Featured Story

New Zealand Rugby Union, Sky TV Sign 'Conditional' Deal For Broadcast Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

The New Zealand Rugby Union and Sky TV signed "a conditional five-year deal for broadcasting rights from 2016," according to Greg Stutchbury of REUTERS. A final agreement is expected to be signed off by the end of November. NZRU CEO Steve Tew said that no financial details were disclosed "due to the...

Read More

Tags: Media, Australia

More Stories

02/24/14
Scottish FA To Net $15M From Euro '16

Scottish football will land a minimum £9M ($15M) jackpot if the national team qualifies for Euro 2016, according to Mark Guidi of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Scottish FA CEO Stewart Regan "wants to use the money to leave a legacy for the next generation." Ireland boosted its coffers by £6 ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

02/21/14
Court Dismisses $140M Ecclestone Suit

A London High Court judge has dismissed a $140M damages claim against F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone and three other defendants from German media company Constantin Medien, according to Tom Cary of the London TELEGRAPH. However, Justice Newey said in his judgement that he found it "impossible" to regard E ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom, Europe

02/21/14
Rangers To Receive $2.5M Cash Boost

Scottish League One club Rangers "hope to rake in" a £1.5M ($2.5M) windfall "that should ensure the club is not dragged back into financial distress," according to Keith Jackson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Rangers CEO Graham Wallace "is in advanced discussions to raise the cash from two prom ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/21/14
Hull City Owner Could Hike Ticket Prices

EPL side Hull City Vice Chair Ehab Allam said should the club's owners fail to persuade the FA to allow them to re-brand the club as Hull Tigers, "they may be forced to raise season ticket prices by almost 50%," according to Louise Taylor of the London GUARDIAN. Assem and Ehab Allam, Hull's owners, ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/20/14
UEFA Investigates Pellegrini Ref Rant

Man City Manager Manuel Pellegrini "must wait to learn his fate" after UEFA officials confirmed that "they are awaiting the match delegate’s report" before deciding whether to charge the Man City manager over his attack on the “impartiality” of Tuesday night’s Champions Leagu ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

02/20/14
Sky Wins Rights To Sri Lanka Tours

Sky Sports's "flurry of rights captures in 2014 is set to continue with a deal for England's next two tours to Sri Lanka, starting in November," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The broadcaster is planning to announce coverage of this year's five one-day internationals and two ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

02/20/14
Heineken Organizers Withhold Payment

Premiership Rugby has accused European Rugby Cup Ltd. of "being in breach of contract after the Heineken Cup organisers again voted to withhold the February instalment of payments that it owes to all participating clubs," according to Alex Lowe of the LONDON TIMES. The English clubs are owed £ ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

02/20/14
Football League Demands Leeds Answers

The Football League has asked League Championship side Leeds United prospective owner Massimo Cellino and Gulf Finance House "to answer a fresh list of questions" relating to his club takeover "with a decision on the Italian’s buy-out set to run beyond the end this week," according to the YORK ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/20/14
Former England Manager Hoddle Joins ITV

ITV Sport has "signed up" former England Manager Glenn Hoddle to be its future pundit for England matches and be part of its World Cup team in Brazil, according to Charles Sale of the London DAILY MAIL. Hoddle "will start his new role on ITV's coverage of England's friendly against Denmark on March ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

02/19/14
Brett Joins Lawn Tennis Association

Australian tennis coach BOB BRETT , who was interviewed for the post of Lawn Tennis Association performance director 11 years ago, "has been recruited by the governing body to report on the quality of coaching at Britain’s higher establishments," according to Neil Harman of the LONDON TIMES ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug