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Pakistan Super League Tournament Final To Be Held In Lahore

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 21 / 17

Pakistan Super League management and the owners of the franchises "decided that the final for the tournament will be held in Lahore," according to Zeeshan Ahmed & Ghaffar of DAWN. PSL Chair Najam Sethi said, "It has been heart-warming to see the dedication of all owners to the cause of taking cr...

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Winterbottom Excited About Newcastle

V8 Supercars driver Mark Winterbottom "has only seen the proposed Newcastle street circuit in its rawest form but is already gushing about the possibilities," according to Barry Toohey of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Newcastle will host the championships' annual finale for the next five years fr ...

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Arsenal-Leicester CL Top Ticket Prices

Spread-betting firm Spreadex said that Premier League champion Leicester City and Arsenal are "among the five clubs charging most for Champions League tickets this season," according to Ian Rodricks of REUTERS. Arsenal set prices starting at £37 ($48) for a ticket, "while watching Ch ...

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Int'l Cricket's Biggest Test Is Security

When England’s cricket team plays a one-day int'l match in Bangladesh on Oct. 7, "it will do so without its captain, Eoin Morgan," according to Tim Wigmore of the N.Y. TIMES. Morgan "recently opted out of the tour, citing security concerns." Alex Hales, another leading English player, "made th ...

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Event Notes

Killarney race circuit in Cape Town will be hosting the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championships , "the first time this event will be hosted in Africa." The South African round of World RX will form the final event of next year’s calendar of the Rallycross. Killarney Int'l Raceway Exec Manag ...

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Gymnastics World Cup Moves To London

The Gymnastics World Cup "will move from Glasgow to London in 2017," with new promoter Barry Hearn promising a "lavish and magnificent" event, according to the BBC. Matchroom Chair Hearn hopes the event "will capitalise on the popularity of the sport following Rio 2016 where Britain won seven gymnas ...

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Melbourne Wants Grand Final

The Victorian government reiterated its "desire to steal the grand final from Sydney," according to Read & McDonald of THE AUSTRALIAN. The National Rugby League is "expected to put the grand final up for grabs at least two times during the four-year period" when ANZ Stadium is undergoing re ...

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Wuhan Open Helping Region's Brand

The Wuhan Open in Hubei province, central China, has spent 1.5B yuan ($225M) on its facilities since its inception in '14, according to Danielle Rossingh of CNN. The tournament, taking place in the hometown of "Asia's first major singles winner Li Na, is only in its third year." Yet it has spen ...

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Event Notes

Aichi Prefecture and Nagoya were chosen as hosts of the 2026 Asian Games by the Olympic Council of Asia on Sunday. The decision was taken during the OCA general assembly. No "other bids were tendered" for the Asian version of the Olympics. Japan will host the Asian Games for a third ...

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MLB In Talks To Hold Games In London

London may soon host Major League Baseball's first game in Europe, "after discussions were held" between MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and London Mayor Sadiq Khan, according to Nivedita Shankar of REUTERS. Earlier this year, the MLB stated it was "keen for London to host its first regular-s ...

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Formula E To Race In Brooklyn In '17

Formula E made motorsports history on Wednesday when it confirmed the '16-17 season finale will take place on the streets of New York City. The electric racing series will race along a 1.947km, 13-turn temporary street circuit in Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood in mid-July. The inaugural NYC ePrix ...

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