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Historic milestone: United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

| November 3, 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.

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Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

| August 26, 2014
Rugby legend Keith Wood joins WTM’s Sport Tourism Team

Following another dramatic summer of sport around the world, World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – will be assessing the relationship between sporting events and the travel industry during its Sport Tourism programme.

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Emirates Partners with Portuguese Football Giant Benfica

| August 1, 2014
Emirates Partners with Portuguese Football Giant Benfica

LISBON – Portugal: Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.

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London crowned ‘Ultimate Sports City’ beating off worldwide competition

| April 11, 2014
London crowned ‘Ultimate Sports City’ beating off worldwide competition

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has welcomed the news that London has beaten off stiff competition to be crowned the ‘Ultimate Sports City’ in the world.

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easyJet add extra seats to Athens for Manchester United match

| December 20, 2013

easyJet had added an extra flight to Athens to help more Manchester United fans support their team against Olympiakos in next year’s Champions League clash.

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Qatar Tourism Authority & Paris Saint-Germain: A New Chapter of a Pioneering Association

| October 30, 2013
Qatar Tourism Authority & Paris Saint-Germain: A New Chapter of a Pioneering Association

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Paris Saint-Germain go one step further and open a new chapter in their ambitious partnership, further solidifying an association between the world-famous sports club with a dynamic, fast growing country.

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Navarino Challenge: The Huffington Post Media Group “joins the race” & other exciting updates

| October 12, 2013
Navarino Challenge: The Huffington Post Media Group “joins the race” & other exciting updates

In the run-up for the first “Navarino Challenge” marathon led by the Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes, the Huffington Post Media Group has “joined the race” as the US communication sponsor. This unique event in the Peloponnese, on 18-20 October, aims to raise awareness of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet as well as the global issue of childhood obesity, under the Auspices of the […]

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MCI Builds Its Expertise in the Global Sports Sector

| October 12, 2013
MCI Builds Its Expertise in the Global Sports Sector

Geneva, Switzerland – October 11, 2013. MCI announced the creation of a Sports Business Unit which will focus on advising and delivering innovative customer oriented Sports service solutions and strategies.

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Hospitality packages released at Lord’s for Bicentennial year

| October 8, 2013

“Home of Cricket” expects high demand during landmark summer

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British Cycling wins bid to host 2016 UCI Track World Championships in London

| September 30, 2013
British Cycling wins bid to host 2016 UCI Track World Championships in London

British Cycling has been awarded the 2016 Track World Championships to be staged at the London velodrome.

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New project at the Real Madrid Stadium…

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
New project at the Real Madrid Stadium…

New plans for a mythical stadium…

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FC Barcelona and Qatar Airways, a team that unites the world

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
FC Barcelona and Qatar Airways, a team that unites the world

A new advert was unveiled during the presentation of the partnership between FC Barcelona and Qatar Airways. The spot features some of Barça’s first team players like Piqué, Neymar, Messi, Puyol, Iniesta, Mascherano, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.

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