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National Rugby League Side Gold Coast Titans Fined $263,000 For Salary Cap Breach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

National Rugby League side Gold Coast has been fined A$300,000 ($263,000) "and hit with a suspended penalty of four competition points over a salary cap breach in regard to former playmaker Scott Prince," according to the AAP. Prince left the Titans at the end of '12 and the penalty "was issued aft...

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ANZ To Break Attendance Record

ANZ Stadium officials are understood to have "installed extra seating that will push the capacity for Saturday's series deciding match between Australia and the British and Irish Lions to 84,000," according to Ray Gatt of THE AUSTRALIAN. And, at this stage, they are quietly confident the previous (r ...

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UEFA: France Will Be Ready For Euro '16

UEFA is confident France "will be ready to stage" Euro 2016 "even though stadium construction has yet to start," officials said on Wednesday, according to Gregory Blachier of REUTERS. France had to "build or refurbish most of the stadiums for the tournament but that was not a concern for the Europea ...

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ICC To Decide On T20 World Cup Venues

The Int'l Cricket Council is likely to deliberate on the venues for next year's Twenty20 World Cup, "scheduled to be held in Bangladesh, during the governing body's annual conference in London," according to the PTI. The tournament is scheduled to be organized "between March 16 and April 6 in Bangl ...

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Liverpool Unveils Anfield Renovation Plan

The plans for a £260M ($400M) regeneration of Premier League side Liverpool's Anfield stadium and the surrounding area "have been revealed," according to Marc Waddington of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. The "ambitious" scheme will "see hundreds of new homes, new business premises, a revamped stadium" fo ...

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ADAC Plans To Buy Nürburgring Circuit

German automobile club ADAC "is planning on buying the historic Nürburgring" racetrack, according to the SID. The second-biggest auto club in the world "has joined the bidding process for the bankrupt track." ADAC President Peter Meyer said, "The Nürburgring is without a doubt the birthpla ...

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Rain Causes Record Entries At Rosehill

Hall of Fame horse trainer John Hawkes "has urged the Australian Turf Club to program extra races for Rosehill on Saturday as the big wet continues to cause havoc" with New South Wales race meetings, according to Ray Thomas of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Warwick Farm was rated a heavy 9 late Monday ...

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Flamengo Cautious On Maracanã Return

A Brasileiro football club Flamengo senior exec said that the club "will not be pushed to do anything 'stupid' in its negotiations to return to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã stadium," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Flamengo "is in discussions with the consortium awarded the rights t ...

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Camp Nou Replacement Faces Resistance

A referendum to decide the future of Camp Nou "is not enough," according to Joan Doménich of EL PERIODICO. Agustí Benedito, who ran for the presidency of Barcelona in '10 and finished second behind Barcelona President Sandro Rosell, is demanding presidential elections to make the debat ...

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Facility Notes

Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen "will increase the prices for food and beverages at its home stadium, BayArena, for the upcoming season." On average the club "will increase the prices by 5.6%." Leverkusen Managing Dir Wolfgang Holzhäuser explained the price increase by saying, "Our caterer has ...

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Qataris Pump $774K Into Royal Ascot

Qatar's "money-no-object drive to establish themselves as a global sporting super power" even extends to spending £500,000 ($774,000) decorating a hospitality box at England's Royal Ascot racecourse, according to Charles Sale of the London DAILY MAIL. Qatar Racing Ltd., headed by Sheik Fa ...

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