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Interview with Brett Stewart – Author, 7 Weeks To Fitness

Today I was thrilled to be joined be an outstanding person in Brett Stewart. Along with being a someone I’m proud to call a friend, Brett is an author of over nine fitness books, and an active participant in countless marathons and triathlons. Growing up as a self-proclaimed “chunky kid,” Brett was motivated to gain…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.1.9

The Sportsbiz Weekly buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards  Sports Business Mets, in Hiring Financial Firm, Insist It’s Not About Bankruptcy “CRG Partners lists as its special talents financial advisory work, restructuring and reorganization, and turnaround management — polite descriptions of services needed by companies…

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Why Professional Athletes Struggle with Retirement

With all of the hype surrounding around Ian Thorpe’s comeback, you might have missed the latest announcement of another former Australian ‘super-fish’ Michael Klim returning to the Aussie swim team for London. At 33, he is a three-time Olympian who started his own range of skincare products after announcing his retirement in 2007 (when he…

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Chinese Athletic Brand Makes Sponsorship Splash

We have teamed up with Ben Sturner and his extraordinary crew at Leverage Agency to bring you the top five movers and shakers each week in the world of sports sponsorships and marketing.

Top Chinese Athletic Brand Signs NBA’s Evan Turner

For years, we’ve been talking about the importance of American sports brands, including shoe companies like Nike, getting into China. We haven’t talked as much about Chinese shoe companies getting into this country.

That’s about to change. CNBC has exclusively learned that Li-Ning, China’s top athletic brand, has signed Evan Turner, the No. 2 pick in this year’s NBA Draft to a multi-year deal that will make him the face of the brand.

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