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

03/24/14
ICC's T20 To Bring In Big Bucks For Star

The Int'l Cricket Council Twenty20 World Cup cricket tournament, which began on March 16 and saw the Super 10 league matches flag off with the India - Pakistan tie on Friday, will rake in close to Rs 380 crore ($62M) for the broadcaster, Star Sports, according to Urvi Malvania of the the Indian BU ...

Tags: Media, India

03/24/14
Future Of Indian GP Depends On Gov.

Indian Grand Prix promoter Jaypee Sports Int'l CEO Sameer Gaur said that F1's return to the Buddh Int'l Circuit in '15 "will depend on how the next central government treats the sport," according to IANS. Gaur said that he will meet F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone next month "in his bid to get the race bac ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

03/20/14
IPL Teams Seek Resolution On Revenue

The eight franchises of the Indian Premier League will be "keen to know" how the Board of Control for Cricket in India plans to "make up for their revenue losses at their meeting" with the Board and IPL officials in Chennai, according to the DECCAN HERALD. The teams are "likely to see a significant ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

03/20/14
Zee Rebuts Dhoni's Allegations

India's leading media company Zee Media Corp. Ltd. on Tuesday "vehemently rebutted the allegations in the defamation civil suit" filed by India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Madras high court, where he alleged Zee news of telecasting "malicious" news about him, according to the PTI. Th ...

Tags: Media, India

03/19/14
Indian Cricketer Sues Zee TV

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni "has sued" private TV network Zee TV "for defamation," according to the BBC. Dhoni filed a case in the Madras High Court demanding 1B rupees ($16.4M) in damages from the channel. He said that Zee TV "has been showing false reports suggesting his involvement ...

Tags: Media, India

03/18/14
IAAF Diamond League Seeks Title Sponsor

The IAAF Diamond League Doha, which began in '10 -- with Doha "getting the rights to host the traditional opening leg" -- has been "successful in attracting the world's leading athletes through appearance fees and a generous $480,000 prize fund for each leg," according to Satya Roth of the GULF TIME ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, India

03/17/14
CSA Was Not Relying On IPL Revenue

Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat said that CSA "was not relying on the revenue that would have been generated" had the latest edition of the Indian Premier League been played in South Africa , according to the PTI. Lorgat said that "it made sense" for India to organize the tourn ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

03/14/14
Ganguly, Kahn Battle For Kolkata Team

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly met with All India Football Federation Chief Praful Patel "to express his desire" to own the Indian Super League's Kolkata franchise, according to Debasish Datta of MID-DAY. Including Kolkata, "bids have already been invited" for nine cities including Bang ...

Tags: Franchises, India

03/14/14
BCCI Explains UAE Decision For IPL

With the announcement of the Indian Premier League dates and venues, the rumors about the hosting of the seventh edition of the cash-rich event "have come to a halt," according to Sanjay Sharma of the TIMES OF INDIA. The "big question of the day is why South Africa missed the bus this time around, d ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

03/13/14
UAE To Host First Stage Of IPL 2014

The UAE will host the first leg of this year's Indian Premier League, according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. The "lucrative" Twenty20 tournament this year "clashes with the parliamentary election in the world's biggest democracy." A "staggering" 814 million Indians will be eligible to vote from ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug