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MP & Silva Agrees To NBA Media Rights Deal In Latin America For '14-15 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 02 / 14

MP & Silva has agreed to a partnership with the NBA, which will see it distribute NBA programming across selected territories in Latin America. This new agreement builds on the previous contract to distribute NBA rights in Scandinavia. Under the terms of the new agreement, MP & Silva will di...

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Deportivo Moves Team Publication Online

Spanish second division side Deportivo La Coruña's official daily publication is leaving kiosks after more than eight years to move online, according to the EFE. The paper will be available to readers for free on the club's website immediately. The format change coincides with a delicate peri ...

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Winter World Cup Idea Divides Bundesliga

The Bundesliga has reacted to FIFA President Sepp Blatter's plan to move the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to the winter , according to BILD. Bayern Munich Exec Board Chair Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: "No question, it would be welcomed if FIFA agrees to host the 2022 World Cup in the Winter mont ...

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Poland's Euro 2012 Benefits Minimal

One year and £16B ($24B) after Euro 2012, the novelty of hosting Poland's first major sports event in history seems to have worn off, "and Poland has begun to ask difficult questions about the legacy of the tournament," according to Wiktor Szary of the LONDON TIMES. According to ...

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Sky, NDR Score Top Ratings With Football

The season-opening weekend of Germany's 2nd Bundesliga and 3rd League "recorded convincing ratings on free and pay TV," according to Manuel Nunez Sanchez of QUOTENMETER. On early Saturday afternoon, pay-TV channel Sky showed the 2nd Bundesliga game between SC Paderborn and FC Kaiserslautern. The gam ...

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HBL To Play Opener At Football Stadium

The Handball Bundesliga (HBL) "strikes a new path in the fight for attention and new sponsors and will play the opening game of the '14-15 in a football stadium," according to the SID. The game between defending Champions League champion HSV Hamburg and Rhein-Neckar Löwen will take place at Fra ...

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Darmstadt Gets New Stadium In '15

German 3rd League football club SV Darmstadt "will remain at the Böllenfalltor, its current home ground," according to Frank Leber of LIGA 3 ONLINE. This "is the result of a feasibility study that was presented by Mayor Rafael Reißer." The study "looked at three possible locations for a n ...

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DEB, Clubs Reach Out-Of-Court Agreement

The German Hockey Federation (DEB) and the clubs of the second Bundesliga have reached an out-of-court agreement before Thursday's court date. The second division will continue to be organized by the "Eishockeyspielbetriebs-Gesellschaft" (ESBG) until '18, which from now on will manage itself. A corr ...

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CAS Lifts Bans On Turkish Clubs

Turkish sides Fenerbahçe and Besiktas will be included in the draws for the Champions and Europa League on Friday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport "temporarily lifted UEFA bans for their involvement in a match-fixing scandal," according to Ece Toksabay of REUTERS. The clubs "were ...

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Yonex Drops Caroline Wozniacki

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki is "no longer under contract with Yonex," according to Matt Cronin of TENNIS. A report in Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet stated that Yonex was "upset with Wozniacki for playing with a blacked-out racquet this spring and negated their contract." The racquet was "presume ...

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CSKA Sofia To Be Publicly Quoted Club

Bulgaria's "most successful football club CSKA Sofia looks set to open a new chapter in its illustrious history and become a public company," according to Alexander Krassimirov of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The decision to make a public offering of the club's share was announced by Red Champions group r ...

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