Featured Story

Hangin' With... Rio 2016 Licensing, Retail & Concessions General Manager Sylmara Multini

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 31 / 14

SYLMARA MULTINI is the general manager of licensing, retail and concessions for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Prior to joining Rio 2016, Multini worked for the Walt Disney Company and toymaker Mattel. As the head of Rio 2016’s licensing and retail, Multini oversees the development and distribu...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Brazil

More Stories

Bayern Generates Revenue Of €528M

Bayern Munich has reportedly generated revenue of €528M during the '13-14 season, according to FOCUS. The number "represents an increase of 22% in comparison to the previous year." The main reason for the increase "has been drastically higher income from sponsorship and merchandise." The club a ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

More Than 11M Watch Euro '16 Qualifier

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "recorded more than 11 million viewers for its broadcast of the Euro 2016 qualifier between Germany and Poland on Saturday," according to Daniel Sallhoff of QUOTENMETER. The second half of the matchup, with started at 9:48pm, "broke the 11-million-viewers mark." A t ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Luzenac Wants Compensation from LFP

Championnat National side Luzenac President Jérôme Ducros says the club plans to go before a Toulouse administrative tribunal “in a couple of weeks” to “contest the rulings from the French Football League (LFP) and the French Football Federation, and claim financial co ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

PSG To Release New Comic Line

After launching "PSG Academy: The Official Comics," Paris St. Germain is releasing a “new volume of its heroes in a more futuristic style,” according to Frenzall of SPORTUNE. This album, designed by Philippe Briones in collaboration with Marvel Comics, will be released on Nov. 5. The pit ...

Tags: Media, Europe

UEFA Set To Discuss Club Debt Rules

New regulations to tackle the amount of debt carried by clubs such as ManU and Real Madrid could be discussed next week by UEFA "as part of a review of its financial fair play rules," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Clubs including Man City and Ligue 1 side Paris St. Germain, fined ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

Globalization Of Sports Ownership

Copying the English Premier League and relegating baseball teams to a second division would be “kind of cool” and the citizens of Miami should campaign for the Miami Marlins to be relegated, according to James Pallotta, the owner and president of Serie A side AS Roma. Pallotta was speaki ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe, United Kingdom

Canal+ Loses Rights to Top 14

The Paris court of appeals confirmed on Thursday the suspension of the exclusive broadcasting rights of Top 14, the premier division of France’s rugby league, awarded to Canal+ for five years, according to LE MONDE. In July, the Competition Authority suspended the agreement between the TV stat ...

Tags: Media, Europe

UEFA Renews Sportradar Agreement

UEFA extended its relationship with Sportradar by signing a new four-year agreement. The agreement will see Sportradar’s security services provide UEFA with betting movement information from more than 30,000 matches across Europe per season, together with additional consultancy ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Thohir: Owning A Stadium Is Not Enough

Inter Milan Owner Erick Thohir "held recent talks" with AC Milan over the San Siro ground, intended work ahead of hosting the 2016 Champions League Final and Milan’s intentions to build a new ground elsewhere, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. For Thohir, "the process of owning a stadium is necess ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

UEFA Unlikely To Support Overseas EPL

Related story: EPL To Explore Overseas Expansion UEFA's General Secretary Gianni Infantino said that any ideas England's Premier League might have of playing matches overseas "would be unlikely to get any backing from UEFA," according to Mike Collett of REUTERS. UEFA "failed to s ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug