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HJ Mai is the assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily Global.

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Caribbean Premier League Signs First U.S. Broadcast Deal With One World Sports

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 24 / 16

The Caribbean Premier League has signed its first U.S. broadcast deal as its four-day cricket festival in Florida is heading for a sellout. The T20 cricket tournament, which will kick off its fourth season on Wednesday, agreed to a three-year partn...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... Pierre Pagé

PIERRE PAGÉ is the global sports director hockey at Red Bull. The former NHL head coach/GM took on the newly created position in '14. In his role, he oversees the Red Bull Hockey Model, which is the name for all hockey activities under the Red Bull umbrella. The model includes two top-tier ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

SportsBusiness Daily Global: Haas: Formula 1 Here To Stay

F1 will not turn its back on the U.S. despite the uncertainty surrounding the country's grand prix venue, according to F1 team owner Gene Haas. The Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas, lost millions this year after inclement weather hampered the fourth running of the U.S. Grand Prix at the tr ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Formula E Awaits Official Confirmation

Formula E is waiting for official confirmation from the German government about the availability of the Tempelhof Airport before finalizing plans for the Berlin event. The former airfield is scheduled to host the Berlin ePrix on May 21. But the race has been put in jeopardy after Berlin’s sena ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Agag: No New U.S. Race Until Season 4

Formula E has no plans to add a second U.S. race to its calendar for the third season, according to the series' CEO. The racing series' sole U.S. stop during the '15-16 season will be Long Beach, Calif., on April 2. Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag told SBD Global the series is currently focused on othe ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

SportsBusiness Daily Global: 2024 Olympic Bid Cities: Rome

Luca Pancalli, VP of Rome 2024, says the city has a "unique cultural history" that will present athletes with a chance "to live the Olympic spirit." The Italian capital last hosted the Olympics in '60. Pancalli, who is also the president of Italian Paralympic Committee, answered a series of question ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Mexico City To Host Formula E Race

Formula E on Thursday confirmed Mexico City as the host city for round five of the ’15-16 season. The Mexico City ePrix is scheduled for March 12 and will take place at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. The renovated racetrack earlier this month made its comeback on the F1 calendar after a 23- ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Monterrey To Host UFC Fight Night

UFC will head to Mexico this weekend after a record-breaking crowd attended UFC 193 in Australia less than a week ago. Monterrey, located in the northern part of the country, will host UFC Fight Night at the 17,599-seat Arena Monterrey on Saturday. The main card, which features the headline fight be ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: 2024 Olympic Bid Cities: Paris

Etienne Thobois, CEO of Paris 2024, says Paris has "all the assets" to host "wonderful" Games, including the commitment of all three levels of government -- from the president down -- to offer "certainty and security." Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the city's fourth since ' ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: 2024 Olympic Bid Cities: Los Angeles

Casey Wasserman, chairman of LA 2024, says Los Angeles is a "truly" Olympic City, having hosted the Summer Games twice in '32 and '84, and with 85% of venues already "in place or planned" it is ready to deliver "low-risk, sustainable" Games. Wasserman, chairman and CEO of Wasserman Media Group, answ ...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: 2024 Olympic Bid Cities: Hamburg

Alfons Hörmann, president of the German Olympic Committee (DOSB), says Hamburg has many existing "sports facilities" that are included in a "fascinating concept," combining the city's appreciation for "sustainability and participation." Hörmann answered a series of questions about the city ...

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