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Gaza Protestors Attack Israeli Premier League Side Maccabi Haifa In Austria

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 14

Protesters against Israel's military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli football players "at a friendly match in Austria on Wednesday evening, stopping play five minutes before the end," according to Georgina Prodhan of REUTERS. Salzburg police said on Thursday that around 20 people with flags and p...

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11/11/13
India To Host '18 Field Hockey World Cup

India has been awarded the 2018 men's field hockey World Cup, "the second time in a span of eight years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition three years ago," according to PTI. The '18 edition "will see an expanded field with 16 teams competin ...

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11/11/13
No Squash Women's World Open In '13

The Women's Squash Association said that "there will be no Women’s World Open squash championships this year," according to Kng Zheng Guan of THE STAR. A "last minute push to have Egypt organise the world meet in mid-December has fallen through" and as such the WSA "has finally run out of opti ...

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11/10/13
Event Notes

The Aegon Championships at Queen's Club "has been granted World Tour 500 status from 2015 along with the Gerry Weber Open" in Halle, Germany. Both events "are pre-Wimbledon warm-up tournaments and have been upgraded from the Tour 250 tier" ( SKY SPORTS, 11/8 ). ... The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) an ...

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11/08/13
Spanish Women's Hoops Gets Backing

Spain is "a women's basketball power, but perhaps lacks international recognition," according to EL PERIODICO. Because of this, the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) "has taken a step forward to bid to host the 2018 World Championship for Women, a candidacy that has the support of the Spanish gove ...

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11/08/13
Public Shut Out Of Tendulkar Farewell

Only 5,000 tickets "will be available to the general public for Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test at the Wankhede Stadium which has a capacity of nearly 33,000," according to the PTI. The Mumbai Cricket Association said that "it can only offer around 5,000 tickets for Tendulkar's landmark 200th Test ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

11/08/13
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The $1M Longines Hong Kong Masters showjumping event in February "could be boosted by a similar -- or larger -- sum by the Mega Events Fund." It is believed the Tourism Commission's MEF is set to approve funding of HK$10M ($1.3M) for the three-day event, "which will attract the world's top show ...

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11/07/13
Melbourne Cup Sees Fewer Int'l Horses

Racing Victoria senior int'l recruiter Leigh Jordon said that the improving standard of the Melbourne Cup field and increasing costs "will result in fewer horses making the trek from Europe, Asia and America for the spring carnival," according to Patrick Bartley of THE AGE. Jordon said that "th ...

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11/07/13
Event Notes

Windsurfers will compete with the region's top board sailors in the Asian Championships at Stanley Bay in Hong Kong in late November. The Nov. 26-Dec. 1 regatta "will be the biggest of its kind" before the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea, "with Asian boardsailing powers China, Japan, Th ...

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11/06/13
Wagering Down 2% For Melbourne Cup

Picking the winner of the Melbourne Cup "apparently appeared a bit too hard for some punters as betting on Australia's greatest horse race dropped this year," according to THE AUSTRALIAN. Melbourne Cup turnover across Australia tallied about A$148M ($140M). In New South Wales and Victoria, betting a ...

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11/06/13
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Members of the public hoping to be at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow "are snapping up the remaining tickets for the sporting spectacle." With around 76,000 tickets for the event remaining as of Tuesday morning, organizers "opened up the sale to everyone at 10am, regardless of whether they ha ...

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