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Games - 13 Nov 2003
The Delhi bid for the 2010 Commonwealth Games continued to receive support from significant members of the community. After the strong support that was received last week from the reigning Commonwealth and World 100m champion, Kim Collins of St Kitts and Nevis, and IAAF Council Member Lord Sebastian Coe, the Chief Executive of The Commonwealth Business Council, the business arm of the Commonwealth – Dr Mohan Kaul – today also spoke out in favour of the Delhi bid. Speaking from his office in Pa
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 - 21 Oct 2003
Following the success of ESPN’s X Games in the US and internationally, we are now looking to develop X Games in Europe. As a result, we have an opportunity for a sponsorship sales person to build the brand through European based events.
Games - 20 Oct 2003
The highly successful 8th All Africa Games held in Abuja Nigeria has achieved more television coverage around the world than any previous All Africa Games.
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 - 12 Jul 2002
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today confirmed that in conjunction with M2002 (the organising committee for this summer’s Commonwealth Games), UK Sport has been contracted to manage the anti-doping programme during the Games, which commence in Manchester on July 25th.
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 - 07 May 2002
Olympic gold medallist and triple jump World Champion Jonathan Edwards will announce Rover as the Official Car Sponsor of the XVII Commonwealth Games on Thursday 9th May at the City of Manchester stadium.
Games - 15 Nov 2001
During their annual general meeting, held in Singapore on Thursday October 25th, 2001, the delegates of the International World Games Association (IWGA) re-elected IDSF Treasurer Lukas Hinder of Zurich, Switzerland, as IWGA Treasurer.
Games - 18 Jul 2001
Confectionary giant Cadbury will be the official sponsor of the Queen’s Jubilee Baton Relay that is to be carried across the Commonwealth and UK by 5,000 runners in 2002 before being presented to HM the Queen at the Games Opening Ceremony in Manchester next year.
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 - 15 Feb 2001
Seoul, KOREA – Korean electronics giant Samsung on February 13 signed the biggest sports sponsorship deal in Asian history when it agreed to become a partner of the 2002 Asian Games which will be held in the Korean port city of Pusan.
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 - 08 Feb 2001
Further to the recently increased working relationship between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International World Games Association (IWGA), the IOC has appointed a representative to the World Games 2001, to be held in Akita (JPN) in August. The IOC Member in Japan Mr Chiharu Igaya, also Member of the IOC Executive Board, has accepted the assignment.
Games - 19 Jan 2001
Australia's Seven Network Wins Commonwealth Games Rights
Games - 17 Nov 2000
IOC Gives Manchester 2002 Positive Review<br>
Games - 12 Jul 2000
Law Firm Sponsors Commonwealth Games
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