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Legia Warsaw Considering Public Offering On Warsaw Stock Exchange

04 / 23 / 14

Polish first division football club Legia Warsaw "could launch an initial public offering" on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the few next years, according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Legia Warsaw majority shareholder Dariusz Mioduski said that the IPO "is one of the considered opti...

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03/01/13
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The Premier League awarded exclusive audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 EPL matches to Benfica TV for the '13-14 to '15-16 seasons in Portugal ( Premier League ). ... The Int'l Cricket Council announced live streaming of 16 matches from the remaining three rounds of the Pepsi ICC World Cricke ...

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02/28/13
MCC Wants Cricket To Be Part Of '24 Games

An influential group of former cricket players argued that "cricket’s world governing body should lobby for the sport to be included at the Olympic Games of 2024, even though it will probably mean a short-term loss of income," according to Patrick Kidd of the LONDON TIMES. The MCC World Cricke ...

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02/28/13
Aachen To Move Out Of Tivoli Stadium

The financial recovery of German 3rd League side Alemannia Aachen has suffered another blow, according to the MEDIA SPORTSERVICE WEST. The club revealed that the shareholders of the Tivoli Stadium "have not assured the team that it will be allowed to use the facility during the upcoming season." The ...

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02/28/13
German Hockey Team Files For Bankruptcy

German second-tier hockey club EC Hannover Indians Managing Dir Dirk Wroblewski said that the team "will file for bankruptcy immediately" as it is unable to pay its bills, according to the DPA. The result of this revelation "will be relegation from the league." Whether the team of head coach Christi ...

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02/28/13
Istanbul Uses Economy, Youth In Olympic Bid

Istanbul, which "failed in four previous attempts to stage the Olympics, is counting on its fast-growing economy and young population to land the 2020 Games," according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG. The city "is competing with Madrid and Tokyo to organize the world's biggest sports event." Ista ...

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02/28/13
DFB-Pokal With Top TV Ratings For ZDF

German public broadcaster ZDF "recorded high ratings" for its broadcast of Tuesday's DFB-Pokal (German Cup) matchup between Kickers Offenbach and VfL Wolfsburg, according to Manuel Weis of QUOTEN METER. A total of 4.34 million viewers tuned in to the game, which started at 8:30pm local time. The num ...

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02/27/13
Kiel Generates Only $33K Despite Three Titles

German Handball Bundesliga (HBL) club THW Kiel "has, despite having one of the most successful seasons in HBL history, only generated modest profits," according to the DPA. The club won the Champions League, DHB-Pokal (German Cup) and the German championship in '11-12. However, the THW has only gene ...

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02/27/13
London Olympic Park To Host UEFA Festival

The annual UEFA Champions Festival will take place in London on May 23-26. The free four-day football celebration, featuring a series of family-friendly activities, will be the first major event to come to the home of the 2012 London Olympics since last summer, taking place on The Int'l Quarter clos ...

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02/27/13
Politicians Call For Stadium Project Group

Karlsruhe, Germany city council members Jürgen Wenzel and Eduardo Mossuto from the Freie Wähler party "want to create a project group to push forward the stadium question until the next municipal elections," according to the KA NEWS. The council members want to spend €60,000 ($78,400) ...

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02/26/13
Ryder Cup Gets First Global Sponsor

Standard Life Investments "has agreed to be the Ryder Cup’s initial worldwide partner," according to Michael Smith of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The Edinburgh, Scotland-based investment house becomes the first company to acquire rights to Ryder Cups on both sides of the Atlantic. Until the PGA of ...

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