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McLaren Not Surprised By Mercedes’ Interest In Alonso But Says Driver ‘Not Available’

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

British F1 team McLaren-Honda has shot down Mercedes' tentative attempts to poach driver Fernando Alonso. McLaren's recently appointed Exec Dir Zak Brown told SBD Global that the two-time world champion is "not available." Mercedes is on the hunt for a new driver following the surprise retirement of...

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09/16/15
RWC Promises Record Payday

The 2015 Rugby World Cup is "promising a record payday for the sport," according to Ossian Shine of REUTERS. World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper said that "new markets and record attendances" will help the event, starting in London on Friday, pull in some $370M in revenue. He said that 65% of tha ...

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09/16/15
Hobbyist Fined For Flying Drones

A security guard who showed “flagrant disregard” for public safety by flying drones over London landmarks including Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and Parliament has been fined £1,800 ($2,760) in a landmark case, according to the London EVENING STANDARD. Nigel Wilson, 42, "shot several ...

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09/16/15
ManU To Reveal Cost Of CL Failure

ManU returned to the Champions League on Tuesday with the club "due to reveal that last season's absence from the competition" cost up to £35M ($54M) in lost revenue, according to Mark Ogden of the London TELEGRAPH. The club is set to publish its annual accounts on Thursday, when the "full cos ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

09/16/15
West Ham Ordered To Reveal Stadium Details

Campaigners for transparency over EPL side West Ham’s move to the Olympic Stadium "have scored a major victory after the information commissioner ruled the terms of the deal should be made public ," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Both the London Legacy Development Corp. and ...

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09/15/15
New Russian Boss Brings Hope

The recent election of Vitaly Mutko as president of the Russian Football Union (RFS) is expected to improve the organization's dire financial situation. Immediately upon election earlier this month, Mutko secured a sponsorship deal with metals company Norilsk Nickel, but he warned that paying out al ...

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09/15/15
NFL Could Play Full Season In U.K.

The NFL ’s growth in the U.K. continues as league execs are looking at the possibility of playing a full season of games in the country within the next five years. The league will host three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium this year, starting with the Week 4 matchu ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

09/15/15
Chelsea Partners With Plan International

Chelsea named Plan Int'l its new global charity partner. The agreement will help some of the world's poorest children. Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development charities, supporting more than 80 million young people and their communities in 51 countries through education pro ...

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09/15/15
Leicester Tigers Signs With Cat Footwear

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

09/15/15
Celtic Records $6M Loss In '14

Scottish Premiership side Celtic made a pre-tax loss of almost £4M ($6.2M) in the year ending June 30, compared to a profit of £11M the year before, according to the BBC. The club attributes the "change in fortunes to a drop in transfer revenue and failure to reach the Champions League g ...

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09/15/15
RWC Updates To Be Streamed In Tube

Transport for London "has partnered with ITV, the broadcaster for the Rugby World Cup, to produce live news and updates from the tournament on the capital's tube and DLR networks," according to Omar Oakes of CAMPAIGN LIVE. Information "will be streamed at entrances and platforms at 180 stations abou ...

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