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Real Madrid's Stadium Reportedly To Be Renamed Abu Dhabi Bernabéu

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 29 / 15

During a media event on Tuesday, execs at Spanish energy company Cepsa, which is owned by Abu Dhabi's Int'l Petroleum Investment Co., "finally said that Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu will be called the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu," according to Tomás Roncero of AS. The idea to use IPIC...

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India Cricket To Host Pakistan

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India Fights Day/Night Test Approval

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BCCI Looking For IPL Title Sponsor

The Board of Control for Cricket in India began the auction process for a new title sponsor for the Indian Premier League and expects the new candidate "to shell out at least 50% more" than the previous sponsor, according to Rathore & Bhushan of the ECONOMIC TIMES. Real estate company DLF partne ...

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Deccan Bought By Media Conglomerate

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Barça, Nokia India Team Up

FC Barcelona and Nokia India signed an agreement in New Delhi announcing the company will become the club’s regional partner in India. Nokia India has thus become the first company in the country to be associated with the club in this manner. As part of the new agreement, Nokia India presented ...

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U.S. Agency Teams With India's Kwan

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Fees Threaten Sky India Series Coverage

Sky TV's full coverage of England cricket's tour of India "is under threat because of a late demand from the Indian cricket board for fees thought to total upward of £500,000 ($800,000)" for the broadcaster's commentary team to operate within the stadiums, according to Simon Wilde of the SUNDA ...

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Bombay Court Rules On Deccan Chargers

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BCCI Gets OK To Sell Chargers

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BCCI May Stop Giving Money

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