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Labour Party Floats Levy On EPL TV Rights To Support Grassroots Football

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 24 / 14

Britain's Labour Party has accused Premier League clubs of "not contributing enough to grassroots football and suggested that they may be compelled to pay a levy on revenue from television rights," according to Pickard & Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman "is a...

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08/27/13
Ex-NBA Players Join NBA Jam In India

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08/26/13
IOA Rejects IOC Chargesheet Clause

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08/23/13
Investors Battle For Kerala Franchise

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