We are delighted to welcome our new colleague and sports business expert Jan Pfisterer. The graduate sports economist (University of Bayreuth) has extensive experience in the environment of professional sports clubs in handball and basketball.

We are delighted to welcome Pauliina Talaslahti to mm sports at Widenmayerstrasse 28. Born in Finland, she holds a master’s degree in international business from Hult International Business School in Dubai and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ, USA.

More than 500.000 visitors have so far attended the FIFA Fan Festivals™ in the 9 host cities in Australia and New Zealand – you can’t get any closer to the event outside the stadium to experience real World Cup feeling.

With the first matches of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ also the FIFA Fan Festivals in the host cities in Australia and New Zealand kicked off.

Next week, the tournament will begin and the programme of the FIFA Fan Festivals in all nine host cities is set.

The FIFA Fan Festival™ events in Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand will once again encompass much more than just sport: in addition to live broadcasts of the football matches, there will be numerous concerts and many cultural and culinary highlights.

Now it is official: The 2027 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship will take place in Germany! Today in Tampere, Finland, the delegates of the member federations of the Ice Hockey World Federation IIHF awarded the right to host the 2027 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship to the German Ice Hockey Federation e.V. (DEB).

The FIFA Women’s World Cup™, which takes place in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand this year, will feature FIFA Fan Festivals in all nine Host Cities. The successful event format goes far beyond sport to offer all fans a fun destination to watch all World Cup matches together on big screens, in addition to enjoying the best of music, entertainment, local culture and cuisine.

On 18 December, not only did the grand World Cup final take place in Doha, but the successful FIFA Fan Festival also closed its doors: many years of conception and preparation and work-intensive weeks of implementation on site have more than paid off: since the opening on 19 November, the 145,000-square-metre venue has been visited daily by an average of 70,000 fans from all over the world, who have taken advantage of the wide-ranging offer.

On 2 December, the FIFA Fan Festival™ already attracted one million visitors in its first two weeks! Fans from all over the world have been celebrating a peaceful big football party together in front of the impressive setting at Al Bidda Park in Doha since the opening on 19 November.

On Saturday evening, the gates to the FIFA Fan Festival™ opened at Al Bidda Park in Doha on 19 November, one day before the first match of the 2022™ FIFA World Cup.