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Bayern Munich Agrees To Global Media Partnership With Goal.com

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 01 / 15

Bayern Munich "has agreed to a global media partnership with soccer site Goal.com that targets audiences in the United States and China in particular," according to HJ Mai of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The three-year agreement was announced on Monday. Rudolf Vidal, managing director of Bayern Munich LL...

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Telecom America Móvil To Sponsor Ferrari

Ferrari F1 announced that it has reached a sponsorship agreement with Mexican-based telecom America Móvil, which has a presence in Latin America and Europe, according to F1 TODAY. The agreement, which assigns to America Móvil the designation of sponsor of Scuderia Ferrari, extends to i ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, North America

Cuban Interested In Buying Aston Villa

NBA Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban is interested in buying EPL club Aston Villa FC, according to WINNER SPORTS. The Villans are "one of the most decorated clubs in English football." No official bids "have yet been made and talks are ongoing." During the summer Aston Villa Owner Randy Lerner "pro ...

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Nike Sues Three Former Shoe Designers

Nike "is accusing three of its former senior shoe designers of stealing its commercial secrets" and making off for German rival adidas, which announced in September the trio would staff its new urban footwear design studio in Brooklyn, according to Andrew Chung of REUTERS. A lawsuit filed in Oregon ...

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Mexico Hoping To Host 2026 World Cup

Mexico Football Federation President Justino Compeán said that the country has "adequate infrastructure to host the World Cup" in '26, according to Minelli Atayde of LA AFICION. The "fight for a bid will be between Mexico, the U.S. and Canada," and Compean is confident Mexico can win. Compean ...

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Scotiabank To Sponsor CONCACAF

Bank of Nova Scotia said on Tuesday that it has become the official bank and first official partner of the governing body of CONCACAF, "a move that adds to the Canadian lender's growing branding efforts in the sports world," according to Euan Rocha of REUTERS. As part of its deal with CONCACAF, Sco ...

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Diablos Rojos Choose Designer

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Fans To Pack Planes For Liga MX Finals

The "celebration" of the finals of the current Liga MX season -- Tigres UANL and América will play the first leg on Thursday in Monterrey and the second in Sunday in Mexico City -- "will be reflected not only by full stadiums, but with national airlines operating flights from Monterrey to Mex ...

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Howard Welcomes Everton's U.S. Venture

EPL side Everton "formed a new partnership" to bolster its growing fan base in the U.S., according to Greg O'Keeffe of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. The Blues will become the first European club to offer supporters in America exclusive access to matchday tickets, travel packages and U.S.-specific merchandise ...

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Veracruz's Training Center Completed

Liga MX side Veracruz "will soon be able to open" its new training center, as the club's High-Performance Center was officially completed on Saturday, according to NOTIMEX. Veracruz Owner Fidel Kuri Grajales and club President Fidel Kuri Mustieles attended the presentation of the new training center ...

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FIFA Rejects Turf Discrimination Claims

FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke said that it is "crazy" to suggest playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf amounts to discrimination, according to the BBC. A group of “leading players have filed a lawsuit claiming sexual discrimination” over the decision to use the pitches ...

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