Featured Story

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...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

More Stories

05/28/14
Moscow Sells Olimpiisky Stake For $137M

Moscow City Hall has sold a 64% stake in the threadbare Olimpiisky Sports Complex on Prospekt Mira, "a landmark of central Moscow," for a total of 4.67B rubles ($137M), according to the MOSCOW TIMES. In an open auction on Friday, a company called Nef ...

Tags: Facilities, Russia

05/28/14
Stadium Petition Puts Pressure On Zaha

A second petition against Zaha Hadid Architects’ competition winning Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Stadium "has been launched," according to Max Thompson of the ARCHITECTS JOURNAL. The latest online protest "is backed by veteran Japanese architect Edward Suzuki, founder of Tokyo-based Edward Suzu ...

Tags: Facilities, Japan

05/27/14
Singapore Delays Malaysia Game

Singapore "has postponed a highly anticipated football match against arch-rivals Malaysia over concerns that its state-of-the-art new sports complex is not ready to host the fixture," according to the AFP. Officials said that "there was no new date yet for the game, which was planned for August 8 as ...

Tags: Facilities, Asia

05/27/14
HKCA Optimistic About Ground Expansion

Hong Kong Cricket Association Chair Rodney Miles is "buoyant on expansion," according to Alvin Sallay of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. With Hong Kong's elevation to one-day int'l status, "the need for more grounds has increased." As it is, "the game's growth has been stunted by the small number of f ...

Tags: Facilities, China

05/23/14
FIFA Postpones Final Sao Paulo Test

FIFA and local organizers "have postponed the final test event at the troubled World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo, raising fresh uncertainty about Brazil's readiness to stage the tournament opener there," according to Tales Azzoni of the AP. Following concerns from local authorities, FIFA said Wednesday ...

Tags: Brazil, Facilities

05/22/14
Salamanca Stadium Up For Auction

The stadium of former Spanish football club UD Salamanca, which was liquidated last summer, "will go up for auction in June," according to Gorka Pérez of EL PAIS. The club "disappeared last June after failing to pay off its debt to the state, and the Spanish tax authorities are now taking to ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

05/22/14
Dubai Duty Free Launches Haiti Facility

Dubai Duty Free and Hand in Hand for Haiti "will launch the Dubai Duty Free Sports Complex" at the Lycee Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable of St. Marc in Haiti, according to GULF NEWS. Built through donations "following the devastating earthquake that hit the Caribbean country" in Jan. '10, the sports f ...

Tags: Facilities

05/22/14
La Liga Levante Working On New Look

La Liga side Levante's Ciutat de Valencia stadium "will change its look for next season," according to Rafa Marín of SUPERDEPORTE. The club will "soon begin working on renovations that will affect the ticket office, the team's official store and an office for service for club members." Work i ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

05/22/14
Sheffield Shield To Be Pushed Off MCG

With tours by South Africa, India and England followed by the World Cup, "the unprecedented scheduling squeeze means Victoria's Sheffield Shield team will be booted off" the Melbourne Cricket Ground and may have to play home games interstate, according to Chloe Saltau of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. V ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

05/21/14
Roof Collapses At World Cup Airport

Eduardo Gomes Int'l Airport in the Brazilian city of Manaus "has suffered flooding and heavy damage after being battered by rain on Monday afternoon," according to Cyrus Engineer of the London DAILY STAR. Tens of thousands of England fans "are expected to travel through the airport for England's ope ...

Tags: Facilities, Brazil

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug