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Gymnastics - 25 Jan 2006
The week starting on Monday 23rd January 2006 marks 200 days since the official announcement  of the successful London 2012 Olympic Bid.
Cricket - 19 Jan 2006
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today welcomed the decisions of Interim Committee of Zimbabwe Cricket to withdraw from its Test cricket commitments until 2007 and to commission an independent investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2006
The Football League has signed a new three-year contract extension to its overseas television agreement with Octagon CSI.
Cricket - 18 Jan 2006
ICC Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Speed has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to remind it of the obligations it has as a member of the international cricket community.
Business - 16 Jan 2006
Sportcal.com’s Sports Media Rights - The New Market Conference, taking place at the Kingsway Hall in in London on 24th January, has attracted an international audience, with delegates so far registering from over 15 countries.
Cricket - 13 Jan 2006
Guyana’s Government has underlined its commitment to ensuring that the Host Venue delivers on all of its obligations for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, including provision of the required number of hotel rooms.
Rugby union - 13 Jan 2006
The International Rugby Board today announced the format of the Pacific Five Nations tournament that will involve the national teams from Tier 2 Unions Fiji, Japan, Samoa, and Tonga plus a NZ representative side.
Business - 11 Jan 2006
With just two weeks to go, time is running out to register for the first major sports industry conference of 2006.
Cricket - 11 Jan 2006
Managing Director & CEO of ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Inc. Chris Dehring has reminded staff at the headquarters in Jamaica that “everything (for the Event) must be done to world-class standards”.
Business - 04 Jan 2006
Eurosport’s Laurent-Eric Le Lay, Managing Director Broadcasting, is the latest addition to the list of top panellists for Sportcal.com’s rapidly expanding conference Sports Media Rights - The New Market Conference, taking place in London on January 24th 2006.
22 Dec 2005
Sportcal.com today announces the launch of the re-named Sportcal.com’s Sports Broadcasting Service, after concerns were raised that its former title, the ‘International Sports Broadcasting’ service, could lead to confusion with Manuelo Romero’s International Sports Broadcasting company.
19 Dec 2005
Leading sports law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates, acted for the owners of sports marketing agency Lighthouse Communications Limited on the successful disposal of the company to leading events and sports agency Fast Track Communications this week.
Soccer - 15 Dec 2005
Setanta Sports, the leading international TV sports broadcaster and Servecast, Europe’s premier provider of new media sports broadcasting, today announced the launch of a new service to deliver live Champions League Football over the Internet for the first time ever in Ireland and the US.
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.
Soccer - 12 Dec 2005
Leipzig, Germany, 8 December 2005 - When football fans in Germany enjoy the matches of 2006 FIFA World Cup™ on giant screens, SOS Children's Villages will benefit too.
Rugby union - 12 Dec 2005
The latest phase of the International Rugby Board’s internal modernisation programme was announced today with a series of departmental changes within the Rugby World Cup, Communications, Rugby Services and Member Services Departments.
08 Dec 2005
The mobile sports rights market is in a state of flux, with all those involved - sports federations and other rights-owners, content aggregators, sports agencies, technical facilitators and mobile operators - trying to predict the future direction of audiovisual sports content via mobile phones.
Business - 05 Dec 2005
Stefan Kürten, is the latest addition to the line-up of panelists for Sportcal.com's Sports Media Rights
Golf - 30 Nov 2005
Mission Hills Golf Club, China, affirmed by the Guinness World Records as the world's largest golf complex, and The Celtic Manor Resort, venue for the Ryder Cup in 2010, have announced the creation of the Goodwill Trophy and Business Forum, a ground-breaking collaboration that will enhance trade, tourism and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and China through golf.
Archery - 25 Nov 2005
FITA is breaking new ground in the development of worldwide archery with the opening of its 1st International Training Center.
Cricket - 25 Nov 2005
More than 800,000 tickets – ranging from US$10 for a Single Match ticket to US$300 for the best seats at the Final as well as special Combinations, Tour & Travel and Corporate Hospitality packages – will go on sale for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 from January.
Rugby union - 25 Nov 2005
Since the announcement of the Host Union for Rugby World Cup 2011 on November 17 in Dublin there has been a lot said and written about the future growth and development of rugby worldwide.
Paralympics - 21 Nov 2005
Beijing, China - Today, representatives of the next four Paralympic Games - Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 - gathered during the 2005 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly in Beijing, China.
Rugby union - 18 Nov 2005
The IRB Council has awarded the IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 to New Zealand.
Paralympics - 18 Nov 2005
Integrated planning for the world’s two biggest sporting events – the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games – is underway for the first time in preparation for the London 2012 Games, London organising committee deputy chairman, Keith Mills, said today.
Paralympics - 17 Nov 2005
Beijing, China - Today, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Otto Bock HealthCare signed a partnership agreement making Otto Bock a Worldwide Partner of the Paralympic Movement until the end of 2008, in the product categories 'Therapeutical Medical Devices' and 'Rehabilitation and Mobility Healthcare Products'.
Sailing - 16 Nov 2005
Farrer & Co have advised the Volvo Ocean Race since 2002 on the legal and commercial complexities of preparing and staging the world's premier round-the-world ocean race which started on 12 November 2005 and is set to race around the world until July 2006.
Athletics - 09 Nov 2005
MONACO – With the next edition of the IAAF World Indoor Championships set to take place in Moscow next spring, the IAAF is taking the opportunity to visit the Russian capital this week for a site visit and other meetings, culminating in the last IAAF Council Meeting of 2005 this weekend, 12/13 November.
Olympics - 08 Nov 2005
The official Chinese business delegation in the UK for the Chinese Presidents state visit, today visited the Olympic Park site and the London Organising Committee’s Headquarters.
Rugby union - 02 Nov 2005
Franklin Sports Business has been appointed on the re-development of Lansdowne Road Stadium in Dublin as part of the project management team appointed by Lansdowne Road Stadium Development Company and led by Project Management Group, to provide the full range of cost management, procurement and QS services.
Badminton - 21 Oct 2005
The richest Badminton event on the IBF World Grand Prix series - the China Open, has renewed its distribution agreement for the next 3-years with Swedish television agency IEC in Sports.
Skiing - Alpine - 19 Oct 2005
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has announced the appointment of deltatre to provide timing, data processing and TV graphics services for the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup events in Beaver Creek and Aspen, Colorado this December.
19 Oct 2005
Milan (ITA), October 19th 2005 – During the year 2005 the Media Partners Group, recognized leader in the areas of media rights, sports marketing and management, tv production and post-production, went through some major changes in its financial and organizational structure.
Soccer - 18 Oct 2005
Reward, providers of the market leading Reward Programme, is proud to announce the launch of Advance Points.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2005
London 2012 is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Canary Wharf Group regarding new premises for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) at One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf.
Soccer - 17 Oct 2005
UEFA President Lennart Johansson, together with Romanian FA counterpart Mircea Sandu, inaugurated the brand new national training centre in Mogosoaia, close to Bucharest, at a ceremony held today in Romania.
28 Sep 2005
In October 2005 Sportcal.com will be publishing a new report entitled "Sports Media Rights – The New Market" which will be distributed to all delegates at Sportel 2005 and all subscribers to Sportcal.com.
28 Sep 2005
51pegasi BV, a software solutions company serving the international sports market, announced today that it had closed a round of funding totalling € 1.8 million and led by Siemens Venture Capital GmbH (SVC).
28 Sep 2005
Leading sports law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates (“CHA”), has won a competitive tender to be appointed as retained legal advisors to SFX Sports Group Europe (“SFX”) for all their non-contentious legal requirements.
20 Sep 2005
London – Reuters has acquired Action Images, the specialist sports photography agency in a deal designed to continue the expansion of Reuters global picture business.
Golf - 14 Sep 2005
Singapore, September 13, 2005 – Toyota Motor Asia Pacific and IMG, the world’s largest sports and lifestyle management agency, announced today that they will jointly stage the inaugural Lexus Cup in Singapore this December 2005.
Rugby union - 13 Sep 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) held a series of meetings with USA Rugby and Rugby Canada over the weekend to begin the planning process for the establishment of a rugby development programme in North America that has an investment value of £5 million.
12 Sep 2005
SportBusiness International and Sport Research Group have today launched their first annual global omnibus online survey of leading sport business executives worldwide.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2005
The Mayor of London has today welcomed the draft procurement principles that the new Olympic Delivery Authority will use to ensure the London 2012 Games deliver the greatest lasting benefits.
Business - 07 Sep 2005
The latest SportBusiness conference, 'Mobile and Broadband: The opportunities for sport", held in association with Addleshaw Goddard on 13th October, has added a number of new speakers, and 2 new sponsors to the roster.
Rugby union - 31 Aug 2005
The IRB Pacific Islands Advisory Committee (PIAC) held its inaugural meeting in Fiji today and put in place the required planning platform that will see the immediate introduction of a rugby development programme in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga at an estimated investment cost between £7 and £8 million over the next three years.
Business - 24 Aug 2005
Mobile and Broadband are changing the face of sport, providing a wide range of new ways to both generate revenue and enhance relationships with fans.
22 Aug 2005
TNS Gallup in Sweden has become the tenth market to launch a Sports Research and Sponsorship Evaluation service.
Motor racing - 17 Aug 2005
August 16, 2005 -- DENVER – The 2005 CENTRIX Financial Grand Prix of Denver presented by PacifiCare today announced that attendance for this year’s Grand Prix of Denver event totaled 148,511 surpassing 2004 attendee total of 112,000.
15 Aug 2005
15 Aug 2005, Singapore:  Asia's number one sports broadcaster, ESPN STAR Sports today announced a new appointment to its events management team with Harvey Davis taking on the role of Senior Director, Event Management Group, with effect from August 15, 2005.
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