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England & Wales Cricket Board Chair Graves Opens Door To Pietersen Return

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 02 / 15

Incoming England & Wales Cricket Board Chair COLIN GRAVES has given England cricket player KEVIN PIETERSEN "a glimmer of hope that he may yet be able to resurrect his England career," according to the AFP. With England toiling at the World Cup and Pietersen having spoken of his eagerness t...

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F1 CEO: German Race Looks 'Unlikely'

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone said that Germany -- home of world champions Mercedes -- "looks unlikely to host a Formula One Grand Prix this year but there is still time to secure a deal," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. The 84-year-old Briton was speaking after Germany's Rhein Zeitung newspaper qu ...

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Champagne Drops Out Of FIFA Race

Jérôme Champagne has claimed his bid to oust Sepp Blatter as FIFA president "foundered on national associations fearing 'reprisals' if they supported him as he officiallly withdrew his candidacy," according to Mark Cue of the LONDON TIMES. The Frenchman also hit out at UEFA, which "has ...

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Sports Betting Grosses €4.5B In Germany

Sports betting providers grossed €4.5B in Germany in '14, according to the SID. The German sports betting association (DSWV) said that turnover increased by around 20% in comparison to '13 (€3.8B). The tax burden of the sports betting industry was as high as ever before in '14. Germany's f ...

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Eurosport Scores With Aussie Open Finals

Pan-European sports network Eurosport "recorded more than 300,000 viewers for its broadcast of the men's Australian Open final on Sunday morning," according to Alexander Krei of DWDL. An average of 330,000 tuned in to watch Novak Djokovic defeat Andy Murray in four sets. The number translated into a ...

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Public Approves New Stadium In Freiburg

Bundesliga side SC Freiburg has been given the go-ahead to build a new stadium after a local referendum saw a majority vote to pass the motion. The referendum saw 58.2% of local residents vote in favor of plans to construct a new stadium on the outskirts of the city. SC Freiburg President Fritz Kell ...

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Russian Business Protesting Valencia Sale

Russian business Zolotaya Zvezda, which turned in a bid to acquire La Liga side Valencia last year , "is not giving up in its effort to show that its offer was the best of those presented to buy the club," according to PLAZA DEPORTIVA. The bid's rep, Mikhail Botsko, "will present a claim to a Valen ...

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RTL Reduces Commercial Prizes For F1

German free-to-air TV channel RTL "has reduced its commercial prizes for the upcoming F1 season," according to Sidney Schering of QUOTENMETER. IP Deutschland, RTL's commercial partner, "has reduced the prizes for TV commercials during F1 broadcasts due to declining ratings." A 30-second split screen ...

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Close To 1.5M Watch Bundesliga On Sky

German pay-TV network Sky Deutschland "recorded close to 1.5 million viewers for its broadcast of Saturday's Bundesliga games," according to David Grzeschik of QUOTENMETER. Sky's simulcast of Saturday's five afternoon games, which started at 3:30pm, attracted 1.45 million viewers. The number transla ...

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Report: 1860 Munich Signs With Infront

Second Bundesliga side 1860 Munich "has reportedly signed an agreement with Infront Sports & Media to take over the club's complete marketing," according to Marc Merten of ABENDZEITUNG. The news was confirmed by supervisory board member Noor Basha, who also functions as the representative of clu ...

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Greek Super League Takes Tough Line

The Greek Super League "hardened its position on clubs in financial difficulty, dropping Niki Volou from the country's top league," according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Rival side OFI Crete "has been deducted four matches, and had its upcoming match against Athromitos FC later t ...

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