Featured Story

Chinese Property Developer Wanda Group Eyes 30% Stake Of Serie A Club AC Milan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 27 / 15

China's biggest property developer is "expanding sports empire in Europe," according to Emma Glez of CHINA DAILY. Dalian Wanda Group is interested in purchasing a 30% stake of Serie A side AC Milan, as the company "continues its shopping spree to build a sports empire in Europe." Wanda, which contro...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Europe, China

More Stories

09/12/13
A-League Referees Deny FFA Claim

The standoff between the A-League and its referees "is continuing a month before the start of the new season, with the Football Federation claiming a deal over their contracts had been done, only for the referees to deny it," according to Tom Smithies of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. After weeks of ta ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/11/13
ICC To Discuss DRS At Dubai Meeting

Cricket's decision review system "will go under the microscope at a meeting of cricket nations in Dubai next week," according to Chloe Saltau of THE AGE. Australia and England "are leading the push for a comprehensive review of the system that hijacked the Ashes, though both countries still su ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/10/13
ARU To Scrap Club Player Payments

Sydney rugby clubs "will have their funding cut if they pay players because the Australian Rugby Union plans to return club rugby to its amateur days," according to Georgina Robinson of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Under "watershed reforms" being considered while top club teams Sydney Univer ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/10/13
Brisbane To Host First UFC Fight

Brisbane, Australia "will host its first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event in December, headlined by Sydney-based heavyweight Mark Hunt and Brazilian Antonio Silva," according to the AAP. Hunt "will take on top five-ranked mixed martial artist Silva in the five-round main event at Bris ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

09/10/13
NRL Ready To Handle ASADA Surprise

National Rugby League CEO Dave Smith "is not anticipating any bad news from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority during the finals series but if something does happen, he insists the game is equipped to handle it," according to Read & McDonald of THE AUSTRALIAN. Smith "remains in constant ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/10/13
NRL: Double-Header Was First Choice

The National Rugby League "has defended its decision to schedule a finals double-header and insisted it was the league's preference to host two games at Allianz Stadium on the same day," according to Michael Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. It was believed "a scheduling clash" with the Australi ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/09/13
Roosters Fans Upset At Sharing Ground

National Rugby League Sydney Roosters supporters "are furious with the NRL for taking away the club's home-ground advantage and scheduling their final against Melbourne as part of a historic double-header," according to Michael Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Fans "are angry about having to sh ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

09/09/13
Ahmed Refusal To Wear Shirt Benefits VB

Australian cricketer Fawad Ahmed "has inadvertently handed VB a 'priceless' marketing coup no amount of money could have bought," according to Jamie Pandaram of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. The Muslim player's "refusal to wear any Australian cricket uniform featuring the logo of the beer sponsor has ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Australia

09/06/13
NRL Cracks Down On Mad Monday

Every National Rugby League player and official "is on notice to behave during their clubs' traditional Mad Monday celebrations this season," according to David Riccio of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. After the battering the game received following the Canterbury Bulldogs’ end-of-season embarras ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

09/06/13
Court: AFL Should Consider Reid Hearing

Pressure is intensifying on the Australian Football League "to resolve the last outstanding dispute in the Essendon supplements saga, with a Supreme Court judge urging it to consider club doctor Bruce Reid's push for an independent hearing of charges against him," according to Pia Akerman of THE AUS ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug