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U.K. Government Agrees To Cover Anticipated £30M Shortfall From National Lottery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 09 / 16

A "rescue package" has been agreed to that will lead to Britain’s Olympic sports "being spared funding cuts in the run-up to Tokyo 2020," according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. The government has "agreed to cover an anticipated shortfall of National Lottery income" of more than &poun...

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FA Takes No Action Against Mourinho

Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho "will not be sanctioned by the English FA for making discriminatory comments" toward former club doctor Eva Carneiro, according to Mike Collett of REUTERS. The FA said on Wednesday that "he would not face any disciplinary action after it cleared him of any wrongdoing in ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

Deezer To Stream EPL, FA Cup

Deezer "struck a deal with TalkSport to offer Premier League and FA Cup matches on its streaming service" in the U.K., according to Mark Sweney of the London GUARDIAN. The Spotify rival, "which is planning an initial public offering" that could value the business at €1B ($1.1B), has also st ...

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NFL, Five Guys Launch U.K. Partnership

The NFL and burger chain Five Guys on Wednesday announced a U.K.-wide retail partnership. The partnership, which launched earlier this week, will see all 32 Five Guys stores across the U.K. be rebranded in the colors of one of the 32 NFL teams until the end of November. Every Five Guys restaurant wi ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom, North America

Tottenham May Found Home With MK Dons

The destination for EPL side Tottenham's home in '17-18 "could yet be Milton Keynes," according to Jack Gaughan of the London DAILY MAIL. MK Dons "remain in the hunt" to house the Spurs for one season while the club redevelops White Hart Lane into a 61,000-seat stadium fit to match its "lofty ambiti ...

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Rugby World Cup Setting Records

The Rugby World Cup has become the third-largest global sports event after the FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympics, according to the NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW. As the popularity of the event grows, "it is becoming a huge business machine, with record audience sizes and revenues." England is h ...

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RWC Set To Be 'Most Popular Sporting Event Ever'

The Rugby World Cup looks set to be the "most popular sporting event ever -- despite it being the most expensive in history," according to James Andrew of the London DAILY MAIL. Halfway through the pool stage and the grounds have been at 95.51% capacity with nearly "one million fans passing through ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

Customers Goad O2

O2's Welsh customers have taunted the brand over its England Rugby sponsorship, "after the team spectacularly lost its last Rugby World Cup match to Wales," according to Shona Ghosh of MARKETING MAGAZINE. Customers "took to O2's social media channels -- where the operator has been heavily promoting ...

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ManU, Man City Cleared To Play On Same Night

ManU and Man City have "been cleared to play their next Capital One Cup ties at home on the same evening," according to Jamie Jackson of the London GUARDIAN. Given the respective capacities of the clubs’ stadiums, "it means up to 130,000 fans could be involved in travelling to the games and ...

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BBC Drops British Open Coverage Early

The 2016 British Open "will appear exclusively live" on Sky Sports in the U.K. after the BBC "opted to end its existing deal one year early," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Sky "won the rights to golf’s oldest major" in a deal worth $22.7M annually through '21. BBC Sport Dir ...

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Silverstone Could Lose British GP

Silverstone will be forced to pay for this year's British Grand Prix on credit as "tightening finances" put the U.K.'s "most famous motor race in jeopardy," according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone confirmed that payment for this year's race "has been put back unti ...

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