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Hangin' With ... International Cycling Union Vice President Tracey Gaudry

04 / 25 / 14

TRACEY GAUDRY joined the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) as VP in September and is the first woman to hold the role. Gaudry is a former elite cyclist, having competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and is CEO of the cycling advocacy group the Amy Gillett Foundation. Gaudry spoke to SBD Global about h...

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Andalucia Masters Called Off

The European Tour's Andalucia Masters set for next month in southern Spain has been canceled after the Andalucia regional government's decision "to withdraw its funding," according to Iain Rogers of REUTERS. European Tour CEO George O'Grady said the Tour is "extremely disappointed" with the governme ...

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Nuremberg Tries To Find Stadium Sponsor

The football stadium in Nuremberg, Germany "is looking for a naming-rights sponsor after its previous contract with easyCredit expired in July," according to Westgate & Werzinger of BILD. Without a naming-rights partner, the stadium operator, Stadium Nuremberg Operating GmbH, "loses thousands of ...

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UEFA Awards Media Rights In Hungary

UEFA revealed the award of the '12-15 UEFA Europa League media rights in Hungary to Story 4 and DIGI Sport. Sanoma Digital Media has been awarded the right to have first pick of which game to broadcast live each matchweek, to be transmitted on its main channel Story 4. Coverage of the live fixture w ...

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Borussia Dortmund Pays Dividends

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund will "pay its shareholder a dividend for the first time since the club went public in '00," according to REUTERS. The club's board of directors announced that only 11% or €3.7M ($4.8M) of its €34.3M ($44.2M) profit from the '11-12 season will go to shareho ...

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UEFA Finalizes Euro 2012 Payouts

UEFA finalized the financial provisions related to the Euro 2012 tournament in order to confirm the payments to clubs for their contribution to the competition and national team football in general, during the '10-11 and '11-12 seasons. In total, 575 clubs will receive payments from UEFA in accordan ...

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UEFA Withholds Prize Money

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body's investigatory chamber, chaired by former Belgian Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene, announced that 23 clubs involved in '12-13 UEFA club competitions have seen the payment of their prize money temporarily withheld pending further investigation. As part of the fir ...

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Serie A Clubs Will Spend $1B On Players

The Gazetta dello Sport reported the the clubs of Italian's top football league, Serie A, will spend "a combined €1.04B ($1.1B) on player wages in the '12-13 season," according to the DPA. On top of the list sits AC Milan, which has a player payroll of €120M ($192.8M), followed by defendin ...

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Nurburgring Secures Races For '13

The German Automobile Association (ADAC) "signed an agreement with the operators of the Nurburgring racetrack that secures several races at the historic circuit in '13," according to Markus Lüttgens of MOTORSPORT-TOTAL.com. After a number of negative headlines in previous months, the Nurburgrin ...

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Univision Gets European Football Rights

Univision Deportes will become the U.S. Hispanic home of the German national team and the DFB Cup, the French national team and the French Cup, and France’s Ligue 1. The multi-year deals are exclusive in Spanish across multiple media platforms. The agreements will grant Univision Deportes medi ...

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Bochum Releases '11-12 Financial Numbers

Second Bundesliga club VfL Bochum "released its financial numbers for the '11-12 fiscal year," in which it generated a €2.2M ($2.8M) loss, according to the SID. The club generated €27.4M ($35M) "in revenue" over the same time period. The loss in profits is "only slightly smaller" than the ...

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