Our News

/Our News
Our News2019-06-05T15:00:16+00:00
1604, 2020

Sport now planning to gear up

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|

  Whilst COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the world of sport with fixtures and competitions cancelled or rescheduled, some sports are slowly but surely looking to get back up and running. UFC President Dana White announced he is close to securing a private island which can play host to fights amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With most countries tightening travel restrictions and [...]

1604, 2020

Exclusive NMC interview with Bulgarian Sports Minister Krasen Kralev

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , , |

Sports Ministers Krasen Kralev was interviewed exclusively by NMC Executive Director Andrew Moger after he had opened a high-level meeting in Sofia of European experts in sport policy in Sofia. In November 2017, Kralev was elected as member of the Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), representing the European Union. Moger: You opened today’s session dealing with sports, corruption [...]

1604, 2020

A strong news media is important to the growth of sport – Bulgarian Minister

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , , |

  Krasen Kralev, the influential Bulgarian political leader and minister for sport and youth, has described the vital role of the news media in independently reporting on the positive and negative aspects of sport. In an exclusive NMC interview with Mr Kralev, he stated: ‘We need the support of media to make sports popular and show all advantages that the [...]

2003, 2020

Those providing the truth on COVID-19 are recognised as key workers, in the UK

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: |

Recognising the importance of public service news across TV, radio and print Oliver Dowden, UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, announced that that broadcasters, journalists and the necessary ancillary staff are included as Key Workers’, meaning their children can continue to attend schools.

2003, 2020

Věra Jourová offers her support to journalists in challenging times

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: |

Věra Jourová,Vice-President for Values and Transparency at the European Commission, took to Twitter to voice her support for journalists working around the clock to bring concerned citizens the truth about COVID-19: "The challenging times we face also underline the essential role of professional media. Journalists who are working around the clock to provide us with updated, checked facts. Their work [...]

1703, 2020

Sports journalism looks to be smart during COVID-19

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Home News Ticker|Tags: , |

Journalists and newsrooms find themselves in an unprecedented situation with COVID-19 cases increasing throughout the world and sports fixtures being suspended or cancelled by government action or on the initiative of sporting organisations. Michael Giarrusso, the Global Sport sports editor for the Associated Press and a Vice Chair at the News Media Coalition, emphasises that the ongoing list of cancelled [...]