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Soccer - 29 Apr 2008 - Events
MP & Silva, a leading international sports agency, and Juventus Football Club S.p.A. have announced today that the Turin-based club will play in Hong Kong, China, and Australia for next month’s Costa Cruises Juventus Asia-Pacific Tour 2008. The tour will be the first time Juventus has played in Asia-Pacific since 2005, when they played matches in Japan, and Hong Kong.
13 Feb 2008
Charles Russell LLP, one of the top 50 legal practices in the UK, has appointed Fast Track Sailing as its sports PR agency. The agency will initially work to raise the profile of Charles Russell and its sports law services within the marine industry.
Skiing - 12 Feb 2008
The goal of this document is to provide key details on a new public relations and marketing campaign called “Bring Kids Back to the Snow” and to define the task of developing and managing this multi-year campaign.
Olympics - 25 Jan 2008
The Presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, and of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Hon. John Fahey, met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, to discuss cooperation between the two organisations and enhanced strategies in the fight against doping in sport.
Athletics - 16 Jan 2008
The IAAF is pleased to announce that it has appointed two major international companies to further develop and enhance the brand and identity for the IAAF.
Baseball - 18 Dec 2007
The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) announced on Monday the appointment of Nicki Vance as the federation’s new Anti-Doping Manager.
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.
15 Nov 2007
More than 1,500 Representatives Convene at Historic Third World Conference, Debate Future Strategies and Revise World Anti-Doping Code.
Business - 01 Nov 2007
Dick Pound, the outgoing chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and former vice president of the International Olympic Committee, will make his last public address in that role tomorrow when he delivers the keynote speech at the FT Sport Industry Summit 2007.
26 Sep 2007
Following the departure of Andrew Croker, the former Management Board Member of SPORTFIVE Group, Chris Rawlings of SPORTFIVE’s company Active Sports Marketing will assume the responsibilities of Managing Director in the UK.
Badminton - 25 Sep 2007
The Hong Kong Badminton Association (HKBA) has appointed Total Sports Asia (TSA) as its exclusive worldwide media rights distributor for the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open Badminton Super Series 2007.
24 Sep 2007
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that its Executive Committee has approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2008.
Olympics - 09 Jul 2007
Icon, Europe’s leading event branding specialist, has added to its growing reputation for providing the design and look for cities bidding to stage Olympic Games and other major sporting events by playing its part in helping Sochi to secure the right to stage the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
24 May 2007
World Anti Doping Agency President Dick Pound has praised the International Rugby Board on its stance against drugs in sport and for the comprehensive and professional delivery of its Anti-Doping programmes.
Olympics - 13 Apr 2007
Lisbon, Portugal, April 12, 2007 – Sochi 2014 reaffirms its commitment to the war against doping with Bid Supervisory Board member and Chairman of the Federal Agency for Physical Training and Sports Vyacheslav Fetisov leading the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, tomorrow.
03 Apr 2007
Montreal, 2 April 2007 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today expressed its great concern and disappointment following a serious breach of confidentiality that occurred as part of the FINA World Championships in Melbourne, Australia.
01 Mar 2007
ICC Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Speed today confirmed the ICC’s intention to target test players for banned substances during the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean.
Olympics - 09 Feb 2007
Salzburg, 08 February 2007: Today we have learned that Walter Mayer has dropped legal actions against Dr. Jacques Rogge, IOC President, and Dick Pound, Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and IOC member.
Business - 31 Jan 2007
This year’s ISPO Sportsponsoring-Kongresses on  5 and 6 Februar 2007 is once again aiming at a record-breaking turnout: One and a half weeks before the sport industry’s meeting, more than 1000 delegates have confirmed their attendance.
16 Jan 2007
As part of our consultation process provide at the Web link below the First Draft Revision of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) for your review and comment.
Cricket - 19 Dec 2006
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today endorsed the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) decision to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the lifting of the bans on Pakistan players Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammed Asif.
22 Nov 2006
Moscow, Russia, November 21, 2006 – Sochi 2014 is delivering on its promise to provide a hi-tech regional transport infrastructure as the Russian Government completed the privatization of the terminal at the Sochi International Airport.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2006
South Korea launched its new national anti-doping organization, the Korean Anti-Doping Agency (KADA), at an inaugural meeting held on 2 November.
Cricket - 06 Nov 2006
Adherence to Spirit of Cricket and continued strong stance against drugs in sport through WADA compliance among the many plusses.
Cricket - 31 Oct 2006
ICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed said: “The current ICC Champions Trophy is our first tournament since we became signatories to the WADA Code and it has presented us with some challenging issues.
Soccer - 27 Oct 2006
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and UEFA President Lennart Johansson met in Zurich today (26 October 2006) to discuss how to further improve the co-operation between the two organisations in several areas, and in particular in the defence of the autonomy of football.
Cycling - 27 Oct 2006
London and Kent are set to receive a £115 million boost when the Tour de France, the biggest annual sporting event in the world, starts in the UK for the first time in July 2007.
Cricket - 17 Oct 2006
ICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed today made the following comments after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that it was withdrawing two players, Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif, from the ICC Champions Trophy following positive drugs tests.
03 Oct 2006
Lyon, October 2, 2006 - Interpol, the world’s largest police organization, and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have committed to work together to identify areas for collaboration in combating the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport.
18 Sep 2006
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that its Executive Committee approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2007.
13 Sep 2006
IEC in Sports, the Swedish-based Sports Marketing Agency specialized in television distribution and rights consultancy today announced that it has entered into an  agreement with FINA (La Fédération Internationale de Natation) to centrally market a number of the Federation’s key events over the course of the next three and a half years.
Athletics - 25 Aug 2006
Monte-Carlo - In light of the Media interest surrounding the Justin Gatlin (USA) case and the misreporting of statements made by IAAF representatives, the IAAF wishes to clarify the situation:
Athletics - 10 Aug 2006
The IAAF wishes to confirm that it is investigating, in conjunction with its partner, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, the activities of coach, Trevor Graham.
Olympics - 09 Aug 2006
Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is in the final stages of preparing for the first-ever “Leisure Sport Fest”, set to take place on August 13th in Sochi.
Soccer - 22 Jun 2006
IEC in Sports, the established Swedish-based Television Distribution Agency, has been appointed to handle the European, Middle Eastern and North African Television Distribution of the prestigious Portuguese Football League, the equivalent of Portugal’s Premier League.
Olympics - 16 Jun 2006
Getty Images was designated as the Official Photo Agency of BOCOG on June 16th, 2006.
Table tennis - 16 Jun 2006
ITTF is pleased to announce that all the samples collected during the Liebherr World Team Championships in Bremen were negative.
Soccer - 05 Jun 2006
A number of FIFA committees will be meeting in Munich between 3 and 5 June 2006, with the spotlight falling on the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ and the 56th FIFA Congress.
Olympics - 30 May 2006
Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2006 – The leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), General Director David Howman and Dr. Olivier Rabin, this week reported their satisfaction that progress has been made in Russia’s anti-doping services, following an on-site inspection of the facilities in Moscow.
05 May 2006
Management Forum’s latest Sports Law event will address in detail the importance of Regulatory and Governance issues in Sport
02 May 2006
Michael Vaughn, Frank Lampard, Mike Tindall and British boxing sensation Amir Kahn were amongst the many sport stars who lined up last week next to 1200 key stakeholders from the Sport Industry to celebrate the Sport Industry Awards 2006.
02 May 2006
Montreal, 1 May 2006 - The Executive Committee and Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will meet respectively Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, 2006, in Montreal.
Cricket - 24 Mar 2006
Brooklyn, NY (March 17, 2006)-- Major League Cricket has signed Giles Communications, LLC as its public relations and marketing agency.
08 Mar 2006
March 8, 2006. At a media conference to be held on Thursday March 9 at 10.30am, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will outline the anti-doping measures to be implemented during the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and send a strong message that those breaking the rules will be treated as serious offenders.
Softball - 04 Jan 2006
In a year when the sports media had a large number of doping stories to report on, none of them included women’s international softball.
14 Dec 2005
Fast Track, the UK’s leading events and sports agency chaired by former Olympian Alan Pascoe, is expanding its client portfolio and skills base by merging Lighthouse Communications Ltd with its award winning client facing team.
Paralympics - 12 Dec 2005
The 2006 Visa Paralympic World Cup will be staged over seven days of action in Manchester between 1-7 May.
29 Nov 2005
Paris, 25 November – Sweden has become the first country to ratify the International Convention Against Doping in Sport.
Archery - 25 Nov 2005
FITA is pleased to announce today its adoption of ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration & Management System), the web-based database management system developed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for the coordination of anti-doping activities worldwide under the World Anti-Doping Code (Code).
Olympics - 15 Nov 2005
Partnerships and working together were vital elements of winning the 2012 Games for London and will continue to be crucial over the coming years.
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