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21 Aug 2006
21st August 2006 - The World Academy of Sport and Manchester United today announced the involvement of Sir Bobby Charlton in its leadership programme, The Winning Margin – Leading for Performance.
Tennis - 21 Aug 2006
PARIS/NEW YORK, August 21, 2006 – Gael Monfils, the 19-year-old Parisian tennis star, has signed with IMG, the world’s leading sports, entertainment and media company it was announced today by Gavin Forbes, Senior Vice President, IMG Tennis.
16 Aug 2006
The value of the marketing rights for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is set to take a further leap to reach close to €3 billion, compared with about €1.9 billion for this year’s World Cup in Germany, according to Sportcal.com’s recently-published ‘World Cup 2006: The Commercial Report.’
Business - 14 Aug 2006
Monaco, August 12, 2006 – With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum, it was announced today by David Tomatis, CEO of SPORTEL.
Soccer - 14 Aug 2006
Augsburg / 14 August 2006 – The Public Works Department in Augsburg has decided to expand its sponsoring commitment for FC Augsburg.
Business - 26 Jul 2006
The global sponsorship and marketing directors of some of the biggest companies in the world will be brought together for the first time at the 2006 Motor Sport Business Forum.
Golf - 14 Jul 2006
The European Tour Sport Relief Challenge burst through the £100,000 mark after the first round of the Barclays Scottish Open, where the lowest round of the day on Thursday – six under par 65 – meant that £4500 was added to the previous £97,192 total, taking the Tour’s Sport relief contribution to £101,692.
Soccer - 23 Jun 2006
With the Fifa World Cup reaching the half-way point, where can you go for the inside track on the crucial commercial information that lies behind the daily flood of reports, commentary, profiles, previews and post mortems on the matches of the world’s most lucrative sports event?<BR>
Archery - 13 Jun 2006
10 June was the individual finals of the Meteksan Antalya World Cup, second out of four stages leading to the Great Final in Mexico on October 22.
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.
Soccer - 02 Jun 2006
FIFA is pleased to announce that football’s world governing body will support the humanitarian project, UNITAID, starting with the upcoming 2006 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 30 May 2006
This summer’s World Cup in Germany is on course for profits of an astonishing €1.1 billion ($1.4 billion), with the estimated €1-billion cost of staging the event far outweighed by revenues from the sale of media rights, sponsorship, merchandise and tickets, according to Sportcal.com’s newly-published World Cup 2006: The Commercial Report.
26 May 2006
Pembroke, Bermuda, May 26, 2006 - Intelsat, Ltd. announced today that it has been informed that the United States Department of Justice is closing its antitrust investigation of Intelsat’s proposed merger with PanAmSat Holding Corporation (NYSE: PA).
25 May 2006
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law specialists, successfully advised world class footballer and captain of the German national team, Michael Ballack, on his recent high profile move to Chelsea FC.
Rugby union - 24 May 2006
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced the format and schedule for the inaugural IRB Nations Cup that kicks-off in Portugal on June 13. The competition brings together ‘A’ sides from Tier 1 Unions Argentina and Italy as well as Test sides from Tier 3 Unions Portugal and Russia.
Soccer - 18 May 2006
FIFA wishes to put the record straight on a few facts in the light of various reports that have appeared in the German and international media in recent days in relation to the declaration of bankruptcy filed by the Nici AG company.
Soccer - 15 May 2006
The Football League Trophy will be titled the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy for the next three seasons following the signing of a new seven-figure sponsorship agreement between The Football League and Johnstone’s Paint.
Cycling - 26 Apr 2006
The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced today from Aigle, Switzerland and London that it has established the “UCI Academy” in partnership with IF Education.
Rugby union - 25 Apr 2006
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced strong financial results for the year ending December 31 2005.
Olympics - 21 Apr 2006
21 April 2006; Sochi, Russia: Dmitry Chernyshenko, the CEO of Sochi’s bid to host the Olympic Winter Games in 2014, will be speaking at the prestigious 9th Russian Economic Forum held in London between 23-25 April 2006.
Badminton - 13 Apr 2006
BADMINTON England were today celebrating the increase in funding for elite badminton in UK Sport's latest £65m investment in Olympic and Paralympic sport through to the Beijing Games in 2008.
Soccer - 12 Apr 2006
In order to show its strong commitment to the development of football as a unifying tool in the region, FIFA will cover the costs of the rehabilitation of the football pitch of the Palestine Stadium in Gaza after it was damaged in a recent bombardment.
Cricket - 12 Apr 2006
The ICC would like to correct misleading reports in the media suggesting the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) negotiated a reduction in the cost of a fourth venue at this year’s ICC Champions Trophy from US$ one million to US$200,000.
Golf - 10 Apr 2006
A record prize fund of $1.8 million will be on offer for the 2006 BMW Asian Open which takes place next month at the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club from April 20-23 and which will again be tri-sanctioned between The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the China Golf Association.
07 Apr 2006
Addleshaw Goddard's Sport Business Group has completed the UK's biggest ever football club sponsorship deal, advising new client American International Group (AIG) on its multi-million pound, four-year deal with Manchester United Football Club.
06 Apr 2006
London, 6 April 2006: - TWI, the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports programming, and Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), the multi award-winning London based factual independent production company, today announced that they have reached agreement for TWI to acquire DSP.
09 Mar 2006
London, UK, 9 March 2006. Hill & Knowlton has been appointed by AYH plc construction and property consultants to raise its profile around the redevelopment of Highbury Stadium and their move to a new stadium at Ashburton Grove.
Business - 22 Feb 2006
With only 30 tickets left for this years No.1 networking event for the international football business, this is your last opportunity to qualify for the £200 discount in February.
16 Feb 2006
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Ryan Giggs today welcomed the announcement of a £600,000 grant from Barclays Spaces for Sports and the Football Foundation to redevelop a sports facility in Seymour Park, Old Trafford.
14 Feb 2006
After two weeks of discussions, debates and deliberations, the Sport Industry Awards is delighted to reveal the highly anticipated 2006 shortlist, as the countdown begins to this year’s ceremony.
Basketball - 10 Feb 2006
It was the 16th of October, 2000, and in the now-defunct Raimundo Saporta Pavillion, the hosts from Real Madrid and guests from Olympiacos Pireaus made a dream come true by playing the very first game of the just-born Euroleague.
Soccer - 10 Feb 2006
Leading niche sports business law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates, had a busy start to the year acting for players and advising agents in the recent January transfer window.
Cricket - 07 Feb 2006
ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc. has been making significant strides in its Anti-Infringement Programme (AIP) – particularly against websites which have been falsely advertising tournament tickets for sale.<BR>
Rugby union - 07 Feb 2006
The International Rugby Board (IRB) announced today that it has appointed Frontier Group (UK) to oversee all implementation and management of their Emirates Airline 3-year multi-million pound sponsorship deal that sees the Dubai based airline become the first official shirt sponsor of the IRB international referees.
Soccer - 03 Feb 2006
The Football Association has selected Action Images, the specialist sports photography agency, as its official photography partner in a new three-year deal.
03 Feb 2006
Ryder Cup 2006, major deals in Irish Rugby and GAA and marketing shifts away from traditional media will see overall spending by Irish companies grow by over 15% to almost €90m in 2006 according to forecasts by leading Dublin consultancy Onside Sponsorship.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2006
Sochi, 31 January 2006 - Sochi 2014, the Russian bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, has received a timely boost with news that the Russian Federal Government has now formally approved in principle the USD 11.7 billion development program of the Sochi region over the next eight years.
Athletics - 01 Feb 2006
Monte-Carlo - The IAAF is pleased to announce that its charity auction of items of World and Olympic athletics memorabilia, which were so generously donated by numerous legends of our sport, raised over US$30,000 in aid of three United Nations organisations, FAO, UNICEF and WFP.
Cricket - 31 Jan 2006
Information Technology (IT) & Telecommunications officials for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 expect the majority of their implementation phase will be completed by December and be ready for Testing in early 2007.
Business - 31 Jan 2006
With another sell out event guaranteed, and with more networking sessions included in the conference package, we are delighted to announce that a new networking tool will be showcased at The Soccerex Forum.
Soccer - 30 Jan 2006
The Presidents and General Secretaries of all 52 member associations of UEFA, who met on Thursday 26 January 2006 in Nyon, discussed two important court cases that have been opened in Charleroi and Lyon.
27 Jan 2006
Leading sports business law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates, continues to build on the 2005 successes of its Sports Ventures Unit by completing its first major corporate transaction of 2006.
Rugby union - 27 Jan 2006
Specialised digital sports agency Aura Sports and Mindshare Interaction, today announced that they had reached agreement for Land Rover to sponsor a free-to-enter Six Nations Fantasy game, hosted on Rugby Union website, <A href="http://www.scrum.com/">http://www.scrum.com/</A>