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An Events Management news resource designed to support the textbook edited by John Beech, Sebastian Kaiser and Robert Kaspar and published by Pearson Education. See also http://tinyurl.com/TBOSM for Sports Management news.  Using the TAGS below is strongly recommended.
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New independent study claims Rio 2016 Olympic Games provided significant economic benefit to host city

New independent study claims Rio 2016 Olympic Games provided significant economic benefit to host city | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
A new study has concluded that the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de
Janeiro had positive economic impacts on both the host city and its
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Japanese Olympic Committee President indicted on corruption charges in France

Japanese Olympic Committee President indicted on corruption charges in France | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda has been
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Egypt beats South Africa to hosting of AFCON 2019 finals

Egypt beats South Africa to hosting of AFCON 2019 finals | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
January 8 – Egypt has replaced Cameroon as hosts of this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced today.
Egypt beat South Africa, the only other nation to bid, by 16 votes to one with one abstention at a CAF executive committee vote in Senegal.
Original hosts Cameroon were stripped of host status in November over preparation delays and security concerns and handed 2021 instead.
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Seoul estimate $3.4 billion contribution to budget for potential joint 2032 Korean Olympics

Seoul estimate $3.4 billion contribution to budget for potential joint 2032 Korean Olympics | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
South Korea would reportedly require a budget of 3.9 trillion won
(£2.7 billion/$3.4 billion/€3 billion) to co-host the 2032 Summer
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Popular Lost Village Festival will keep its licence after noise complaints

Popular Lost Village Festival will keep its licence after noise complaints | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
"The event has had a positive impact on he local economy"
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Women's Euro 2021: England named hosts of European Championship

Women's Euro 2021: England named hosts of European Championship | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
England will host the 2021 Women's European Championship, Uefa confirms, with the final to be held at Wembley.
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A big change has just been announced for Bristol beer festival

A big change has just been announced for Bristol beer festival | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it

It's never too early to start planning your summer...
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Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics over after plebiscite defeat

Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics over after plebiscite defeat | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Calgary is set to become the latest city to withdraw from the race for
the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after the city's
residents voted a...
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Armistice Day: moving events mark 100 years since end of first world war - as it happened

Armistice Day: moving events mark 100 years since end of first world war - as it happened | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Rolling coverage of events including commemorations in Britain, France and Belgium
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Calgary’s 2026 bid falters amid funding disagreements

Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Calgary, has threatened to cancel the city’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics unless an agreement on funding is reached. According to the Calgary Herald…
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How is Expo 2020 Dubai "Creating the Future"?

How is Expo 2020 Dubai "Creating the Future"? | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
In 2020, Dubai will host the biggest event in the history of the Arab World: the first World Expo ever held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Our theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, is based on the belief that innovation and progress are the result of people and ideas coming together in new and unique ways.
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Former Kenyan NOC official arrested over Rio 2016 financial scandal as charges ordered against six more

Former Kenyan NOC official arrested over Rio 2016 financial scandal as charges ordered against six more | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it

Former National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) official Stephen Kiptanui arap Soi has been arrested in connection with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games f...

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PyeongChang Olympics achieves $55 million surplus

PyeongChang Olympics achieves $55 million surplus | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics posted a surplus of 61.9 billion won ($55 million), Lee Hee-beom, former head of the organizing committee, said.
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Stockholm-Åre and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo submit bid books for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to IOC

Stockholm-Åre and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo submit bid books for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to IOC | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is
now an official joint effort with Åre as the International Olympic
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Miami's Rapture Festival starts legal battle with Ultra Music Festival over venue

Miami's Rapture Festival starts legal battle with Ultra Music Festival over venue | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The smaller festival filed a cease and desist to Ultra, which was given permission to take place at the same venue on the same weekend.
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Viagogo considers taking France's resale ban to EU courts

Viagogo considers taking France's resale ban to EU courts | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Viagogo said it is considering bringing last week’s ruling by France’s Constitutional Council on whether the country’s anti-secondary ticketing law was constitutional to the European courts. On Monday, the controversial ticketing resale firm’s challenge against France’s touting ban was rejected by the Constitutional Council, which works to maintain the constitutionality of legislation. The Counci
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Salt Lake City selected as US candidate for potential 2030 Winter Olympic bid

Salt Lake City selected as US candidate for potential 2030 Winter Olympic bid | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it

Salt Lake City has been selected as the United States' candidate for a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Fifa details World Cup payouts for clubs

Fifa details World Cup payouts for clubs | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced details of payments that will be made under its Club Benefits Programme, which designates a share of the revenues from this summer’s World Cup in…
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Salt Lake City Council votes to pursue Winter Olympic bid as IOC rules out 2026 back-up

Salt Lake City Council votes to pursue Winter Olympic bid as IOC rules out 2026 back-up | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The Salt Lake City Council has approved a resolution supporting an “expression of interest” agreement with the United States Olympic Committee, formalising its interest in bidding to host the Winter…
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Spanish PM invites Morocco and Portugal for joint 2030 World Cup bid

Spanish PM invites Morocco and Portugal for joint 2030 World Cup bid | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
By Andrew Warshaw
November 20 – The possibility of a multi-candidate battle to stage the 2030 World Cup has been stepped up with Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez (pictured left) saying his country would definitely like to join forces with Portugal and Morocco.
Although nothing firm has been decided it is an open secret that South America would be favourites to host the tournament with Uruguay teaming up with Argentina and Paraguay to commemorate the centenary of the World Cup’s inaugural edition in 1930 in Uruguay. Read more …
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Nepal festival celebrates 'day of the dogs'

Nepal festival celebrates 'day of the dogs' | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Kukur Tihar honours dogs as they are considered to be the most loyal friends to humans.
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Economists break down Olympic bid’s economic impact ahead of vote

Economists break down Olympic bid’s economic impact ahead of vote | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to deciding on a vote for or against hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics, economists say looking strictly at dollar values won’t give Calgarians the full picture.Academics, athlete…
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Birmingham confirms Commonwealth Games venue plan

Birmingham confirms Commonwealth Games venue plan | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The sport and venue programme for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has been confirmed today (Friday), with sites across the city and the West Midlands set to host events. The announcement was made during a sporting showcase at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, one of the key venue clusters for the Games, which ar
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World Cup 2022 Qatar death statistics of workers revealed by trade union leader

World Cup 2022 Qatar death statistics of workers revealed by trade union leader | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it

Qatar has come in for strong criticism over human rights and the treatment of migrant workers
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Stockholm's bid for 2026 Winter Olympics in serious doubt after City Council reshuffle

Stockholm's bid for 2026 Winter Olympics in serious doubt after City Council reshuffle | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it

Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has been thrown into serious doubt after the City Council's two newly-merged parties agre...

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