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Games - 28 Oct 2008 - Events
For The World Games Pre-Event Series starting from October 28, 2008, TWG 2009 host broadcaster PTS will deliver live TV of the gymnastics and water-skiing sports via two national channels, and a total of 32 hours of programming within the Pre-Event week.
Games - 27 Oct 2008 - Television
The Kaohsiung Organizing Committee (KOC) chose SPORTEL as the occasion to announce the broadcast output for The World Games 2009. During a press conference at the Grimaldi Forum, the KOC delegation led by Managing Director Shy-Fang Liu confirmed that the Public Television Service (PTS) will be the games' host broadcaster.
Games - 27 Oct 2008 - Events
A press conference of announcing the opening of The World Games 2009 Pre-Events Series was held yesterday in front of Kaohsiung Arena. The Managing Director of Kaohsiung Organizing Committee, Mrs. Liu Shyh-Fang officially announced the opening of the Pre-Events and expressed that the ticket sales of Gymnastics and Korfball has hit the sales of 28000 and 3000 tickets respectively.
Games - 13 Oct 2008 - Stadia & venues
After four years of ongoing construction, Kaohsiung City’s modern sports complex has finally reached its completion with its official inauguration ceremony held on September 27.
Games - 13 Oct 2008 - Events
FISU President George Killian and FISU Secretary-General Eric Saintrond travelled to Kazan, Russia to attend the ceremony of the official signature of the attribution contract for the 2013 Summer Universiade.<BR>
Games - 09 Oct 2008 - Bidding
On October 8th, a Canadian delegation visited the FISU Headquarters in Brussels to deliver a letter of intent of the city of Edmonton to host the 2015 Summer Universiade.
Games - 10 Sep 2008 - Bidding
On September 1st, 2008, FISU officially opened the bidding for the 2015 Winter and Summer Universiades. <BR>
Games - 29 Apr 2008 - Events
Sportcal’s latest publication, The Major Sports Events Guide 2008-2018, provides detailed analysis on a wide variety of forthcoming major world and continental championships, cups, finals, multi-sport games and significant series.
Games - 24 Apr 2008 - Events
The Chief Executive who will deliver the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been appointed. John Scott, 56, will lead the Organising Company, the body responsible for delivering the Commonwealth Games. 
Games - 19 Feb 2007
Hilton Glasgow has signed up to be the official hotel of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Bid, it was confirmed today.
Games - 20 Mar 2006
The 2006 Commonwealth Games, beginning in Melbourne this week, will showcase Australian expertise in the presentation of multi-sport events with Great Big Events producing all 17 sports including team welcome ceremonies and victory ceremonies.
Games - 17 Mar 2006
Melbourne’s famous landmarks will be on show over the next few days with the courses for the Commonwealth Games Road Events taking international television audiences on a journey throughout Melbourne and its Bayside suburbs.
Games - 01 Jun 2005
As Volunteers Week gets under way (Wednesday 01 &shy; Tuesday 07 June), Gary Jakeman, General Manager of Shetland Island Games 2005 Ltd., organisers of The NatWest Island Games in Shetland in July, praised the support and commitment received from the huge numbers of volunteers from the Shetland community who have signed up to work on the event.<BR>
Games - 09 May 2005
Shetland has witnessed a great deal of top class sporting activity as preparations for the NatWest Island Games progress ahead of the crucial deadline for team entries (Sunday 8 May 2005).
Games - 24 Jan 2005
Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has been awarded the right to be the official New Zealand and Pacific Islands television and radio Rights broadcaster for the 18th Commonwealth Games in March 2006.
Games - 13 Jan 2005
Eurosport 2 is to broadcast live coverage and highlights of the 22nd Winter Universiade that will be held in Innsbruck-Seefeld, Austria from January 12th to January 22nd.
Games - 02 Dec 2004
In a letter dated November 29 and addressed to all 202 National Olympic Committees, Dr. Jacques Rogge, the IOC President, emphasizes the importance of The World Games for the future development of sports in general.
Games - 25 Oct 2004
Announcing a triple first, Qatar based sports marketing organization, Qatar Sports International (QSi), signed ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. (EMQI), a subsidiary of US oil giant, Exxon Mobil Corporation, as a Gold Event Partner of the 17th Gulf Cup being held in Doha December 10-24.
Games - 28 Sep 2004
Premier Peter Beattie said today the Gold Coast will host one of the nation's biggest multi-sport contests in 2007, after Queensland won the hosting rights for two Australian University Games in three years.
Games - 15 Jul 2004
Only yesterday, QSi the sports business development & marketing department of the Qatar National Olympic Committee signed its first two sponsors for the 17th Gulf Cup. Today it chalked up a ‘Hat Trick’ of sponsors in one week, when ‘Doha Insurance Company’ joined QSi’s 'Winning Gulf Cup Team'.
Games - 14 Jul 2004
Only two months after winning the Marketing Rights to the 17th Gulf Cup for the very first time, QSi, the QNOC’s Marketing Department, has bagged two major sponsorships.
Games - 07 Jun 2004
The Danish capital city of Copenhagen, which is bidding to host the World Masters Games in 2009, was this week boosted by the news that Pele, possibly the greatest ever footballer, is endorsing the bid – and he even hinted that he might come out of retirement if Copenhagen is awarded the Games!
Games - 26 May 2004
Yesterday, Sunday, May 23rd, the FISU Executive Committee met for the third and last day in a row in Brussels. The meeting started with an overview of the situation regarding the bidding for the 2009 Universiades by FISU Director-General Eric Saintrond. As of today FISU has received the interest of Harbin, People's Republic of China in staging the Winter Universiade and from three cities in staging the Summer Games, i.e. Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro;the Rhône-Alpes Region, France and Monterrey,
Games - 06 May 2004
April 20th ,2004- Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahad, President, Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)nominated Eng. Abdulghani Tabblat, General Secretary, Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) as one of five members on the OCA Evaluation Committee, who will play a key role in deciding the venue for the 2010 Asian Games.
Games - 14 Apr 2004
CHICAGO, IL - CHICAGO, IL – The Gay Games VII Sports Program has been expanded to feature five (5) new popular sports. Athletes will now be able to compete in Rugby, Darts, Flag Football (American style), Billiards (Pool) and DanceSport (Ballroom Dancing) at the Gay Games scheduled for 15-22 July 2006 in Chicago, U.S. The five new sports were selected after a thorough review of available venues, interest from potential competitors, the sports legacy of Gay Games I through VI, and financial via
Games - 14 Nov 2003
The Delhi bid team was celebrating today as they were awarded the right to host the 2010 edition of the Commonwealth Games. This will be the first time that the Games will be hosted on the sub-continent.
Games - 03 Nov 2003
The Delhi bid team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games has closely been watching the progress of 1st ever Afro-Asian Games being held in Hyderabad as they head towards the final vote to be held in Jamaica next month.
Games - 03 Nov 2003
The Delhi bid for the 2010 Commonwealth Games received a major boost today when Kim Collins, the St Kitts and Nevis sprinter who is both reigning Commonwealth and World 100m champion, threw his support behind the bid stating that 'the Commonwealth Games needs to move beyond its traditional hosts'
Games - 20 Oct 2003
The Delhi bid team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games launched their information web-site today. The site – - which contains the specific details of the Delhi bid proposal including its original bid document and first update newsletter, has been established to allow the Indian population and other supporters of the Delhi bid to be kept up to date as the final vote approaches.
Games - 09 Oct 2003
The offices of the Indian Olympic Association and the Delhi bid team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games were celebrating and exuding optimism today after receiving the Report of the Games Evaluation Commission for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 31 Jul 2003
Thursday, July 31, 2004, Bangkok:- Riche Monde (Bangkok) Ltd. and IMG jointly announced today that the JOHNNIE WALKER CLASSIC, Asia Pacific’s most prestigious and richest golf event, will return to the Alpine Golf and Sports Club, Pathumthani, Bangkok on January 29 to February 1, 2004.
Games - 03 Mar 2003
Zagreb, Croatia - 3 March 2003: Formula One leader Bernie Ecclestone and his Croatian-born wife, Slavica, today announced their support for the Croatian city of Rijeka’s bid to host the XVI Mediterranean Games in 2009.
Games - 12 Nov 2002
The Organising Committee of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games has today announced the appointment of Fast Track, a leading sports marketing agency, to market the International broadcast rights for the next Commonwealth Games.
Games - 05 Aug 2002
With one day to go, the Commonwealth Games in Manchester is set to become the biggest and most successful sporting event in the UK. Sports enthusiasts across the UK and local residents will reap the benefits of a legacy of sports facilities and a first-rate cooperation between key public services - police, transport and local and national government - and visitors and residents.
Games - 15 Jul 2002
OLYMPIC champion Cathy Freeman has confirmed that she will run for Australia in the Commonwealth Games in Manchester.
Games - 28 May 2002
Manchester 2002 revealed today that UK ticket sales for the XVII Commonwealth Games are now approaching 600,000, which is 80% of the UK ticket allocation.
Games - 14 May 2001
Delta Tre Informatica and the Organising Committee of the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games signed an agreement where Delta Tre will develop and manage the Central Results System and the Local Results System for 11 out of the 17 sports. In particular, the 11 sports are: Athletics, Cycling, Rugby 7s, Hockey, Netball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Lawn Ball, Triathlon, and Shooting.
Games - 22 Mar 2001
IEC in Sports has signed a distribution agreement with Turner Broadcasting for the 2001 Goodwill Games being held August 29 to September 9 in Brisbane, Australia. TNT, with a television production budget of USD 20 million for the Goodwill Games, will produce live coverage of 13 disciplines.
Games - 12 Mar 2001
To celebrate 500 days to go and Commonwealth Day (March12th), a revamped Games website will capture a network of worldwide web users with the launch of a new look Manchester 2002 site on
Games - 07 Mar 2001
With just over 500 days to the largest and most spectacular multi-sport event ever hosted in the UK, organisers today illustrated that, against their original objectives for the event, they have already exceeded expectations and are firmly on track to deliver a world class XVII Commonwealth Games.
Games - 12 Feb 2001
Turner Network Television (TNT) will present 83 hours of original programming from the 2001 Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia, 55 hours (66%) of which will be live. In addition to the 12 straight days of live coverage, TNT will also air an additional 37 hours of encore performances, giving the network a total of 120 hours of competition and 31 hours in prime time. The announcement was made today by Turner Sports President Mark Lazarus.
Games - 19 Jan 2001
Australia's Seven Network Wins Commonwealth Games Rights
Games - 17 Nov 2000
IOC Gives Manchester 2002 Positive Review<br>
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