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11 Aug 2005
Singapore, 10 August 2005 -The Board of Directors of ESPN STAR Sports today announced the appointment of Jamie Davis as the company's next Managing Director with effect from 1 September 2005.
Athletics - 08 Aug 2005
HELSINKI - Ever since the IAAF was founded almost a century ago, the sport of athletics has combined the exciting drama of head to head competition with the challenge of setting new limits – of stretching the limits of human performance.
Soccer - 08 Aug 2005
Latest research shows that Arsenal FC is the fastest growing football brand in the Premiership1. Granada Ventures, the media agent and licensing management company for Arsenal, has released figures that show the size and scale of the Arsenal brand last season and makes projections for the forthcoming 2005/2006 season.
Soccer - 02 Aug 2005
Sri Lanka and the Maldives could miss out on seeing all of next year’s Fifa World Cup in Germany because of the punishing amount of money that will be demanded in broadcast rights fees.
29 Jul 2005
In May 2005, UK Sport published its Manifesto for Drug-Free Sport which set out a series of pledges across five core areas of anti-doping.
26 Jul 2005
Sportsmedia Broadcasting, the UK's leading provider of bespoke radio sports bulletins announces an agreement with REM.fm, the Costa del Sol’s leading English-speaking radio station, to provide bulletins LIVE to air.
Rugby league - 04 Jul 2005
The Rugby Football League has appointed Simon Malcolm as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.
27 Jun 2005
BRUSSELS, JUNE 27, 2005 - Burson-Marsteller and Helios Partners today announced an exclusive Olympic and Sports Marketing strategic business relationship which brings together the unrivalled Olympic heritage of one of the world’s leading global public relations and public affairs agencies and one of the sports industry’s most experienced teams in international sponsorship and marketing communications.
Soccer - 23 Jun 2005
Within a week of unveiling The UK Government plans to support UK companies attending Soccerex, the team have had an incredible response from new companies looking to export their services overseas.
Soccer - 08 Jun 2005
The UK Government has pledged their support for Soccerex, the only global b2b football convention in the world, in a major initiative designed to showcase British expertise internationally.
02 Jun 2005
athletes1, the broad based sports business, has today announced that it has acquired Fifa licensed agent, Dan Fletcher’s, company Excel International Management.
31 May 2005
The work of the Farrer & Co Sports Group has increased over the last two years and as a result we have appointed two new Partners.
31 May 2005
Queensland Events is celebrating its largest calendar of events - hitting a century for the first time in its 15-year history, Premier Peter Beattie has announced.<BR>
Taekwondo - 31 May 2005
Chungwon Choue, president of the World Taekwondo Federation, recently contributed US$125,000 to the Seoul-based WTF for Development and Solidarity programs.
27 May 2005
Total Sports Asia invites you to meet and share the experiences of China’s key player in the sports business world, Ma Guo Li, President of CCTV Sports.
26 May 2005
Total Sports Asia invites you to meet and share the experiences of China’s key player in the sports business world, Ma Guo Li, President of CCTV Sports.
25 May 2005
British sportsmen and women are being given the opportunity to pledge their commitment to drug-free sport through a new campaign launched today by UK Sport.
Motor racing - 16 May 2005
One of the most hard-hitting and cutting-edge conferences ever to be staged for the Motorsport Industry is now a reality.
Rugby union - 09 May 2005
With 16 days to go to the first Heineken Cup final to be played in Scotland, when Stade Francais Paris will play double champions Toulouse at Murrayfield on Sunday 22 May (kick-off 3.00 pm), the final countdown to European rugby's showpiece match has begun.
26 Apr 2005
Sportsworld, the international sports travel, hospitality and event marketing group which has taken tens of thousands of sports fans to Olympic Games and other major events over the past 25 years, has acquired specialist management consultancy Sports Alliance Management.
12 Apr 2005
At the occasion of MIP TV 2005, Eurodata TV Worldwide draws up a panorama of worldwide TV consumption and audience hits in 73 territories during 2004, analysed in its survey : « One Television Year in the World – 2005 issue ».
06 Apr 2005
Action Images the worlds leading independent sports picture agency has dramatically increased its product offering. In a worldwide &amp; exclusive agreement Action Images will now be the sole provider &amp; host of&nbsp; "The Sporting Pictures Collection".
Skiing - 23 Mar 2005
PARK CITY, Utah (March 22) – The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced Tuesday that The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG), a leading provider of disability insurance in the United States, will be the title sponsor of the upcoming U.S. Disabled Alpine Championships.
21 Mar 2005
Alun James, formerly managing director of Hill and Knowlton Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, and Neil Hopkins, an associate director at H&amp;K, have set up FourGritti Sports and Sponsorship.
Cricket - 17 Mar 2005
The ECB and Sport England today announced that they had recently reviewed cricket's investment in grass roots cricket and progress with Cricket's Strategic Plan.
16 Mar 2005
Sport England has today launched an exciting new planning tool called Active Places Power, which is set to influence where sport and leisure facilities are built in the future.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2005
Paris, March 11, 2005 – Paris 2012 today confirmed to the IOC Evaluation Commission, headed by Nawal El Moutawakel, the interest shown by the French and International Business Community regarding the post-Olympic use of the infrastructures that would be developed for a Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
09 Mar 2005
Boston, Mass. (7 March 2005) – G2 Strategic announced today that its website, www. g2strategic.net, has gone live.
09 Mar 2005
Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) launch their 2005 Internet Sports Auction today.&nbsp; The auction will not only raise money for the charity but also create awareness for Special Olympics prior to its National Summer Games in Glasgow this summer.
Golf - 22 Feb 2005
Record prize money of £2,300,000 has been confirmed for the 2005 Smurfit European Open at The K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland, from June 30 to July 3, an increase of £100,000 on 2004.
18 Feb 2005
Leading niche sports business and media lawyers, Couchman Harrington Associates (‘CHA’), have appointed senior corporate lawyer, Satish Khandke, as a Partner to head up their Sports Ventures Unit.&nbsp;
Olympics - 16 Feb 2005
New independent research released today shows that four out of five (78%) small businesses in East London support London’s Bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 14 Feb 2005
As the Capital prepares for the inspection visit of the International Olympic Committee (16-19 February), the City of London has today pledged over £1million to the London 2012 Olympic Bid.
14 Feb 2005
UK Sport is about to embark on its largest ever survey of Britain’s sportsmen and women to determine their attitudes to drugs, the effectiveness of the testing programme and the relevance of education material.
Horse racing - 11 Feb 2005
The new Racecourse Association (RCA) website is launched today.&nbsp; It has been revamped and renamed to better reflect the RCA’s function and enables search engines to locate the site more easily in order to encourage more potential racegoers to the site.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2005
The Cabinet of the City Council of Madrid has reached an agreement in order to buy Madrid Sports Infrastructures Company’s share capital, which is a company created to manage the infrastructures related with the Madrid 2012 bid.
10 Feb 2005
Prospective E.U. Member Turkey is the latest country to be covered by Sports Marketing Surveys , the international sports market research company, through its office opening in Istanbul.
10 Feb 2005
Médiamétrie and the GfK Group today announced the signing of a strategic partnership: the launch of a new joint study for France, the "Multimedia Equipment Reference", which will provide the market with a unique reference on the equipment of French households.
09 Feb 2005
Sportsmedia Broadcasting, the UK's leading provider of bespoke radio sports bulletins is delighted to announce an agreement with The Classic Gold Digital Network to provide it with bespoke sports bulletins.
09 Feb 2005
TNSSport, has introduced its ground-breaking SPORTSi on-screen brand tracking system to clients in two more of Europe’s biggest and most active sponsorship&nbsp; markets.
Cricket - 08 Feb 2005
Sportsbrand Media Group appoints Mark Semmence as Director of International Cricket and General Manager of Middle Eastern Region.
Rugby league - 07 Feb 2005
The Rugby Football League (RFL) today welcomed the decision by Sport England – the strategic lead for sport in England - to award £11.5 million of funding to the game over the next four years.
Golf - 03 Feb 2005
Dunlop, one of Britain's best known sports brands, has joined The Daily Telegraph as co-title sponsor for one of Britain's greatest golfing events for 2005, The Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters.
Business - 01 Feb 2005
Sport is big business. For rights holders, the opportunities to make money are more numerous and diverse than ever before, especially in the fields of sponsorship, broadcasting and new media
Olympics - 01 Feb 2005
Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, Mayor of Madrid, has stated this morning that the Olympic Games would leave 6,050 million euros profits for Madrid until the year 2016.
Rugby union - 31 Jan 2005
Ticket sales for the 2005 Heineken Cup final in Edinburgh have gone through the 20,000-barrier - with the annual showpiece occasion for European club rugby still over 100 days away.
Rugby union - 28 Jan 2005
New Zealand has taken its bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2011 to the next stage, the New Zealand Rugby Union announced today.
27 Jan 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 27 January, 2005 - Infront Sports &amp; Media, the Swiss-based international sports marketing company responsible for global television rights sales and production for the FIFA World Cup™, has announced the purchase of one of Sweden's leading event marketing companies, Swedevent AB, which was founded in 1980.
Cricket - 26 Jan 2005
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) tonight confirmed an interim total for its Tsunami Relief Fund of $959,543.
Cricket - 26 Jan 2005
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) tonight confirmed an interim total for its Tsunami Relief Fund of $959,543.<BR>
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