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Games - 26 May 2006
Australia's Gold Coast has again proven to be unbeatable - this time winning the international race to host the 2009 World Transplant Games, Queensland Premier Peter Beattie announced today.
Games - 11 May 2006
May 5, 2006 - The drive to bring the 2014 Commonwealth Games to Scotland received a huge boost today when the millionth pledge of support was given to the Back the Bid campaign.
Games - 30 Mar 2006
Young people from all over the UK will get the chance to compete in the biggest ever school sports event launched today in Battersea Park, London.
Games - 20 Mar 2006
Early data has indicated that Melbourne is on track to receive 90,000 visitors from overseas and interstate.
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 - 16 Mar 2006
Melbourne, Australia: The Melbourne skyline erupted in a blaze of fireworks as the city celebrated the groundbreaking Opening Ceremony to mark the start of the XVIII Commonwealth Games.
Games - 14 Mar 2006
14 March 2006, Kuala Lumpur: The X Games, the world’s signature action sports competition returns to Malaysia, as the City of Kuala Lumpur plays host to Asian X Games 2006 presented by KIA from May 12-14.
Games - 06 Mar 2006
With just nine days until the start of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games organisers today unveiled the prized medals to be awarded during the 11 days of competition.
Games - 03 Mar 2006
3 March 2006. The Chairman of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Ron Walker, today re-iterated the Organising Committee’s position on the Royal Anthem and the Opening Ceremony.
Games - 02 Mar 2006
The Chairman of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Ron Walker, said all arrangements for the Opening Ceremony have been made in consultation with Buckingham Palace, and in line with the protocol of the Commonwealth Games Federation constitution.
Games - 02 Mar 2006
The country's thriving network of quality community sports clubs has helped identify and nurture the sporting talent that will be representing Team England at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 15 Feb 2006
The Melbourne 2006 Uniform and Accreditation Centre (UAC) today provided the 9,000th uniform to Commonwealth Games Minister Justin Madden.
Games - 10 Feb 2006
The iconic Yarra River will be the ‘pathway’ leading 71 Commonwealth nations to the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 15.
Games - 30 Jan 2006
Waterfront City was today announced as an Official Live Site for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 23 Jan 2006
THOUSANDS of new tickets to previously “fully subscribed” events including Swimming, Track Cycling, Gymnastics and Basketball preliminaries will be made available to all Australians from 9am tomorrow - January 23.
Games - 19 Jan 2006
A huge gravity cube, the new Xbox 360 console, personalised stamps, a medal dais, athletes and celebrities will be just some of the people, products and performances featured at Interact, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Sponsor Showcase located at Birrarung Marr.
Games - 17 Jan 2006
The world’s fastest man, Jamaican Asafa Powell, will be joined by Sydney Olympic 800m gold medallist Maria Mutola in a stellar athletic line-up for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 10 Jan 2006
Training for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games volunteers is now underway with 1400 volunteers having already received their initial training at Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, the Official Training Provider for the Games.
Games - 15 Dec 2005
HBA, Australia’s third largest health insurer, was today announced as an Official Provider of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 29 Nov 2005
The Doha Asian Games Organising Committee (DAGOC), is committed to presenting the most exciting programme of cultural celebration as part of its aim to provide the "Games of Your Life."
Games - 13 Oct 2005
More than 435,000 tickets will be on offer to Australians this Saturday October 15, in the next phase of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games ticketing program.
Games - 12 Sep 2005
The television coverage of next year’s Asian Games in Doha will be the most extensive in the event’s history, the Secretary-General of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, David Astley, has predicted.
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 - 29 Apr 2005
The ASOIF Council decided today to convene an ASOIF<BR>Extraordinary General Assembly in order to discuss the voting procedure for confirmation of sports for the 2012 Olympic Games, and to clarify a number of questions related to this procedure, as announced by the IOC last week in Berlin.
Games - 27 Apr 2005
In an exclusive interview with the 2005 Duisburg Press Office, the Patron of the next edition of The World Games, Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, thanks the organizers and the many volunteers for their commitment to make the games an unprecedented success.<BR>
Games - 22 Mar 2005
The World Games community mourns over the loss of 2005 Duisburg chief organizer Gerd Bildau, who has died unexpectedly at the age of 58 on Sunday.
Games - 09 Feb 2005
WIGE MEDIA is appointed Host Broadcaster of The World Games 2005. The company from Cologne-Frechen (GER) produces the bulk of the television coverage on the 177 events in 38 sports and signs responsible for the worldwide distribution of all the programming from 2005 Duisburg.
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 - 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 - 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 - 08 Dec 2004
With just two days to go before what promises to be the most impressive opening ceremony ever witnessed for an Arabian Gulf Cup tournament in its thirty four year history, QSi the marketing rights holders have ensured that the event will also be the most financially successful and the best sponsored event ever in the region.
Games - 07 Dec 2004
The presence of university sports on the televisions of the world is one of the main objectives of FISU for its 2004-2008 communication plan. At the Daegu Universiade in 2003 extensive TV coverage allowed FISU to reach 700,000,000 viewers, particularly in Asia. With the arrival of the Universiades in Europe in 2005 (Innsbruck and Izmir), media coverage will be enlarged, a consequence of the efforts FISU has been making with various broadcasters.
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 - 24 Nov 2004
QSi today surprised everybody tracking the progress of the 17th Arabian Gulf Cup, with a record breaking signing of a 5th Platinum Partner, Doha Bank. This was an unexpected announcement, as QSi had previously 'sold out' its Platinum sponsorship packages. The bank joins Etihad Airlines, Q-Tel, Toyota and QIC at the tournaments’ most prestigious level of sponsorship.
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 - 12 Oct 2004
Doha, October 11 2004: Doha Asian Games Organising Committee (DAGOC) has issued a Letter of Acceptance to Doha Asian Games Broadcast Services (DAGBS) and, subject to the signing of the Contract later this month, will officially appoint them as the Host Broadcaster for the 2006 Asian Games.
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 - 14 May 2004
Australia's leading sports production company, Transworld International (TWI) Australia, will provide Host Broadcast services to the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee.
Games - 07 May 2004
Manchester teenager Ruth Smith has written to Sportcal.com in an appeal to help raise the £10,000 necessary to fund the Great Britain team's trip to the World Dwarf Games, to be held next summer in Paris.
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 - 09 Mar 2004
Stirling, Scotland: - The Commonwealth Games Council of Scotland announced today that it has secured global swimwear brand, Speedo, as the Official Team Kit Supplier to the Scottish team for the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 27 Jan 2004
Stamford, CT, (January 26, 2004) - Outdoor Life Network (OLN®) has purchased the Gravity Games, the highest-rated, action sports television event in the United States, from Octagon Inc., OLN President and Chief Executive Officer E. Roger Williams announced today. The September 2004 Gravity Games will feature more than 225 world-class action sports athletes from 13 countries, competing in 9 events. A 2005 Winter Gravity Games is currently being planned as an extension of the franchise. Financial
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