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Cricket - 24 Mar 2006
Brooklyn, NY (March 17, 2006)-- Major League Cricket has signed Giles Communications, LLC as its public relations and marketing agency.
Handball - 22 Mar 2006
Vienna, 22.03.2006 – In line with the pro-active EHF Marketing GmbH strategy to continuously develop the Handball Champions League and expand the products on offer to the sporting community, the 2005/06 Champions League season has seen the introduction of the live streaming on the Official Handball Champions League website at <A href="http://championsleague.eurohandball.com/">http://championsleague.eurohandball.com/</A>
Basketball - 20 Mar 2006
Legendary player and Zalgiris president Arvydas Sabonis visited Euroleague Basketball headquarters in Barcelona on Friday for an hour-long meeting with CEO Jordi Bertomeu to talk about new arena plans for his club in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Athletics - 15 Mar 2006
14 March 2006, Monte-Carlo - A new concept for the IAAF Golden League Jackpot has been agreed for the 2006 season, retaining the $1 Million total, but making it possible for more athletes to benefit from the sports’ biggest prize.
Basketball - 13 Mar 2006
Response by fans to the 2006 Final Four in Prague next month has been widespread and impressive, Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu told a press conference in the Czech Republic capital on Thursday.
10 Mar 2006
Dublin, Ireland, Thursday, March 9th, 2006. Servecast, the leading specialist supplier of New Media Sportscasting, has signed a three year deal with the RFL – the governing body of Rugby League in England - to create and host a pay-per-view and subscription broadband video service, "Super League TV", on the engage Super League competition’s official website <A href="http://www.engagesuperleague.co.uk/">http://www.engagesuperleague.co.uk/</A>
Business - 08 Mar 2006
A month ahead of The event, we are delighted to announce that the Soccerex London Forum is now sold out!
Rugby union - 07 Mar 2006
The SRU Chief Executive, Gordon McKie addressed a Special General Meeting at Murrayfield yesterday and updated the clubs present on how the governing body is modernising as a business and becoming more accountable to all its key stakeholders.
Business - 07 Mar 2006
A month ahead of the event, we are delighted to announce that the Soccerex London Forum is now sold out!
Soccer - 07 Mar 2006
The UEFA Executive Committee will meet in Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday 21, from 14:00 to 18:00, and Wednesday 22 March 2006, from 09:00 to 12:00 local time.
Tennis - 01 Mar 2006
NEW YORK (March 1, 2006) --- Pete Sampras will make his World TeamTennis Pro League debut this July when the 14-time Grand Slam Champion returns to professional tennis for the first time since 2002.
Rugby league - 27 Feb 2006
The RFL has introduced new rules relating to professional clubs who undertake acts of insolvency.
Handball - 24 Feb 2006
Vienna, 23.02.2006 - The EHF Marketing is pleased to announce that the 1st EHF Women's Champions League Highlight Magazine Programme is now available for download from the Handball Champions League website <A href="http://championsleague.eurohandball.com">http://championsleague.eurohandball.com</A>
22 Feb 2006
Man Utd Vs Liverpool match records 12.1 TVR, Football leads into high viewership.
Soccer - 22 Feb 2006
PLAZAMEDIA to produce international football:<BR>· UEFA Champions League and the Austrian National Bundesliga Football League live in High Definition<BR>· host broadcaster for UEFA Cup Games in Germany and abroad
Soccer - 22 Feb 2006
New UEFA Champions League trophy to be presented on Friday 10 March.
Basketball - 17 Feb 2006
After attending the first night of the Spanish King's Cup in Madrid, Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu has traveled to NBA all-star weekend in Houston, Texas to participate with NBA Commissioner David Stern in the presentation on Saturday of the official sponsors of the NBA Europe Live presented by EA SPORTS(tm), a series of exhibition games between NBA, Euroleague and ULEB Cup teams scheduled for early October.
Basketball - 16 Feb 2006
Following the Euroleague Basketball Top 16 Draw, the Board of Directors - presided over by Eduardo Portela, the ULEB President - discussed various topics related to current economic, athletic and social state of the organization.
Business - 15 Feb 2006
With just 6 weeks to go, and less than 50 tickets left now, more of the biggest names in the world of football continue to sign up to the event.
Handball - 15 Feb 2006
January 2006, Vienna - The EHF Handball Champions League is off to a strong start in Europe with TV ratings reaching almost 4 million viewers in the Eight final matches played in December.
Business - 15 Feb 2006
With Sport and Technology: The Conference 2006, in association with BT Media and Broadcast, just over a week away and heading towards being a sell-out like the inaugural event last year, ArkSports is delighted to announce that Casimir Knight, Managing Director of Chelsea Digital Media, the digital arm of English Premier League giants, Chelsea Football Club, will represent rights-owners on the final panel of the day.
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.
Baseball - 07 Feb 2006
Lausanne 06.02.2006.- During the World Baseball Classic, WBC, to begin next March 3rd, the International Baseball Federation, IBAF, will carry out 108 doping controls, as agreed with the Major League Baseball, MLB, and the Players Association, MLBPA, owners of the competition.
Soccer - 06 Feb 2006
The Football League have announced the nominees for a number of categories in the inaugural ‘Football League Awards incorporating FourFourTwo’s Top 50 Football League Players’.
Athletics - 03 Feb 2006
Monte Carlo- Following a review of the list of events scheduled for the 2006 IAAF Golden League, which opens in Oslo on 2 June, the Men's 3000/5000m will now be included as an additional event.
Basketball - 26 Jan 2006
The professional conference called Sports Media Rights - The New Market, organized by Sportcal.com in London on Monday, featured the participation of Andrea Bassani, the TV Director of Euroleague Basketball.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2006
The Football League has signed a new three-year contract extension to its overseas television agreement with Octagon CSI.
Basketball - 13 Jan 2006
BARCELONA -- January 13, 2006 -- Next Tuesday, January 17, the 4th annual Euroleague Marketing Workshop, organized by Euroleague Basketball, will be held in Barcelona.
Basketball - 06 Jan 2006
BARCELONA&nbsp; -- January 5, 2006 -- Euroleague Basketball has reached an agreement with LASTMINUTE.COM, making the internet leader in travel and leisure activities the Official On-line Travel Agency for the highest level European club basketball competition.
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.
Handball - 01 Dec 2005
1 December 2005 – Vienna/AUT The EHF Marketing is pleased to announce that 6 matches of the 2005/06 Men’s Champions League 1/8 finals will be broadcast on Eurosport or Eurosport 2
Handball - 21 Nov 2005
18th November 2005/Vienna EHF Marketing – a company of the European Handball Federation - is pleased to announce that the 1st EHF Champions League TV Highlight Magazine is now available to download online and has been distributed via the EBU network to the EHF contractual partners.
Handball - 11 Nov 2005
Vienna, 10th November 2005 - The EHF Marketing is pleased to announce that the 1st EHF Champions League Highlight Magazine Programme will be launched the week after the 2005/2006 Men’s Champions League group phase comes to an end (week 46).
Basketball - 08 Nov 2005
Euroleague Basketball today announced that tickets to the 2006 Final Four will go on sale Tuesday&nbsp; through the official website of the competition, Euroleague.net.
Basketball - 01 Nov 2005
BARCELONA - October 31, 2005 - The Euroleague Basketball General Assembly, meeting on Monday in Istanbul hours before the opening game of the 2005-06 season, received good news on several fronts about the progress of the competition heading into its sixth season.
Basketball - 26 Oct 2005
Monaco, 25 October 2005 - An ambitious agreement reached between Euroleague Basketball and the pan-European sport channel Eurosport 2 will provide an unrivalled coverage of the ULEB Cup, starting on November 8, 2005.
Soccer - 19 Oct 2005
The Football League is launching a new cup competition for children under eleven.
Basketball - 19 Oct 2005
BARCELONA -- October 18, 2005 -- Euroleague Basketball has renewed its television contract with Canal+ of Poland (Cyfra+) for the next three seasons (2005 to 2008).
22 Sep 2005
Specialised digital sports agency Aura Sports, Liverpool FC and Granada Media today announced that Liverpoolfc.tv, the digital arm of the 2005 UEFA Champions League winners, have appointed Aura Sports as exclusive third-party sales and sponsorship agents for the clubs official website, <A href="http://www.liverpoolfc.tv">www.liverpoolfc.tv</A>.
Soccer - 19 Sep 2005
In a landmark deal, demonstrating the entertainment sport network’s commitment to football, ESPN Classic Sport has secured global rights to 60 legendary European club football finals, from the European football association UEFA.
Basketball - 15 Sep 2005
BARCELONA -- September 14th, 2005 -- In all future games, starting with the upcoming 2005-06 season, Euroleague Basketball will be using the Precision Time System, a revolutionary technology that will facilitate the elimination of errors in control of the game clock, especially at critical moments that come in the course of play at the ends of quarters and possessions.
Tennis - 31 Aug 2005
NEW YORK (August 30, 2005) - Jimmy Connors, Chris Evert, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King are among the top 30 players in World TeamTennis history, as the WTT All-Star 30 was announced by the League today.
Soccer - 15 Aug 2005
London, 12 August 2005: - The age old dilemma of where to go on holiday has now received a new twist - thanks to a brand new initiative by P&amp;O Cruises and TWI.
Soccer - 15 Aug 2005
Following the publication of Lord Burns’ Structural Review of the Football Association, Football League Chairman Lord Mawhinney said:
Soccer - 09 Aug 2005
The highest opening weekend crowds since 1963 have welcomed the start of the new Coca-Cola Football League season.
American football - 21 Jul 2005
NFL Network is providing NFL fans an all-access pass to eight different NFL training camps in August on the new series Inside Training Camp.
Soccer - 06 Jul 2005
Following recent confirmation of his life peerage Football League Chairman Sir Brian Mawhinney has become Lord Mawhinney.
Rugby league - 04 Jul 2005
The Rugby Football League has appointed Simon Malcolm as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.
Olympics - 04 Jul 2005
Paris, June 30, 2005 – The Paris 2012 bid will receive a huge boost at three major international sports events before the IOC decide who will host the 2012 Olymipc and Paralympic Games in Singapore on July 6.
Basketball - 21 Jun 2005
An exciting old capital will stage the first act of a promising new basketball season following the announcement Tuesday that the Union of European Basketball Leagues (ULEB) will hold&nbsp; the first double draws for the continent's top competitions in Prague, the Czech Republic, from July 8 to 10.
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