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Constitutional Judge Backs Bremen State Senate's Proposal Regarding Security Costs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 30 / 14

German constitutional judge Peter Müller "has backed the Bremen State Senate in its dispute with the German Football Federation (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) regarding the financing of police operations ," according to the DPA. Müller said, "Sanction does not replace discussi...

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09/23/13
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The sixth installment of the F1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix "has recorded the highest attendance since the inaugural 2008 race." Organizers revealed a total of 262,527 people visited the Marina Bay Street Circuit "over the three-day sell-out race weekend." In '08, crowd figures "were estimated at a ...

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09/20/13
Doha GOALS To Host Sport Summit

Doha GOALS, which focuses on sports as a driver of social and economic change, will host a Ministers of Sport Summit for the first time this year. The Summit will be held on the first day of the global forum, which will be held from Dec. 9-11 at the Aspire Academy in Doha. The Ministers of Sport Sum ...

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09/20/13
IRB CEO Against Anglo-French Tourney

England's top clubs were warned on Wednesday that "their plans to break away from the rest of Europe and form a new Anglo-French tournament would be vetoed" by the Int'l Rugby Board, according to Chris Foy of the London DAILY MAIL. The Premiership elite and their Gallic counterparts "abrup ...

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09/20/13
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Andy Murray’s Wimbledon triumph "is set to help create an attendance record at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 in November." The Finals "attracted a record 263,229 fans over eight days last year and organisers are confident a new mark will be set because of the interest generated ...

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09/19/13
Champions League T20 'About Money'

Champions League Twenty20, which began its fifth edition Tuesday in Mohali, India, "is all about the money," according to Richard Lord of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Its total prize kitty is $6M, with $2.5M of that "going to the winning team." Even the "megabucks" Indian Premier League only gives its w ...

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09/19/13
Rugby World Cup Prices To Be Revealed

England Rugby 2015 CEO Debbie Jevans has confirmed that "ticket pricing and kick-off times for the World Cup will be announced in November," according to the BELFAST TELEGRAPH. Ticket prices will range from £7-£715 ($11-$1,153) and will "go on sale 12 months before the competition starts ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

09/19/13
Cricket To Trial New Review Technology

England and Australia "may yet be given permission to trial new technology in the return Ashes series in an effort to reduce the number of controversies surrounding the Decision Review System," according to Andy Wilson of the London GUARDIAN. Both countries are "keen to introduce the Snickometer as ...

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09/18/13
NBA Fan Appreciation Day In Shanghai

NBA China will host NBA Fan Appreciation Day on Oct. 17 at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai to thank fans for their support of the NBA Global Games 2013 in Beijing and Shanghai. Fan Appreciation Day is a free, interactive event that will give more than 13,000 fans the chance to watch the L.A. ...

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09/18/13
Madrid Triathlon Needs City Funding

The Int'l Triathlon Union has published its provisional calendar for next year and it does not include Madrid's Caso de Campo triathlon, according to Jesús Mínguez. The Madrid city council is the main sponsor of the event, which "would be the cheapest on the ITU calendar" and has a bud ...

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09/18/13
America's Cup Nationality Rule Debated

With Team New Zealand holding "a huge lead heading into the final stages of the America's Cup," what the team will do with the competition if it goes on to defeat Team USA "remains unclear," according to Christopher Clarey of the N.Y. TIMES. Team New Zealand Managing Dir Grant Dalton has "made two t ...

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