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Spanish to English
French to English
Portuguese to English

James Calder
Sport, creative and academic translation

United Kingdom
Local time: 08:33 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English 
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Jan 27, 2020 (posted via  Decision of the Single Judge of FIFA's Players’ Status Committee, 3,500 words, ES>EN ...more, + 5 other entries »
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A full-time freelancer since 2001, I have a wealth of experience and expertise in several fields.

Sport: I work on anything and everything from Olympic Games bid files, legal documents and coaching manuals to press releases, player/coach interviews and promotional/marketing material, working under pressure to deliver polished content that needs little or no editing. 

In helping governing bodies, national federations, organising committees (past and present), leading clubs, media consultancies and games and equipment manufacturers inform and engage their audiences, I have covered nearly every sport, from athletics to archery, football to fencing, and tennis to taekwondo.

Creative: in partnering news agencies, museums, art exhibition organisers, lifestyle magazines and clients in the aerospace and tourism industries, I take press releases, catalogues, articles and newsletters in my source languages and rephrase, restructure and reshape them. The result is a text that flows from top to bottom and resonates with its intended audience.

Academic: translating research papers for university lecturers is no easy task, especially when they are looking to have them published in prestigious international journals with exacting editorial standards. I do their research justice by guaranteeing accuracy, style and clarity, ensuring their work reaches their intended readerships. 

I also write original sports-related content: interviews, features and reports.

A word on rates: if you're looking for the cheapest option, then please look elsewhere.

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 781
PRO-level pts: 646

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English566
French to English44
Portuguese to English12
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Social Sciences22
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Sports / Fitness / Recreation316
Business/Commerce (general)12
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture12
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Government / Politics8
Construction / Civil Engineering6
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French to English2
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Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
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Keywords: sport, sports, deportes, football, soccer, fútbol, le foot, rugby, athletics, atletismo, athlétisme, golf, horse racing, courses de chevaux, carreras de caballos, tennis, tenis motorsport, carreras de coches/motos, motocyclisme, motogp, formula one, formula un, formula uno, cycling, ciclismo, ciclisme, handball, balonmano olympics, olympic games, olympiadas, jeux olympiques

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