Sport for Business News

What We Can Do Together
March 13th, 2020

Sport for Business works with a host of organisations for whom resilience and creativity are our stock in trade. The next couple of weeks will be challenging in many ways but we have to stick together. Here’s what we will be doing. Continue reading

30 Under 30 For 2020
March 9th, 2020

It is always one of the most popular series we run through the year and this morning we are pleased to announce the start of the search for our 30 Under 30 Young leaders of Tomorrow for 2020, in association with our friends at PwC. Continue reading

Heading Positive Into the Weekend
March 27th, 2020

It has been a tough two weeks and there are harder days ahead but we have to stay positive. Here is a short word of praise for those helping us through and two things to do this weekend that will be good for body and soul. Continue reading

A Sobering Story in the Battle against Covid-19
March 27th, 2020

Last night was uplifting and terrifying at the same time in the ever twisting world of coping with Covid-19. Here is a sobering story of Siobhán Killeen who is at the intersection of sport, the medical profession and testing positive. Continue reading

Sport for Business 30 Under 30 – Marisa Kennedy
March 27th, 2020

Marisa Kennedy is a journalist with Pundit Arena having joined the company two years ago. Kennedy has grabbed a role as one of the online publication’s lead journalists on GAA but also broadened her skillset in helping to project manage … Continue reading

Rugby Plans Path Through Financial Survival
March 27th, 2020

World Rugby is looking to see how it can best use the windfall from last year’s Rugby World Cup to assist nations faced with financial difficulties. We look at how the sport and the IRFU, in particular, are positioned to survive and recover. Continue reading

Jobs in Sport – CEO Triathlon Ireland
March 27th, 2020

It seems like another time, another world when we carried the story back three weeks ago that Chris Kitchen was stepping down as CEO of Triathlon Ireland at the end of the summer. Today we bring you the opportunity to step into his shoes. Continue reading

Covid-19 Sponsorship Impact Report
March 27th, 2020

We are excited to bring you this morning a fresh report from Sport for Business members Core Sponsorship looking at the potential impact of the Covid-19 crisis on sponsorship here in Ireland and around the world. Continue reading

Daily Video – O’Neill’s Pivot
March 26th, 2020

It is brilliant to see 150 workers at O’Neill’s premises in Strabane back behind their machines today. Continue reading

Farewell (for now) to The Racing Post
March 26th, 2020

We broke out of our Sport for Business HQ earlier today to pick up a copy of the Racing Post which has decided to temporarily cease publication of its print edition during the current shutdown of sporting activity. It ages … Continue reading

FAITV Broadcasts Kenny Live on Facebook
March 26th, 2020

The FAI took to social media last night with a broadcast lasting 20 minutes where Stephen Kenny gave his thoughts on the season to date in the SSE Airtricity League or as it is known by fans the #GreatestLeagueintheWorld. Continue reading

Virtual Cycling League Launched
March 26th, 2020

Cycling Ireland is looking to lift the sense of being away from sporting exercise by launching a series of races and training sessions on the popular online training platform Zwift. Continue reading

Sport for Business Live Webinar on Sponsorship
March 26th, 2020

We are pleased to announce the first two events in our Sport for Business Live Webinar Series. Jamie Macken from Core Sponsorship will lead us through two half-hour sessions that are free for members of the Sport for Business community. Continue reading

Sport for Business 30 under 30 – Laura Byrne
March 26th, 2020

Laura Byrne is the Brand Strategy Manager within Liberty Insurance. She played a key role in the 2019 Camogie All-Star Tour that travelled to New York and also activated the Camogie Made Us grassroots campaign which promoted the important role … Continue reading

GAA Still Aiming For August Finals
March 26th, 2020

The GAA’s Director of Games Administration Fergal McGill has said that the GAA Inter-County Championship season could still conclude on schedule in August so long as games were allowed to return by the middle of June. Continue reading

GAA Request Total Closure of Club Facilities
March 26th, 2020

The GAA has written to all clubs and county boards requesting that all club facilities now be closed, including grounds that have up until now been used for walking and other socially distant forms of exercise. Continue reading

Two Turkish Boxers From London Test Positive
March 26th, 2020

It was in another time, albeit only ten days ago, and in another land, one that is now finally, in complete lockdown, but news that two of the boxers and one coach who competed in the Olympic Qualifier in London before it was abandoned have tested positive for the coronavirus will send a chill down the Irish team of 13 who were there competing at the same time. Continue reading

Sport Ireland Commits to Athlete Funding
March 26th, 2020

Sport Ireland had a busy day yesterday communicating good news and then a stark reminder of the seriousness of the Coronavirus. Continue reading

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