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SBD Global/May 2, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Austrian Football Bundesliga Denies License To Six Clubs; BBL Rejects Dusseldorf's Appeal
Published May 2, 2013
BASKETBALL LICENSE: The DPA reported recently promoted second-division club Dusseldorf Baskets "failed to receive a license for the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) after it appealed the league's orginial decision." The BBL announced that its licensing committee has upheld the leauge's original decision from April 17 to deny Dusseldorf a BBL license due to the club's failure "to prove its economic capability" (DPA, 4/30).