Featured Story

ICC Manchester Derby In Beijing Could Be Canceled Due To Bad Weather

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 22 / 16

ManU’s showcase friendly against Man City in Beijing next Monday "is under threat of being cancelled due to torrential rain in the Chinese capital," according to Mark Ogden of the London INDEPENDENT. The Manchester neighbors "are due to play in front of a sell-out 91,000 crowd at the Bird&rsqu...

Read More

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

More Stories

01/25/16
Sydney To Bid For NFL Pro Bowl Game

Sydney "is fast becoming the second home for American sports" with the harbor city in the box seat to host the NFL’s annual Pro Bowl game," according to the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. On the back of securing the opening game of the U.S. college football season in August at ANZ Stadium, Sydney "is ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

01/25/16
London 2017 To Recognize 'Athletics Family'

London 2017 organizers, the body responsible for organizing next year’s IAAF and Int'l Paralympic Committee world athletics championships will announce that up to a quarter of a million U.K. club members, coaches, volunteers and supporters have been invited to apply for a "priority purchase wi ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/25/16
Event Notes

Plans are "gathering pace in Argentina to secure an imminent return to the Formula 1 calendar as part of a bid to secure more high-profile sporting events." Argentina "was one of the first non-European countries to host a round of F1 in 1953." Argentina President Mauricio Macri is "known to have bee ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/22/16
New Betting Service Could Be Costly

There are "renewed fears for the future of Australian racing" with new figures showing punters are "flocking to a controversial betting service that will cost the industry millions of dollars a year," according to Patrick Bartley of THE AGE. Senior racing execs have been concerned about online ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

01/22/16
Event Notes

UEFA has confirmed that it received over 275,000 applications for the three games involving the Republic of Ireland at the Euro 2016 finals. A total of "just 26,000 tickets" are available to Irish supporters. With demand "hugely outstripping supply," the FAI has repeated its intention to "endea ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/21/16
DHB President Calls For Outdoor Games

German Handball Federation (DHB) President Andreas Michelmann "is calling for outdoor games," according to Henning Eberhardt of SPONSORs. Michelmann said that even Bundesliga games "could be played outdoors here and there." He mentioned Stuttgart's Schlosspark, in front of Berlin's central station, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Europe

01/21/16
Event Notes

The Extreme Sailing Series will start '16 with a Middle Eastern flavor as Muscat, Oman, "is confirmed as the host city for the first Act of the year" from March 16-19. To celebrate its 10th year, the global sailing series "will see a complete refresh in format." The introduction of a fleet of "ultra ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/21/16
SPFL Seeks UEFA OK For Cross-Border Cup

The Scottish Professional Football League is "to seek permission from UEFA this week" to convert its Challenge Cup competition into a cross-border tournament, according to STV. A working group of club representatives are at the early stages of developing a new format, "which would see clubs from Nor ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

01/20/16
BBL Boss Eyeing Big Finish To '15-16

Big Bash League Manager Anthony Everard is hoping this week "shows just how big" the BBL has become in its breakthrough season, when the Melbourne-Perth final goes "head-to-head against the Australian Open tennis just across the road," according to Rob Forsaith of the AAP. The total attendance ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

01/20/16
Test Cricket Still On Canberra's Radar

A Test match remains the "holy grail" but the ACT government will use another one day int'l sellout to "press its claims" to host all forms of int'l cricket in Canberra, according to Jon Tuxworth of THE AGE. The "house full sign is expected to go up at Wednesday's Australia-India clash," with a ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug