Featured Story

Bundesliga Club Augsburg Receives Interest From Asia, Eastern Europe

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 27 / 15

Bundesliga side FC Augsburg President Klaus Hofmann "has together with an investor group become the new majority shareholder of the club," according to Holger Rehm of SPONSORs. However, Hofmann has now revealed that former club President Walther Seinsch "could have sold the club fo...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Europe

More Stories

10/28/14
Women's Tour Won't Be On Men's Course

Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson said that a women’s Tour de France "running concurrently on the same course as the three-week men’s race won’t work for logistical reasons," according to Alex Duff of BLOOMBERG. Cookson said that it is "more feasible for a separate ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

10/28/14
Sky, ARD Set New Bundesliga Records

German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland "has set a new ratings record for a Sunday Bundesliga game broadcast," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. The game between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayern Munich attracted an average of 1.37 million viewers. In the target demographic 14-49, the goall ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/28/14
St. Pauli Reports Profit Of Close To €2M

Second Bundesliga club FC St. Pauli "has released its financial numbers for the '13-14 season," according to Buttje Rosenfeld of the HAMBURGER MORGENPOST. The club generated a profit of close to €2M during the previous season. The profit of €1.86M was less than during the '12-13 season in ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

10/28/14
Swiss Indoors Basel, InfrontRingier Partner

InfrontRingier Sports & Entertainment Switzerland is to become a strategic partner of Swiss Indoors Basel, handling commercialization of the main sponsorship opportunities for the third largest indoor tennis tournament in the world. The new partnership will focus on the marketing concept and sal ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

10/28/14
New Ad Kicks Off NBA-BBVA Deal

A commercial starring NBA Oklahoma City Thunder F Kevin Durant and Houston Rockets G James Harden "officially kicks off the new extension of the partnership" between the NBA and Spanish bank BBVA, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY. A source said that the extension "will pay the NBA" more ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

10/27/14
French Football Clubs Fly Flags, Defy LFP

Since the incidents at the Ligue 1 Nice-Bastia match, the flag of Corsica has "become a subject of growing tensions between the football authorities and sport managers and the politics of Corsica," according to the AFP. This weekend, Ligue 2 side AC Ajaccio and Ligue 1 side Bastia "both defied the b ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

10/27/14
No Concerns Over Kosovo Recognition

IOC President Thomas Bach said that the IOC's provisional recognition of Kosovo "will not have political consequences despite Serbia lodging an official protest," according to Karolos Grohmann of REUTERS. The IOC on Wednesday "surprisingly announced its recognition of the Balkan region with full mem ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

10/24/14
Paderborn Upset With Bundesliga Club

Paderborn, Germany "has reacted disappointed and angry to the unveiling of plans for a new training center by Bundesliga side SC Paderborn," according to Jan Reinold of KICKER. The city said in a statement, "SC Paderborn's presentation of the plans for a proposed new training center have been neithe ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/24/14
Dresden Signs New Stadium-Rights Deal

German 3rd League football club Dynamo Dresden "has reportedly signed a new stadium naming-rights deal with printing company Saxoprint," according to BILD. Saxoprint "is expected to take over as naming-rights partner starting in January." The company "will replace Glücksgas, which ended its dea ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/24/14
Serbia Complains About Kosovo Recognition

The Serbian Olympic Committee "lodged a complaint" after the IOC paved the way for Kosovo to send its own team to the 2016 Games, according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG. The IOC said that Kosovo "has 30 national sports federations and has been recognized as a country by 108 of the 193 United Na ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug