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Lance Armstrong Live and Uncut at new One Zero Event in Dublin
September 13th, 2016
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Lance Armstrong is coming to Dublin in October for his only European speaking engagement of 2016. He is part of a world class speaker line up at One Zero, a brand new Global Sports Conference at the RDS on October 21st.
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Rugby Lessons for Business Risk
September 13th, 2016
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Sport for Business is an official partner of ‘Courage to Succeed’ an event for business leaders hosted by Bord Gais Energy on October 5th. There is a distinct rugby feel to the programme… Continue reading

Top 30 Sports Techs for One Zero
September 30th, 2016
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There are seven Irish companies in the 30 Sports tech start ups long listed for the Bank of Ireland sponsored #1 Draft Pick competition forming part of the One Zero Conference at Dublin’s RDS on Friday October 21st…
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The Real Split on Dublin Vs Mayo
September 30th, 2016
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How is the country divided on Saturday’s Replay and which counties outside of the two competitors are providing the greatest ‘neutral’ support… Continue reading

Racing Splits and Profits
September 30th, 2016
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We take a look at the numbers behind the split between leading Racehorse owner Michael O’Leary and Trainer Willie Mullins… Continue reading

The Commercial Playbook at the Ryder Cup
September 30th, 2016
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The match ups in the commercial world of the Ryder Cup, from what you drive and wear on your wrist to the €3,100 bomber jackets...

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Farewell Dessie Farrell
September 29th, 2016
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We have had the pleasure to know Dessie since we cheered him on from Hill 16 to the past years when he has been a wonderful advocate for players and for the heartbeat of Irish sport…
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Shirty Battles for the Provinces
September 29th, 2016
Munster European Jersey Launch

Who knows, they may yet meet in the Final of the European Champions’ Cup and if they do we now know what both teams will be wearing… Continue reading

Rugby World Cup Bid Boosted
September 29th, 2016
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Ireland’s hopes of staging the 2023 Rugby World Cup Finals received a massive boost yesterday when Italy withdrew from the process…
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The Value of the Replay for AIG
September 29th, 2016
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We caught up with AIG Sponsorship Manager John Gillick on what the extra bite at the cherry means for the team sponsor. His answers on a range of questions are very revealing…
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OCI and Boxers Reprimanded over Betting
September 29th, 2016
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"To have done so without recognising how this would look to an outside world were it to be revealed betrays a quite astonishing level of naivety at best..."

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Euro Rugby Launched but No New Sponsors
September 29th, 2016
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The European Professional Rugby Champions' Cup had the first of three official launches in London yesterday, two weeks out from the first round of fixtures...

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Armstrong and Kimmage?
September 28th, 2016
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There has been a significant storm of interest gathering over the last 24 hours around the appearance of Lance armstrong at the one Zero Conference in Dublin on October 21st… Continue reading

Questions of Leadership
September 28th, 2016
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There is a duty of care that goes with positions of power. A responsibility to do the right thing for the right reasons. It is not always the easiest path but it is one that you have to be willing to be held to account for if you get it wrong… Continue reading

Hitting the Bullseye on Sports Tourism
September 28th, 2016
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Failte Ireland's focus of support has switched from the major established events towards new ones that will generate additional economic impact and broaden the active tourism base...

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A Life Beyond Sport
September 27th, 2016
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The role of ongoing education is as important for those pursuing a career in sport as it is in any other field. Griffith College in Dublin is giving an opportunity to athletes to take a closer look… Continue reading

Learning From the Past to Guide the Future
September 27th, 2016
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One Zero is bringing the most influential group of thought leaders in sport to Dublin next month but one among them is generating some very heated commentary… Continue reading

Ronan Switches from Coach to Head
September 27th, 2016
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Sue Ronan is stepping down as Head Coach of the Republic of Ireland Women’s Senior International Soccer Team in order to put her entire focus into her role as Head of Women’s Football for the Football Association of Ireland…
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