Featured Story

Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 26 / 14

The Greek Super League elected Asteras Tripolis President GIORGOS BOROVILOS as president on Monday "after he secured 13 votes out of the 16 teams in the league," with Panthrakikos President DIMITRIS TZELEPIS elected as his deputy ( REUTERS, 11/25 ). ... The NBA announced that JAN MENNEKEN h...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

05/09/13
Badminton England Partners With Adidas

Badminton England announced a new partnership with adidas for the London Grand Prix, part of the Badminton World Federation's Grand Prix Gold event series. The event, which is to take place at the Copper Box on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from Oct. 1-6, is the first major badminton partnership for ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

05/09/13
Chelsea's Mourinho Talks Hit Snag

Chelsea’s negotiations to secure the return of coach José Mourinho "have reached an impasse over their refusal to pay the buyout clause in their former manager’s contract at Real Madrid," according to Matt Hughes of the LONDON TIMES. There "are also concerns at Stamford Bridge ove ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

05/09/13
ECB To Invest In Community Cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board will invest £96M ($149M) in community cricket in the next four years after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the ECB's recreational assembly. The MOU was agreed during a day of meetings at the Kia Oval, which culminated in the ECB's annual meetin ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

05/09/13
London May Host Int'l Volleyball Event

Beach volleyball "could return to London this summer" after the capital was named as a host for one of the women's Int'l Tour competitions, according to Nick Hope of the BBC. However, Volleyball England insists that it still needs "significant commercial backing to make the event a reality." T ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

05/09/13
Cape Town's Liverpool Friendly Canceled

South Africa's Premier Soccer League has stopped one of its clubs from playing a prestige friendly against Liverpool this month because "it would take publicity away from the country's cup final," according to Mark Gleeson of REUTERS. Ajax Cape Town has "been refused permission by the league to play ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, Africa

05/09/13
Lions Sorry For 'Inappropriate' Tweets

The British and Irish Lions apologized for “inappropriate” material published on their official Twitter feed, according to Andrew Baldock of the SCOTSMAN. Two recent tweets on @lionsofficial "have been removed." One of the tweets asked whether players awaiting the squad announcement were ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

05/09/13
Football League Says It's Unable To Act

The Football League admits that "it is powerless to intervene to halt the mismanagement which has caused Blackburn Rovers' rapid decline, with the club still to agree a pay-off for sacked Manager Michael Appleton," according to Herbert & Dathan of the London INDEPENDENT. The League's Memorandum ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

05/09/13
Women's Cycling Becomes Big Business

Sunday is Global Women's Cycle Day, "a sport where participation by women lags significantly behind that of men" in the U.K., according to Emma Sinclair of the London TELEGRAPH. The "statistics are, however, changing." British Cycling said that some 525,000 women in England currently cycle at least ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

05/08/13
Arsenal, Puma Sign Mega Deal

Arsenal and Puma have "struck an agreement worth in excess of £30M-a-year which could see the five year contract worth £170M ($263M)  in total," according to John Cross of the London DAILY MIRROR. It would mark the "biggest kit deal in English football" and is not expected to be off ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

05/08/13
Chevy Eyes China Market With ManU Deal

Chevrolet hopes that football "can do for it in China what baseball did for it in the U.S.," according to Nathan Bomey of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. A year after GM signed a $559M sponsorship "that will put the Chevrolet name on uniforms" of ManU beginning next year, the deal is "beginning to attract c ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug