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  Guardian | Sporting 'crown jewels' must stay free to air, EU rules
The decision means that armchair sporting fans can continue to watch the Wimbledon tennis tournament and the FA Cup final free, without fearing they may be snapped up by subscription channels.
In accepting the list - thought to be the longest in Europe - the EU has dismissed the objections of the Kirch media group in Germany, which is partly owned by Rupert Murdoch, Sky's proprieter.
The list of protected sporting events, maintained under the 1996 Broadcasting Act, is: Olympic Games, Fifa World Cup finals, FA Cup final, Scottish FA Cup final, Grand National, the Derby, Wimbledon tennis finals, European football championships finals, rugby league Challenge Cup final, rugby World Cup final.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4054041-103690,00.html   (408 words)

  Sport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sport consists of a physical and mentally competitive activity carried out with a recreational purpose for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these.
Ice skating and Tai chi, for example, are sports that come close to artistic spectacles in themselves: to watch these activities comes close to the experience of spectating at a ballet.
The closeness of art and sport in these times was revealed by the nature of the Olympic Games which, as we have seen, were celebrations of both sporting and artistic achievements, poetry, sculpture and architecture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sport   (1801 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of sporting events   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical stick called a bat.
Sporting activity is probably as old as mankind itself, being related to learning through removal from everyday goals and purposes, competition and entertainment.
The whole point of these sports in the first place was so you could be athletic, while not being lumped in with the rest of bone-headed jock America.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-sporting-events   (6029 words)

 A Sporting Chance - Charleston Metro Sports Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sports business is the 11th largest industry in the United States with an economic impact of $152 billion, the report said.
The council, made up of representatives from sports and sports-related businesses in the area, is trying to maximize the Lowcountry`s potential of becoming a haven for sports and sporting events.
The National Association of Sports Commissions has estimated there are more than 10,000 competitive-bid sporting events that look for a host community annually, she said.
www.sportscouncil.org /story.asp?story=621   (1658 words)

 ESPN.com - Page2 - Readers: Overrated sporting events
Earlier this week we presented our choices for the 10 most overrated events in sports and we asked you to offer your choices.
Plenty of sporting events are bad, but people have no expectations that they be anything other than bad.
The whole point of these sports in the first place was so you could be athletic, while not being lumped in with the rest of bone-headed jock America.
espn.go.com /page2/s/readers/overratedevents.html   (1631 words)

 Personal Development: Personal Audit 12
List the cathedrals and places of religious observance you have visited.
List the art galleries, museums and exhibitions you have attended.
List the sporting events in which you have participated.
www.btinternet.com /~p.g.h/counselling_personal_development_audit_12.htm   (175 words)

 Irish Times Article - EU confirms right of State to list sport on TV   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Government can draft a list of sporting events which must remain on terrestrial television without holding fresh talks with the sporting organisations, the European Commission has declared.
He insisted that he was "required" by Brussels to hold talks with the FAI, IRFU and GAA before drafting a list of protected events.
Under the Government's proposed timetable, a list would not be drawn up until the Dáil resumes in early September at the earliest, even though Ireland's first away match in the European Championship takes place on September 7th.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/front/2002/0716/2796914244HM1SKYSOCCER.html   (685 words)

 A List Limousines Berkshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire, and London   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As well as weekly sporting events such as horse racing and football.
A List Limousines can provide services to all other major sporting events in the UK including rugby, golf, formula 1, superbike racing, tennis at Wimbledon or even the Henley Regatta.
A List Limousines can offer a range of golfing hospitality which includes The Open, the oldest established of the four majors or why not the World match Play championship at Wentworth.
www.alist-limos.co.uk /sport_events.htm   (368 words)

Sports development is not new for Polk County.
Targeted marketing strategies in the areas of water sports, golf, fishing and bicycling have all been very successful at generating visibility and recreational tourism for the county.
PCSM continues to work closely with the Florida Sports Foundation and each of the three Major League Baseball teams that conduct Spring Training in the county to enhance the overall image and economic impact of Major League Baseball.
www.cfdc.org /1999ar/sports.asp   (917 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Television Without Frontiers directive of the European Union, too, urges member states to ensure that sporting events of national importance are available to the maximum number of viewers on a free-to-air basis.
The views of various broadcasters were taken into consideration while framing the guidelines, the government said, adding that the list of sporting events of national importance would be drawn up in consultation with sports channels, sports rights management companies and the sports ministry.
The Dubai-based TEN Sports, which has the exclusive telecast rights for the ongoing India-Pakistan matches, does not have an unfettered right to downlink into India a channel uplinked from abroad, the government said.
www.telegraphindia.com /1060210/asp/nation/story_5827701.asp   (388 words)

 TEAMS 2004 Press Center
Events are nominated and then voted upon by readers of SportsTravel, the sports world's event magazine.
To be eligible, nominated events had to occur between July 1, 2003, and June 30, 2004.
The events that have been nominated are prime examples of the achievement of excellence in the organization and management of sporting events," said Timothy Schneider, publisher of SportsTravel magazine, which organizes the TEAMS Conference and Expo.
www.sportstravelmagazine.com /t2004/PR03_2004.html   (570 words)

 Sports Fresh : Article 'List of sporting events'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A winter sports week with speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey and nordic skiing was planned, but the 1916 Olympics were cancelled after the outbreak of World War I. Text: Winter Olympic Games
Receipts for later games were split among the two teams and the National Commission (the new governing body for the sport, which was able to cover much of its annual operating expenses from World Series revenue).
Category B events can be shown on pay TV, provided sufficient secondary coverage (highlights, delayed broadcast, etc) is made to free-to-air broadcasters.
www.sports-fresh.net /DisplayArticle50582.html   (1000 words)

 List of sporting events : Sport/Events   (Site not responding. Last check: )
terms defined : List of sporting events : Sport/Events
All is still licensed under the GNU FDL.
For we never shall be easy, if we are in the first instance, whether he be really capable of public offices or am not against his superintending the feast of the priests, in the games.
www.termsdefined.net /sp/sport---events.html   (133 words)

 Free-to-air TV kicks off sports campaign - Breaking News - Sport - Breaking News
A campaign to keep popular sporting events such as the Melbourne Cup, AFL and NRL competitions and the Australian Open on free-to-air TV kicks off on Wednesday night.
Australians watched 1,648 hours of sport on free TV last year, but people should not take it for granted that popular events, including Wimbledon and the V8 Supercars, will always be available for free, FTV chief executive Julie Flynn said.
She said pay TV networks and some major sporting bodies were waging a war on the anti-siphoning list of sporting events that could not be bought exclusively by pay TV.
www.theage.com.au /news/Sport/Freetoair-TV-kicks-off-sports-campaign/2006/09/27/1159337219548.html   (385 words)

 Indiantelevision.com > News Headlines > Government may mandate sharing of sports telecast rights
Private sports broadcasters are in for some serious trouble if the government okays a legislation mandating sharing of telecast of sporting events of national importance with pubcaster Doordarshan on a compulsory basis.
“For the purpose of ensuring the widest availability of viewing in India (of sporting events)… on a free-to-air basis, broadcasters having distribution/broadcast rights for India of such events, shall be obliged to offer the terrestrial and DTH broadcast rights to Prasar Bharati,” a note prepared by the information and broadcasting ministry states.
The government has proposed that a list of sporting events of national/public interest will be notified as soon as a Cabinet nod is obtained without waiting for an omnibus legislation being planned.
www.indiantelevision.com /headlines/y2k5/aug/aug56.htm   (491 words)

 rediff.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In what is essentially an individual sport, the Davis Cup, the premier tennis team championship, is still fiercely competitive.
Whether it's sledding or soccer, basketball or boxing, Yahoo has an extensive list of sporting events: past, present and future.
A comprehensive database of future sporting events, which can be viewed chronologically, by major events, by nation, by day or month
www.rediff.com /dirsrch/html_out/sports/events   (284 words)

 sporting events – sport events – United States
Sporting events directory: find information on sports events in anywhere in the United States.
Find sporting events in Los Angeles, New York and all major cities and states.
United States Tourist Attractions travel guide lists sporting events for you and provides a great overview of the local area so you can make travel plans to local attractions.
www.unitedstatestouristattractions.com /sports-events.asp   (342 words)

 Corporate hospitality and business sporting event organisers
As well as designing bespoke events to really appeal, we add a "plus", a twist, to surprise and delight.
We are proud to offer a full Sporting and Cultural events hospitality service, while offering some of the most competitive prices on the market.
The list is endless and if you fancy entertaining clients at any of the following, please contact us.
www.makethisday.com /exclusive_hospitality   (179 words)

 Events Search Site! EventCrazy.com
We track over 150,000 events and attractions throughout the year so there is always something of interest for everyone just a click away.
It takes less than two minutes and gives you a world of "things to do." Also, you can email events and attractions to your friends and invite them to go along, or even submit your own.
Copyright © 1998-2008 Events Media Network, Inc. All Rights Reserved Worldwide.
www.eventcrazy.com   (273 words)

 Lesson Plan Thirteen
Open the discussion by brainstorming a list of sporting events that are held during the Summer Olympics.
(It would be advisable to have a list of all the sports in case the students do not name the less familiar sports.) Discuss some of the sports.
Assign students one of the many sports held during the Olympics, or have students select their own sport to research.
www.edgate.com /copernedit/html/summergames/inactive/lesson_plans/llc/lp13.html   (531 words)

 Sporting Events - Beef Empire Days 2006
Feedlot Team Roping, Sponsors Roping and Barrel Racing is the event of choice on Sunday, June 5 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Competitors from Kansas, Nebraska, Texas and Oklahoma are expected for the Friday practice and the Saturday and Sunday competition.
Riders will compete in 13 sanctioned classes and this event provides an excellent opportunity to see the athletes of the equine world cut and control cattle from a herd.
www.beefempiredays.com /sporting.html   (571 words)

 General   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kansas sailing team claimed third place, behind Boston College and Vermont, at the Timme Angsten Memorial Regatta at the Chicago Yacht Club last weekend.
Sports Illustrated’s bi-weekly college sports magazine will publish exclusively online following its Dec. 1 issue, the magazine announced earlier this month.
Here's a list of the events going on around campus.
www.kansan.com /stories/sports/general   (192 words)

 Satellite threat to home Tests
MILLIONS of cricket fans could have to pay to watch live Test Matches on satellite or cable television because the sport is threatened with being removed from the list of so-called "crown jewel" sporting events.
Currently popular events, such as domestic Test Match cricket, the Grand National, the Derby, World Cup Finals, the Olympics and the Wimbledon finals are reserved and traditionally screened by the BBC and ITV.
There would be a new "B-list" of events, which would include Test matches and the Cricket World Cup, where the rights to screen exclusive live coverage could be auctioned off to the highest bidder provided that arrangements were made for some coverage of highlights on terrestrial channels.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1998/03/21/ncrik21.html   (349 words)

 Sporting Events
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www.buyhits.net /sports/sporting-events.html   (463 words)

 ESPN Page 2 - Caple: A sports fan's checklist
The rankings are based on the total experience, including the event itself, the participants, the setting and the atmosphere for the fans.
This is by no means a comprehensive list -- there are just too many games in too many sports for that -- but it does include a full range of national and international competitions well worth camping overnight on the sidewalk for a ticket.
Former Sports Illustrated writer Steve Rushin once described the NCAA hockey championships -- played the weekend after the NCAA basketball Final Four and the weekend of the Masters -- as "the greatest event you've never seen." There's a lot of competition for that distinction on this list, but it's certainly among the contenders.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/page2/story?page=caple/070625   (5409 words)

 Sports Tickets - Sporting Event Tickets - Broker
Just click on the event that you are interested in for pricing, seating and delivery information.
You've access to tickets to all sports, Football tickets, Baseball tickets, Basketball tickets and more right here at your fingertips.
Enjoy premium seating to the biggest sporting events around the globe, including the World Series, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, Final Four and College Bowl games.
www.tickco.com /sports.htm   (123 words)

 Sporting Event Insurance
Sporting Insurance is all about enjoying the game without being effected by huge losses resulting from game brawls, or related lawsuits.
Sports insurance is a must regardless if you are organizing a one-time sporting event, maintaining league teams, or are organizing tournaments.
Sports insurance also covers the cost of investigating, and defending sports personalities, against such claims.
www.filmins.com /sporting-events.htm   (208 words)

Anything from current events, campaign finance reform, sports (especially baseball), corporate/political/legal ethics, pop culture, confessions of a recovering comic book addict, and probably some overly indulgent discourses about my 3-year old daughter.
Sports are supposed to be about competition, about the best man, woman or team winning.
For every negative event he listed in relation to the national anthem or nationalistic pride in sports, I'll put up every Major League Baseball game that took place after September 11.
sardonicviews.blogspot.com /2003_03_23_sardonicviews_archive.html   (6884 words)

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