Featured Story

Bundesliga Set To Break €3B-Revenue Mark For First Time, Report Claims

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 17

Germany's Bundesliga will break the €3B ($3.2B)-revenue mark for the first time, according to KICKER. The league will reveal its official numbers at the end of the month, when it publishes its annual report. It would be the first time the league has surpassed the €3B milestone. Over the past two years, the Bundesliga reported revenue figures of €2.62B and €2.45B, respectively.

Read More

Tags: Finance, Europe

More Stories

10/02/15
Discovery Underway With Olympic Talks

Discovery Channel "confirmed talks are underway with potential broadcast partners for the Olympic Games in Europe," according to Julian Clover of BROADBAND TV NEWS. Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton said that Eurosport’s programming schedule "is nearly 50 percent Olympic sports." Hutton said that "th ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/01/15
DOSB To Highlight Past Sporting Events

The German Olympic Committee (DOSB) will highlight the country's history of staging sporting events prior to a public referendum on Hamburg's potential Olympic bid. A recent survey, which was conducted on behalf of the DOSB, found that 63% of Hamburg's residents are in favor of an Olympic bid. The ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

10/01/15
Dusseldorf Gets Serious About Tour Start

Dusseldorf Mayor Thomas Geisel "has established a task force to evaluate the financial feasibility of hosting the Grand Depart of the Tour de France over next four weeks," according to the SID. The task force "will also talk about London's withdrawal from the Grand Depart in '17 and what impact it c ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

10/01/15
De Laurentiis Furious With Napes Mayor

Serie A side Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis is frustrated with the local council over Stadio San Paolo, saying, "I don't understand this city," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris said that the club had not made "a serious offer" for the renovation of the stadium ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/01/15
Inter And Milan Continue To Share Stadium

Former Inter President Massimo Moratti believes his old club and AC Milan will "continue to share San Siro," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. The Rossoneri had been planning to move out and build a new stadium in the Portello area of the city, but President Silvio Berlusconi then announced "they would ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/01/15
MMA Fighter Seeks Russian Citizenship

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has asked President Vladimir Putin to give a Russian citizenship to U.S. MMA athlete Jeffrey William Monson. According to Andrei Svintsov, a Russian legislator from the LDPR party, which Monson recently joined, Mutko's address is likely to have a decisive role in ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe, Russia

10/01/15
$11.2M For Paris 2024 Bid

France Sport Secretary of State Thierry Braillard announced on Wednesday that €10M ($11.2M) will be “allocated to the Paris 2024 bid,” according to L'EQUIPE. The funds “will come from the National Center of Sport Development,” whose budget for ’16 is estimated at & ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

10/01/15
Schalke Reports $5.5M Loss In '15

Bundesliga side Schalke made a loss of €4.9M ($5.5M) during the first half of '15, according to the DPA. Schalke on Tuesday said that the figure "is similar to last year over the same time frame," when the club reported a loss of €4.5M.  Despite the loss, Schalke expects to announce a ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

10/01/15
Rome 2024 Unveils Bid Website

An official Rome 2024 website went live on Tuesday as organizers "seek to boost the publicity surrounding their bid," according to Nick Butler of INSIDE THE GAMES. The website, which at this stage is a "teaser site," is accessible here , with much more content due to be rolled out over coming ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

09/30/15
Bet365 Sees 92% Rise In Profits

Bet365, the online gambling group that owns EPL side Stoke City, announced a "92 percent rise in pretax profits" to £410.2M ($621.5M) after a 43% rise in sports gamblers, according to Malcolm Moore of the FINANCIAL TIMES. A person close to the company said that he expected it would "conti ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug