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Real Madrid's Stadium Reportedly To Be Renamed Abu Dhabi Bernabéu

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 29 / 15

During a media event on Tuesday, execs at Spanish energy company Cepsa, which is owned by Abu Dhabi's Int'l Petroleum Investment Co., "finally said that Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu will be called the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu," according to Tomás Roncero of AS. The idea to use IPIC...

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Polish, Slovak Leaders Back 2022 Bid

Poland and Slovakia backed a joint bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, "hoping to win the first Games for the two central European countries," according to Jan Lopatka of REUTERS. The countries' prime ministers announced the bid after meeting in the Slovak town of Poprad, at the foot ...

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Serie B Opts For Salary Cap In '13-14

Italy's second-tier football league, Serie B, "will introduce a player salary cap next season in a bid to save cash-strapped clubs from extinction," according to REUTERS. In a statement, Serie B said, "It was unanimously decided that contracts starting from July 1 must be standardised with a fixed a ...

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Webber To Leave Red Bull At End Of Season

Former Renault Team Principal Flavio Briatore, who said he had spoken to the Australian in the aftermath of Sunday's controversial Malaysian Grand Prix and been told that the relationship was fractured beyond repair, said that F1 teammates Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber "will not stay to ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe, Australia

Bundesliga Extends Deal With SPORTFIVE

DFL Sports Enterprises, which is responsible for all domestic and int'l sales of commercial rights of the Bundesliga, has extended its partnership with sports marketing company SPORTFIVE for an additional four years. SPORTFIVE will be in charge of defined advertising performances surrounding the lea ...

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Euro-Racecar Series Kicks Off Sunday

The Euro-Racecar NASCAR Touring Series kicks off its season with the Nogaro 200 at Circuit Paul Armagnac in France on Sunday. The series features seven race weekends, culmination in the championship round at LeMans, France. Other stops include Monza, Italy; Motorland Aragon, Spain; Brands Hatch, Eng ...

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Handball Bundesliga Proposes Title Game

The Handball Bundesliga (HBL) "is reportedly planning on playing a title game to determine its champion" starting with the '14-15 season, according to SPORT BILD. In a first vote on the proposed title game, 12 of the 18 HBL clubs voted in favor, five teams abstained from voting and only one team was ...

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F1 Race Scores 'Satisfying' RTL Ratings

German free-to-air channel RTL "recorded satisfying ratings for its broadcast of the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix on Sunday," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. A total of 5.44 million viewers tuned in to watch the race from the Sepang Int'l Circuit, which started at 9am German time. The number transla ...

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Ecclestone Reveals Details Of Bribe

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone revealed for the first time "details of how he was allegedly blackmailed" for £29M ($44M) by jailed German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, according to Sylt & Reid of the London TELEGRAPH. He said that Gribkowsky threatened to tip off U.K. tax authority HMRC with "false ...

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Blatter: FIFA Has Not Lost Control

In response to "continuing controversy" over whether the 2022 World Cup should be staged in the European summer as planned, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said that the organization "has not lost control over the 2022 World Cup," according to REUTERS. Blatter reiterated that "any request to change the ...

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No DFL Goal-Line Technology Until 2015

The German Football League (DFL), the commercial rights holder of the Bundesliga, revealed Friday that goal-line technology will not be implemented in the Bundesliga before July 1, 2015. The decision was made as part of the league's offical game-ball tender process for the '14-15 season. A further a ...

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