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Soccer - 30 Jul 2012 - Education
NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, 28 July, 2012 – This year’s most iconic sports event will be the scenery of the FIFA Master Alumni Association’s IV World Gathering and General Assembly. The FMA, the alumni association of FIFA’s top sports management postgraduate programme, the FIFA Master, will meet in London, during the Olympic Games, on August 1st and 2nd .
Soccer - 26 Jul 2012 - Media rights
Zee Group owned Ten Network has secured broadcast rights to the French Football League for 2012/13 to 2014/15 on multiple distribution platforms for the South Asia market.
Soccer - 15 May 2012 - Events
Soccerex have announced the Conference Concept for this year’s Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, 24-28 November 2012. Spread over two designated studios, the conference will bring together the biggest names in football business to tackle the industry’s most important issues. Topics on the agenda in Studio 1 include goal line technology, Olympic/World Cup legacy, the future of sports rights, third party ownership and transfers, player development and the power of image in sport.
Soccer - 01 May 2012 - Events
Leaders in Football is proud to officially launch its 5th annual football business summit to be staged at Chelsea FC in the international city of London on 10th and 11th of October 2012.
Soccer - 10 Apr 2012 - Events
The last week of March saw the third edition of Europe’s premier football business event, the Soccerex European Forum take place in Manchester. Initial figures show over 1,600 delegates attended the event, a 15% increase on 2011 and a new record for the event. The Forum was a huge success for all those in attendance and 50% of the exhibition space for the 2013 event has already been sold through onsite re-bookings alone.
Soccer - 04 Apr 2012 - Television
Documentary to air on BBC1, Wednesday 4th April
Soccer - 26 Mar 2012 - Bidding
Baku, 26 March 2012 – UEFA’s selection of Baku to host the UEFA European Under-17 Championship for men in 2016 is another key milestone in the development of ‘Event Azerbaijan’, a new government department tasked with bringing sports and non-sport events to the country.
Soccer - 22 Mar 2012 - Events
Soccerex are pleased to announce that their exciting Workshop line-up at the Soccerex European Forum, 28-29 March 2012, is now complete with the addition of leading companies Stream UK, Bosch Communications Systems and Lockton.
Soccer - 05 Mar 2012 - Directory
LONDON, ENGLAND; 1 March 2012: The FA has announced that 20 job opportunities are to be created at St. George’s Park.
Soccer - 28 Nov 2011 - Media rights
MILAN, 28 NOVEMBER 2011 - MP & Silva, a leading international sports media company, announced today that they have acquired the International Media Rights to the Italian Serie A for the 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.
Soccer - 17 Nov 2011 - Events
A total tourism turnover of DKK61 million equal to €8.1 million and 81,760 bed nights in Denmark are just some of the key findings of Sport Event Denmark’s tourist economic impact analysis and evaluation report on the UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2011 in Aarhus, Herning, Viborg and Aalborg, 11 - 25 June 2011, presented in cooperation with the Danish Football Association (DBU) and UEFA.
Soccer - 15 Nov 2011 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that the Brazil 2014 Local Organising Committee (LOC) will be giving an official update on the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ as part of the conference agenda for this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, 26-30 November, Rio de Janeiro.
Soccer - 13 Oct 2011 - Events
Soccerex are pleased to confirm they will be hosting a commercially focussed Club Workshop at this year’s Global Convention, 26-30 November, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together football clubs from around the world, this invite-only workshop has been designed to provide Rights Holders with content dedicated to club business and administration.
Soccer - 11 Oct 2011 - Television
SAN FRANCISCO, California – October 10, 2011 – Ustream (www.ustream.tv), the leader in live online video, today announced a partnership with Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, enabling the interactive video platform to stream 24/7 worldwide coverage of the wildly popular TV Corinthians (CVT) Network.
Soccer - 22 Sep 2011 - Education
An innovative tool for self or third party assessment of soccer coaches will be launched October 8th, 2011 worldwide, in English and Portuguese: the Heuristic Chart of the Soccer Coach - HCSC, by Luís Peazê
Soccer - 18 Aug 2011 - Events
Leaders in Football, the world’s most exclusive football business conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th October 2011 at Chelsea FC within the Leaders Sports Summit, is proud to announce partnerships with a raft of leading service providers in football. These include the international business advisory firm PwC; the specialist executive search firm for sport Nolan Partners and recently merged brand analysis experts Repucom and Sport+Markt.<BR><BR>
Soccer - 27 Jul 2011 - Events
Leaders in Sponsorship is proud to announce a partnership with the global research agency IFM Sports Marketing Surveys (IFM SMS). There is also a host of sponsor brands attending the third annual sport sponsorship conference taking place on the 5th October 2011 at Chelsea FC which coincides with the first day of Leaders in Football.
Soccer - 20 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has today announced the start of the formal search process to recruit a new CEO and National Team Manager. This news comes as a response to wide ranging recommendations following a recent government approved review.
Soccer - 05 Jul 2011 - Betting
England’s women will bid to outshine their male counterparts by claiming a place in the quarter final of the FIFA 2011 World Cup, if they overcome Japan tonight.<br>
Soccer - 13 Jun 2011 - Events
The spirit was high and the atmosphere very friendly leading up to the first match of the UEFA Under-21 2011 in Aarhus, Denmark between Iceland and Belarus. The fanzones in the four host cities were up and running. For the next two weeks Denmark will be in the role of playmaker.
Soccer - 01 Jun 2011 - Events
Leaders in Performance, the international conference dedicated to the identification, development and management of elite sporting talent, is proud to officially launch its third consecutive sport performance summit at Chelsea FC. Due to popular demand the conference is being expanded to 2 days coinciding with the international football business summit Leaders in Football on 5th and 6th October.
Soccer - 04 Apr 2011 - Events
Admittedly, the Danish organisers of this summer’s UEFA European Under-21 Championship Denmark 2011 in Jutland had butterflies in their stomach before UEFA’s visit. Like before an important examination, though well-prepared. You never know.
Soccer - 24 Mar 2011 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market leading specialist sports law firm, have advised the shareholders of<BR>Executive Sport Limited, owners of the “Leaders in…” sports conference business, on their sale of a<BR>majority stake in the company to Convers Sports Initiatives (CSI), the investment group run by<BR>Russian entrepreneurs Vladimir Antonov and Roman Dubov as well as former Leeds United<BR>Chairman Chris Akers.
Soccer - 28 Feb 2011 - Events
Soccerex are pleased to announce that both Begoña Sanz, Deputy Sales and Marketing Managing Director, Real Madrid CF and Salvatore Cuccu, Commercial Director, ACF Fiorentina will be speaking on club commercial challenges and strategy at the Soccerex European Forum, 30-31 March 2011.
Soccer - 15 Feb 2011 - Events
Soccerex are pleased to announce that this year’s Soccerex European Forum, 30-31 March, Manchester will feature a special session on Digital Media in football with representatives from industry leaders Nike, Konami, Facebook and Lionside.
Soccer - 02 Dec 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Monaco, 2 December, 2010 - Olympic and non-Olympic International Sports Federations (IFs) will now have more resources and tools to effectively contribute to the advancement of peace in the world through sport.
Soccer - 19 Nov 2010
A free, updated&nbsp;21-page PDF from Sportcal summarising each of the nine bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is now available for download.
Soccer - 04 Nov 2010 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that Dr João Havelange the Honorary Life President of FIFA and father of modern football has confirmed that he will address delegates on the opening day of the Soccerex Global Convention 2010.
Soccer - 25 Oct 2010 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, acted for Liverpool FC Chairman Martin Broughton in relation to the recent sale of the Club to New England Sports Ventures (‘NESV’).
Soccer - 06 Oct 2010 - Federations & NOCs
London, 5 October 2010 – The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee today announced the sponsorship and support of leading international branding agency Lambie-Nairn at a signing ceremony held in London. Lambie-Nairn is now the Official Supplier and Official Brand Agency of the Qatar 2022 Bid. Lambie-Nairn has been working with the Qatar 2022 Bid since November 2009.<BR>
Soccer - 17 Sep 2010 - Bidding
Qatar 2022, the organisation bidding to bring the FIFA World Cup to the Middle East for the first time, today unveiled the 12 stadiums it plans to use if awarded the right to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee today unveiled legendary French footballer Zinedine Zidane as the latest bid ambassador, capping a week in which a delegation from FIFA was in Qatar examining the country’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee is delighted to announce that Japan Airlines has signed up as an Official Bid Partner. This brings the total number of Official Bid Partners to nineteen.
Soccer - 15 Sep 2010 - Hospitality
The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has launched its 1876 Hospitality Club at all its home International Matches including the Euro 2012 Qualifiers against England, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Montenegro.
Soccer - 14 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee today named Patrick Mboma a Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 14 Sep 2010 - Bidding
A decade ago Australia hosted the 'best Olympic Games ever' and it was thanks to the enduring volunteer culture in Australia, highlighted by the 50,000+ workforce who set the new international standards at the Sydney 2000 Olympics that helped to make this possible - now, Australia is bidding to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to Australia in 2022 and is putting the call out to all who maybe interested in volunteering. <BR>
Soccer - 13 Sep 2010 - Television
FIFA, Sony, Host Broadcast Services (HBS) and ESPN have jointly won the prestigious Judges' Award, one of the IBC's Innovation Awards, at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam.
Soccer - 13 Sep 2010 - Bidding
It was dubbed by officials as the 'best Olympic Games ever' and now a decade later, our nation will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games on Wednesday 15 September. This comes as we continue our bid to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to Australia in 2022. <BR>
Soccer - 09 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee is pleased to announce that UNIQLO (FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.) has signed on as an Official Bid Partner. This brings the total number of Official Bid Partners to eighteen.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2010 - Bidding
“The Iberian Bid has many chances of being elected to organise the Football World Cup 2018/2002, and our report is going to be very positive because we have observed that they have a great sport, hotel and transport infrastructure, as well as a strong support from their political and sports authorities”, assured in his good-bye Mr. Harold Mayne-Nicolls from Chile, head of the FIFA inspectors’ delegation that has spent the last few days in Spain and Portugal.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee has appointed Alberto Zaccheroni, the new head coach of the Japan National Team, to be a Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 02 Sep 2010 - Bidding
Third working day for the group of FIFA inspectors during which they visited Barcelona and Oporto. The Iberian Bid continues showing the ambassadors of the highest body of world football the cities and stadiums that would host the organisation of the World Cup 2018/2022, if Spain and Portugal’s joint bid is elected on December 2nd.<br>
Soccer - 31 Aug 2010 - Events
27 August 2010 – London – Digital imaging company, Crystal CG International today announced its creative direction and production of a three minute animation to support Russia’s bid to stage the FIFA World Cup for the first time. The animation, designed to illustrate Russia’s architectural and practical vision for the 2018/2022 World Cup, was presented as part of the nation’s bid to FIFA last week.
Soccer - 31 Aug 2010 - Bidding
<span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial;" lang="EN-US">Qatar National Bank (QNB) has been named the Official Bank of the Qatar 2022 bid tohost the FIFA World Cup. </span>
Soccer - 26 Aug 2010 - Television
IMPIRE will support the weekly ARD live TV show Sportschau until 2013.
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
A FIFA World Cup™ in Russia would offer vast potential for legacy of the world’s biggest single sports event.
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
The Black Sea resort of Sochi, which will host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, was the fourth and last Host City visited by the FIFA Inspection delegation during their tour to assess Russia’s bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Kazan, home to current league champions Rubin, treated the FIFA Inspection Delegation to several highlights on their tour to assess Russia’s bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 18 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin welcomed the FIFA Inspection Delegation today at his residence near Moscow, reaffirming his country’s readiness to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™. Subsequently the delegation visited various facilities in the Russian capital.
Soccer - 18 Aug 2010 - Bidding
In a meeting today with the FIFA Inspection Delegation, Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin reiterated his country’s commitment to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ and said that Russia was ready to introduce a visa-free regime for fans attending World Cup matches.<BR>
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