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eSports - 02 Jul 2020 - Events
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and Polyphony Digital Inc., creator of the Gran Turismo franchise, have today announced a deal that will see Getty Images’ world-class motorsport specialist photographers capturing stunning in-game photography from Gran Turismo’s online and live World Tour events. Getty Images will serve as the exclusive Photographic Agency of the FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships.
Olympics - 01 Jul 2020 - Financial
Lausanne, 1 July 2020 - The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close almost five months ago to the day. This presented an opportunity for the Organising Committee to look back on the great sporting and popular success of the YOG as well as the positive financial results. Now, it's time to look at the legacy, which will be managed by a new structure set up for this purpose.
University sports - 30 Jun 2020 - Events
From today, future volunteers can register on the Swiss Volunteers platform to volunteer at the Winter Universiade 2021. The Organising Committee is seeking about 3800 volunteers for the multisport event.
Volleyball - 26 Jun 2020 - Sponsorship
Yuji Nishida has joined ASICS in an exciting new partnership set to help him improve his performance on court, while promoting the sporting goods brand around the world.
University sports - 18 Jun 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its events until 15 October 2020, in keeping with safety measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
University sports - 17 Jun 2020 - Events
FISU opened player registration today to its first-ever international eSports competition for university students; the 2020 FISU eSports Challenge Football. Citing keen eSports interest among university students, FISU’s President Oleg Matytsin announced the International University Sports Federation’s initial foray into competitive sports gaming.
Conferences - 04 Jun 2020 - Events
The 2019 edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Gold Coast has been recognised at a prestigious annual award show for the Australian events sector.
Soccer - 28 May 2020 - Leagues & cups
The sports practice of BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) has been appointed by world leading football league LaLiga to assist its communications efforts as it relaunches its season.
University sports - 27 May 2020 - Events
FISU announces the cancellation of its events until 15 September 2020, in keeping with safety measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic
Volleyball - 27 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FIVB today launched its Athletes’ Relief Support fund to provide short-term assistance to professional volleyball and beach volleyball players who have been affected financially by the global coronavirus pandemic.
University sports - 22 May 2020 - Television
With most live sports cancelled for the spring and summer of 2020, European television sports giant Eurosport will telecast some of the best highlights from the Napoli 2019 World University Games, on Monday 25 May and Tuesday 26 May.
Business - 15 May 2020 - Agency
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, has been appointed by fan engagement platform IQONIQ to run its international communications.
Various - 13 May 2020 - Events
At the turn of the year, many of us were looking forward to a breath-taking twelve months of sport, with an enviable calendar of major global sporting events lying in wait. Yet, the spread of Covid-19 soon turned those plans upside down, as the first few months of 2020 instead descended into a rollercoaster of unprecedented and unpredictable change.
University sports - 11 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s finally here! After months of exhaustive preparations and expert inputs from around the world, the highly awaited FISU Healthy Campus project opens to all universities on 12 May.
Conferences - 23 Apr 2020 - Events
Six months away from the flagship event, Sportel CEO, Laurent Puons confirms that it will be the “must attend event” to get back on track after the period of uncertainty raised by the current COVID-19 crisis.
Conferences - 23 Apr 2020 - Events
SportAccord has opened the registration process for the 2021 edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
University sports - 23 Apr 2020 - Events
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the local Organising Committee of the 2020 University World Cup 3x3 Basketball have agreed to postpone this year’s tournament, which was scheduled to be held from 26-29 November 2020, in Xiamen, People’s Republic of China.
Business - 02 Apr 2020 - Agency
Today, leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) released results of a new survey focused on the impact of COVID-19 on cities hosting major sporting events. The key findings revealed that the current situation and disruption in the international sports event market by the COVID-19 virus will likely lead to significant strategic adjustments for many cities significantly involved in event hosting.
University sports - 31 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU today welcomed the announcement of revised dates for Tokyo 2020 and the prospect of an exceptional summer of Olympic sport in 2021. FISU will maintain the planned August slot for the Chengdu 2021 FISU Summer World University Games, with only a slight 2-day modification to the original dates, as per the request of the local organising committee.
Business - 27 Mar 2020 - Agency
CSM has today announced the launch of ExperienceGood.co, a digital hub to enable collaboration and story sharing across the world of experience marketing. The platform was developed by CSM together with foundational partner The Vendry, with the goal of driving the industry towards innovative solutions that highlight the power of collective experiences in this new era of social distancing.
University sports - 26 Mar 2020 - Events
In keeping with the measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, FISU announces the cancellation of its events until August 2020.
17 Mar 2020
With the COVID-19 currently causing considerable disruption in many parts of the world, including Switzerland, ASOIF has taken the decision to postpone its General Assembly to November.
Conferences - 16 Mar 2020 - Events
SportAccord has announced with regret the cancellation of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020, which had been due to take place from 19-24 April in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Conferences - 11 Mar 2020 - Media
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, and Nick Volante, SPORTEL’s exclusive marketing agent, review the 2020 edition of the spring market in Miami.
Conferences - 10 Mar 2020 - Events
After careful consideration, The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) and the Belgian Sponsorship Awards organisers have made the difficult decision to postpone the event due to take place on Thursday 12th March in Brussels, to later this year.
Conferences - 09 Mar 2020 - Events
As SPORTEL Miami 2020 concludes, Laurent Puons, CEO, takes a look back at the event’s highlights: We pride ourselves on listening to and working with our community and we know that the industry is very competitive and ever changing.
University sports - 03 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s fitting that one year to the day when the heart of Siberia welcomed the world to the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade, the world’s best mogul skiers come to town for the latest stage of the FIS Freestyle World Cup.
Conferences - 27 Feb 2020 - Events
Europe’s best and brightest sponsorship campaigns were recognised at the 13th annual ESA Awards ceremony, held on Wednesday, 26 February.
Conferences - 26 Feb 2020 - Events
Headquartered in Miami, with the largest, most innovative production facility in South Florida, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is redefining Hispanic Media with high-quality programming that is not only setting the new standard, but more importantly representing the U.S Latino experience.
Conferences - 25 Feb 2020 - Events
With just 3 weeks to go until the SponsorLive conference on 12th March in Brussels, the organisers are delighted to announce three new speakers as well as the final line-up and programme for the day. Places are still available for this European Sponsorship Association Summit.
Business - 25 Feb 2020 - Agency
In search of the city most associated with sport, leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today released its 2020 Ranking of Sports Cities. For the first time in the eight-year history of the ranking, New York took first place, besting perennial leader London. Paris, Los Angeles and Lausanne remain in the top five sports cities worldwide.
Business - 25 Feb 2020 - Events
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, took home four prizes at the British Sports Journalism Awards announced last night. First staged in 1949, the British Sports Journalism Awards are the oldest sports awards in Britain, recognising excellence in the profession of journalism.
University sports - 24 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Executive Committee meeting of the newly elected members. Matytsin, recently appointed Russian Minister of Sport, welcomed the new members and expressed regret that some colleagues were not able to join the meeting due to the coronavirus outbreak.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus outbreak and its global spread. Keeping the safety of participants and organisers in mind, the Federation of University Sports of China (FUSC) has cancelled all international participation until May 2020.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
President Bach made his first visit to FISU’s offices on the University of Lausanne campus today, as FISU leaders gathered for three days of Steering Committee and Executive Committee meetings.
Conferences - 20 Feb 2020 - Events
SportAccord has confirmed that Lausanne, the Olympic Capital will host the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020. Returning to the Canton of Vaud and the Home of International Sport, SportAccord will take place from 19-24 April 2020 at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre.
Boxing - 20 Feb 2020 - Media rights
FIGHT SPORTS, the 24/7 linear channel dedicated to premium Live Events and original programming covering the entire fight industry, has acquired the exclusive rights to the upcoming Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II event from Las Vegas for over 20 countries, including the Middle East/North Africa region, and several territories throughout Europe and Asia.
Conferences - 19 Feb 2020 - Events
During SPORTEL Miami Conference Day, on Tuesday 3rd March, Devi Mahadevia, Facebook Director of Emerging & Digital Sports Partnerships and Matthieu Van Veen, The IRONMAN Group Chief Revenue Officer, will discuss how IRONMAN has leveraged the social network to build an audience and drive meaningful business results.
Conferences - 17 Feb 2020 - Events
The 27th edition of the Think!Sponsorship conference, taking place on the 1st May 2020 at the British Library will explore a range of topics under the theme of 'Collaborate'.
Conferences - 13 Feb 2020 - Events
SportAccord has confirmed that the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 will not take place in Beijing due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China.
Various - 13 Feb 2020 - Internet
LAUSANNE, February 13, 2020 – The Sports Practice of leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today released its 2019 International Sports Federation Social Media Ranking, which aims to capture the social media footprint of the 41 international Olympic sports federations (IFs).
Conferences - 10 Feb 2020 - Events
The first Global Sports Week Paris concluded Friday with a challenge to leaders of the international sports movement to embrace change in order to protect and increase sport’s impact in the world.
Conferences - 05 Feb 2020 - Events
The role of sport in the climate emergency is set to dominate discussions at the first Global Sports Week Paris taking place tomorrow and Friday at the Carrousel du Louvre.
Business - 04 Feb 2020 - Legal
This week anti-piracy company Rivendell made history by reporting its 500 millionth infringing URL to Google. Speaking with TorrentFreak, the founder of Rivendell and sister company LeakID says that his team works closely with Google and finds the search giant very cooperative and helpful. He credits pirates for being resourceful but loves finding ways to "outsmart" them.
Conferences - 03 Feb 2020 - Events
The 2020 spring edition of SPORTEL will kick off on 3 March, with a high-level conference day including a keynote panel featuring some of the most important personalities from the world of boxing.
Conferences - 31 Jan 2020 - Events
Representatives of more than 70 countries are set to participate in the first Global Sports Week Paris as France seeks to kick-start its decade in the global sports spotlight.
Conferences - 31 Jan 2020 - Events
I am writing in regard to SportAccord 2020, to provide an update on the status of our upcoming event in Beijing, China given the current Coronavirus outbreak.
Business - 30 Jan 2020 - Internet
Nothing in sports and entertainment can be taken for granted. Whether it be the success of your club, your league or your idol, nothing is for certain. This is especially relevant for the love and dedication that fans give to these industries. Over generations, their level of devotion, through the good and the bad, has been unmatched across industries and across the world.