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    (ATR) This week's Golden Opportunities :

    1. Featured Jobs -   ICC, A Premier League Club, Leicester City FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers, ITF
    2. Conferences -  See calendar for 2018 conferences
    3. Olympian Efforts -  USA Luge Crowd Sourcing Campaign for 2017-2018 Olympic Season; IAAF Portal to Report Doping; Jamie Nieto Medical Fund 
    4. Awards - 
    5. Programs - AISTS SEMOS - Sports Event Management and Organization Seminar! 
    6. Volunteers -  
    7. Tickets - 2018 World Cup
    8. Media Matters -
    9. Proposals - 2019 World Triathlon Series
    10. Scholarships - 
    11. Contests -
    12. Merchandise - "Inclusion/Exclusion: Softball's Olympic Odyssey" by Don Porter
    13. Tender Opportunities - 2019 ITTF World Tour and more! 

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    International Cricket Council
    Development Officer – EAP
    Melbourne Australia
    Closing Date: 20 December, 2017
    We are currently seeking a Development Officer for the East Asia Pacific (‘EAP’) region based in the Cricket Australia office in Melbourne. The role works closely with the Development Manager – EAP and is responsible for responsible for supporting the growth of cricket in EAP, in partnership with Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket and the ICC Associate Members in EAP. This position will play a leading role in increasing participation and improving the cricket experience for all participants through the implementation of ICC Mass Participation and Social Cricket programmes as well as Training and Education programmes in our 9 Associate Members in EAP.

    Check out this position and others with the ICC here. 

    A Premier League Club
    PR Executive
    London, United Kingdom
    Closing Date: unspecified
    The Club is seeking an enthusiastic PR Executive whose role will be to help raise the profile of the good work the Club carries out off of the pitch with a particular focus on its charitable and community work, through the use of creative campaigns aimed at engaging key stakeholder groups.

    Event Operations Coordinator
    International Tennis Federation
    London, United Kingdom
    Closing Date: unspecified
    Along with the Olympic Tennis Event, Davis Cup and Fed Cup are the two flagship properties of the ITF, with 134 nations entered to compete in Davis Cup in 2017 and 107 nations in Fed Cup. These two competitions are the largest national team events in the sports world. It is the role of the event operations department to ensure that these events (ties) are organised to the same high standards everywhere in the world, that the contractual rights of the international sponsors are always delivered and that National Associations are fully guided in the implementation of all ITF guidelines and application of competition Regulations.

    Head of HR
    Wolverhampton Wanderers
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Closing Date: unspecified
    This is a stand-alone role with sole responsibility for the Club’s HR function. We require a proactive HR Generalist who will form part of the Senior Management Team advising on HR strategy and how best to achieve the Club’s goals.

    Business Development Executive 
    Leicester City Football Club
    Leicester, United Kingdom
    Closing Date: unspecified
    To generate New Business sales for all hospitality lounges and spaces at the club. To generate hospitality revenue from local and national businesses, as well as individuals, via customer meetings, telephone sales and e-targeting. Ensuring that a highly proactive and professional approach is adhered to all times and sales targets and KPi’s are achieved.

    Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View the IOC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions. 
    Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View the IPC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.
    Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the 2018 Commonwealth Games page to search for positions

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    Conference Schedule

    SPORTELAsia: Mar. 13-15, 2018 

    Coliseum Summit London: Mar. 21-22, 2018

    SportAccord Convention: April 15-20, 2018

    Coliseum Summit US: May 9-10, 2018

    IWG World Conference on Women and Sport: May 17-20 , 2018

    International Sports Convention: Dec. 5-6, 2018

    Olympian Efforts

    USA Luge Crowd Sourcing Campaign for 2017-2018 Olympic Season

    As USA Luge Team prepares to compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea they are in need of critical financial support to help them achieve their Olympic dreams. Team USA Luge has set a goal of $20,000. Click here to donate or for more information.

    IAAF Portal to Report Doping 

    The IAAF has launched a secure online portal in six languages that can be used to report doping, the latest weapon in its fight against cheating in sport. The launch ensures that reporting suspicions of doping is made as easy as possible by simply clicking on the ‘REPORT DOPING’ banner which is displayed on the main IAAF home page and its medical and anti-doping section.The page – which is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic – is available here.

    Jamie Nieto Medical fund
    For anyone who does not know, Jamie is a two-time Olympian and four-time USA Champion in the high jump. He earned his place on the podium the right way, through hard work and dedication to his craft. He is now a private coach for an elite group of jumpers, in addition to an actor, writer, and producer. Those within the track world and beyond are fond of his regular interview series, Holla Athcha Boy, where he interviews world class and Olympic athletes. On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 Jamie Nieto was involved in a tragic accident while at practice, during which he suffered spinal cord injuries. All the details are still coming together regarding his condition and prognosis, however one thing is clear: he needs our help. To find more information on Jamie's situation or to contribute, click here


    Sustainability Vision Earns First Award for GC2018
    The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has won its first major industry accolade, announced as a 2016 Australian Business Award winner for Sustainability.

    The award highlights GOLDOC’s leadership in sustainability which will ensure the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) is delivered to international standards of best practice, leaving positive economic, environmental, social and community legacies




    2018 FIFA World Cup

    Tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are now on sale after the draw was completed. Fans can apply for the second round of ticketing here.

    Media Matters:


    Bidding opens for World Triathlon Series 2019

    The International Triathlon Union has opened the bidding process for the 2019 World Triathlon Series. Cities interested in hosting the sport’s most prestigious races must submit their candidacy by February 20, 2018. The successful cities will be announced by April 29.

    Hosting a WTS event offers the opportunity to showcase your city to an audience of millions via our live international television broadcast, in addition to attracting thousands of international visitors and race participants. The annual on-site spectator numbers across a Series are in excess of 1.5 million people.

    In addition to live TV, ITU produces an hour-long TV-magazine show from each event, offer live internet coverage, extensive social media exposure and worldwide news distribution. In 2017, 22 television and broadcast partners covered the WTS season, including the BBC, NBC, NHK, ARD and Fox Australia.

    Host cities also have a unique opportunity to host a World Triathlon Series event on an ongoing, multi-year basis. This long-term approach offers many major benefits, including greater appeal to major sponsors, raising the overall number of mass participants, improving the organisational structure, raising media profile, engaging the community and creating parallel local and national health initiatives for the general public, and the positive affiliation with one of the world’s most highly respected and fastest-growing sports.

    Click here to download the World Triathlon Series 2019 bid document.




    "Inclusion/Exclusion: Softball's Olympic Odyssey" by Don Porter

    "No matter where you are in the world right now, there is a softball game being played. This game has drawn men and women, young and old, from across the globe to its fields of play. As it moved from the vacant lots of America, around the world, and into the ballparks of the Olympics, softball found its way into the hearts of millions.At the heart of this journey was one man who worked tirelessly and selflessly to see the dream of softball's inclusion in the Olympics come to fruition. Though faced with much adversity on the journey, he swore to never give up. This is the untold story of the leadership and tenacity of Don Porter in the quest to bring softball into the Olympic realm and keep it there."

    Click here to purchase

    Tender Opportunities:

    2019 ITTF World Tour
    Set to be the biggest and best table tennis World Tour in history; more prize money, better sports presentation and more television distribution than ever before, bids are now open for the most lucrative table tennis tour: the 2019 ITTF World Tour.

    It is a fantastic global promotion opportunity for cities and countries to be promoting themselves to a massive global audience.

    There are 12 ITTF World Tour events available for bidding in 2019; they are split into two tiers; six ITTF World Tour Platinum events, and six ITTF World Tour events.

    With a limited number of events, competition and interest will be high to fill the 12 World Tour stops, so cities and countries are encouraged to bid big!

    PyeongChang 2018
    In order to ensure transparency and objectivity for the participation, the POCOG Partnership program is based on an open competitive tender method. The initial stage of sponsorship requires completing the tender for below under the following guidelines.

    We kindly ask all the prospective sponsors' active participation and support.

    Sport and Development Opportunities: There are many job openings in sport and development including a Project Manager and Head of Communications with streetfootballworld. The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education is seeking applications Manager Services. For all of the job listings, visit 

    Opportunities from Lausanne, Switzerland: View the IOC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions. 

    Opportunities from Bonn, Germany: View the IPC Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

    Opportunities from Gold Coast, Australia: View the 2018 Commonwealth Games page to search for positions

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