The England team was victorious in the recent World Roller Hockey
Championships 2000, at Buckmore Park in Kent. CMG, the global Information
Communications Technology services group, was the major sponsor of both
event and the England team. Coverage of the event was shown on the Sky
Sports TV channel in January, and CMG also took the opportunity to
during the commercial breaks.
The England team won a hard fought final against Holland, with the 2-0
scoreline reflecting just how evenly matched the competition was
CMG provided computer equipment to help the organisers run an efficient
championship, including up to the minute results on the internet, for fans
who could not make it to the matches. The fast and highly skilled sport
relies on companies like CMG providing such financial support to host
events, as it is currently under-funded.
Adrian Smith, managing director, from CMG, said:
"We were delighted to see the England team excelling in the competition.
Their desire to win was clear, and they performed to a high-standard
throughout. We were delighted to see the real sportsmanship that all of
16 competing teams displayed throughout the competition - not least in the
"We congratulate the organisers on a great event and are thrilled that
England took the trophy. As CMG has headquarters in England and Holland it
was a particularly thrilling final for us. But obviously, it was great
the home nation won - we were proud to have sponsored them."
James Read/Richard Moore,
Tel: 01604 232223,
Fax: 01604 234501,
7 Albion Place,
CMG Admiral Enquiries:
25 Wilton Road,
Tel 020 7592 4755,
Fax 020 7592 4157,
Background to CMG Admiral
CMG Admiral is part of the CMG group and represents the combined UK
of CMG and Admiral. With over 3500 staff throughout the UK CMG Admiral
offers the strength to deliver global solutions locally. CMG Admiral is
focused on enabling clients to gain maximum advantage from technological
innovation. CMG Admiral provides a pragmatic, partnership approach and
committed to building long term relationships with clients.
CMG is a global Information & Communications Technology (ICT) group, with
leading positions in the provision of business information solutions and
mobile messaging and billing products. Through management consultancy,
systems development & integration, software applications and outsourcing,
CMG helps organisations to build secure ICT infrastructures that enable
adoption of new business models for electronic and mobile commerce.
Established in 1964, CMG is headquartered in London and Hoofddorp (near
Amsterdam) and now implements and supports applications for customers
worldwide from bases in 16 countries. CMG has proven knowledge, solutions
and products across a wide spectrum of markets, including finance,
transport, telecommunications, media, petrochemicals, utilities, retail,
manufacturing and government agencies. The Group also provides outsourced
business services ranging from payroll processing, call centres and
networked systems to infrastructure management, application maintenance
CMG Telecommunications has established a leading position in wireless
messaging and gateway products, mobile Internet and e-mail, cell broadcast
and customer care & billing systems. These products are provided to mobile
telecommunication operators and service providers worldwide from offices
Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
CMG works alongside its customers in long term relationships to generate
success for them. Through the quality of its services, products and
professionally committed people, CMG adds value to its customers'
businesses. This creates a basis for the Group's sustained success.
CMG is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (FTSE 100 and techMARK
and Amsterdam Exchanges (AEX Midcap).
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