Featured Story

Hertha Berlin Surprised By Ticket Demand For Europa League Qualifier Against Brondby

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 16

Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin "has been surprised by the ticket demand for the UEFA Europa League qualification game against Danish club Brondby IF," according to Max Bosse of the BERLINER ZEITUNG. The game will not take place at the club's usual home, Berlin's Olympic Stadium, but at the smaller Fr...

Read More

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

More Stories

05/05/16
Event Notes

World Sailing  announced that Auckland , New Zealand  has been "confirmed as the host venue for the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships ." The '16 selection process was opened in March "after the Oman Sailing Committee exercised the right to withdraw their hosting of the event ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

05/04/16
Marty Sports To Provide Euro Equipment

With six weeks until the opening of Euro 2016 in France, “a race against time” has begun for the 45 employees of French sports equipment manufacturer Marty Sports, according to 20 MINUTES. The small business, founded by brothers Stéphane and Laurent Martinez, “won the covete ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

05/04/16
Event Notes

Rihanna and the Chemical Brothers "will perform" at the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix later this year. The two acts "will be part of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts at Yas Island’s du Arena during the Formula One weekend." Rihanna "is playing the prestigious final race-day concert" on Nov. 27. ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

05/03/16
City-Country Origin Match Future

Key officials from the City and Country Origin sides have called on the National Rugby League and clubs "to begin supporting the annual contest or remove it from the calendar," according to Read & McDonald of THE AUSTRALIAN. Amid a "slew of withdrawals from both teams," most from City, New South ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

05/02/16
CHL Urged To Reduce Number Of Teams

Int’l Ice Hockey Federation President René Fasel has called on Champions Hockey League organizers to limit the number of participating teams to a maximum of 24. “I think that 48 teams for a so-called Champions League is way too much,” Fasel told SBD Global. The Champions Hoc ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

05/02/16
India Announces West Indies Tour

India "will tour West Indies in July-August for a four-match test series which will mark the resumption of bilateral ties between them, the cricket boards announced on Saturday," according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. Relations between the two boards "turned sour after a visiting Caribbean team ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India, North America

05/02/16
Event Notes

Australian Football League side Richmond wants to host Collingwood at Punt Road Oval "and mark the historic arrival of the AFL women's league ." A stand-alone opening fixture of what is "guaranteed to be a radically different season" has been "pitched formally to the league by the Tigers." ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

04/29/16
Brisbane Could Host V8 Supercars

V8 Supercars has "left the door open" for Brisbane’s Central Business District to "host a race" in a move that could inject A$40M ($30.5M) into the city’s economy, according to Travis Meyn of the Brisbane COURIER-MAIL. The sport announced "a multi-million dollar sponsorship agreeme ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

04/29/16
West Indies Considers Day-Night Test

The Pakistan Cricket Board’s bid to stage a day-night Test in the UAE continues to be stalled "by the reluctance of sides unwilling to commit to an idea cricket believes is vital to the future of its longest format," according to Osman Samiuddin of THE NATIONAL. Pakistan first proposed a ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East

04/29/16
Viagogo Disregarding Euro Ticket Laws

One of the "key milestones" out of the Hillsborough disaster was the "outlawing of the second-hand market on tickets" for matches involving teams from the U.K., legislation that came into force partly as a result of Britain's worst sporting tragedy, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH.&n ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug