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Rights-holders have looked closely at the successes of Manchester United’s selling of sector partnerships in different regions across the world. But what is the secret to that success, what are the strategies to selling and can it work for every organisation in sport? 

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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan selected 10 of the most influential people in the New Zealand sports industry, and explains how they are each playing a significant role shaping the business.

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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan looks at four of New Zealand’s leading sports venues, their unique selling points and how scheduled improvements could affect their hosting future.

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    1 September 2014

    New Zealand is known on the international sporting scene as the king of rugby union, and the All Blacks have a portfolio of global sponsors to reflects that. But which other Kiwi properties provide opportunities for brands, and what is driving that?

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    1 September 2014

    New players in the domestic broadcast landscape during the last 18 months have created a vibrant sports rights market in New Zealand, and major rights-holders have taken advantage.

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    1 September 2014

    Ever-increasing government support, an evolving event strategy and the development of unique events is seeing New Zealand punch above its weight in the sports hosting space. David Walmsley explains why.

Daily news summaries

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2 September 2014

Canadian city Edmonton plans to invest between C$80m (€55.3m/$72.9m) and C$100m in a new velodrome as part of its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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    2 September 2014

    The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has announced that six men will run for the presidency of the global governing body, with current secretary general Ingmar De Vos and Spanish Equestrian Federation chairman Javier Revuelta del Peral revealed as the latest additions to the election race.

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    2 September 2014

    The Professional Squash Association has finalised a new three-year calendar for its PSA World Series, with the new-look hosting concept set to run from 2014 through to 2017.

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    2 September 2014

    The International Rowing Federation (Fisa) has revealed four nations have declared their interest in hosting its 2019 World Rowing Championships.

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    2 September 2014

    Dairy supplier Milla has become an official supporter of the inaugural European Games multi-sport event, which takes place in Baku next year.

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    2 September 2014

    The European Handball Federation has agreed a deal for charitable foundation Play for Change to sponsor referee’s shirts at its national team and club competitions throughout the 2014-15 season, as part of a new six-year partnership with the MP & Silva agency.