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Wheelchair rugby - 08 Aug 2019 - Events
The host city, Vejle has appointed 2019 the Year of Para Sports and claims the title of Capital of Para Sport in Denmark. Denmark has hosted several major international para sporting events over the years. The time has now come for the 2019 IWRF European Championship Division A.
Baseball - 05 Aug 2019 - Events
The 2019 WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup, the fifth edition of this biennial event, was held on July 26 to August 4, 2019. The 12 strongest U12 baseball national teams from around the world gathered hand in hand in Tainan with the event ambassador Pokémon and provide chances for all baseball fans to watch baseball and have a fun summer vacation.
Business - 01 Aug 2019 - Events
On Monday 11th November in the heart of London, 30 Euston Square will play host to Premier Sport’s staple event of 2019, focusing on how best to support some of the best known sports starts away from the spotlight of professional sport. The 8th Edition of PSN’s Player Care Conference is set to more than double in size to over 350 guests from across the world of professional sports clubs, governing bodies, federations and agencies.
Conferences - 01 Aug 2019 - Sponsorship
The 2020 ESA Awards, sponsorship industry’s tent-pole awards showcasing top European sponsorship campaigns from the past 18 months, has launched – with new categories and a call for judges.
Conferences - 23 Jul 2019 - Events
‘Athlete Centred Sport’ has been unveiled as the theme of the International Federation (IF) Forum 2019, giving custodians of sport the opportunity to explore the game-changing benefits of putting athletes at the heart of their strategies.
Business - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
While sport represents great opportunities for cities to connect with a variety of public policy objectives - reflecting the economic, social and environmental concerns of today – it is also an effective tool towards the development of city branding, whether it is to change the perception of its inhabitants, to raise awareness about the city internationally or to forge a specific identity for a region.
University sports - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
The German University Sports Federation (adh) has submitted a ‘Letter of Intention’ to FISU, officially starting the process for hosting the Summer Universiade in 2025.
Conferences - 18 Jul 2019 - Sponsorship
SportAccord is delighted to confirm the International University Sports Federation (FISU) is the first Gold Partner to sign-up for the 18th edition of SportAccord in China.
Business - 17 Jul 2019 - Events
Wiz-Team, the Swiss technology company which specialises in event management solutions for major sporting bodies, government agencies and corporations, continues to expand its business by opening a new office in the Belgian capital this week.
Games - 15 Jul 2019 - Events
The Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade finished in spectacular style as the Closing Ceremony officially ended the 12-day celebration of university student sport.
Business - 05 Jul 2019 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA), the membership body that raises standards within the sponsorship profession, has today opened up enrolment for the 2020 ESA Diploma.
Various - 05 Jul 2019 - Television
Eurovision Sport has appointed Robert Portman, former Head of Sport and Sports Rights at Yle, as Head of Winter Sport.
Conferences - 04 Jul 2019 - Events
The world’s leading associations representing stakeholders in major sports, business and cultural events have teamed up with Host City Expo & Conference in the event’s first Strategic Partner programme.
University sports - 03 Jul 2019 - Sponsorship
FISU and Qiaodan Sports formally announced an extension of their longterm partnership agreement through to 2023.
Cycling - 03 Jul 2019 - Events
Denmark has a reputation of being a great cycling nation and destination. The latest 2019 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships add to this brand. A newly released impact analysis shows that Bogense, Fyn and Denmark benefitted strongly from the event. The investment in the Championships brought thousands of visitors to Bogense, alongside competitors from 24 nations, media and officials, while showcasing both Bogense and Denmark to an international audience.
University sports - 03 Jul 2019 - Events
Ekaterinburg will host the 32nd Summer Universiade in 2023. FISU Executive Committee members elected the Russian city during the federation’s biannual meeting with an unanimous vote
Olympics - 01 Jul 2019 - Federations & NOCs
At today’s General Assembly in Kuwait City, the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) began a new chapter in its history as H.E. Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Ahmad Al Sabah was elected as President alongside a young and dynamic Board of Directors which comprises representatives from across sport, business and government.
Swimming - 27 Jun 2019 - Events
Gwangju, June 26th, 2019 – The final countdown is on for the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships. In two weeks, close to 3,000 athletes representing 193 nations will be competing in Gwangju and Yeosu – a record number of participants. The organising committee is more than ready to welcome the Aquatics family with all swimming pools already been filled out and the Athletes Village officially opening on July 5th.
Basketball - 24 Jun 2019 - Sponsorship
Los Angeles, Basketball legend Kobe Bryant announced as brand ambassador for Fun88, a global leading bookmaker that provides online entertainment.
Athletics - 20 Jun 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Kenya is the country par excellence of long distance running. Recreational sports are also gradually gaining momentum and Kenyans want to exercise more. To help stimulate this movement Golazo and Athletics Kenya are now entering into structural cooperation, which will lead to a series of city runs before the end of this year.
University sports - 17 Jun 2019 - Media rights
The best of university sport action is now guaranteed to reach millions of homes all over Asia after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) signed a three-year agreement with the Asian Broadcasting Union, ensuring that FISU sports events will be available to the extensive ABU members’ network across the Asia – Pacific region.
Aquatics - 12 Jun 2019 - Events
Only one month left before the Opening Ceremony of the FINA World Championships and the atmosphere is really starting to warm up here in Gwangju! The city is developing a wide range of cultural programs to give domestic and foreign visitors in Gwangju a foretaste for the celebrations to come during the Championships.
Various - 11 Jun 2019 - Events
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today announced they would be extending their existing partnership agreement, which sees Getty Images serve exclusively as the Official Photographic Agency and Official Imagery Supplier to the IPC.
Various - 03 Jun 2019 - Events
London, June 3, 2019 – Getty Images (www.GettyImages.com), a world leader in visual communications, and APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), a leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, have announced a wide-reaching collaboration to promote integrated text, photo and video solutions to organizations operating across Africa and the Middle East.
Various - 03 Jun 2019 - Events
Today, (June 3) the Sports Administration (SA), Ministry of Education (Republic of China, Taiwan) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) jointly held the 2019 APEC Workshop on International Sports Events and Local Economic Development in Manila. There were 15 representatives from industry, government and academia of 9 APEC economies invited to come together in Manila to discuss the effects of international sports events on local economic development.
Ice hockey - 31 May 2019 - Events
Just one year after Denmark successfully hosted the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, the country has been awarded yet another world championship together with Sweden. In 2025, Sweden and Denmark will invite the world of ice hockey to take part in this major sporting event. It will be of great value in terms of branding and economically according to an evaluation made by University College of Northern Denmark, UCN.
30 May 2019 - Events
The Global Sports Impact (GSI) Report, now in its fifth edition, is filled with unique insight on sports events held and awarded in 2018, based on Sportcal's innovative GSI methodology.
Business - 30 May 2019 - Events
The young company Spalk, which originated in New Zealand, was declared the ultimate winner of THE SPOT’s Start-up Battle operated by Venturelab as the two-day event at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, has come to a close.
Soccer - 30 May 2019 - Federations & NOCs
New York – May 29, 2019 - Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and FIFA have announced a strategic multi-year agreement through the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
Conferences - 29 May 2019 - Events
The second edition of ThinkSport’s international sport and innovation event, THE SPOT, kicked off with a buzz today in Lausanne, Switzerland, attracting 800 delegates from 35 countries. From 28 to 29 May 2019, a lively crowd of pioneers and curious minds are gathered at the SwissTech Convention Center to draw inspiration from many innovative people, ideas, products and best practices.
Handball - 28 May 2019 - Events
175,000 spectators at the IHF Men's World Handball Championship 2019 contributed financially to the Danish host cities Herning and Copenhagen according to an impact analysis, which has just been released.
24 May 2019
Smart Cities & Sport is delighted to announce that this year’s edition of the Summit features a unique partnership with TAFISA, the leading international Sport for All organisation.
Tennis - 24 May 2019 - Host broadcast & production
PlaySight Interactive and Crionet are excited today to announce a new technology partnership in tennis.
Soccer - 21 May 2019 - Leagues & cups
The Bundesliga has announced a partnership with 433, one of the leading football channels on social media, as it continues to build on its successful digital strategy which has fuelled rapid growth in German football’s fanbase in recent years.
Business - 20 May 2019 - Sponsorship
Andy Westlake, Chairman of ESA, would like to invite senior members of the sponsorship community to consider putting their names forward to stand for the position of Board Director at the forthcoming ESA AGM
Floorball - 15 May 2019 - Events
The IFF Men’s World Floorball Championships 2018 generated €7.8 million of direct economic impact and broke all previous attendance records for a floorball event, revealed a new study produced by Sportcal, a UK-based sports market intelligence firm.
Conferences - 15 May 2019 - Events
VIP speakers at Host City 2019, taking place in Glasgow on 26 and 27 November, today urged the major event hosting sector to unite under the conference theme: Innovate; Reformulate; Co-create.
University sports - 15 May 2019 - Events
The countdown to Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade has well and truly begun. The 30th edition of the event, to be held from 3-14 July 2019, promises to be a unique one, not least because of the breathtaking setting in Italy’s sun-soaked Campania region.
Various - 08 May 2019 - Internet
Wiz-Team, the Swiss technology company which specialises in event management solutions for major sporting bodies, government agencies and corporations, is proud to announce it is joining the .sport community through a new dedicated website wiz-team.sport.
Various - 07 May 2019 - Agency
Lausanne, 6 May 2019 – BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications company, today announced the launch of the third edition of its sport management book, The New Sports Organisation: Eight Essentials for Renewing the Management of Sport Organisations.
Badminton - 30 Apr 2019 - Events
With the ongoing support of HSBC, BWF has been working towards finding an effective, economic and sustainable way of inspiring more people to play more badminton in more places.
Conferences - 26 Apr 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm five Bronze Partners for the Gold Coast edition of the World Sport & Business Summit set to take place from 5 – 10 May 2019. This year’s Bronze Partners have all renewed their partnerships for SportAccord 2019 and include: Chuncheongbuk-do Province, Commonwealth Games Federation, the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and Visit Victoria from Australia.
Soccer - 26 Apr 2019 - Media rights
The « Coupe de France » Final between the clubs of Stade Rennais and Paris Saint-Germain, will be broadcast worldwide. Outside France, 32 TV channels will broadcast Live the Match in 160 territories as detailed hereafter:
Conferences - 24 Apr 2019 - Events
SportAccord is delighted to confirm its Silver Partners Edmonton Events, EventScotland and Beijing Olympic City Development Association (BODA) for the 17th edition of the World Sport & Business Summit set to take place from 5 – 10 May 2019 in Gold Coast, Australia, home to last year’s Commonwealth Games.
Badminton - 18 Apr 2019 - Sponsorship
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is excited to announce that Total Oil Asia-Pacific (Total) is title sponsor of the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2019 in Basel, Switzerland, in celebration of Total’s fifth year in partnership with the BWF.
Conferences - 17 Apr 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is proud to announce H.E. Ban Ki-moon will deliver the Opening Welcome Address at the SportAccord Summit on Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 11.00hrs in Gold Coast Australia, as well as take part in the United Through Sports Youth Conference.
Conferences - 16 Apr 2019 - Events
ThinkSport today released a detailed conference programme for the second edition of THE SPOT, to be held on 28-29 May 2019 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne. Following last year’s successful sell-out inaugural edition, the international sport and innovation event will once again bring together a host of talent, original ideas and innovative solutions from both inside and outside the sports industry.
University sports - 11 Apr 2019 - Bidding
A delegation from the Russian city of Ekaterinburg led by Evgeny Kuyvashev, Governor of the Sverdlovsk region, visited the FISU offices in Lausanne, to bolster their bid to host the Summer Universiade in 2023.
Aquatics - 04 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Today marks the 100-day countdown to the FINA World Championships which will take place in Gwangju this summer. On this occasion, the mayor of the city of Gwangju, the mayor of the city of Yeosu and Korea’s most decorated swimmer and Gwangju 2019 ambassador, Park Tae Hwan, gathered to celebrate this important milestone for the Organising Committee, for Gwangju and for Korea.
Business - 03 Apr 2019 - Legal
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm subject-matter expert Malcolm Speed AO will give the LawAccord Keynote Address: Good Governance is Crucial to the Success of Sport Organisations – but is Great Governance possible? To hear Malcolm Speed first-hand, organisations can register and attend LawAccord which is set to take place on Monday 6 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
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