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NSW Government Throwing Support Behind Newcastle Hosted Supercars Races

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

Newcastle is "poised to host Supercars races next year with the city’s council throwing its support behind the idea," according to the AAP. Supercars and the New South Wales government have been "on the hunt for a new venue in the state after it was confirmed this year’s Sydney 500 ...

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Chile Pulls Out Of Dakar 2016

Chile's government confirmed that the 2016 Dakar Rally will not pass through the country, according to OLÉ. The reason is that President Michelle Bachelet's government will "use its resources to repair damages" that have been caused by recent flooding in northern Chile. There have been 26 dea ...

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The Argentine Tennis Association (AAT) has "decided to face Serbia in an indoor clay court." Argentine team captain Daniel Orsanic explained a "heavy" court would "serve best to the South American side's chances of beating the Balkans." The Davis Cup quarterfinal round will be played from July 17-19 ...

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Algeria, Gabon or Ghana will be chosen on Wednesday to take over as hosts of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals from "war-torn Libya" when the Confederation of African Football's exec committee votes. All three countries "have sent ministerial delegations to deliver last-minute presentations to the ...

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Russia Reduces World Cup Budget

The organizers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have "responded to economic pressures by reducing operating budgets in some of the host cities for the tournament," according to DEUTSCHE WELLE. The stadiums "will be saved, but the reductions will take place elsewhere." Russia, battling against th ...

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Government To Fund Junior World Handball

The Brazilian Handball Federation (CBHb) will "actualize" the 2015 Men's Junior World Handball Championship between July and August thanks to R$8M ($2.6M) that will be "paid for by the municipal, state and federal governments," according to Bianca Daga of ESPN. Before, the "budget for the tournament ...

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Women Invited To U.K.'s Boat Race

British institutions do not "change much," according to Annie Vernon of the LONDON TIMES. Parliament is "still staffed by men in tights, and the Crown Jewels are guarded by people in embroidered red overcoats." This makes what is happening to the Boat Race this year "even more remarkable: women are ...

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Mayor Paes Plans Park For Olympic Canal

Rio de Janeiro was chosen to host the 2017 Canoe Freestyle World Championship and the 2018 Canoe Slalom World; however, the events "were not yet approved" by Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes and there "is a good chance the championships will not happen" at the Olympic Canal, according to Júlio C&e ...

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Luna Rossa Pulls Out Of America's Cup

Italian team Luna Rossa will not compete in the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda, after changes were made to boat sizes, according to the AP. The team announced it will withdraw from the America's Cup after teams "voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda." Luna Ross ...

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Cambridge, NZ To Host Track Cycling WC

The Avantidrome in Cambridge, the home to Cycling NZ, has been awarded an Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Cup to be hosted in December, according to Ben Strang of the WAIKATO TIMES. The Avantidrome will be "hosting the second of three UCI Track Cycling World Cups" for the '15-16 season ...

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Leverkusen Fights Black Market Tickets

Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen "is fighting black market tickets," according to BILD. Leverkusen's DFB Pokal (German Cup) quarterfinal matchup against Bayern Munich on April 8 is sold out. But for fans with deep pockets, tickets "are still available online." Secondary ticketing website viagogo has ...

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