Sportscover News

Blunt to Head New Sportscover Specialty Lines Division

Lloyd’s insurer Sportscover – Syndicate 3334 – announced that “as part of its continuing diversification into specialist areas of business,” it will launch a specialty lines division, effective on the 5th of April 2012. “The new division will initially comprise …

English Football (Soccer) Season Kicks Off with Help from Insurance Industry

English football (soccer) matches resumed at the beginning of August with Manchester United, last season’s Premier League champions, favored to repeat this season. Like its counterparts in the U.S. – major league baseball, the NFL, the NBA, etc. – professional …

Event Cancellation Coverage for UK Riots Rarely Applicable

“Most of the events cancelled were due to the police being need elsewhere,” said Simon Lyons, contingency underwriter at London-based Sportscover Europe Ltd. He explained that football (soccer) matches, unlike most concerts and other special events, normally require a contingent of …

UK’s Sportscover Snares Badminton Tournament Coverage

London-based specialized agency Sportscover announced that it has been selected as the “Official Insurance Partner for the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships. The event, staged by BADMINTON England, will take place at Wembley Arena, London, between 8th and 14th August …

Lloyd’s Insurer Sportscover Expands; Blunt to Underwrite Bloodstock

Lloyd’s insurer Sportscover has taken another step in its plans for expansion with the announcement that it has appointed a “highly respected Bloodstock underwriter, Robin Blunt.”  He has been in the insurance industry for more than 40 years, initially as …