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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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: 
28 August 2015

The South African government has approved Durban’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ahead of the likely award of the multi-sport event to the city next week.

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    28 August 2015

    Fifa has moved to distance itself from controversial comments made by the newly-appointed head of its reform committee stating they are “personal views” and do not reflect the position of world football’s governing body.

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    28 August 2015

    Uefa president Michel Platini has said his current term in office will be his final one, should he fail to be elected as head of world football’s governing body next year.

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    28 August 2015

    The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has unveiled details of what it claims is a landmark global clean water initiative as part of its ongoing partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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    28 August 2015

    The Skechers Performance division of US footwear brand Skechers has agreed a title sponsorship deal with the Los Angeles Marathon.

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    28 August 2015

    The North American division of Japanese luxury automotive manufacturer Lexus has agreed a partnership with NBA basketball team Dallas Mavericks, NHL ice hockey team Dallas Stars and their American Airlines Center home arena.