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European Champions Cup Expected To Have Commercial, Broadcast Deals Done By Sept.

04 / 17 / 14

The architects of the new European Champions Cup rugby tournament "expect to have all commercial and broadcasting deals nailed down by September at the latest," according to Chris Hewett of the London INDEPENDENT. Only then will those "mourning the passing of the Heineken Cup understand why the uphe...

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Felix Neureuther Shocks Germany

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04/02/14
DFB-Pokal To Undergo Major Overhaul

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04/02/14
World Cup Public Viewing Past Midnight

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04/02/14
FIA's Todt Concerned About F1's Future

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Preseason Friendly Event Announced

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Djurgården Renews Shirt Sponsorship

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Sky Draws High Ratings With Bundesliga

German pay-TV channel Sky "recorded high ratings for its Bundesliga broadcasts on Saturday despite the fact that the title race has already been decided," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. An average of 1.13 million viewers tuned in to watch Sky's simulcast or one of its individual game feeds sta ...

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