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Lahti

of Nastola, is one of the leading sports and training centres in Finland. Lahti is also the home of Helsinki University's department of Environmental and Ecological Sciences (Faculty of Biosciences). It's the only science department of the University of Helsinki located outside the greater Helsinki area. class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Tertiary education - '''''Lahti


Uppsala

to activities within the arena Fyrishov AB runs Tävlingsstaden Uppsala in a collaboration between the sports organizers, Fyrishov AB, Uppsala, Uppsala Tourism and hotel business. Co-founded in 2006 by Fyrishov AB under the name SM-town Uppsala in 2007 but was expanded to include international events and competitions at high national level. The project aims to develop Uppsala, a leading sports town in Sweden. In 2009 there were 24 SM-competitions and major national and international competitions in Uppsala. At Fyrishov the city's basketball team Uppsala Basket also plays, former KFUM Uppsala, their home games in the Swedish basketball league. There are also athletic club Uppsala, Uppsala, fencing club, Uppsala Judo Club, Sweden's oldest judo club, Uppsala volleyball companion, Upsala weightlifting club and Upsala Simsällskap, one of the world's oldest swimmingclubs. The sport that draws the most audience is floorball. Uppsala's two teams in the Swedish Super League, Storvreta IBK and IK Sirius IBK, have Fyrishov as their home. One of the most classical sports events, the Swedish bandy champions final, has taken place at Studenternas IP since 1991. It usually attracts a spectator crowd of more than 20,000. WikiPedia:Uppsala Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Uppsala_County Localities Uppsala Commons:Category:Uppsala


Doha

- 1981 Doha, Qatar 17 For the first time, the 17th edition (2004 Gulf Cup of Nations) of the tournament, held in Doha, Qatar in 2004, featured sports such as handball (team handball), basketball, and volleyball. The 2007 (2007 Gulf Cup of Nations) and 2009 (2009 Gulf Cup of Nations) tournaments included these sports as well. Another major point that helped Qatar improve the competition was the fact that Al Jazeera Sports, the leading sports channel in West Asia, and North Africa is based in Doha. Al Jazeera Sports won broadcasting rights (broadcast) to the 2004, and exclusively in the 2009 Gulf Cup (2009 Gulf Cup of Nations) http: gulfnews.com sport football uae-fans-could-be-deprived-of-gulf-cup-action-1.43346 - Al Jazeera win rights from Abu Dhabi & Dubai Sports, in a competition that was brodcasted freely just a decade ago after a deal ending in $23.5 million, http: m.sportbusiness.com news 168199 al-jazeera-acquires-gulf-cup-rights - Al Jazeera Sports receive full broadcasting rights for 23.5 million dollars and dramatically reformed the Gulf Cup of Arabian Nations by hosting numerous talk shows and documentaries, on top of filming in HD (High definition video) and perfecting camerawork of matches. http: www.wtvision.com 290 wtvision-broadcasts-real-time-statistics-at-2009-gulf-cup-in-oman.htm - Al Jazeera Sports offer the Gulf Cup in HD for the first time, and offer further enhanced visual graphics birth_date WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


Helsinki

would go on to redefine the sports business industry by pioneering the offering to ‘blue chip’ (Blue chip (stock market)) companies of exclusive, off-the-shelf packages of sponsorship rights to the world’s largest sports tournaments on behalf of the world’s leading sports federations. ‘An introduction

a generation of leading sports business executives, the company’s founder Patrick Nally was in 1988 described by ''Marketing'' magazine, along with Adidas owner Horst Dassler and IMG (International Management Group) founder Mark McCormack, as one of the “three godfathers of sport” who at one time, between them, “controlled the commercial destinies of almost every major sports event in the world”. ref name


Nicaragua

;ref In the Western Hemisphere, baseball is also one of the leading sports in Canada, Colombia, Mexico, the Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, and Venezuela


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Northern Ireland

. Pre-war and wartime career In 1935 he moved to Belfast as an outside broadcasts assistant, and began commentating on local sporting events on the BBC's Northern Ireland service. In 1939 he moved to London and joined the national outside broadcasts staff, becoming assistant director in 1942. By this time he was commentating on many major sporting events, and by the end of the Second World War was the BBC's leading sports commentator. File:Royal Avenue Belfast2.jpg


New Zealand

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as the ‘university of sports marketing’ on account of its comprehensive training procedures responsible for cultivating a generation of leading sports business executives, the company’s founder Patrick Nally was in 1988 described by ''Marketing'' magazine, along with Adidas owner Horst Dassler and IMG (International Management Group) founder Mark McCormack, as one of the “three godfathers of sport” who at one


South Africa

Africa n group of television channels owned by Naspers and carried on the DStv satellite platform. It is the leading sports provider in South Africa, Africa and, considering its massive amount of content, the world. WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa


Australia

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