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    (ATR) This week's Golden Opportunities :

    1. Featured Jobs - IMG Academy; ADVNCR; Salomon; DFL Digital; Blackcastle Sports Management
    2. Conferences - Why Sports, and more
    3. Olympian Efforts -  IAAF Reporting Portal
    4. Awards - Creative Sports Awards, Sportel Asia Awards
    5. Programs - 
    6. Volunteers -  Volunteer Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 World Championships
    7. Tickets - 
    8. Media Matters -
    9. Proposals - Sports Features
    10. Scholarships -  ISA Scholarship Program
    11. Contests - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
    12. Merchandise - "Inclusion/Exclusion: Softball's Olympic Odyssey" by Don Porter 
    13. Tender Opportunities - ITTF, World Taekwondo, International Triathlon Union, IeSF World Championships

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    Location: Flexible, United Kingdom
    Business Development Manager -- Closing Date: October 12, 2018
    The Business Development Manager will own and develop core business development strategies to take Smartlife’s innovative product to market globally through strategic partnerships across multiple verticals (sport, health, industrial, military).

    Location: London, United Kingdom
    Distribution Account Manager -- Closing Date: October 14, 2018
    For our distribution team we are now looking for an Account Manager. The successful candidate has a proven track record in distributing entertainment or sports programming and/or handling TV & Online client accounts internationally. He/She is a self-starter that can both generate business himself/herself as well as cooperate seamlessly with RFRSH's internal and external distribution team.

    Location: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
    Finance & Operations Manager -- Closing Date: October 5, 2018
    The role will be responsible for the day to day operation and running of the business at HQ as well as the Flagship retail stores. This role will be the point of contact for the outsourced Legal, IT & 3PL providers.

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    Conference Schedule

    Why Sports: Oct. 2

    Olympism in Action Forum: Oct. 5-6

    International Sports Convention: Dec. 5-6

    Olympian Efforts

    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. 


    Creative Sports Award
    The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award invites individuals, teams and institutions who are creative in their work and whose achievements create a spirit of human creativity in the sports field to to apply for this distinguished award. More information can be found here. To apply, please visit this page.

    2018 SPORTEL Awards Competition
    The SPORTEL Awards reward the best sports videos sequences and books of the year. Enter into one or more categories of the Competition. Winners to be announced on 23 October 2018 during the SPORTEL Awards Ceremony. More information about the program can be found here.  



    Volunteer Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 World Championships
    Applications are now being accepted for more than 600 volunteer positions as Utah prepares to host the 2019 FIS Freestyle, Snowboarding and Freeski World Championships, Feb. 1-10, 2019.

    Volunteers for the 2019 World Championships will enjoy a front row seat to all the action and have the pleasure of welcoming more than 1,300 athletes and teams from 36 countries. In addition, volunteers will be rewarded with lift ticket vouchers from the host venues - Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain and Solitude Mountain Resort. They will also receive official event uniforms and meals during volunteer shifts. A variety of volunteer positions are available, including on-mountain and off-mountain opportunities.


    Media Matters:


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    The ISA Individual Scholarship was established in 2007 and has awarded more than $288,500 in scholarships to further the education and surfing careers of more than 300 surfers.

    -The ISA will distribute a total of $20,000 USD to be divided amongst all recipients
    -Awards range from $100-$1,000 per recipient and are determined on a case-by-case basis
    -Please note: Scholarships will be awarded for exact dollar amounts for specific needs, as opposed to years past where fixed amounts were awarded to all recipients


    Show us your best whip for the chance to ride at Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
    Crankworx, the world’s biggest gravity mountain bike festival, is dedicating the year 2018 to the heroes – the superstars, legends and newcomers – who have made Crankworx and the sport of mountain biking what it is today. Amateur riders who can fly like Superman, speed like Flash, get crazy like the Joker and stay cool under pressure like Blade now have the chance to get their hands on a wildcard for the Oakley Official Alpine Whip-Off Championships presented by SPANK taking place in Innsbruck this June.


    "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."

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    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!

    World Taekwondo launches bidding process for 2021-2023

    World Taekwondo today opened the next bidding process for its events from 2021 to 2023 as it continues to engage with interested cities around the world and deliver long-term certainty for the sport. 

    A total of 12 events between 2021 and 2023 are available to bidders including World Taekwondo Championships & World Para Taekwondo Championships, World Taekwondo Junior Championships & Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships & World Para Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, and World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Series.

    World Taekwondo Championships takes place in conjunction with World Para Taekwondo Championships, and World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships takes place together with World Para Taekwondo Poomsae Championships.

    ITU opens bidding for the 2021 Grand Final

    ITU has opened the bidding process for the crown jewel of its annual calendar, welcoming cities all around the world to deliver their proposals to host the 2021 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and Age Group World Championships. The time has also come to welcome offers from those cities interested in organising, for the first time ever, the 2021 ITU World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships as well as the 2020 and 2021 ITU World Triathlon Multisport Festivals, the 2019 ITU World Cup and 2019 ITU Paratriathlon events.

    Host Bidding Announcement 11th Esports World Championship 2019
    International Esports Federation(IESF) has now issued all its member federations with the “Official Host Bidding Announcement” for the 11th Esports World Championship 2019.

    IESF hosts an annual World Championship and has successfully done so since 2009 when it held its first such world championship in Taebaek (South Korea). Since then, the championships have grown in size and stature. In 2017, there were 455 participants form 39 countries.

    Thus, the host city bidding process is currently up on running for the 11th IESF Esports World Championship, which will be held in 2019.

    All bids have to be submitted on or before 30th September 2018.

    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.

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