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Whether it is hosting cycling’s Grand Depart in the streets of Utrecht or the world’s best beach volleyball players on a floating court in The Hague, The Netherlands is marketing itself as one of the most nimble and creative sports industries on the European continent. Rachael Church, major events consultant at SportBusiness Intelligence, takes a closer look at the major events industry in the compact nation and finds out more about Brand Holland.

  • Date: 
    1 August 2015

    Rachael Church, asked a pair of de Jongs about the Dutch broadcasting landscape: Jan de Jong, CEO of public service broadcaster NOS, and Alco de Jong, country manager of Discovery Networks Benelux.

  • Date: 
    1 August 2015

    Rachael Church, speaks to experts within the Netherlands’ sports marketing industry to find what helps the small nation act big.

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    1 August 2015

    Sport climbing is having another to attempt to reach the Olympic Summit. The International Federation of Sport Climbing tell us why.

  • Date: 
    1 August 2015

    Anthony Goh, executive vice president, International Wushu Federation, believes his sport’s cross-cultural appeal will help it win a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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    1 August 2015

    Former Eurosport managing director and Infostrada CEO Danny Menken reveals why he became group managing director of Eleven Sports Network – the up-and-coming sports broadcaster launched by MP & Silva cofounder Andrea Radrizzani.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
27 August 2015

Japanese organisers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup have pledged to meet World Rugby’s demand for a fresh masterplan for the tournament, after the global governing body today (Thursday) said it would need a new roadmap for its showpiece event by the end of September.