Featured Story

Bayern Munich Plans To Stage Outdoor Game Against NBA Team At Allianz Arena

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 07 / 15

Bayern Munich "is planning the largest basketball game in the history of Germany," according to BILD AM SONNTAG. The club "wants to stage an outdoor game at the Allianz Arena in front of 70,000 spectators." Bayern Munich Basketball GM Marko Pesic "dreams of an NBA opponent." Pesic: "I've already tal...

Read More

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

More Stories

01/27/15
Ulster To Host Pro12 Grand Final

Ulster "landed a major coup by securing the rights to stage the Pro12 Grand Final at the Kingspan Stadium" on May 30, according to the BBC. The move "follows the example of the European club competitions which always choose their venues well in advance." Ulster's new stadium, which was only formally ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/27/15
Event Notes

World Baseball Softball Confederation President Riccardo Fraccari announced that Taipei City and Taichung are the latest cities to join -- alongside Tokyo, Japan -- as hosts for the 2015 WBSC Premier 12 World Baseball Championship that will debut Nov. 8-21. The new flagship quadrennial event wi ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/26/15
Australian Cities Could Bid For NRL Nines

Australian cities "could get to bid" for the National Rugby League Auckland Nines when the contract comes up for renewal next year, according to Shannon & Orsman of the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. All 16 NRL clubs will line up for the "second year of the lucrative Eden Park event before a near-capacity ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

01/26/15
Event Notes

With the RBS 6 Nations starting next month, ticket marketplace viagogo has reported a 129% increase in demand for tickets in the build-up to the kickoff. Viagogo has noticed "particular excitement surrounding Scottish Rugby," with Scotland vs. Wales and Scotland vs. Italy showing a "combined 83% sur ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/23/15
Nürburgring Continues Negotiations

The Nürburgring "is continuing negotiations regarding hosting this year's German F1 Grand Prix in July," according to the SID. However, the outcome of the talks with F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "is wide open." Nürburgring owner capricorn spokesperson Pietro Nuvoloni said, "Talks between Mr. E ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

01/23/15
Tour De Yorkshire Reveals Race Route

The route of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been announced, according to the BBC. The three-day event starts on May 1 in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. The riders will travel around Yorkshire to Scarborough, Selby, Wakefield and York, "before ending the final day in West Yorkshire at R ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/23/15
EuroBasket 2015 Finalizes Schedule

FIBA Europe announced that the group phase for EuroBasket 2015 has now been finalized, with all game times confirmed. Beginning on Sept. 5, Estonia will take on the Czech Republic in the opening game of the tournament in Riga, Latvia at 3:30pm local time with games at the other three venues set to t ...

Tags: Europe, Events and Attractions

01/23/15
Rangers' Crisis Sparks Clash With Raith

Scottish Championship side Rangers "are at war" with league rival Raith Rovers over their "refusal to hand over tickets" for next month's clash at Stark's Park, according to Gordon Parks of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Raith has decided to sell away briefs "directly to the Light Blue legions over fear ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/23/15
Australian Open Marred By Sexism Row

The Australian Open was marred by a sexism row after a male TV presenter asked women's World No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard to "give us a twirl" following victory on court, according to Adam Withnall of the London INDEPENDENT. Bouchard had just beaten the Netherlands' Kiki Bertens. Channel 7 interviewer Ian ...

Tags: Australia, Events and Attractions

01/22/15
Asian Cup Crowds Approaching 600,000

Asian Cup organizers hope a run to the final by Australia will "allow them to surge past 600,000 spectators for the tournament, putting them within touching distance of a remarkable average of 20,000 fans at every game," according to Tom Smithies of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Speaking after "drawin ...

Tags: Australia, Events and Attractions

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug