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Calgary shortlisted for Ultimate Sports City Award

Thursday, 27.03.2014 / 2:04 AM / News
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
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Calgary shortlisted for Ultimate Sports City Award
Auckland, Calgary, Copenhagen, London and Melbourne have been named on a 2014 SportBusiness Ultimate Sports City shortlist

CALGARY, AB -- Calgary is one of the five cities on the 2014 SportBusiness Ultimate Sports City shortlist.

The other four nominees are Auckland, Copenhagen, London and Melbourne.

Calgary is also on the Ultimate Sports City: Small shortlist, for cities with a population of 1.3 million and below. The city is running against Amsterdam, Glasglow, Manchester, and Vancouver in this category.

The final results will be announced at the SportAccord International Convention in Antalya, Turkey on Apr. 10.

Awards will also be presented to the winners of the following categories and the top five contenders for each category will be announced in the near future: Best Hosting, Best Venues, Best Transportation, Best Accommodation, Best Event Strategy, Best Legacy, Best Quality of Life, Best Public Sports Interest, Best Security, Best Marketing and Branding, Special Award - Best Home-Grown Event, Special Award - Best Newcomer.

The SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Cities Awards are the internationally recognized and longest established rankings of the world’s top sports hosts. They have been held every two years since 2006.