2019 World Cup an outstanding success

first_img‘ 熱門話題不要被酵素騙了!在萬寧賣的「這個」直接針對脂肪…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAaron Smith names South African as greatest World Cup scrumhalfSA Rugby MagUndoJapan-based Kiwi player: I hope to never experience this againSA Rugby MagUndoLife Exact BrazilGrace Jones Is Now 72 Years Old, This Is Her NowLife Exact Brazil|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ AlphaCuteOprah’s New House Cost $90 Million, And This Is What It Looks LikeAlphaCute|SponsoredSponsoredUndo The 2019 World Cup in Japan was the most economically successful edition after generating £4.3 billion pounds in output, according to an E&Y report.The Ernst & Young report, launched during a special webinar event in Tokyo on Wednesday, outlines how the World Cup generated £4.3bn in output and added £2.3bn to Japan’s GDP.It attracted 242,000 international fans from 178 nations, who stayed an average of 17 days, visiting five cities on average. More than 60% of fans were visiting the country for the first time, while their daily spend was 4.6 times higher than that spent by the average visitor to Japan in 2018.IN PICTURES: 1995 World Cup rememberedAside from a record economic impact footprint, the tournament also created or sustained 46,000 jobs and 13,000 volunteer roles, many of which will be supporting the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021.The hosts’ ticketing strategy also proved successful with a total of 1.83 million tickets sold and a 99% attendance-versus-capacity rate – by far the most successful in World Cup history and among the most successful major sports events of all time.Stadia packed with Japanese fans (more than 50% attending a rugby match for the first time) combined with joyous overseas fans created a special atmosphere, the performance of Japan’s national team –the Brave Blossoms –in reaching the quarter-finals for the first time played a leading role in boosting national pride with 90% of people in Japan believing that the hosting captured the nation’s imagination, boosting pride, excitement and engagement.‘The outcomes of this comprehensive EY report reaffirm Japan 2019’s status as one of the great Rugby World Cups on and off the field,’ World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said. ‘It is also good news for France 2023 and interested nations and unions wishing to host in the future.‘It reflects Rugby World Cup’s status as one of the best loved and most prestigious major sports events to host, while highlighting the significant social and economic benefits that make the tournament such an attractive low-risk, high-return on investment hosting proposition for governments and unions alike.’With 769,000 children in Japan introduced to tag rugby in school because of the tournament and a strong performance by the national team, Japan Rugby Football Union President Shigetaka Mori says that the World Cup will continue to be a catalyst for rugby participation, popularity and profile in Japan.‘I would like to express my most sincere appreciation to everyone involved in the success of the 2019 World Cup,’ Mori said.‘We are determined to make sure that the valuable legacy left by this immeasurably successful tournament will live on, and we will continue to strive to make rugby a well-loved national sport in our country. If the opportunity arose again, we would be eager to demonstrate our intention to bid for future Rugby World Cups and make the Japan national team the world’s best team.’ALSO READ: What’s in our latest issue?Subscribe herePhoto: AP Watch: I wanted to rip Jean’s head off – Jaque FourieSA Rugby MagUndo Posted in Test Rugby, Top headlines, World Cup Tagged 2019 World Cup Japan fans celebrate Published on June 24, 2020 ‘ Post by SA Rugby magazinecenter_img ‘ ‘ ‘ Shop Bras Online | Search AdsTake a Look at These Bra and Panty SetsShop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo  1  8 World Cup-winning Bok quartet in Eddie Jones’ all-time XVMaverick coach Eddie Jones has named his Test dream team made up of players he has worked with throughout his illustrious career.SA Rugby MagUndoLoans | Search AdsLooking for loan in Hong Kong? Find options hereLoans | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCNAHow is life for Cambodian boy linguist after viral fame?CNA|SponsoredSponsoredUndoShop Bras Online | Search AdsBrilliant Bra and Panty Sets (take a look)Shop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo贷款| 搜索广告在香港獲得貸款可能比您想的要容易贷款| 搜索广告|SponsoredSponsoredUndo熱門話題對肚腩脂肪感到後悔!試了在萬寧賣的這個後…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndo GoGoPeak10 Most Beautiful Cities You Should Visit Once In Your LifetimeGoGoPeak|SponsoredSponsoredUndo 2019 World Cup an outstanding successlast_img read more

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first_imgCanada: The federal, provincial and city governments have announced funding commitments totalling C$660m to extend Ottawa’s O-Train DMU-operated line from Lebreton to Limebank, and to develop plans to run to Barrhaven and the city centre.Europe: Eurotunnel has appointed Lazard and Lehman Brothers as banking advisors. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein will continue as structuring advisor.Ireland: Iarnród éireann is to invest a further €650000 in upgrading the Dublin – Sligo line.Nigeria: The government has allocated an additional N1bn to revive a stalled project to rehabilitate bridges on the Kafanchan – Maiduguri line which were damaged by flooding in 2000, isolating the final 468 km of the 706 km route.Philippines: South Korea’s Economic Development Fund and Export-Import Bank are to provide 10-year loans totalling 50·4m pesos towards the 3·6bn pesos project to upgrade PNR’s 32 km South Manila line from Caloocan City to Alabang in Muntinlupa City. PNR would acquire 21 DMUs to increase capacity. Romania: HVB Romania is to provide CFR with a loan of €60m to fund the purchase of 30 new locomotives.Russia: This year RZD plans to invest 4·5bn roubles in container transport, including larger capacity boxes and extra flat wagons.Vietnam: Using Asian Development Bank and Chinese loans, DSVN plans to spend US$80m upgrading the Vinh Yen – Lao Cai line and US$70m modernising signalling on the lines from Hanoi to Thai Nguyen, Dong Dang and Lao Cai.last_img read more