Featured Story

Spanish Hoops League Partners With Gran Canaria City Council, Awards Island Supercopa

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 14 / 17

The Spanish Basketball League (ACB) announced that the island of Gran Canaria will host this year's Supercopa and the 2018 Copa del Rey, according to the EFE. The ACB's agreement with the Gran Canaria City Council "is part of a project aiming to incorporate basketball in more than 200 schools." The ...

Read More

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

More Stories

04/06/16
Arsenal Players Show Comedic Talents

Arsenal players "have been involved in some unusual advertising campaigns in the past, but their latest effort could prove to be the most ambitious yet," according to THE WEEK. Danny Welbeck, Theo Walcott and Petr Cech "channel the BBC's cult comedy show The Trip, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydo ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/05/16
Andretti, BMW Tie-Up 'Many Years Off'

U.S. Formula E team Amlin Andretti has recently been linked to a tie-up with BMW, but a full-fledged participation by the German marque “could be many years off,” according to a team official. Andretti co-Team Principal Roger Griffiths confirmed that the team continues to talk to BMW abo ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe, North America

04/05/16
Allianz Ends Deals With National Teams

Allianz decided not to renews its contract as partner of the German men's and women's national teams, according to Holger Rehm of SPONSORs. The insurance company is expected to focus on a different partnership. Allianz German Advertising & Spon ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

04/05/16
Bahrain GP Draws Close To 4.5M

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "recorded close to 4.5 million viewers for its broadcast of the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix," according to Krei & Hennings of DWDL. The race, which was won by Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, drew 4.4 million viewers starting shortly after 5pm. Last year's Bahrain GP was ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/05/16
DEL To Switch From ServusTV To Sport1

The German Hockey League (DEL) "has found a new free-TV home after media rights holder Deutsche Telekom reached a sublicense agreement with Sport1," according to Nils Lehnebach of SPONSORs. The length of the deal "is not yet known as neither party officially confirmed the deal." The package is expec ...

Tags: Media, Europe

04/05/16
La Liga Sees Surge In Chinese Investment

The benefits of Chinese investment "are being reaped" by La Liga side Espanyol, according to Kieran Canning of the AFP. Facing "perilous debts" of €190M ($216M), Barcelona-based Espanyol was taken over in January with Chinese entertainment company Rastar Group acquiring a 54% stake for a € ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

04/05/16
Todt: FIA Should Have Full F1 Control

FIA President Jean Todt believes the FIA "should have complete control" of Formula 1's governance, according to Ian Parkes of AUTOSPORT. F1's governance and decision-making process "has come under fire of late given its apparent lack of direction with regard to the 2017 rules, and most notably with ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

04/04/16
Prost: Formula E Needs To Do More

Alain Prost is calling on Formula E organizers to step up their promotional efforts. The former F1 world champion and Formula E team co-founder told SBD Global ahead of Saturday’s Long Beach ePrix that promotion for the series’ lone U.S. race was lacking. “In general, in racing you ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, North America, Europe

04/04/16
F1 Bosses Fail To Reach Qualifying Deal

Formula 1 bosses "failed to agree on a new format for qualifying after a meeting at the Bahrain Grand Prix," according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. Teams "discussed the failure of the new elimination format" with F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone and FIA President Jean Todt. Mercedes F1 Exec Dir Toto Wolff ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

04/01/16
LOU Partners With VOGO Sport

French Pro D2 rugby side Lyon OU has partnered with online app VOGO Sport to “offer supporters a new experience" during its home matches, according to Victor Pellissier of SPORTBUZZ BUSINESS. After downloading the free app, fans “will have access to live multimedia content during the mat ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug