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Discovery Announces Streaming Deal With Amazon Channels In Germany, Austria

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 17 / 17

Discovery Communications struck a streaming deal in Germany and Austria with Amazon that gives Amazon Prime members access to Eurosport's premium live HD sports content, including exclusive Bundesliga coverage on Friday nights across Germany. Eurosport launched on Amazon channels on Wednesday. Amazo...

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EU To Investigate Ban Threat On Skaters

The European Union "waded into a dispute between two Dutch Olympic speed skaters and their sport's governing body, which has threatened them with lifetime bans if they take part in unauthorized events," according to Foo Yun Chee of REUTERS. Mark Tuitert and Niels Kerstholt complained to the EU's ex ...

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Ajax Home Undergoing $56M Upgrades

Eredevisie side Ajax's Amsterdam ArenA, which will host four Euro 2020 matches, has unveiled a major €50M ($56M) renovation project "that will radically alter the look of the stadium and upgrade spectator facilities," according to Paul Nicholson of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The upgrade progra ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

Women's Super League In 'Rude Health'

When the FA cut funding to women's football in '13, three years after the founding of the Women's Super League, it "seemed as though hope for the future of the women's game was ending almost as soon as it had begun," according to Rebecca Myers of the SUNDAY TIMES. Lower-level clubs spoke of feeling ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

Cologne To Break €100M-Revenue Barrier

Bundesliga side FC Cologne "announced it will break" the €100M ($112M)-revenue barrier this season, according to Alexander Haubrichs of EXPRESS. Cologne Finance Dir Alexander Wehrle: "We will break the €100 million barrier this season." Wehrle also believes that the club will be able to in ...

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HSV Exec Expects Rights Fees To Double

Bundesliga side Hamburg SV Marketing Dir Joachim Hilke "anticipates a dramatic increase in media-rights revenue for the Bundesliga from '17-18," according to Rehm & Lehnebach of SPONSORs. However, he added that to achieve it the German Football League (DFL) "has to create different requirements. ...

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Former OM GM Under Investigation

Fifteen days after former Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille President Jean-Claude Dassier was placed under investigation for “misuse of company assets, being part of a criminal association and forgery,” former club GM Antoine Veyrat is now under investigation for the same charges, accor ...

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VfL Wolfsburg, Kappa Part Ways

Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg and kit supplier Kappa "will end their partnership at the end of the '15-16 season," according to Holger Rehm of SPONSORs. The contract between the club and the Italian company "was set to expire at the end of the '18-19 season." VfL Sports Dir Klaus Allofs "confimred t ...

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Hangin' With ... Daniele Galiffa

Daniele Galiffa When DANIELE GALIFFA created GoalShouter in ’13, his plan was to provide a platform for non-professional football clubs in Italy to share their match content with supporters. “A lot ...

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Football League Reveals Average Ticket Price

The Football League announced ticket prices "across its three divisions" over the '14-15 season was £14.08 ($21.31), according to the BBC. In "the championship the average cost" was £15.65 ($23.69), in League One it was £11.72 ($17.74) and in League Two it was & ...

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Wolverhampton Owner Selling Club

League Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers' CEO Jez Moxey revealed that Wolves Owner Steve Morgan's decision to sell the club "is the result of numerous factors," but the club owner "had words with angry supporters before the draw at Preston North End," according to Laurie Whitwell of the Lond ...

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