Featured Story

AIU Decides To Add American Football To National University Games Schedule

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 30 / 15

American football has been formally recognized as an official college sport by India's collegiate sports governing body. The Association of Indian Universities decided to include American football as a regular event on its National University Games schedule starting in '15-16. Following a unanimous ...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India, North America

More Stories

10/23/13
U.K. Readies $165M For Grassroots Game

The Premier League's guaranteed contribution of £12M ($19.5M) a year to grassroots football facilities in the U.K. over the next three years is "unlikely to be enough to quell criticism of its redistribution formula," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. The reason is because of th ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

10/23/13
Football League To Broadcast In-House

The Football League has launched a new in-house programming division focused on creating and distributing a wide variety of content for fans across multiple platforms. Football League Productions will work with existing and new content partners, clubs, sponsors and fans to develop new formats for T ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

10/22/13
McLaren Plans Attack On Red Bull, Vettel

F1 team McLaren "is reportedly planning a massive attack on Red Bull and driver Sebastian Vettel," according to Frank Schneider of BILD. At "the core of the plan is current Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso." The Spaniard has been chasing a third world championship title for four years with the Italian ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/21/13
ProSport: Chelsea Engaging Fans Globally

FC Chelsea relies heavily on a customer relationship management system to engage fans globally, the club's Head of Digital Marketing and CRM Jerry Newman told delegates at the ProSport conference in Moscow on Thursday. As part of its digital marketing program, FC Chelsea collects data on its estimat ...

Tags: Franchises, Russia, United Kingdom

10/21/13
BSkyB Reports Subscriber Gains

U.K. pay-TV operator BSkyB on Thursday reported "stronger TV subscriber gains than in the year-ago period," according to Georg Szalai of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Earnings "were affected by higher sports programming costs," particularly from a new deal for rights to English Premier League football mat ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

10/21/13
Ferdinand, Hodgson Join FA Commission

The FA says England Manager Roy Hodgson and ManU defender Rio Ferdinand "have joined a commission to investigate the failings of the national team," according to the AFP. Ferdinand's appointment comes after FA board member Heather Rabbatts criticized FA Chair Greg Dyke "for naming an all-m ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

10/21/13
Ferguson's Autobiography Featured

Former ManU Manager ALEX FERGUSON 's final victory was not the '12-13 Premier League title, his 13th in nearly 27 years as ManU manager, according to Paul Hayward of the London TELEGRAPH. The last triumph "was against his own fear of retirement, idleness, isolation: an anxiety that stalked him thro ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

10/21/13
Governance A Threat To Rangers Shares

Someone "wouldn't run a football match the way the Rangers Plc. is being managed," according to Kate Burgess of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Even before Scottish League 1 Rangers Int'l Football Club "has completed its first full year as a public company, it has lost all but one of its original eight directo ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

10/21/13
ManU To Consider Return Of Standing

ManU has "agreed to investigate the viability of introducing a safe-standing area at Old Trafford," according to Herbert & Scott-Elliot of the London INDEPENDENT. The move could "potentially deliver major impetus to the campaign for an alternative to seats for fans in the Premier League." ManU h ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

10/18/13
Reciprocal Price Deals For EPL Clubs

A number of Premier League clubs "are introducing reciprocal deals to reduce the price of tickets for away fans," according to the BBC. Newcastle United has "agreed deals with West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City," while the Welsh club has a further agreement in place with Hull City. New ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug