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Soccer - 22 Aug 2016 - Financial
Oliver & Ohlbaum (O&O) is one of Europe’s leading independent policy and strategy advisors to the sports, media and entertainment industry.  
Equestrian - 11 May 2016 - Events
With the annual Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials set to take place for the 27th time this 25-28 August 2016, Atholl Estates, which runs and hosts the event, has released details of the Economic Impact Report carried out for last year’s FEI European Eventing Championship.
29 Mar 2016 - Financial
The General Secretary of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sport Award announced the opening of the nominations for the 8th Edition of the Award from the beginning of 1st April 2016 until on the 20th September 2016 deadline receiving of nominations, opening thus the door to local, Arab and international athletes, whether for individuals, teams, or organizations, to submit their creative nominations.
Golf - 24 Mar 2016 - Events
Golf tourism and major events in Scotland is vital to the future success of golf in the UK, according to a new report funded by The R&A.
Tennis - 18 Sep 2015 - Athletes
British Tennis star Andy Murray has announced that for every ace he hits until the end of the year, he will donate £50 to Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation. Each ace Andy hits will support Unicef’s work to help children whose worlds have been turned upside down by conflict or disaster, such as those caught up in the current refugee and migrant crisis.
07 Sep 2015 - Financial
The Sport for Tomorrow programme, a Japanese government-initiated programme to promote international cooperation through sport, extended support to the development of sport in Mongolia, including a project to assist the Mongolian Special Olympics table tennis team, which qualified for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
22 Dec 2014 - Financial
"All athletes that have been so privileged as to have been blessed with the glory of Olympism's greatest honours, must try and return a little something to society". This is what double Olympic Sailing Champion, Theresa Zabell, had in mind when she gave up Olympic sailing in 1998.
Soccer - 09 Jun 2014 - Events
Can FIFA ride the wave of negative publicity and keep football’s financial juggernaut on course?
Athletics - 24 Apr 2014 - Financial
run2work, who want to help 1 million more people get active and running by 2020, has launched a petition (www.run2work.com/petition) for the Government to introduce legislation to enable employers to offer employees tax-free running shoes and equipment.
01 Apr 2014 - Financial
DUBAI: The sixth edition of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award was launched at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel here on Monday.
20 Dec 2013 - Financial
Sportcal Global Communications Limited today announced that Progressive Ventures, part of the Progressive Media Group of companies, has taken a significant interest in the business. Progressive Ventures investment will help accelerate the development of Sportcal’s market intelligence data and analysis services.
Soccer - 29 Oct 2013 - Financial
Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough online charity auction came to an end on Sunday after it helped raise around £350,000 for cancer services - £150,000 more than in 2011.
Olympics - 03 Apr 2013 - Financial
Tokyo, 2 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020 praised the city of Tokyo’s strong showing in recently released Global Finance Centres Index (GFCI) 2013, which elevated Japan’s capital to sixth place among 79 financial centres, up one rank from the previous ranking.
Soccer - 22 Mar 2013 - Agency
London – Friday 22nd March - Tonight SPORTFIVE has donated highly sought after advertising space at the San Marino vs England World Cup Qualifier match to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, helping to provide world-class care for cancer patients. This will be repeated at the Tuesday night qualifier against Montenegro.
Olympics - 08 Mar 2013 - Bidding
7 March 2013; Istanbul: Forbes has cited the Turkish stock market’s “astounding 56 percent” growth in a report that names Turkey the best performer in its 2012 Periodic Table of emerging markets, reinforcing the country’s capacity to deliver an excellent Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
Badminton - 08 Feb 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Badminton World Federation is set to reap “tens of millions” in revenue from commercial rights during the next cycle of tournaments, starting in 2014.
Olympics - 19 Jul 2012 - Events
In the week before the start of this year’s Olympic Games in London, Sportcal can reveal that the games look set to break the $8-billion barrier for commercial revenues for the first time, in the four-year cycle that also included the 2010 winter Olympics in Vancouver, thanks in part to a massive, 52-per-cent increase in the value of the games’ media rights compared with the previous four-year cycle.
Olympics - 18 Jul 2012 - Events
The new edition of Sportcal Magazine is now available, and is being distributed ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
14 Jun 2012 - Financial
Couchmans LLP, the market leading sports law firm, has advised specialist sports sector investment business, Sports Investment Partners LLP, on its investment in Digital Billboard Replacement (DBR) specialists Supponor.
01 Dec 2011 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) has launched new figures which reveal that the size of the European sponsorship industry is far larger than had previously been estimated.
Soccer - 17 Nov 2011 - Events
A total tourism turnover of DKK61 million equal to €8.1 million and 81,760 bed nights in Denmark are just some of the key findings of Sport Event Denmark’s tourist economic impact analysis and evaluation report on the UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2011 in Aarhus, Herning, Viborg and Aalborg, 11 - 25 June 2011, presented in cooperation with the Danish Football Association (DBU) and UEFA.
25 May 2011 - Events
London, Wednesday 25th May, 2011 – Sported, a charitable organisation that supports the voluntary and community sports sector in the UK, was launched in London yesterday by Sir Keith Mills and Lord Sebastian Coe.<BR><BR>
18 Mar 2011 - Financial
A squad of Japan’s top athletes from a range of sports has launched a fund in aid of the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated north-eastern parts of Japan last week.
Conferences - 16 Mar 2011 - Events
A majority stake in Executive Sport Ltd (ESL), the leading business to business event organiser for the international business of sport, has been purchased by Convers Sports Initiatives (CSI).
Golf - 15 Mar 2011 - Events
Open Championship organiser, The R&amp;A and EventScotland today announced that the 150th Anniversary Open Championship staged in St Andrews, last year, delivered a combined £100 million benefit to Scotland.
31 Jan 2011 - Sponsorship
Following a 6% decline in the spend on sponsorship rights in Ireland in 2010, a new study released today by leading Dublin Consultancy Onside Sponsorship is forecasting a more modest 2% decrease in the Irish sponsorship market in 2011 to €123m.
Soccer - 25 Oct 2010 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, acted for Liverpool FC Chairman Martin Broughton in relation to the recent sale of the Club to New England Sports Ventures (‘NESV’).
24 Aug 2010 - Financial
Tapping into the leadership and talent demands across an industry approaching $1 trillion globally -- $440 billion in the U.S. alone – Heidrick &amp; Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSII) has launched a new global practice dedicated to the sport business.
Conferences - 03 Nov 2009 - Financial
Mumbai, November 2, 2009: TransStadia, a company championing the cause of sports development and sports promotion in India, which recently launched its first initiative ‘India International Sports Summit’ has now tied up with ASIA SPORTS 2009, the pan-Asian platform dedicated to the growth of the sports business in the region.
03 Oct 2008 - Financial
Demand for specialist technical and commercial skills and international expertise is driving salaries up <BR>for key roles throughout the sports sector across the UK and Europe, with London 2012 having a <BR>dynamic impact on UK sports bodies, according to analysis of a comprehensive salary survey conducted <BR>by Sports Recruitment International, the leading specialist search and recruitment consultancy. <BR>
Soccer - 22 Sep 2008 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that Amanda Staveley and David Dein will be participating on a panel entitled ‘Where is Football going? Foreign Ownership for a Global Game’ at Soccerex 2008 this November in Gauteng, South Africa.
05 Sep 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law firm, acted for Essentially Group<BR>Limited, the AIM-listed sports marketing, media, management and professional services group<BR>(“Essentially”), on its acquisition this week of Arundel Promotions Limited ("Arundel").
03 Jun 2008 - Events
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Zug, Switzerland / Beijing, PR China, 2 June 2008 - </SPAN>Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">marketing partner of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Chinese Football Association </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">(CFA), announced today to allocate a sum of more than one million RMB (around 100,000 Euro) to </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">support the people and region most affected by the massive earthquake on May 12 and the various </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">aftershocks.</SPAN>
Olympics - 14 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expresses its deepest sympathies to<SPAN style="COLOR: black"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"> the</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">many thousands of people whose lives and livelihoods have been affected by the Chinese earthquake. In response to this tragic event, the IOC has announced a commitment of RMB 6.9 million (USD $1million) in financial support for relief and recovery efforts in the affected regions.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN>
28 Apr 2008 - Financial
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The World Academy of Sport today announces the world’s first global insurance scheme for athletes travelling and competing around the globe.</SPAN>
Taekwondo - 05 Mar 2008
WTF President Chungwon Choue contributed 100 million won (US$105,786) to the Seoul-based World Taekwondo Federation for its development and solidarity programs in late February 2008.
Conferences - 11 Jan 2008
More than ever before the issues surrounding the commercial exploitation, governance and regulation of sport must be mastered if you are to operate successfully in today’s sporting arena.
Conferences - 30 Nov 2007
Following the success of the Motor Sport Business Forum in Monaco, the event is expanding with a new conference and exhibition in the Middle East.
Conferences - 29 Nov 2007
Leading sports multimedia platform and number one pan-European broadcaster, Eurosport, will produce live coverage of the 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum.
22 Nov 2007
Right To Play, the world’s largest sports orientated charity that aids the development and education of children in the most disadvantaged areas of the world, has appointed Pitch PR to undertake a major consumer and corporate PR campaign to support their work in the UK.
Conferences - 16 Nov 2007
Vijay Mallya, the billionaire owner of the Force India F1 team and the major influence behind India’s bid to host a Formula One Grand Prix, will give a presentation during the opening session of the 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum.
Conferences - 30 Oct 2007
IM2 Events would like to invite you to the forthcoming Motor Sport Business Forum exhibition and conference on 5-6 December 2007 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo.
Conferences - 16 Oct 2007
The 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum is set to become the ultimate networking event of the year, with leading industry figures from every continent confirming their attendance at the two-day conference and exhibition.
16 Oct 2007
Asia’s number one sports broadcaster, ESPN STAR Sports today announced a new appointment to its Legal team with Andrew Marshall taking on the role of Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs, with effect from 8 October, 2007.
Conferences - 11 Oct 2007
Many of the world’s biggest and best known sports properties are the subject of entries short-listed for the inaugural SportBusiness ISEMS Awards, to be presented at Wembley Stadium, London on October 31.
Conferences - 12 Sep 2007
There is still time for companies involved in planning and delivering sports events to enter for the inaugural SportBusiness ISEMS Awards, to be presented at Wembley Stadium during the International Sports Event Management and Security conference and exhibition 2007.
Conferences - 11 Sep 2007
The Sport Industry Group and the Financial Times are delighted to unveil energy brand E.ON as a supporter of the FT Sport Industry Summit 2007 on 1st November.
Motor racing - 10 Sep 2007
Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport’s world governing body, will deliver the Keynote address to open the 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum.<BR>
Conferences - 24 Aug 2007
The Sport Industry Group and the Financial Times are delighted to announce that Etienne de Villiers, Executive Chairman and President of men’s tennis tour the ATP, is confirmed as a speaker at the FT Sport Industry Summit 2007 on 1st November.
University sports - 17 Aug 2007
So far, five medals have been won at the Universiade by athletes of countries that benefit from the FISU/UBOC Financial Aid Programme.
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