• The Business of Sport

    By SGB sports on 13/05/2016
    Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, John Whittingdale addressed delegates at the Telegraph’s Business of Sport conference this week. “A principle of the Voluntary Code of Conduct on the Broadcasting of Major Sporting Events is that a minimum of 30 per cent of net broadcasting revenue is put back into grassroots development within that sport. This is very […]
  • Health minister walks the talk about Outdoor activities

    By SGB sports on 28/04/2014
    On the same day that the Peak District National Park celebrated its 63rd anniversary (17th April), OIA CEO Andrew Denton was out on the hill in Derbyshire with Jane Ellison MP, minister for Public Health. The ‘walk and talk’ session had been specifically arranged by Denton to provide an opportunity to discuss the results of the recent ‘All-Party Commission on […]
  • Skechers announced as latest Sports Trade Awards sponsor

    By SGB sports on 26/04/2013
    Datateam Business Media Ltd has officially announced Skechers as the sponsor of the ‘Best Running Retailer’ category for the Sports Trade Awards Datateam Business Media Ltd has officially announced Skechers as the sponsor of the ‘Best Running Retailer’ category for the Sports Trade Awards The award will honour the retailer who has serviced the consumer with the most comprehensive product […]
  • Uhlsport UK undertakes expansion

    By SGB sports on 16/08/2012
    March 2012 saw Uhlsport UK move into their new office and showroom located in the Bampton Business Centre South, Weald, Bampton, Oxfordshire. The new show room offers the facility of allowing Uhlsport UK to display all the new product lines for the coming seasons. Over the past three years Uhlsport UK has been growing in the UK market for teamwear […]
  • Umbro and Cole Hann for sale

    By SGB sports on 01/06/2012
    Nike, after purchasing the Manchester based football brand four years ago, have confirmed their intention to sell Umbro with the aim of completing the sales by the end of their financial year (May 31, 2013). Following the announcement on Thursday, Nike also stated that they will be looking for a buyer for New York based Cole Hann brand, which in […]
  • Mizuno partnership with British Volleyball Federation

    By SGB sports on 04/11/2011
    Mizuno has announced itself as official footwear sponsor of The British volleyball federation in a two year partnership. The news means that the Japanese sports brand will be providing the official competition and training footwear for the men’s and women’s elite national teams. To mark the sponsorship, both teams will be wearing Mizuno’s Wave Lightning and Wave Tornado shoes, with […]
  • Polar to become the Heart Beat of Sale Sharks

    By SGB sports on 04/11/2011
    Polar have announced a new partnership with Premiership Rugby Club Sale Sharks. The news means that Polar, specialists in heart rate technology, will provide products to the team as they look to continue their promising start to the new campaign. Designed with coaches’ needs in mind, the Sharks will use the advanced Polar TEAM² system which allows coaches to gain […]
  • MKK kicks off rugby growth with Harlequins kit deal

    By SGB sports on 13/09/2011
    Teamwear supplier to provide kit to London’s only Engage Super League club as it looks to grow rugby presence MKK Sports has signed a deal to become the new kit supplier to rugby league outfit Harlequins, saying the deal sets it on the path to becoming a leading name in rugby. The two-year deal will see MKK supply training and […]
  • Cybertill/J2 join forces to ‘benefit retail’

    By SGB sports on 06/09/2011
    Software and hardware specialists forge EPoS partnership to provide universal retail solution Cybertill and J2 Retail Systems have forged a partnership that the duo said will provide a ‘universal EPoS solution for the retail community’. Cybertill, which will be installing J2 Retail Systems hardware as part of the partnership, said it has one of the ‘most diverse retail user bases of […]
  • JJB incentivises turnaround plan

    By SGB sports on 06/09/2011
    Sports retailer to grant award to acquire shares to directors and senior managers involved in company’s turnaround plan Sports retailer JJB has laid out plans to initiate an equity incentive plan that will provide directors and senior managers involved with ensuring the company’s survival in the market with an award to acquire shares in the business. JJB said the equity […]