Featured Story

More Than 4.5 Million Tune In To Watch Hungarian F1 Grand Prix On RTL

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 15

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "recorded more than 4.5 million viewers for its broadcast of the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. Sunday's race, which was won by Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, attracted 4.64 million viewers. The number translated into a market share...

Read More

Tags: Media, Europe

More Stories

05/13/14
Adidas Reorganizes Basketball Exec Team

Adidas VP/Global Basketball LAWRENCE NORMAN will be named adidas South Europe managing director, and while his replacement “has not been named,” adidas Head of Global Basketball Sports Marketing CHRIS GRANCIO is “managing the business in the interim,” according to Allan B ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Europe

05/13/14
Red Bull Founder Renews Attack On F1

Red Bull Founder Dietrich Mateschitz "has renewed his attack on the new face" of F1, according to GMM. Mateschitz "has already been highly critical of the sport's radical new rules" for '14, featuring turbo V6 engines and restrictions on the use of fuel. He said, "We have a plethora of regulations, ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

05/13/14
FIA's Todt Calls Cost Proposals A 'Joke'

FIA President Jean Todt "has blasted cost-cutting proposals" put forward by F1's biggest teams as a "joke," according to Jonathan Noble of AUTOSPORT. Ahead of a "big push by Todt to try to implement much-needed cost controls in F1, with spending having accelerated at the front of the grid, he has as ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

05/12/14
Towers Hope To Receive License For ProA

Newly founded German basketball club Hamburg Towers "continues to hope it will receive a license for the upcoming second-tier ProA season," according to the SID. Former German national team player Pascal Roller, who is the driving force behind the project, said, "Unfortunately, we can't do anything ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

05/12/14
Top Ratings For Final Bundesliga Gameday

The final Bundesliga gameday "provided German pay-TV channel Sky and public broadcaster ARD with top ratings," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. Sky's simulcast of all nine Bundesliga games attracted 1.52 million viewers starting at 3:30pm on Saturday afternoon. The number translated ...

Tags: Media, Europe

05/12/14
European Tour Criticized After Death

The European Tour "suffered condemnation from its own membership" after the final round of the Madeira Islands Open on Sunday "was allowed to continue despite the death of a caddie," according to Ewan Murray of the London GUARDIAN. Caddie Iain McGregor, who was working for Scot Alastair Forsyth, "co ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

05/12/14
RB Leipzig To Fight License Requirements

Newly promoted 2nd Bundesliga club RB Leipzig "continues to fight the license requirements it received from the German Football League (DFL)," according to Saskia Aleythe of the SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG. The DFL rejected Leipzig's "complaint against the license requirement on Thursday." Club Preside ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

05/12/14
Murdoch Eyes Pan-European Platform

Rupert Murdoch is exploring using his minority stake in Sky to combine his Sky-branded businesses in the U.K., Italy and Germany "into a pan-European pay-television platform," according to Hammond, Garrahan & Mance of the FINANCIAL TIMES. A transaction "is at the early stages of consideration ...

Tags: Media, Europe

05/09/14
Hamburg Residents In Favor Of Olympics

An online survey found out that the majority of Hamburg residents are "in favor of hosting Olympic Games," according to Erik Trümpler of the HAMBURGER MORGENPOST. The survey, which was conducted by mafo.de, asked 500 people in and around the city "about their opinion toward Olympic Games." A ma ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

05/09/14
AS Roma, Sky Italia Partner

Serie A side AS Roma "have agreed a deal with Sky Sport Italia that will see the capital club take to the field for their final two games of the season with shirts bearing the media company’s logo," according to FORZA ITALIAN FOOTBALL. AS Roma, which will return to the Champions League next se ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug