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Premiership Rugby Agrees To Partnership With StubHub For Premiership Rugby Final 2014

04 / 18 / 14

Premiership Rugby has agreed to a partnership with StubHub for the Premiership Rugby Final 2014. StubHub will be running its "Lucky Turnstile" promotion in the west car park where all fans will have the chance to win a range of prizes. StubHub already has partnerships in the U.K. with The O2, multip...

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Mini Discontinues WRC Involvement

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Suaber F1 Names First Female Prinicipal

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Euroleague Extends Sportitalia Deal

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Juventus President Questions UEFA FFP

Italian Serie A Juventus President Andrea Agnelli "questioned UEFA's willingness to ban big-spending clubs from the Champions League if they breach its Financial Fair Play regulations," according to Rob Harris of the AP. Speaking at the Leaders in Football conference, Agnelli highlighted that throwi ...

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Space Jump Coverage Trumps Hockey

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Companies Want Long-Term Contracts

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Munich Mayor Rejects Citizens Initiative

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Hannover 96 Tests GoalRef Technology

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Football match-fixing in Singapore has "been reduced by compulsory lie detector tests for players as the country tries to stop criminal syndicates infiltrating the game," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Lie detection tests were introduced to the players' code of conduct in Singapore's S-Leagu ...

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