Featured Story

Constitutional Judge Backs Bremen State Senate's Proposal Regarding Security Costs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 30 / 14

German constitutional judge Peter Müller "has backed the Bremen State Senate in its dispute with the German Football Federation (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) regarding the financing of police operations ," according to the DPA. Müller said, "Sanction does not replace discussi...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

More Stories

08/01/13
Pirtek To Sponsor V8 Enduro Cup

V8 Supercars has "secured a naming-rights sponsor" for the Enduro Cup after long-time motorsports supporter Pirtek signed on "to back the mini-championship for the next four years," according to FOX SPORTS. The Pirtek Enduro Cup "will be awarded to the pair of V8 drivers who score the most champions ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

08/01/13
STAR India Gets Sochi, Rio Rights

The IOC has awarded the Olympic broadcast rights for seven countries in South Asia to STAR India for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games and the 2014 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. STAR India acquired the rights to all media platforms, including free-to-air ...

Tags: Media, Europe

08/01/13
HSV To Hold Crisis Meeting With Imtech

Bundesliga club Hamburg SV, stadium naming rights partner Imtech and the club's marketing partner SPORTFIVE "will reportedly hold a crisis meeting this week in which they will talk about the financial struggles of the naming-rights partner," according to Kai Schiller of the HAMBURGER ABENDBLATT. Imt ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

07/31/13
Bayern Boss Charged With Tax Evasion

Bayern Munich President ULI HOENEß "was officially charged with tax evasion on Tuesday," according to BILD. The economic crimes unit of the Munich District Court "has to now approve the charges and decide whether to open the trial against Hoeneß." The 61-year-old "showed optimism about ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

07/31/13
Sport1 Acquires U.S. Sports TV Rights

Newly created German pay-TV channel Sport1 US HD, which is owned by media corporation Constantin Medien, "has acquired the U.S. sports rights of folding channel ESPN America," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. The rights package "includes, among others, NBA, NFL, IndyCar, college foo ...

Tags: Media, Europe

07/31/13
FFR, Stade De France Sign Extension

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) "has signed a new agreement with the Consortium Stade de France" that will see the French national rugby team play at the stadium until '17, according to Christophe Palierse of LES ECHOS. The new agreement, which "was signed on Friday, includes 20 games of Les Trico ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

07/31/13
Korean GP In Danger Of Being Dropped

The South Korean F1 Grand Prix "looks set to join India in F1 exile," as F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone trims the '14 calendar to a maximum of 20 races, according to GRAND PRIX. Austria, Russia and New Jersey "are to be added to the current 19-race schedule." The latter of those events, slated to be the s ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

07/31/13
F1's Formula For Financial Success

Christian Sylt is the co-author of "Formula Money," an annual report examining all aspects of F1's finances, with "detailed data on teams, drivers, sponsors and races," according to Knight & Torre of CNN. Here, he "answers key questions about F1's financial model." Q: How well is F1 ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

07/31/13
FC Zürich Signs Shirt Sponsorship Deal

Swiss Super League side FC Zürich has signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with IT service provider Netstream. The company, which was founded in '98, will become the main sponsor of the club's first team and its youth academy. The Netstream logo will first be featured on the team's jersey at its ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

07/30/13
Indian F1 GP Not Likely To Happen In '14

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone has said the Indian Grand Prix will "probably not" happen in '14, according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. Ecclestone blamed "political" problems with the race, which has a contract to host a grand prix until '15. Indian motorsports federation President Vicky Chandhok said tha ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug