Featured Story

Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 26 / 14

The Greek Super League elected Asteras Tripolis President GIORGOS BOROVILOS as president on Monday "after he secured 13 votes out of the 16 teams in the league," with Panthrakikos President DIMITRIS TZELEPIS elected as his deputy ( REUTERS, 11/25 ). ... The NBA announced that JAN MENNEKEN h...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

05/05/14
Team NZ In 'Survival Mode'

Team New Zealand Managing Dir Grant Dalton leaves for the U.S. "on another fundraising drive" as the America's Cup syndicate enters "survival mode," according to Duncan Johnstone of FAIRFAX NZ NEWS. The government's NZ$5M ($4.3M) bridging funding is "fast running out and Dalton needs to find more mo ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

05/02/14
AFL Carlton Pushes For New MCG Deal

Australian Football League side Carlton is in negotiations with the AFL about making the Melbourne Cricket Ground its main home ground for '15 and beyond, "with the club board having decided that it wants to play as many as eight of its 11 home games at the bigger stadium," according to Jake Niall o ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

05/02/14
A-League Final Could Big TV Audience

More than 250 million people could watch A-League side Brisbane Roar’s "quest to become the first club to win three A-League championships," according to Marco Monteverde of NEWS CORP AUSTRALIA. Sunday’s grand final at Suncorp Stadium between the Roar and the Wanderers "will be most watc ...

Tags: Media, Australia

05/01/14
SANZAR Proposing New Super 18 Model

Broadcasters "are reportedly aghast at the complicated 18-team, four-conference Super 18 model" SANZAR (South Africa, New Zealand and Australia Rugby) is proposing to introduce in '16, according to Wayne Smith of THE AUSTRALIAN. On the eve of a meeting on Thursday, Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pu ...

Tags: Media, Australia

04/30/14
Clubs, ARU To Hold Meeting On Expansion

The meeting between the five Australian franchises and the Australian Rugby Union "to thrash out whether Australia will back an expanded Super Rugby competition in 2016 has been brought forward" to Friday, according to Wayne Smith of THE AUSTRALIAN. The meeting "was originally set down for Monday." ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

04/30/14
Aussie Women's Cricket To Cash In

Australian world champion cricket team Southern Stars "are set to cash in as part of a plan to revolutionise the women’s game," according to Chris Barrett of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Players are set "to have their incomes doubled in some cases" by featuring in a new Twenty20 tournament to be ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

04/29/14
McLachlan Closing In On AFL CEO Job

Australian Football League Deputy CEO Gillon McLachlan’s "widely anticipated appointment to the AFL’s top job is expected to come within a week and could be announced in the coming days as the commission wraps up a two-month executive search" for CEO Andrew Demetriou’s replacement, ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

04/28/14
Drivers Call For Second New Zealand Race

Leading V8 Supercars drivers "are calling for a second New Zealand race weekend to be added to the series' calendar," according to David Long of FAIRFAX NZ NEWS. It is a "costly logistical exercise to fly over all the cars, equipment and staff," but with the success Kiwi drivers Scott McLaughlin, Fa ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

04/28/14
Eels, WSW Unveil $111M Stadium Plan

National Rugby League side Parramatta Eels and A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers have unveiled a A$120M ($111M) proposal "to turn Pirtek Stadium into a 32,000-seat venue that would supersede plans to build a new stadium in western Sydney," according to Michael Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNING HERA ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

04/25/14
Hangin' With ... Tracey Gaudry

TRACEY GAUDRY joined the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) as VP in September and is the first woman to hold the role. Gaudry is a former elite cyclist, having competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and is CEO of the cycling advocacy group the Amy Gillett Foundation. Gaudry spoke to SBD Global about h ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug