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Soccer - 22 Sep 2017 - Events
Nigeria embrace WAFU Cup 
Business - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
Lausanne – Switzerland, September 19th, 2017 – Smart Cities & Sport is very pleased to announce the official partnership with SportAccord Convention.
Various - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
The City of Moncton has appointed TSE Consulting to develop a strategy for identifying, attracting, and hosting major events over the next 15 years, as well as an action plan for its implementation. 
Business - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention is delighted to reveal the MediaAccord Conference Programme ‘Breaking New Ground – Areas of Opportunity in the Media Landscape’ under the overarching theme of marketing and sponsorship for its 16th edition in Bangkok, Thailand. 
Athletics - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
Underberg – The third edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge will take place on World Rhino Day on 22 September and will see a number of elite ultra-trail athletes and people of influence take on the Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg to raise funds for endangered species.
Business - 18 Sep 2017 - Events
It is now time to cast your vote for who you think deserves to win at the 2017 TV Sports Awards (TVSA). The TVSA will showcase some of the most successful achievements from the sport media industry over the past year and will be held on 23rd October at the Salle Des Etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Business - 18 Sep 2017 - Events
The Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017 conference and exhibition held this week in Chiba City, Japan, brought sports venue professionals together to discuss the latest trends in stadia and arena design, build and operation.
Waterskiing - 12 Sep 2017 - Events
As so often happens, the best will always rise to the top. Yet again, this proved to be the case. While rain and wind played their part during some of these IWWF 2017 World Waterski Championships, at the end of the day, experience and skill took the medals. Two World Championships Records were also set.
Various - 11 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention, the largest global gathering covering the business of sport and attended by all international sport federations, is delighted to confirm its Principal Media Partners, Sportcal, SportsPro and Yutang Sports for its 16th edition taking place from 15 - 20 April 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. 
Business - 11 Sep 2017
In recent years, we all experienced the massive increase in business and development opportunities throughout Asia. With major efforts of China and India along with new broadcast technologies, we can now reach more eyeballs than ever before.
Business - 08 Sep 2017 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland – September 8th, 2017 –Organised on October 2-4 in Montréal, Canada, the Smart Cities & Sport Summit organised in Montréal, Canada, will feature a Masterclass on Digital Communications and Fan Engagement.
Judo - 08 Sep 2017 - Events
ULAANBAATAR (MGL) – The delegations of the 7 participating nations arrived yesterday in Ulaanbaatar, the Capital City of Mongolia, for the 1st CISM East Asia Judo Tournament.
Waterskiing - 07 Sep 2017 - Events
The historic setting at Choisy-le-Roi City Hall, a short distance from the centre of Paris, provided a perfect venue for the Opening Ceremony of the Waterski World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). These take place here from September 4th / 10th. The events include Waterski Slalom, Tricks, Jump and Overall.
Various - 07 Sep 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today offered new details for the Plenary Conference programme focused on ‘Marketing and Sponsorship for the Future’. A recent Nielsen Sports report found that ‘global disruption’ is having an unprecedented effect on sport due to political, social and technological impacts.
Sailing - 05 Sep 2017 - Events
The City of Aarhus, the Danish Sailing Federation, Sailing Aarhus and Sport Event Denmark have over the summer trimmed the sails and now better know the ropes for next year’s sailing World Championships.
Various - 01 Sep 2017 - Events
Sport cities have many characteristics in common: they have a strong offering of sport programmes for their population, they host numerous national and international sporting events on a yearly basis, and they are often also the home of successful sports teams. 
Games - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Taipei, 30 August 2017 – At the end of an exceptional Closing Ceremony in Taipei Stadium, the 29th Summer Universiade drew to a successful close earlier this evening. The ceremony marked the end of an outstanding 12 days of sport, education and culture. 7,734 athletes from 134 countries competed in 271 medal events across 21 different sports.  
Waterskiing - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Every single gold medallist from the previous World Championships in Chapala, Mexico, will return to defend their titles at the 2017 Waterski World Championships in Paris on September 6/10
Ice hockey - 30 Aug 2017 - Ticketing
Denmark will play host to the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship May 4 – 20 next year and ice hockey fans from around the world are in for a treat, when Royal Arena, Copenhagen, and Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning, welcome the 16 teams and their fans with world class facilities.
Business - 23 Aug 2017 - Events
Host City 2017 is delighted to announce the latest confirmed speakers, including organising committee leaders, event owners and leading international experts to the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events. 
Various - 23 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – On 8 November 2017 the leaders of all the international federations (IFs) for sport will gather for the 11th IF Forum in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss the ‘‘International Federation Impact - Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda’ the focus for this year’s meeting.
Business - 22 Aug 2017 - Events
Wiz-Team launched today its new website at wiz-team.com featuring detailed descriptions of the company’s products and services, case studies across different sectors, client testimonials and team information. The company also announced the introduction of a number of exciting new product features.
Various - 22 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Malaysia Major Events (MME) is the second Gold Partner to sign-up for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention due to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 15 – 20 April 2018 at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. 
University sports - 21 Aug 2017 - Events
TAIPEI CITY – In its image as a city of vibrancy and cultural diversity, Taipei enthusiastically reached out with both arms to welcome young athletes from around the world.
Business - 18 Aug 2017 - Events
On October 2-4, 2017, the Smart Cities & Sport Summit, held in Montréal, Canada, will be the place to be for any city wishing to discuss strategies to engage more effectively with the sports world and meet with International Sport Federations.
Games - 18 Aug 2017 - Events
240 000 participants at 26 venues and in the fan zone, 10 days of competition, 3 500 athletes from 111 countries, 1 600 volunteers, 700 journalists from 50 countries – that is The World Games 2017 by the numbers.
Judo - 17 Aug 2017 - Events
From 5 to 11 September 2017, the Mongolian Delegation to CISM, together with CISM and the International Judo Federation, will host the 1st CISM East Asia Judo Championship-2017 in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. 
Conferences - 16 Aug 2017 - Events
Host City, the world leading event hosting conference, returns to Glasgow for a third consecutive year on 28 to 29 November 2017.
Conferences - 16 Aug 2017 - Events
For the first time ever, the intersection of the sports-event and incentive industries will be examined by big-name brand marketers at the TEAMS Conference & Expo.
Conferences - 15 Aug 2017 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – DB Schenker will once more be the Official Logistics Provider for the sixteenth edition of the SportAccord Convention. Leading the field when it comes to Logistics, DB Schenker will organise the successful transportation of booths and marketing collateral for Exhibitors of the #SAC2018 Convention set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre from 15 – 20 April 2018.
eSports - 10 Aug 2017 - Events
The growing impact of e-sports events on destinations and venues will be discussed in a series of education sessions
Soccer - 10 Aug 2017 - Events
The Confederation's General Secretary will be one of the speakers at the Soccerex Global Convention next month
University sports - 10 Aug 2017 - Events
With only three days to go before the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Athletes’ Village opens, anti-doping preparations are already in place to ensure testing in and out of competition throughout the 12-day event.
Soccer - 07 Aug 2017 - Events
Soccerex have today confirmed they will be bringing their proven football business platform to China for the first time next year, following the announcement of a four year agreement to host Soccerex China, a new football business event, with the first edition taking place in Shenzhen on17-18 April 2018.
Soccer - 03 Aug 2017 - Events
Strategic partnership gives soccer fans near-live video highlights of Europe’s top soccer teams vying for 2017 title .
Games - 03 Aug 2017 - Events
The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland, took place 20–30 July. Altogether 240 000 people present in Wroclaw saw over 3200 athletes compete in 31 different sports.
Athletics - 01 Aug 2017 - Events
London 2017 Ltd has named the children’s education charity, Right To Play as its charity partner for the IAAF World Championships.
Waterskiing - 28 Jul 2017
With both Waterski and Wakeboard Finals just completed, few could have predicted the outcome at these 10th World Games. In total, 3,000 athletes in 31 sports competed. The 84 International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) athletes from 34 countries fought hard for medals in Waterski Slalom, Tricks, Jump and also Wakeboard. The outcome was thrilling on all fronts.
Aquatics - 28 Jul 2017 - Events
Budapest, Hungary – Today at a press conference in Budapest, Hungary, the Organising Committee for the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships, Gwangju South Korea, revealed their plans and ambitions for the 2019 Championships, alongside the official launch of their emblem, mascot and website.
Games - 27 Jul 2017 - Events
IOC congratulates IWGA “on the outstanding success
Business - 27 Jul 2017 - Events
On October 2-4, 2017, the City of Montréal will become the centre of international sport, with many representatives of international sport federations already signing up to participate in the 2017 edition of the Smart Cities & Sport Summit.
University sports - 25 Jul 2017 - Events
TAIPEI CITY, CHINESE TAIPEI – With less than a month to go until the start of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, FISU and the Taipei Organising Committee are working hard behind the scenes, testing each venue through competitions and simulations to ensure everything is on track for the Opening Ceremony on 19 August. 
Soccer - 25 Jul 2017 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that DAZN CEO, James Rushton, Grabyo CEO, Gareth Capon and Facebook’s Sport Partnership Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Jerry Newmanwill all be attending the Global Convention, Manchester, 4-6 September,toform a panel discussion on how sport media is currently consumed and the disruption that online streaming services and OTT (over the top) viewing is causing in the broadcasting market.
Waterskiing - 24 Jul 2017 - Events
For Waterski and Wakeboard, the 2017 World Games in Worclaw, Poland, begin in earnest on Tuesday, July 25th with the finals on Wednesday and Thursday. Already, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomed Kuno Ritschard, President of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) and Executive Director Paul Fong, at the spectacular Opening Ceremony.
Games - 21 Jul 2017 - Events
The World Games are here! On Thursday 20 July IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach declared the 10th edition of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland open. 
Waterskiing - 17 Jul 2017 - Events
Following four days of outstanding performances in near perfect conditions, the eyes of the Waterski world were all on Ukraine this weekend. With Finals in Slalom, Tricks and Jump just concluded, the very best U21 athletes from 22 countries fought hard to capture the coveted titles of world champion in all three disciplines of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)
Aquatics - 17 Jul 2017 - Events
For one night only on July 14th, a gargantuan spectacle will thrill audiences worldwide to celebrate aquatic sports’ finest. An artistic technical achievement co-created by French showmakers ECA2 and Hungary’s cultural hothouse Müpa Budapest. 
Waterskiing - 14 Jul 2017 - Events
This was the first day of the IWWF U21 WATERSKI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS at the magnificent Sentosa Waterski Club site in Dnipro. With 85 athletes from 22 countries taking part in the Opening Ceremony, the Athletes Oath was taken by Ukrainian Skier Prosvietova Stanislava. Kuno Ritschard, IWWF President, joined site owner Alexey Martynov and City Vice Mayor Oleksandr Sanzhara at the athletes parade against the city’s historic backdrop.
University sports - 14 Jul 2017 - Events
Penghu, 13 July 2017 - The FISU Universiade torch today began its journey through Chinese Taipei, travelling city to city before it arrives in the capital city of Taipei City for the start of the event on 19 August. 
Business - 12 Jul 2017 - Events
Sarasota, FL (July 11, 2017)- Visit Sarasota County and the Sarasota County Sports Commission announces plans to conduct the inaugural Sports Event Showcase. 
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