Featured Story

BMW Agrees To Two-Year Partnership With U.S. Formula E Team Andretti

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 28 / 16

BMW has formally agreed to a partnership with American Formula E team Andretti. Tuesday's announcement confirmed a widely circulated rumor that BMW was looking to join the electric racing series through a link-up with a team. The partnership with Andretti is an opportunity for the German car manufac...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Europe, North America

More Stories

DEL Winter Game Records Top Ratings

Austrian free-to-air TV channel ServusTV recorded outstanding ratings for its broadcast of the DEL Winter Game on Saturday. In the target demographic 14-49, the game broadcast recorded a peak market share of 2.6%. The game between Dusseldorf EG and Cologne Sharks attracted a peak audience of 240,000 ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Belgium To Invest In Women's Football

The Belgian FA, the KBVB, "has presented a roadmap to stimulate the growth of its women's football," according to Samindra Kunti of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The KBVB "wants 35,000 active members" by '16 and qualification for Euro 2017. In the last three years the results of the Belgian Red Flames, the ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

Frankfurt To Report Profit Of €350,000

Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt "is reportedly on the path to financial recovery," according to Klaus Veit of the FRANKFURTER NEUE PRESSE. The club's numbers for the '13-14 fiscal year, which will officially be unveiled at Frankfurt's member meeting on Jan. 25, show it generated a profit of abou ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

VfB Stuttgart To Become Limited Company

Related story: Stuttgart Delays Spin Off Of Pro Team Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart "will let its members vote on a proposed spin off of the professsional football department this spring," according to Gregor Preiß of the STUTTGARTER NACHRICHTEN. However, the club "has alr ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

More Than 4.5M Watch Biathlon On ZDF

German public broadcaster ZDF "recorded successful ratings for its winter sports broadcasts over the weekend," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. A total of 4.67 million viewers tuned in to watch the men's 15km mass start biathlon race on Sunday. The number translated into a market share of 25.3%. ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Roche's Goal Doesn't Lead To Deals

Irish football player Stephanie Roche was the "first woman to be among the three finalists for goal of the year" awarded by FIFA, according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG. Her volley for Ireland’s Peamount United against Wexford Youths, watched by 85 spectators, was up against a diving head ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

DEL Winter Game Sets Attendance Record

The German Hockey League's (DEL) second outdoor game "has as expected set a new attendance record for a hockey league game in Europe," according to the SID. The 206th matchup between the Cologne Sharks and Dusseldorf EG was attended by 51,125 spectators. The game surpassed the previous record of 50, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

DFB, Real Logo Dispute To Drag On

Related story: DFB Wins First Court Battle In Logo Dispute The dispute between the German Football Federation (DFB) and retail chain Real "will continue for a while longer," according to the DPA. A decision on whether the chain will be allowed to use the German eagle insignia ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Honda's Return Soured With Controversy

Honda is "still two months away from the first race" of its high-profile new partnership with McLaren but already the Japanese company "is at the heart of a controversy in Formula 1," according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. A U-turn on an interpretation of a complex engine rule "has led to the Japane ...

Tags: Europe, Japan, Franchises

Paffett Calls New System 'Flawed'

Former McLaren test driver and '05 German Touring Car Championship (DTM) champion Gary Paffett said that F1's new points-based super license system for '16 "is flawed and needs a rethink," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. The 33-year-old Brit said that the FIA "was wrong to ignore the DTM in a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug