Country CountryBelarus Track Cycling Korea RowingBelgium Gymnastics (Artistic) Mexico TaekwondoBrazil Judo New Zealand BMXBulgaria Trampoline Peru ShootingChina Badminton Poland Weightlifting, VolleyballCzech Rep Canoe (Slalom) Russia AthleticsFrance Table Tennis South Africa Mountain BikeGermany Canoe (Sprint) Spain Aquatics, HandballHungary Fencing, Wrestling Chinese Taipei Modern PentathlonItaly Road Cycling Ukraine Gymnastics (Rhythmic)Kazakhstan Boxing UK Triathlon2013 World Champs – Host Nations
Country CountryBrazil Volleyball Mexico ShootingCanada Table Tennis Romania JudoDenmark Badminton Russia FencingEgypt Handball Senegal AthleticsFrance Basketball Serbia WrestlingGermany Modern Pentathlon Spain Canoe, Hockey, TriathlonHungary Weightlifting Switzerland Football, RowingIreland Cycling Chinese Taipei BoxingItaly Gymnastics, Tennis Turkey ArcheryJordan Equestrian Uruguay AquaticsKorea TaekwondoNationality of IF Presidents
Impact of Competition on the Events MarketIncreasing cost to host events• Higher rights fees• Less favourable delivery specifications and commercial termsIncreasing supply of events• Significantly more product launched into the market• Risks to the industryAn immature market• Emotive decision-making• Unclear cost/benefits - no established pricing structure• Opportunities for strategic investors
Where does the UK stand?Acquired some valuable assets in the last few years…
Where does the UK stand?Country Index1 China 44,3692 Canada 39,0323 Russia 38,1374 UK 37,4215 Italy 35,1576 Germany 28,3457 USA 24,5608 Brazil 24,0019 Korea 23,52810 France 22,995Sportcal
70 Major Events Targeted50% World or European Camps2.5m Spectators£280m Economic Impact35% Rio QualificationFlagship event for legacy venues14 Government support programmes
• 2013 World Triathlon Championships• 2013 Rugby League World Cup• 2013 World Squash Championships• 2013 European Team Athletics Championships• 2013 Rowing World Cup• 2015 World Gymnastics Championships• 2015 World Canoe Slalom Championships• 2015 European Hockey Championships• 2015 European Eventing Championships• 2015 IPC World Swimming Championships• 2017 IPC World Athletics Championships• 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships• 2013 ICC Champions Trophy• 2014 Commonwealth Games• 2014 Ryder Cup• 2015 Rugby World Cup• 2019 Cricket World CupTop Tier International Events in the UK
Issues for UK and EuropeEurope in decline?• European nations hosting fewer events• Growth East Europe vs decline West Europe?• Fundamental inequalities that favour European nationsOperating environment• Ease of doing business in Europe?• Complex mix of stakeholders
Issues for UK and Europe“I will say something which is crazy, but less democracy issometimes better for organising a World Cup.“When you have a very strong head of state who candecide, as maybe Putin can do in 2018… that is easier forus organisers than a country such as Germany, where youhave to negotiate at different levels.”Jerome Valcke, FIFA Secretary General
Issues for UK and EuropeEurope in decline?• European nations hosting fewer events• Growth East Europe vs decline West Europe• Fundamental inequalities that favour European nationsOperating environment• Ease of doing business in Europe?• Complex mix of stakeholdersOpportunity for greater European collaboration?• Traditional dominance of Europe coming to end?• Other countries well-resourced and well-organised• European opponents need to become allies
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