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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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ADS Conducts 3,393 Doping Tests In '13

The Swiss Anti-Doping Agency (ADS) "conducted more doping tests then ever before in '13," according to the NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG. The agency "conducted a total of 3,393 tests in '13, including 730 blood tests." Seventeen athletes "were caught doping, four more than the previous year." The ADS sa ...

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04/16/14
AC Milan, Japanese Tiremaker Partner

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04/15/14
Report: Man City, PSG Facing FFP Penalty

Man City is "facing a huge Financial Fair Play sanction" as UEFA prepares this week "to rule that the spending spree that transformed them into a superpower of the game breached its much-vaunted cost-control regulations," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. Man City will this week "be f ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, Europe

04/15/14
BeIN Sports, Canal+ To Share CL Rights

BeIN Sports and pay-TV operator Canal+ will "share French rights to UEFA Champions League football for the next three seasons," according to DIGITAL TV EUROPE. BeIN Sports "has secured rights to air the best match from Tuesday nights, while Canal+ has secured first choice for Wednesdays." BeIN Sport ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/15/14
F1 Team Haas Formula To Be U.S.-Based

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone has said that it would be vital for a potential U.S. F1 team to have its headquarters in Europe. However, Gene Haas, the owner of new F1 team Haas Formula, thinks otherwise. His team will be U.S.-based, with its own way of doing things. At a press conference outside Charlott ...

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04/15/14
North American City To Replace Rio Race

Electric racing series Formula E is in talks with two North American cities to replace Rio de Janeiro on the calendar of its inaugural season. However, Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag could not reveal the specific cities. Agag said, “We are in touch with two cities for a replacement, actually bo ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe, Brazil, North America

04/15/14
Germans In Favor Of Olympic Bid

The majority of Germans are "for a renewed Olympic bid," according to the SID. A survey conducted in collaboration with Nuremberg-based marketing research institute puls "found that 75% are in favor of a renewed German Olympic bid." However, five months after a public referendum struck down Munich's ...

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HSV Hamburg In Danger Of Losing License

Financially struggling Handball Bundesliga (HBL) club HSV Hamburg "reportedly has to be worried about its Bundesliga license," according to the SID. Head coach Martin Schwalb, players and administrative employees of the club "have reportedly been waiting for their March salaries since April 5." The ...

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Krakow 2022 Bid Chief Resigns

he head of Krakow's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics has resigned after covertly recorded material implicated her husband in an attempt to pay a media outlet for favourable press. MP Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak, who has resigned from her post as head of the Krakow Competition Commit ...

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Mercedes F1 Puts Pressure On Red Bull

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