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UCI, USADA Establish Partnership For Collaborative Testing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 16

The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the establishment of a formal collaborative partnership that will allow for extensive cooperation through the sharing of relevant anti-doping information, intelligence and athlete biological passport data, and participation in j...

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More Than 11M Watch Euro '16 Qualifier

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "recorded more than 11 million viewers for its broadcast of the Euro 2016 qualifier between Germany and Poland on Saturday," according to Daniel Sallhoff of QUOTENMETER. The second half of the matchup, with started at 9:48pm, "broke the 11-million-viewers mark." A t ...

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Luzenac Wants Compensation from LFP

Championnat National side Luzenac President Jérôme Ducros says the club plans to go before a Toulouse administrative tribunal “in a couple of weeks” to “contest the rulings from the French Football League (LFP) and the French Football Federation, and claim financial co ...

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PSG To Release New Comic Line

After launching "PSG Academy: The Official Comics," Paris St. Germain is releasing a “new volume of its heroes in a more futuristic style,” according to Frenzall of SPORTUNE. This album, designed by Philippe Briones in collaboration with Marvel Comics, will be released on Nov. 5. The pit ...

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UEFA Set To Discuss Club Debt Rules

New regulations to tackle the amount of debt carried by clubs such as ManU and Real Madrid could be discussed next week by UEFA "as part of a review of its financial fair play rules," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Clubs including Man City and Ligue 1 side Paris St. Germain, fined ...

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Globalization Of Sports Ownership

Copying the English Premier League and relegating baseball teams to a second division would be “kind of cool” and the citizens of Miami should campaign for the Miami Marlins to be relegated, according to James Pallotta, the owner and president of Serie A side AS Roma. Pallotta was speaki ...

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Canal+ Loses Rights to Top 14

The Paris court of appeals confirmed on Thursday the suspension of the exclusive broadcasting rights of Top 14, the premier division of France’s rugby league, awarded to Canal+ for five years, according to LE MONDE. In July, the Competition Authority suspended the agreement between the TV stat ...

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UEFA Renews Sportradar Agreement

UEFA extended its relationship with Sportradar by signing a new four-year agreement. The agreement will see Sportradar’s security services provide UEFA with betting movement information from more than 30,000 matches across Europe per season, together with additional consultancy ...

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Thohir: Owning A Stadium Is Not Enough

Inter Milan Owner Erick Thohir "held recent talks" with AC Milan over the San Siro ground, intended work ahead of hosting the 2016 Champions League Final and Milan’s intentions to build a new ground elsewhere, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. For Thohir, "the process of owning a stadium is necess ...

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UEFA Unlikely To Support Overseas EPL

Related story: EPL To Explore Overseas Expansion UEFA's General Secretary Gianni Infantino said that any ideas England's Premier League might have of playing matches overseas "would be unlikely to get any backing from UEFA," according to Mike Collett of REUTERS. UEFA "failed to s ...

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Nantes' Kita Avoids Shareholding Issue

Ligue 1 side FC Nantes President Waldemar Kita "adverted questions on the possibility of public shareholding," according to SO FOOT. It is an idea that is being promoted by the "À la Nantaise" association. Kita focused on bashing the association, even calling its president, Florian Le Teuff, ...

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