Featured Story

National Rugby League Side Gold Coast Titans Fined $263,000 For Salary Cap Breach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

National Rugby League side Gold Coast has been fined A$300,000 ($263,000) "and hit with a suspended penalty of four competition points over a salary cap breach in regard to former playmaker Scott Prince," according to the AAP. Prince left the Titans at the end of '12 and the penalty "was issued aft...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

More Stories

03/17/14
The Final Throes Of Live Sports?

The live TV sporting spectacle will become so “compelling” that thousands of fans will desert going to sporting events live, according to 21st Century Fox Senior VP David Hill. Hill said that in 10 years' time, stadiums with capacities bigger than 25,000 will have difficulty selling out ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

03/17/14
Fiji Returns To Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games organizers "have welcomed Fiji's return to the multi-sport event this year after the nation's suspension from the organisation of mostly former British colonies was eased on Friday," according to Nick Mulvenney of REUTERS. Fiji "was fully suspended in 2009 but a decision by the mi ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

03/14/14
Francis: Sky Sports 'Spurred' By Rivals

Sky Sports' coverage of F1 tops the BBC's and has indulged racing fans like never before, while the arrival of BT as a significant rival in the pay sports TV market has simply “spurred us on,” Sky Sports Managing Dir Barney Francis said. Since '12, Sky has shared the U.K. coverage of F1 ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

03/14/14
Wasserman Talks Olympics, Jay-Z At Conference

L.A., Chicago, N.Y. and San Francisco are the only U.S. cities that should be fighting it out to host the 2024 Olympics, according to Wasserman Media Group Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman, who also diplomatically questioned whether Jay-Z will be in the sports business for the long haul. Wasserman sa ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom, North America

03/14/14
Chelsea Not Going On Summer Tour In '14

Chelsea "will not go on a lucrative tour this summer to ensure their squad avoid burn-out next season," according to Simon Johnson of the London EVENING STANDARD. With a shorter close season due to the World Cup, Chelsea has "decided to play a series of one-off games in Europe instead." Trips to Nor ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

03/14/14
Koukash's Wife Bids To Buy Bradford

Super League rugby side Salford Red Devils Owner Marwan Koukash claimed that "a bid by his wife Mandy to buy Bradford Bulls is a serious one and insists there would be no conflict of interests if she is successful," according to the PA. Just more than a year since rescuing Salford with a view to tra ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

03/14/14
Super League Club Confirms Stadium

Super League rugby club Castleford has secured a move to a new stadium by '17, according to Andy Wilson of the London GUARDIAN. The Tigers "are joint top of the early-season table" and "have now released plans to leave their Wheldon Road home for a new development in nearby Glasshoughton." Castlefor ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

03/14/14
Yeung Was Convicted Before Takeover

League Championship side Birmingham City Owner Carson Yeung, now serving a six-year prison sentence in Hong Kong for money laundering, "was convicted of two other criminal offences in the past decade," yet the Premier League "still allowed him to take over" the club '09 and remain chairman in 10, ac ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

03/13/14
Ralph Krueger Named Southampton Chair

Former professional ice hockey coach RALPH KRUEGER , who helped Canada earn a Gold Medal at the recent Winter Olympics, was on Wednesday named chairman of EPL Southampton, according to Jeremy Wilson of the London TELEGRAPH. Krueger, a Canadian-born German, has "agreed to succeed" NICOLA CORTESE i ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

03/13/14
Hampden Park Renovations Unveiled

One of the main Commonwealth Games venues "has been unveiled after months of renovations to turn it from a football stadium into an athletics arena," according to STV. Hampden Park, usually the home of Scotland's national team and domestic cup finals, "closed its doors last year as work started to i ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug