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Polish Football Side Stomil Olsztyn Lines Up New Investor To Save Club

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 26 / 15

Polish football club Stomil Olsztyn "is close to bringing on board a new investor with the aim of putting club's finances into order and prevent the club going bankrupt," according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. CEO Robert Kildanowicz: "There is an entity which wants to invest in St...

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Scolari Favorite For Brazil Job

The next head coach of the Brazilian national football team will be someone that has coached the Seleção in the past, "and it will not be a foreigner," according to Rizzo, Fernandez & Rangel of FOLHA DE S. PAULO. CBF President José Maria Marin and CBF VP Marco Polo del Nero ...

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Valcke Visits WC Stadiums

FIFA General Secretary Jérôme Valcke visited the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro, according to Felippe Costa of GLOBO ESPORTE. Valcke was informed that the stadium is now 80% finished. When he was asked if he was confident that the stadium would be finished on schedule he said ...

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World Cup Cities Show Flair In Posters

Posters have been released for each Brazil city that will host World Cup games in '14, according to Rik Sharma of the London DAILY MAIL. Each poster "features something which ties in with the history or the nature" of that city. The host cities are: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, ...

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São Paulo Mayor Wants GP To Stay

Newly elected São Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad has promised that the city will not let the Brazilian Grand Prix move away from the Interlagos circuit, according to Bruno Gecys of IG. Haddad told reporters during Sunday's race the city was ready to make all the necessary investments. Haddad sai ...

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Poor Attendance For Rio Game

The Brasileiro rivalry game between Flamengo and Vasco "had its worst attendance in 10 years," according to Janir Júnior of GLOBO ESPORTE. Only 5,971 fans paid for tickets to the game between the two Rio de Janeiro rivals. Moments before the game kicked off on Saturday at 7:30pm local time, i ...

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Menezes Fired As Brazil Football Coach

Brazilian Football Federation President José Maria Marin has decided to let go of the entire coaching staff of the national team. The decision was made after a meeting with CBF Team Dir Andrés Sanchez. The new coaching staff will be announced during the month of January ( CBF ). LANCE ...

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Náutico To Host Friendly Tournament

Brasileiro club Náutico is "planning to host a friendly tournament in '13" to inaugurate its Arena Pernambuco, according to Rodolfo Gomes of MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. The club will play in its new stadium for at least the next 30 years and wants to inaugurate it with a friendly tournament featuring ...

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FIFA Adds Apex-Brasil To Sponsors

FIFA revealed that Brazilian trade and investment agency Apex-Brasil has agreed to become the fifth National Supporter of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The agreement provides the company with the rights to showcase the Brazilian industry in general as well as promotin ...

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World Cup Construction Making Progess

The Arena Castelão in Fortaleza, Brazil is now 93% finished and 30 days from its reopening, according to PORTAL 2014. The stadium was under renovation for "almost 20 months." The conclusion of the works is scheduled for Dec. 19, with President Dilma Rousseff making an appearance. Five months ...

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Corinthians Deal Worth $14.4M Annually

Brasileiro club Corinthians will receive R$30M ($14.1M) annually as part of its new sponsorship deal with bank Caixa Econômica Federal, according to Costa & Zafalon of MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. The jersey deal will run through '14, and the Caixa logo will make its debut on the club's jersey over ...

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