Featured Story

Racing Victoria Ups Prizemoney For Cranbourne, Bendingo, Ballarat Cups

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 15

Racing Victoria has "announced significant prizemoney rises in some of Victoria's most important country cups," a move that will allow local and overseas stayers more options of gaining a start in the Caulfield and Melbourne cups, according to Patrick Bartley of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Spoil...

Read More

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

More Stories

06/30/15
Mayor Hopeful Of N. Korea Participation

The mayor of the South Korean host city for the upcoming Summer Universiade said on Monday that "he remains hopeful North Korea will overturn its boycott and take part in the athletic competition," according to YONHAP. Gwangju Mayor and Universiade Organizing Committee President Yoon Jang-hyun said ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Asia

06/30/15
Event Notes

The Super Rugby final has "forced a shift" in the scheduling of the National Basketball League playoffs. The semfinals of the NBL Final Four tournament "were due to start" at TSB Bank Arena in Wellington at 6pm and 8:30pm on Saturday, meaning both games would have cut into the 7:35pm Super ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/29/15
Baku Impresses, But Future Uncertain

The "curtain fell on the inaugural European Games on Sunday with the status of Baku as a capable host of a major sporting event enhanced" but with a shadow "hanging over the future of the continental competition," according to Tom Hayward of REUTERS. Opinion "was divided" when Azerbaijan was an ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

06/29/15
World Cup Adds To Qatar Jitters

As Qatar's name is "put through the wringer" following allegations of bribery and labor abuses linked to its bid to host the 2022 World Cup, the risk it could lose the right to stage the tournament is "piling pressure on an already jittery business community," according to Simeon Kerr of the FINANCI ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East

06/29/15
Event Notes

Air New Zealand is "putting on additional flights between Dunedin and Wellington after noticing high demand" from fans "keen to see next weekend's Super Rugby final at the Cake Tin" ( NEW ZEALAND HERALD, 6/28 ). ... Spanish Basketball League (ACB) club FIATC Joventut announced that it has wit ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/26/15
Baku Gears Up For F1 Debut In '16

Azerbaijan's capital Baku is set to host an F1 race next year, the country's "highest-profile sporting event," according to Tom Hayward of REUTERS. The inaugural European Games has "established Baku on the sporting map but the Azeri capital is already gearing up for a far bigger spectacle" next ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Asia

06/26/15
Event Notes

The route for the penultimate stage of this year's Tour de France "has been changed because of a landslide." The Col du Galibier climb has been removed from the Tour, which begins on July 4 in Utrecht, Netherlands. The 20th stage will still begin in Modane and end with the famous climb of ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/25/15
Qatar Building Costs To Surge Ahead Of 2022

Industry experts said that the cost of construction materials in Qatar is "likely to jump as the host nation intensifies infrastructure building" ahead of the 2022 World Cup, and other building projects could finish late as a result, according to Matt Smith of REUTERS. Qatar is "set to spend" m ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East

06/25/15
Record Prize Money On Offer

British Open organizers said on Wednesday that this year's winner will collect a record £1.15M ($1.8M) in prize money, according to Mike Collett of REUTERS. The purse is £175,000 ($274,600) up on last year's tournament, won by Rory McIlroy, with the overall prize fund rising to &pou ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

06/25/15
Event Notes

Despite "boasting the biggest crowd" of the '14 season, the Czech Republic MotoGP round is "again in doubt." A message on the Brno circuit website confirmed, "With an immediate effect, Automotodrom Brno suspends the sale of tickets for the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic 2015 due to insufficie ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug