A HIGH CLASS TALENT REPRESENTATION ROSTER
Many of the more than 500 sportsmen and women represented achieved excellent performances :
In rugby, five players were in the World Cup final.
In tennis, Caroline Wozniacki kept her number one ranking, Victoria Azarenka moved up to third place, whilst Mardy Fish, Andy Roddick and Gaël Monfils made it into the Top 10.
In basketball, Dwight Howard, Shawn Marion, Jason Terry and J.J. Barea won the NBA Championship with the Dallas Mavericks.
In American football, Reggie Bush reached the 1,000 yard mark in a season for the first time.
The year also saw the arrival of Australian golfer David Gleeson and American footballers Michael Vick and Chris Johnson.
TALENT MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING EXPANDED TO GOLF AND BASEBALL
The acquisition of the American-based player representation agency Gaylord Sports Management Group solidifies Lagardère Unlimited's presence in North America as a leader in the sport management and talent representation expanding the company's overall reach across all major sports categories as golf and baseball.
Furthermore, the deal expands Lagardère Unlimited's clients list with more than 80 new personalities including (World Golf Hall of Fame inductee) Phil Mickelson and (2011 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year) Keegan Bradley.