend, locking down rights to over 50 countries for a card featuring two former world champions, Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter, in the Main Event.
Games - 13 Apr 2017 - Events
President of the IWGA, José Perurena, has signed a broadcasting contract with Manolo Romero, the Managing Director of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), for The World Games 2017.
Table tennis - 12 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Sportcal will conduct a bespoke GSI Event Study on the 2017 Individual World Table Tennis Championships in Düsseldorf, Germany
Games - 12 Apr 2017 - Events
In exactly 100 days, some 4,000 young artists and athletes from the 84 member States and governments of La Francophonie will come together in Abidjan to participate in the 8th Francophone Games that will take place from 21 to 30 July 2017 in Ivory Coast. This year’s edition is focused on Solidarity, Diversity and Excellence. It is also meant to support the development of Ivory Coast and strengthen the national cohesion of the country.
Business - 12 Apr 2017 - Sponsorship
We're into the final countdown as preparations for the 2017 Think!Sponsorship conference take shape. The event will bring around 190 delegates together for a day of interaction and networking. 
Business - 11 Apr 2017 - Education
LAUSANNE, Switzerland –SportAccord Convention 2017 which took place in this year’s European Capital of Culture, Aarhus, Denmark from 2-7 April was billed as a runaway success. With over 1600 delegates in attendance representing 71 nationalities, including 100 International Sport Federations and Associate Members, the 15th edition attracted key decision-makers from the world of sport.
Archery - 07 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Sportcal and World Archery will again collaborate to conduct a GSI Event Study on the 2017 World Archery Championships, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on 15-22 October.
Basketball - 07 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
MIES/MONACO - The International Basketball Foundation (IBF) and Peace and Sport - L'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport - on Thursday signed a two-year partnership to promote basketball as a tool for social development.
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