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  1. The very best of British

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Britons will be keen to portray themselves as good sports this summer, with London hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It will put Britain in the spotlight for a spectacular sporting four weeks. Away from the sporting scene there is Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, marking her 60 years on the throne and culminating in the Jubilee Weekend from June 2-5. Perhaps much ...

  2. Watching Olympics live hinges on Cable TV

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong sports fans may not get to watch live coverage of the London Olympic Games this summer if Cable TV's plan doesn't go through. The company is pressing ... to broadcast the London Games on free television.' He warned that it would not share content with TVB or ATV as this was not 'part of our broadcasting plan'. I-Cable will set up four ...

  3. Paris leads in Games race

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Paris is the current favourite to win the race to host the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, according to leading sports industry executives. Research by ArkSports Limited found that 30 per cent of global respondents favour the French bid, closely followed by London (26 per cent) and New York (16 per cent), with Rio de Janeiro in fourth place at 11 per cent. The report, ...

  4. GOING up

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susie Watkins Polakova While the rest of the British housing market can only look on in awe, London's real estate sector just keeps going up. According to the latest numbers from the Land Registry, house prices in the capital rose by another 0.5 per cent last month and are now 2.1 per cent higher than they were a year ago, making London the only region to experience a rise ...

  5. Games officials keen to trumpet benefits of a lasting legacy

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... silver. It will be the third time that London will host the global show so, with some luck and a great deal of planning, Team GB can expect the tills to ring before, during and after the event. But with less than 100 days to go, officials are racing around shouting out countless numbers in an effort to convince the public and Londoners, in particular, that the days of sporting excellence ...

  6. Ladbrokes, MegaInfo enter China sports betting market

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Ladbrokes, the 120-year-old London bookmaker and world's largest retail betting firm, will partner with GEM-listed MegaInfo Holdings to develop and sell fixed-odds video betting terminals to the mainland's sports lottery monopoly. The venture aims to break into China's HK$80 billion state lottery market by launching Ladbrokes' video betting ...

  7. China's sports brands go for offshore retail gold

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... looked to the London Olympics to market their wares. Their strategy has seen athletes from at least 10 teams as well as members of several Olympic committees suiting up in the companies' sponsored clothing. Chinese home-grown brand Peak Sport Products, for example, is the sponsor of uniforms and shoes for the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic squads representing New ...

  8. Business - China Business - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 1, 2012

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 04:14am by AGENCIES

    ... will double the stake of News Corp's Australian unit in dominant pay-television operator Foxtel to 50 per cent and give it 100 per cent of content provider Fox Sports, at the same time as it cuts back its print operations. Reuters   JP Morgan sues ex-boss of London Whale JP Morgan Chase sued the executive responsible for supervising Bruno Iksil, the trader nicknamed the London Whale ...

  9. Internet poised to gain added clout in Olympic advertising

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a wide range of self-produced programmes including news and movies as well as international sporting events such as the World Cup in 2010 and 2012 London Olympics. However, analysts remain gloomy ... strong marketing campaigns across the country. 'Advertisers want to spend more to build up their corporate image,' Mr Young said. Ogilvy, the public relations unit of London-based WPP ...

  10. Joint bids the future, TVB says

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and to be split between ATV's World channel and TVB's Pearl channel. But Au fell short of inviting rival pay-TV operator i-Cable from bidding for future sports events. i-Cable has been in a dispute with TVB and ATV on sublicensing rights for coverage of the London Olympics. It all 'depended on the specific event, bidding environment, and financial commitment of the individual ...




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