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Barcelona's Lionel Messi Makes Global Headlines After Breaking Zarra Goal Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 24 / 14

LIONEL MESSI ’s record-breaking goals against La Liga side Sevilla dominated the sports pages around the world Sunday. In Barcelona, Mundo Deportivo titled a double-page spread “Always Messi,” adding that “Leo beat ZARRA ’s record and with 253 goals is now the greates...

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Ministry Accused Of Favoring Candidate

South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism "has been accused of attempting to parachute Chungnam National University scholar Lee Chang-sup into the chairman post at the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation," according to Jung Min-ho of the KOREA TIMES. The KSPF "is a powerful organization" ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

Srinivasan Will Attend ICC Meeting

Board of Control for Cricket in Indian President N. Srinivasan, who has been asked to step down by the Supreme Court, "will be attending" the Int'l Cricket Council’s exec board meeting on April 9-10 in Dubai, according to K.R. Nayar of the GULF NEWS. Though a "huge campaign" is on against Srin ...

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BCCI Plans Subsidy For IPL Franchises

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is planning to provide a "subsidy" to Indian Premier League team franchisees for the phase of the seventh season’s matches to be played in the UAE , according to Digbijay Mishra of the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. The subsidy "is being planned in the fo ...

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WCF: Beijing Ready For Winter Olympics

World Curling Federation President Kate Caithness said in Beijing Sunday that China "did a fabulous job in 2008 Beijing Olympics" and has no problem in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics, according to XINHUA. Caithness, who is attending the 2014 men's World Curling Championship which kicked ...

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Dates May Change For Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens "will have to be pushed back a fortnight" to mid-April in '16 if the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's "ambition to become the climactic final leg" of the Int'l Rugby Board Sevens World Series "is to be realised," according to Alvin Sallay of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. HKRFU C ...

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RS: 'Black Screen' Incident Won't Return

With the World Cup just two months away, it is unclear at this time whether Thailand fans will "need to pay to watch all matches," according to THE NATION. Though four years have passed, the "black screen" with an apology is still fresh in the minds of those who were trying to watch World Cup match ...

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World Cup Stadium Death Toll Rises

Brazil was hit by the seventh World Cup-related death Saturday "after a worker fell at the stadium which will host the championship's opener in Sao Paulo," according to Emily Kent Smith of the London DAILY MAIL. Firefighters said that the worker "fell from about 50 feet." The press office of the Hos ...

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Dhoni Retains Brand Value Amid IPL Mess

India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni "is unlikely to see his brand value erode due to the ongoing spot-fixing controversy and the hearing in the Supreme Court ," according to Pinto & Mitra of the Indian BUSINESS STANDARD. Former Percept Talent Senior VP of Strategy & Business ...

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Malaysian Grand Prix To Honor MH370

F1 "will pay tribute to the passengers on missing flight MH370 at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix," according to the BBC. Drivers "are expected to carry messages on cars and helmets and there will be a minute's silence before the race." Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton said, "It's devastating to hear ab ...

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Ex-BCCI Chief Calls For IPL Suspension

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India President Shashank Manohar on Wednesday called for the suspension of the Indian Premier League till a thorough probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation "nails the culprits and the game is cleaned up," according to the PTI. Manohar was also critica ...

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