Featured Story

Premiership Rugby Agrees To Partnership With StubHub For Premiership Rugby Final 2014

04 / 18 / 14

Premiership Rugby has agreed to a partnership with StubHub for the Premiership Rugby Final 2014. StubHub will be running its "Lucky Turnstile" promotion in the west car park where all fans will have the chance to win a range of prizes. StubHub already has partnerships in the U.K. with The O2, multip...

Read More

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe, United Kingdom

More Stories

05/08/13
FIFA Acts On Racism With Extra Officials

FIFA "has proposed the introduction of extra officials in stadiums to watch out for incidents of racism, plus a two-tier system of sanctions" for teams whose followers indulge in discriminatory behavior, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS. A FIFA statement said the new officials "would identify ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

05/08/13
Hockey, Football Top Sport1 Ratings

German free-to-air TV channel Sport1 "has recorded convincing ratings for its broadcasts of the 2013 Int'l Ice Hockey Federation World Championship and the 2nd Bundesliga," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. The German national team's third world championship game against Slovaki ...

Tags: Media, Europe

05/08/13
Maracanã Construction Costs Explode

The renovation costs of Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium "have almost doubled in comparison to the orginally estimated costs," according to the SID. The Rio de Janeiro Government on Monday announced an additional grant of $99.4M for the Maracanã. Including this new grant, the costs fo ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

05/08/13
Lazio's Lotito Wants New Stadium Laws

Serie A Lazio President Claudio Lotito "has hit out at current legislation, claiming that Italian clubs need to start owning their own stadiums," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. Lazio shares its current home ground with rivals Roma, and of the top clubs in Serie A, "only Juventus own, and reap the rew ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

05/08/13
Big Spenders Watch Striani Case

Big-spending clubs opposed to UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations "were dealt an unexpected boost" Monday when "an official challenge to the rules was lodged at the European Commission," according to Ian Herbert of the London TELEGRAPH. The complaint, lodged by Belgium-registered agent Daniel Str ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

05/08/13
Cottbus Extends Shirt Sponsorship Deal

Second Bundesliga club Energie Cottbus has extended its shirt sponsorship deal with European tropical leisure resort Tropical Islands. The contract was extended by the club's marketing partner Infront Sports & Media. The main sponsor package includes Tropical Islands' logo placed on the team shi ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

05/08/13
League Notes

Horse trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni has lodged an appeal against the severity of his ban "following horse racing's biggest ever doping scandal." News Al Zarooni "is set to launch an appeal against his eight-year ban will be the last thing his former boss Sheikh Mohammad wanted to hear." Everything ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/07/13
DTM Opener Ratings Down On ARD

German public broadcaster ARD "has attracted 200,000 less viewers to its broadcast of the opening race of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) at Hockenheim," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. A total of 1.07 million viewers tuned in on Sunday to watch the victory of BMW driver Augusto Farfu ...

Tags: Media, Europe

05/07/13
Dortmund Receives 500K Ticket Requests

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund, which will play against Bayern Munich in the Champions League Final, "has received 502,567 ticket requests for the game" at Wembley Stadium on May 25, according to the EXPRESS. However, the majority of fans "will come away empty handed as the club received only a l ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

05/07/13
Female Seat At FIFA A 'Significant Step'

Australia FIFA exec committee candidate Moya Dodd said that the introduction of a female seat on the governing body's exec committee "is a significant step in gender inequality being eradicated from the game and not a token position," according to Patrick Johnston of REUTERS. The first election for ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug