Press Releases

Please send your press release to news@sportcal.com.

Due to the high volume of press releases received, Sportcal is unable to guarantee publication.

If your business is looking to communicate its story with influential sports contacts on a specified date, please contact clientservices@sportcal.com for details of Sportcal’s cost-effective press release distribution platform.

Showing 1 to 50 of 7340 records |
Olympics - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
The International Olympic Committee coordination commission for the 2022 winter Olympic Games in Beijing has observed that preparations are on track for the first such event to be held in China, as it heard about the growth that has been engendered in the country’s winter sports industry.
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.
Cycling - road - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
The UCI, cycling's governing body, is hopeful of persuading the organisers of road cycling's Tour de France to hold an equivalent women's race, its president David Lappartient has claimed.
Motor racing - 19 Jul 2019 - Events
Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne will continue to host Formula 1 motor racing’s Australian Grand Prix until at least the end of 2025, Liberty Media, the sport’s owner, has announced.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
eSports - 03 Apr 2019 - Events
The Bundesliga has expanded its eFootball tournaments into Asia again this season, with the new Virtual Bundesliga (VBL) International Series held in Malaysia and India the latest competitions to provide international challengers for the upcoming VBL International Final in Germany.
Various - 02 Apr 2019 - Events
The Fun Sports in Taiwan Launch Ceremony and Tour de Taiwan Pre-Tour Press Conference jointly organized by the Sports Administration, Ministry of Education, and the Chinese Taipei Cycling Association was held on March 15, 2019.
Athletics - 01 Apr 2019 - Events
Ten thousand spectators got a firsthand experience of the world's best runners through the craziest cross country championships ever. Blue sky and a mild breeze in the early Danish spring.
Canoeing - 01 Apr 2019 - Events
Silkeborg, the Outdoor Capital of Denmark, has been awarded the 2022 Canoe Marathon European Championships at Silkeborg Langsø (Long Lake).
Conferences - 26 Mar 2019 - Events
Following the conclusion of SPORTELAsia 2019, Laurent Puons, SPORTEL and Monaco Mediax CEO, stated: “I would like to thank all of our exhibitors, our participants, our sponsors and partners, FeedConstruct, Fight Sports, Getty Images, ITTF, LaLiga, Oceans Sports, Telstra and Yutang Sports for supporting the 22nd edition of the SPORTEL Spring Convention.
Table tennis - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
Veterans table tennis is on the rise with enormous potential for future growth, an argument heavily supported by the recently published GSI Event Study by Sportcal Global Communications Ltd. around the 19th World Veteran Table Tennis Championships.
Aquatics - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
A LEN delegation headed by President Paolo Barelli was received in Brussels at the European Parliament. LEN presented its ‘Learn to Swim, Prevent Drowning’ programme to EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics and Chair of the EU Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Adina-Ioana Valean.
Conferences - 20 Mar 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm today, Natalie Cook, 5 times Olympian and Gold Medallist representing Australia in Beach Volleyball, will go under the microscope at HealthAccord (7 May 2019) and take part in this year’s Fireside Chat on Mental Health.
Canoeing - 15 Mar 2019 - Events
World champions in marathon canoe 2023 will be crowned in Denmark. Today, Denmark was awarded the ICF 2023 Canoe Marathon World Championships. Denmark was up against strong competitors from Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, and China.
Conferences - 12 Mar 2019 - Events
The 26th edition of the Think!Sponsorship conference, taking place on the 5th April 2019 at London Zoo will examine and explore the diversity of activity within the sponsorship marketplace.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Sponsorship
On the evening of Thursday 28th February 2019, the sponsorship industry came together to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding sponsorship marketing campaigns of 2018 at the 2019 ESA Awards.
Various - 05 Mar 2019 - Events
SPIN Accelerator Taiwan’s First Cycle Demo Day was held at the Sports Administration on March 4, 2019. The 10 participating startup teams did their best to attract the attention of domestic and overseas business operators, scholars and experts. In the end, REMA, Fuelstation and Velodash emerged victorious; they will now represent Taiwan to travel abroad, showing the unlimited potential of Taiwan’s sports innovation.
Conferences - 27 Feb 2019 - Events
8 months before the Olympic Games kick-off, Tokyo will open its doors to YOU – sports cities from around the world! You will have the exclusive opportunity to peep behind the scenes! Let yourself be tempted by the uniqueness of Tokyo and its blend of technology, innovation and sport!
Conferences - 26 Feb 2019 - Events
SportAccord announced the first confirmed speakers for its Summit conference: The Future of Big Data and Analytics, taking place from 8 – 9 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 20 Feb 2019 - Events
The Future of Big Data and Analytics is this year’s headliner for the 2-day SportAccord Summit being hosted on 8 – 9 May 2019. Sporting leaders and delegates represented at the highest levels will gather at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Gold Coast, for a week of networking and key meetings, and hear the latest from subject matter experts involved in this year’s conference programme.
Various - 19 Feb 2019 - Events
World No. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic, record-breaking gymnast Simone Biles, golfing legend Tiger Woods and the France Football Team were among the big winners at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Various - 18 Feb 2019 - Events
The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards will be broadcast live and delayed to a record number of countries and territories worldwide. This year the ceremony will be available in over 200 countries and territories around the world, giving millions of people the chance to view the premier honours event on the international sporting calendar.
Conferences - 14 Feb 2019 - Events
World class athletes are set to speak at a brand new and unique sponsorship conference in Glasgow next month. British/Bermudan sailing champion, Emily Nagel and elite mountain endurance athlete and ambassador for Patagonia, Chloë Lanthier have joined Paralympic ski guide, Brett Wild, in being announced as speakers at Via Sponsorship.
Conferences - 08 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm this year’s LawAccord conference programme: Key Opportunities, Challenges and Threats to Institutional Sport – From Within and Without, supported by a stellar line-up of speakers and panelists. LawAccord is set to take place on Monday 6 May 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Conferences - 07 Feb 2019 - Events
We are delighted to announce that more new speakers have joined the line-up for SponsorLive, the European Sponsorship Association Summit! Discover below the new speakers already confirmed and CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE! - http://www.sponsorshipforum.be/en/forum-sign-up.html
Showing 1 to 50 of 7340 entries