Athlone Calling for World Athletes

Sport for Business will be in Athlone this evening for the noise and excitement of the AIT International Grand Prix. Mark English and Thomas Barr head the line up of Irish star athletes taking to the track while up in … Continue reading

The Commercial Story of the 2018 SSE Airtricity League Clubs – Part Two

The SSE Airtricity League kicked off at the weekend with as warm a glow of positive fan emgagement and media as has been seen for many years There was a 24 percent lift in attendance at Premier League fixtures last year … Continue reading

Gambling Questions On GAA Mind

One of the major items up for discussion at this weekend’s GAA congress is the proposed ban on all forms of sponsorship by betting companies. There are currently no inter-county teams sponsored by such organisations though Ladbrokes have in the … Continue reading

Women’s U17 League Confirmed

The success of the FAI’s Development Leagues in Men’s football is to be mirrored in the Women’s game with eleven teams lined up to compete in the new Continental Tyres Women’s National Under-17 League starting in July. This will be … Continue reading

Boxing Secures New National Sponsor

  Liffey Crane Hire is to be the new sponsor of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association National Senior Elite Finals this weekend. The Finals will be televised live on Saturday night by RTE Television, and there will be a special...

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Olympic Success down to Team Sleeps and Lots of Beer

We have been enjoying the New York Times coverage of the Winter Olympics via their daily news blast gathering up some of the stories and the personalities gathering the headlines in Pyeongchang. It’s the headline that have caught the eye and … Continue reading