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Mexican F1 Organizers Put On Cooking Demo Ahead Of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 07 / 15

Organizers of the Mexican F1 Grand Prix will put on a cooking demonstration at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to promote the series' return to Mexico City later this year. Latin America's leading entertainment company and promoter of the Mexican race, CIE, has partnered with Mexican chef Ruben B...

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Klagenfurt's Stadium Finally Completed

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Poland-Scotland Friendly To Be Streamed

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DFB Boss Defends Michel Platini's Plans

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Bierhoff: National Team Has Room To Grow

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Sky Obtains High Ratings With Bundesliga

German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland "recorded high ratings with its broadcast of Saturday's Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and FC Schalke," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. The game, which started at 6:30pm, attracted an average of 1.08 million viewers. The number translated into a 4. ...

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F1 Teams' Association Disbands

The Formula One Teams’ Association, established six years ago to try and represent the interests of all the teams, "officially closed on Friday, after it faced unpaid subscription fees, deadlock among the 11 teams about its purpose, and the loss of its chairman and principal cheerleader," acco ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

AFLPA 'Furious' After Names Leaked

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UEFA Probes 76 Clubs Over FFP

UEFA "is investigating 76 Champions League and Europa League clubs for potentially breaking the Financial Fair Play rules designed to curb excessive spending," according to Graham Dunbar of the AP. UEFA said on Friday that the first sanctions against clubs "will be announced in April." Clubs "involv ...

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German private-TV channel Sat.1 "attracted 4.2 million viewers for its boxing broadcast on Saturday night," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. The third fight between German boxers Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham, which started at 11:30pm, obtained a market share of 23.9%. In the ...

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Munich Mash To Replace X Games

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