April 24, 2017

EDMONTON — The Sports Corporation (TSC) is proud to announce a new partnership with Wesport, a sports management agency based in Sweden.

“We are excited about our new partnership with Wesport,” Gerry Johannson, The Sports Corporation’s president and chief executive officer, said.  They are a very impressive company: dynamic, innovative, and committed to helping their athletes achieve success. Nina and her team are the perfect partners for TSC and we look forward to having a major impact in the Swedish hockey market. I would like to thank our senior vice president, Hnat Domenichelli, for making this deal happen.”

Wesport is a fast growing boutique agency founded by chief executive officer Nina Wennerström in 2014. Wesport currently represents athletes in the disciplines of tennis, hockey, and swimming.

Wennerström has over 12 years of experience within the international sports management industry and is a licensed Swedish hockey agent.

“In TSC we have found what we have been looking for,” Wennerström said.  Just like Wesport, TSC is all about commitment and personal engagement. TSC has shown that they have had huge success in helping players maximize their potential, both on the athletic as well as on the commercial side. We are very excited about this partnership and we now look forward taking the next step in building the number one hockey agency in Sweden.”


November 29, 2016

EDMONTON – The Sports Corporation would like to congratulate Anton Siekel on being elected as the president of the Slovak Olympic Committee at its General Assembly in Bratislava on Saturday.

“Let me thank you for the trust you have put in me,” he said. “I will do whatever is in my power to engage in a constructive dialogue and find answers to all the questions.”

Siekel, the honorary head of the Slovakian Judo Union, secured 88 of the 109 votes, earning the victory over Branislav Delej, Marian Majzlík and Milan Jagnešák.

He will replace František Chmelár.

“I would like here to thank President Chmelař for everything he has done for Slovak Olympic Committee and Slovak sport,” Siekel stated.

Siekel is also The Sports Corporation’s vice-president of business affairs.