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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
Business - 05 Feb 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, 4 February 2019 – Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) Sports today unveiled the results of its ‘2019 Ranking of Sports Cities.’ Three Olympic hosts cities land in the top three of the ranking - London, Los Angeles and Paris, respectively, with Tokyo and Olympic Capital Lausanne rounding out the top five.
Conferences - 04 Feb 2019 - Events
Laurent Puons, chief executive of SPORTEL, previews the 2019 spring market edition of the convention in Macau.
Conferences - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
For its upcoming spring market, the world’s leading sports media and technology convention returns to the Far East, in the vibrant city of Macao from 5th to 7th of March 2019 at the luxurious JW Marriott Hotel.
Aquatics - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju, 30th January, 2019 – In just over 150 days, the 18th FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will kick-off. In its recent participation to the AIPS Congress, the Local Organising Committee emphasized the fact that the Gwangju 2019 championships are more than a sporting event - they are a means to bring peace in Northeast Asia and Korean Peninsula.
Various - 29 Jan 2019 - Events
LAUSANNE, January 28, 2019 – The Burson Cohn & Wolfe Sports Practice today released its 2018 Olympic Sports Social Media Ranking, looking at the effectiveness of the social media engagement of Olympic Sports Federations in the past year, which saw such major sporting events as the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the Youth Olympic Summer Games in Argentina.
Swimming - 21 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju (KOR), January 18th, 2019 – In the lead up to the 18th FINA World Championships taking place in Gwangju next July, a great number of National Swimming Federations (NFs) have recently made their way to Gwangju in order to visit and meet with the Gwangju 2019 Local Organising Committee. Among them were representatives from the Swimming Federations of Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Spain and the United states.
Conferences - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
Frankfurt, Germany, 19 December 2018 - Partners Messe Düsseldorf and the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) have announced that the second edition of the SportsInnovation event will be held between 25-26 March 2020 at the Merkur Spielarena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Swimming - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
With the 2018 FINA World Championships (25m) coming to an end, Mr. Yong-sup Lee, Mayor of Gwangju City and President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee and Dr. CHO Youngteck, Secretary General and Vice President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, were invited to give a press-conference on-site during which they shared with the Aquatics Family the many milestones achieved and positive updates on future projects related to the 2019 FINA World Championships.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
Four years before the kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, renowned accommodation agency Khaya is partnering with Qatar’s NBK Holding, a well-respected business powerhouse.
University sports - 14 Dec 2018 - Events
13 December, Braga, Portugal — The Steering Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) held a regularly scheduled meeting today and the hosting of the 2021 Summer Universiade was at the top of the agenda, with a delegation from Chengdu, China joining the meeting.
Conferences - 11 Dec 2018 - Events
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord 2019 is delighted to confirm its HealthAccord conference: The Power of Sport – The Power to Change will take place on Tuesday 7 May 2019 from 09:00-12:30. This follows its successful launch at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Bangkok, Thailand this year.
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