Featured Story

British Cycling's Medical Supplier Refuses To Cooperate With Investigation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

The "storm engulfing Team Sky and British Cycling erupted again on Monday," according to Matt Lawton of the London DAILY MAIL. It emerged that the medical supplier that sent a batch of a banned substance to British Cycling's HQ "has refused to co-operate with the governing body's own investigation."...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

More Stories

01/26/17
COTA Has No Plans To Renegotiate F1 Deal

The removal of long-time Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone will not lead to an immediate contract renegotiation, Circuit of the Americas Chair Bobby Epstein said. The purpose-built F1 racetrack near Austin, Texas, signed a 10-year deal with Ecclestone’s company, Formula One Management, in &rsquo ...

Tags: Facilities, North America, United Kingdom

01/26/17
Eir Sport To Broadcast Allianz Leagues

Eir Sport announced details of "expanded coverage for the upcoming Allianz Leagues in football and hurling -- which includes three games being shown at the same time on Saturday nights," according to Patrick Madden of the IRISH TIMES. The league "makes its bow on Eir Sport" on Feb. 4, and the b ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

01/26/17
Guardiola Wants Five Years At Man City

Man City Manager Pep Guardiola is "already making noises" about staying at the club beyond his three-year contract, according to Thomas & Blackburn of THE SUN. Guardiola "has told pals he sees City as a long-term project and is now eyeing" staying for at least five years. He realizes t ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

01/26/17
ManU Looking To Expand Old Trafford

ManU is looking to make Old Trafford the "third-largest" stadium in Europe by increasing its capacity to 88,000 seats, according to Jack Austin of the London INDEPENDENT. The stadium, currently the ninth-biggest in Europe, has a capacity of 75,000 at the moment, but "new technology" means propo ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

01/26/17
Wales Rugby Players Could Earn Windfall

Wales rugby players "could rake in" more than £80,000 ($101,000) each if interim head coach Rob Howley’s team completes a Six Nations Grand Slam this year, according to Andy Howell of WALES ONLINE. That is "the amount the likes of new skipper Alun Wyn Jones and Leigh Halfpenny will ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

01/26/17
EPL's Cadbury Deal Drawing Criticism

A partnership between the Premier League and Cadbury has been criticized by health campaigners, who called it "little more than a marketing ploy," according to the BBC. The three-year sponsorship deal "covers events such as the Golden Boot award and includes promoting healthy lifestyles to schoolchi ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

01/26/17
Sky Bet Covers Travel Costs For Fans

English Football League sponsor Sky Bet "covered the cost of travel for over 1,000 fans" attending Tuesday night's clash between League Championship sides Brighton & Hove Albion and Cardiff City at the American Express Community Stadium, according to SKY SPORTS. The original fixture was due ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

01/25/17
FAI Confirms Wales Match Is Sold Out

The FA of Ireland "confirmed that the World Cup qualifier against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on March 28 is sold out," according to the IRISH INDEPENDENT. The Group D fixture will be "crucial for both countries' hopes of qualifying for Russia 2018." In a statement, the FAI said, "Tickets for the hom ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/25/17
Whistle Sports Raises $27.5M In Funding

Venture and growth investor Beringea has put $4.6M into Whistle Sports, a digital entertainment media company. The investment is part of Whistle Sports' recently-concluded Series C round of funding, with Beringea joining sports broadcasting and digital media companies in a round worth $27.5M in tota ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

01/25/17
McLaren Could Step Up FE Involvement

Formula 1 team McLaren could potentially increase its Formula E involvement in the future, Exec Dir Zak Brown said. The American, who joined the British racing team at the end of last season, said Formula E “is one of the most dynamic motorsports” at the moment and as the series grows, s ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug