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Gaza Protestors Attack Israeli Premier League Side Maccabi Haifa In Austria

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 14

Protesters against Israel's military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli football players "at a friendly match in Austria on Wednesday evening, stopping play five minutes before the end," according to Georgina Prodhan of REUTERS. Salzburg police said on Thursday that around 20 people with flags and p...

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Inflation Hits ODI Ticket Prices

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01/21/13
Nike Signs Korean Golfer Noh Seung-Yul

Korean golfer Noh Seung-yul, entering his sophomore year on the PGA Tour, has "taken the baton from Tiger Woods and Michelle Wie to try and turn Nike Golf’s fortunes in Korea around," according to Kang Seung-woo of the KOREA TIMES. However, it remains to be seen if Nike, a late-comer to the go ...

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01/21/13
IOA Suspension To Be Over In Two Months

Claiming that the Indian Olympic Association "had done nothing wrong in the election process" President Abhay Singh Chautala said that the issue of the national body’s suspension by the IOC is "likely to be resolved in two months," according to the PTI. Chautala said, "IOA was not responsible ...

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01/18/13
Korea's E.Land World Purchases K-Swiss

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01/18/13
It's Official: KT Is 10th KBO Team Owner

The Korea Baseball Organization "unanimously approved" South Korea's No. 2 mobile carrier KT as the owner of a 10th team on Thursday, according to Jung Min-ho of the KOREA TIMES. The telecom giant and the city of Suwon "overcame a challenge from construction firm Booyoung's partnership" with No ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

01/18/13
PCB Refuses To Allow Players In BPL

The franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League "have been dealt a huge blow after the Pakistan Cricket Board refused to issue No Objection Certificates to the 26 national players who were set to be part of the Twenty20 event starting on Friday," according to the PTI. Bangladesh Cricket Board Media ...

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01/17/13
I-League Gives ONGC, Air India The Boot

However "impressive ONGC and Air India's performance" may have been this season, "it will still not be enough for them to earn a place in the next edition of the I-League," according to Marcus Mergulhao of the TIMES OF INDIA. The All India Football Federation exec committee has confirmed that the tw ...

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01/17/13
Women's Cricket World Cup To Relocate?

Pakistan Cricket Board Chair Zaka Ashraf has suggested moving the Women's World Cup from Mumbai, India to South Africa, following "simmering tensions on the Indo-Pak border,", according to the PTI. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has sought the Int'l Cricket Council's help "in taking a fin ...

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Dalian Shide Makes Registration For CSL

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Reebok's Discontent In India

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