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Sailing - 12 Nov 2004
Southampton, England, November 12, 2004 - One year from today the starting gun will fire to commence leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race 2005 - 2006. To coincide with this, the Board of ING Real Estate is proud to announce their support of the all Australian Premier Challenge entry to the race.
Equestrian - 11 Nov 2004
(UK, 10 November 2004) Revolution Sports Marketing Group, the premier sports marketing agency, has been appointed by the Blenheim International Horse Trials to provide consultancy and to identify and introduce commercial sponsors for the prestigious BBC-televised Blenheim Petplan FEI European Eventing Championships on 8-11 September 2005.
Rugby league - 09 Nov 2004
Game Five of the Gillette Tri-Nations tournament between Great Britain and Australia is now confirmed as a sell-out.
Olympics - 08 Nov 2004
8 November 2004. London 2012 today unveiled a stunning vision and planning approach that shows what the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games would look like if the Games come to London in 2012.
Rugby league - 04 Nov 2004
Elland Road Stadium in Leeds will stage Rugby League’s 2005 World Club Challenge between reigning Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos and current NRL Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs.
Soccer - 01 Nov 2004
The cheapest match ticket for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2005 in Germany will cost EUR 17, while a category 1 ticket for the final will cost EUR 99. On average, tickets will cost EUR 42. 'These prices will not be out of anybody’s price range,' said Urs Linsi, General Secretary of world football’s governing body, FIFA.
Badminton - 29 Oct 2004
24 October - TVNW Media Group has been named as host broadcaster of the 2004 World Junior Badminton Championships, to be held this weekend in Richmond, BC, Canada. A highlights package from the individual competition will be produced and given three separate airings on national cable sports channel TSN.
Motorcycling - 27 Oct 2004
AURORA, ILL (October 26, 2004) - The Maxxis U.S. Open, which aired on NBC for the first-time ever, earned an impressive 2.1 overnight Nielsen rating for Sunday’s broadcast - making it one of the most watched off-road motorcycle races ever.
Sailing - 26 Oct 2004
Southampton (UK) Tuesday, 26 October 2004: Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM-listed marine sports company, has today announced that they have rewarded Fast Track Sailing with a new eight year partnership to act as their exclusive global commercial and media partner for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
American football - 22 Oct 2004
The NFL and the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) have reached an agreement on a contract extension for the Pro Bowl, ensuring that the annual All-Star game will remain in Hawaii through 2009.
Wrestling - 21 Oct 2004
For the first time ever in World Wrestling Entertainment history, both RAW® and SmackDown!(tm) Superstars were on simultaneous overseas tours to perform in Europe. More than 115,000 ecstatic fans saw WWE® live, bought WWE merchandise and met WWE Superstars at local retail markets for a rousing start to the WWE's major European brand initiative in the UK.
21 Oct 2004
Sports governing bodies, local authorities and national governments have spent well in excess of $3 billion on security at sports events in the past year.
Athletics - 20 Oct 2004
Trinidad & Tobago will host the 2005 CARIFTA Games. That decision comes after the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) staged an ad-hoc committee meeting on Monday, 18 October in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to determine the destination of the next edition of the region’s junior track and field championships, widely regarded as one of the finest such events in world athletics.
Waterskiing - 20 Oct 2004
HSBC, recently nominated the Global Bank of the Year 2004 by The Banker, has come on board as the title sponsor of the Wakeboard World Cup 2004 Singapore Stop.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2004
London: - Olympians Kelly Holmes and Amir Khan teamed with Paralympians Giles Long and Danny Crates to unveil the giant new London 2012 Olympic Games bid flag in a rousing finale to the Parade of Heroes in Trafalgar Square today.
Waterskiing - 18 Oct 2004
Sunny Seville in southern Spain witnessed the biggest ever World Wakeboard Championships organized by the World Wakeboard Council of the International Waterski Federation this weekend.
15 Oct 2004
TWI has appointed Carlton Content’s former commercial director Martin Baker to take on a similar role at the independent production company.
Soccer - 13 Oct 2004
Hamburg, 12 October 2004 – The successful long-term partnership between SPORTFIVE, the international sports rights marketer, and the Russian top-league club CSKA Moskva has recently been prolonged for another two years.
Squash - 13 Oct 2004
Professional squash received a major boost today with the announcement that Brit Insurance, the UK general insurer, has committed to a further years title sponsorship of the PSA Super Series Finals at London’s Broadgate Arena.
Athletics - 11 Oct 2004
Having received all necessary guarantees and based on an evaluation site visit, the Council of the European Athletic Association approved Florence / ITA as the host of the SPAR European Cup 2005.
Cricket - 11 Oct 2004
All eight venues selected as host venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup WI 2007 have received the stamp of approval for their detailed stadium designs and operational plans for hosting the world’s third largest sporting event.
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2004
Following successful Stops of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup in France, Russia, and Great Britain, it was now time for China's first Stop in Changshu – a short drive from last weekend's Shanghai Formula 1 Grand Prix site.
Soccer - 05 Oct 2004
Arsenal Football Club has today signed the biggest club sponsorship agreement in English football history with Emirates Airline, in an agreement worth £100 million.
Athletics - 30 Sep 2004
Monte Carlo – Athletes from a record number of 64 IAAF Member Federations will contest the 13th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Sunday 3 October.
30 Sep 2004
CLEVELAND AND NEW YORK, September 30, 2004 - IMG, the world’s premier and largest sports and lifestyle management and marketing firm, and Forstmann Little & Co., a New York private investment firm, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Forstmann Little funds to acquire IMG. The Company is being acquired from trusts established by IMG’s founder, the late Mark McCormack, and from the family of Arthur J. Lafave, Jr., IMG’s Vice Chairman.
Olympics - 29 Sep 2004
Feliciano Mayoral, President-CEO of Madrid 2012´s Olympic Candidacy, today signed an agreement with Madrid’s City Council and Real Madrid to work together to promote the city of Madrid on an international level.
Cricket - 29 Sep 2004
Dubai, Wednesday 29th September 2004: Dubai Sports City, the world's first integrated purpose-built sports city, announced today it is to host the first International Cricket Council (ICC) Global Cricket Academy.
Golf - 28 Sep 2004
The new course to host The 38th Ryder Cup Matches in 2010 at The Celtic Manor Resort was unveiled today by Sir Terry Matthews, Chairman of The Celtic Manor Resort and Ken Schofield, Executive Director of The European Tour.
Waterskiing - 23 Sep 2004
For the very first time, the Shanghai area will host both the Waterski World Cup and the Chinese Grand Prix. The new Waterski Arena at Changshu is now ready for it’s first Waterski World Cup Stop. Changshu is widely known as The Future City – and with good reason. A totally new Shanghai Grand Prix Circuit, designed by Herman Tilke, is also ready for the first Formula 1 race ever held in China.
22 Sep 2004
TVNW Media Group announces the launch of its new website,, as it expands its portfolio of sports production-related services in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, to be held in Vancouver and Whistler, BC, Canada.
Badminton - 22 Sep 2004
SINGAPORE, 20 SEP 2004 – Insurance giant Aviva has embraced Singapore’s most popular racquet sport by announcing its title sponsorship for the Aviva Open Singapore 2004.
Olympics - 21 Sep 2004
On 20 September, Jean-Paul Huchon, President of the Ile-de-France Region and Marie Richard, Vice-President in charge of Sport, Tourism and Leisure, launched a mobilisation campaign around Paris’ Bid. The campaign, the largest ever launched by the region, conveys a high-impact message: 'All united and mobilised for the Games!'
Motor racing - 20 Sep 2004
Confirmed dates for the 2005 MSA British Touring Car Championship have been released today and include returns to Silverstone’s National and Brands Hatch’s Grand Prix circuits.
Cricket - 17 Sep 2004
Sussex County Cricket Club are pleased to announce that Main Sponsors, P@V it services will be continuing their sponsorship until the end of 2006.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2004
The UEFA Executive Committee, chaired by UEFA President Lennart Johansson, has today (Thursday), concluded its two-day meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Equestrian - 14 Sep 2004
SKY SPORTS has secured the rights to the 2004 Horse of the Year show.
Rugby union - 09 Sep 2004
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce today that Scotland will play World Cup finalists Australia at Hampden Park, Glasgow as part of the Abbey Autumn Tests.
Olympics - 09 Sep 2004
Athletes from Russia and the USA competed against each other in a contest called the 'Russia’s Challenge'. The East-West clash of track and field athletes at Luzhniki Sports Complex took place on 4 September.
Waterskiing - 08 Sep 2004
Following the success of the 2004 Waterski World Cup Stops in France and Russia, the London Stop was for Slalom devotees. Being also the very last appearance of one of the sport’s greatest athletes, many expected a tear-jerker of the very best kind. In glorious sunshine and with the full support of sponsors Sunsail and MasterCraft, Thorpe Lakes, located beside Heathrow Airport, offered the perfect stage for this Stop and the season’s $650,000 total cash prize.
Athletics - 08 Sep 2004
Berlin, Germany - It looks as if the ISTAF, Germany’s most traditional and prestigious international athletics meeting, could stage a major comeback on Sunday 12 September, when as the sixth meeting of the series it concludes the TDK Golden League 2004.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2004
The following is a statement from Philippe Baudillon, Chief Executive Officer of Paris 2012: 'Waiting until the dust settles' is a traditional expression describing when one is waiting for an event to run its course before taking action. It was a particularly ironic expression in the final months before the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, as some of the more vociferous international media outlets predicted a chaotic Olympics choked by the dust from last minute construction. In retrospect, how wro
Olympics - 08 Sep 2004
LONDON:- The Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair, today continued to highlight the case for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to come to the United Kingdom in 2012, stating that the London Olympic bid is very strong technically with venues such as the new Wembley and would leave a lasting sporting legacy for the nation.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
The Welsh Rugby Union increased its revenue, cut its costs and made a net profit of £82,128 in 2003/2004.
Rugby union - 06 Sep 2004
The New Zealand Rugby Union has generated $330,000 for the Fijian, Tongan and Samoan rugby unions as a result of the All Blacks historic test match against the Pacific Islanders.
Rugby union - 06 Sep 2004
The Irish Rugby Football Union has today informed Rugby World Cup Ltd and the French Rugby Federation, the Host Union, that as a result of the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road, the three Tournament matches scheduled to be played at the ground in 2007 cannot be staged in Dublin.
Cricket - 03 Sep 2004
Reports that plans for a new stadium are being rejected in a country slated to host matches during ICC CWC WI 2007 are being described as erroneous by officials of the organizing body.
Rugby league - 03 Sep 2004
The Rugby Football League is delighted to confirm that Gillette Group UK, sponsors of the Gillette Tri-Nations tournament, have today extended their support of Rugby League by becoming sponsors of the Great Britain team.
American football - 02 Sep 2004
New York & Orange, Calif. – Aug. 31, 2004 – Ameriquest Mortgage Company, one of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders, announced today a sponsorship agreement with the National Football League (NFL) making Ameriquest the presenting sponsor of 'NFL Opening Kickoff.'
Athletics - 31 Aug 2004
Athens, Greece - As President of the IAAF, I am delighted to be able summarise the athletics competition of these Athens Games in one word – WONDERFUL!
Olympics - 27 Aug 2004
Plans have been presented to improve access to the future Olympic Village which will be based in San Blas, Madrid.
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