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Olympics: Innsbruck 2026 falls to referendum rejection mounting the pressure for bidding cities

Sports Features Communications (SFC) Innsbruck saw its Olympic Dream sail away Sunday as the Tyrol region votes no to a local referendum to host the 2026 Winter Games.  The public referendum held across 279 polls came back with a narrow ...read more
 
Oct 15
2017

Olympics: SPORTELMonaco gears up for the sports media and television networking event of the year

Sports Features Communications (SFC) SPORTELMonaco will host its annual sports media market and networking event gathering sports marketing and media industry leaders in the Monegasque Principality at the Grimaldi Forum October 23-26 in just a few weeks. The event promises a busy ...read more
 
Oct 11
2017

NEIL WILSON: Has FIFA taught the Olympics a lesson in honesty

THE NEIL WILSON COLUMN / An exclusive, authoritative series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) FIFA, football's oft derided global body, is the last sporting organisation you would expect to be giving lessons in transparency. Not so long ago IOC president Thomas ...read more
 
Oct 11
2017

Commonwealth Games: Birmingham 2022 gets 'not fully compliant' report card

Sports Features Communications (SFC) Despite being the only bid put forth for the 2022 Commonwealth Games the Birmingham bid took a step back today and will have to go back and review their plan. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board ...read more
 
Oct 6
2017
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Confirmed! SportAccord convention is the only sports business event guaranteed to have all International Sports Federations present

Posted Tuesday October 17th 2017.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Making choices can be tricky when it comes to selecting which events to attend for organisations involved in the business of sport. With so much to consider, as well as Asia-Pacific set to overtake Europe in sponsorship ... read more

IOC launches a new approach to the Candidature Process for the Olympic Winter Games 2026

Posted Tuesday October 17th 2017.   By: International Olympic Committee

In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, the new Candidature Process is based on increased flexibility and an in-depth dialogue with the IOC and the Olympic Movement. It has been reformed ... read more

Prof Dr Ugur Erdener re-elected World Archery President for 4th term

Posted Saturday October 14th 2017.   By: World Archery Communication

Prof Dr Ugur Erdener was unanimously re-elected unopposed as World Archery President for a fourth four-year term at the federation's 2017 Congress in Mexico City as delegates appointed officers to the Executive Board and committees. "Thank you for your ongoing ... read more

David Simon, president of Los Angeles sports council to co-chair CityAccord and City-to-City at SAC2018

Posted Wednesday October 11th 2017.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Recognised as one of the most influential sports business leaders in Los Angeles having played a significant role in bids for almost every major sporting event that has been brought to the region in the last three ... read more

SPORTEL AWARDS 2017: The Jury revealed !

Posted Monday October 9th 2017.   By: Virginie Zeghdar

SPORTEL, the Sports Marketing & Media Convention organises the prestigious SPORTEL Awards ceremony rewarding the best sport sequences of the year and the best illustrated sport books in presence of Olympic Champions and International sport celebrities. This year, the SPORTEL ... read more

Event publisher 'Host City' becomes official delivery partner for #SAC2018

Posted Monday October 9th 2017.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention today is delighted to welcome Host City onboard as the Official Event Development Partner for its sixteenth edition, set to take place at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre in Thailand from 15 - ... read more

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