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Murray Is Unlikely To Renew Sponsorship Deal With Adidas, Industry Sources Say

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 01 / 14

Sources inside the equipment industry said that Andy Murray's long-standing sponsorship deal with adidas "is unlikely to be renewed at the end of the season," according to Sim Briggs of the London TELEGRAPH. The Scottish player is going "in search of one last big kit deal to cover the final five yea...

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News Corp. Lanches Football App

News Corp. has announced a new mobile and online football app called BallBall, which will deliver near-live highlights of the world's top leagues to users in East Asia. BallBall will initially target fans in Indonesia, Vietnam and Japan, a combined market of more than 460 million people. The Jeep br ...

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StarHub, SingTel Row Continues

The row over English football broadcasts continues to rumble, "as pay-TV rivals StarHub and SingTel hurled accusations at each other," according to Irene Tham of the STRAITS TIMES. The EPL season begins on Saturday, "but StarHub hinted that some of its subscribers may not be able to tune in bec ...

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IOC Bars Chargesheeted Persons

In a development of far reaching consequences, "corruption-tainted persons will no longer be eligible to contest" in the Indian Olympic Association elections under the revised draft constitution of the IOA sent by its parent body, the IOC, according to the PTI. The world body laid down the provision ...

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Nine Cricketers Charged With Corruption

The Int'l Cricket Council announced that nine individuals face five-year to life bans from cricket "after being charged with match-fixing and other offences" during this year's Bangladesh Premier League, according to Ruma Paul of REUTERS. The ICC said in a statement, "The charges relate to an allege ...

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News Corp. Buys Online Football Rights

News Corp. "has secured rights to show online digital clips for English Premier League football and other leagues in Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia, coinciding with the launch of new Internet and mobile products later this week," according to Jennifer Saba of REUTERS. The mobile app and website are Ne ...

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Examining LPGA's Asian Growth

The influx of Asian golfers joining the LPGA tour in the last 15 years "has transformed the sport, causing athletes and officials to grapple with questions about immigration and race as much as competition," according to Mary Kenney of the N.Y. TIMES. Golfers from Asia have "found profound success" ...

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IBL Franchises To Break Even In 4 Years

The inaugural edition of the $1M Indian Badminton League, to be held from Aug.14-31 with some of the biggest names in the world stage, "will mark a watershed moment in Indian sport in its attempt to break free of the strangehold of cricket," according to Gautam Bhattacharyya of GULF NEWS. With six c ...

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Istanbul 2020 CEO Unfazed By Protests

In recent months, blows have "rained down" on Istanbul's 2020 Olympic bid with anti-government protests "rocking the country, and dozens of Turkish athletes banned for doping," according to Karolos Grohmann of REUTERS. But Istanbul 2020 CEO Hasan Arat said that "to suffer those ups and downs ov ...

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Major Apparel Brands On Greenpeace Blacklist

Major int'l apparel brands such as Armani, Nike, adidas and Li Ning "have been named by Greenpeace for using Chinese suppliers that use a hormone-changing chemical in their manufacturing processes," according to the WANT CHINA TIMES. Prior to making the results of its '11 report public, Greenpeace ...

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StarHub Doubles Rebate For EPL

Singapore telecom StarHub has doubled its rebate to S$600 ($477) "in its latest bid to win back football fan subscribers, even as it prepares to make a loss through this move," according to Joyce Lim of the STRAITS TIMES. The rebate will be offered to all of the telecom's TV customers who choos ...

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