Featured Story

Hangin' With ... New Balance Football General Manager Richard Wright

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 27 / 15

RICHARD WRIGHT is the general manager of New Balance Football. Wright, a 33-year industry veteran, has developed football footwear for Nike, adidas and Umbro before joining Warrior to develop its Warrior Football line. In August, Warrior's parent company, New Balance, announced the decision...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom, North America

More Stories

Serie A Parma's Wages Deadline Passes

Confusion reigned at Serie A side Parma on Tuesday as the club "failed to provide any official comment" on whether it had paid the players' wages by the previous day's deadline, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS. Players said that "they had no news as they arrived for training while one televis ...

Tags: Finance, Europe

LFP Posts '13-14 Profit Of €154M

Spain's Superior Sports Council (CSD) said in a report that the Spanish Football League's (LFP) profit in the '13-14 financial year increased to €154M, marking "the highest one-season figure in league history and confirming profit for the second consecutive year," according to Juan Jimén ...

Tags: Europe, Finance

Swansea Could Receive U.S. Investment

EPL side Swansea City Club Dir Huw Cooze said that the club "could receive American investment as early as next month," according to Phil Blanche of WALES ONLINE. The club has "been in talks with American businessmen John Jay Moores and Charles Noell since last autumn with the former owners of the ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

Finance Notes

Belgian tax authorities are investigating Luxembourg bank accounts held by EPL players Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea and Kevin Mirallas of Everton, De Morgen newspaper reported. The Flemish daily said the Belgian int'ls have Luxembourg-based companies "they use to transfer money." Luxe ...

Tags: Finance

BCCI, IPL Issued Show Cause Notice

India's Enforcement Directorate has issued a "show cause notice" against the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the Indian Premier League, their officials and private multimedia firms for "alleged contravention of forex laws in awarding a cricketing media rights contract" in '09, according to IN ...

Tags: Finance, India

ARU On Verge Of Lucrative TV Deal

Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver said that the ARU will announce within "about 60 days" the details of a new broadcast deal that will "alleviate much of the financial pain the sport has been suffering," according to Jon Stensholt of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The ARU and its counterparts in Ne ...

Tags: Australia, Finance

Puma Earnings Miss Estimates

Puma "reported fourth-quarter earnings that missed estimates, adding to investor misery after a slump in the share price last year," according to Aaron Ricadela of BLOOMBERG. Earnings before interest and tax were €10.6M ($12.1M), excluding special items, up from €1.1M a year earlier, but l ...

Tags: Finance

TV Deals Hurting Value Of Pachuca, León

Consulting firm Competitive Intelligence Unit analysts Fernando Esquivel and Rolando Alanilla said that "the decrease in the value of Carlos Slim's shares in Liga MX clubs Pachuca and León is largely due to those teams lacking contracts putting their home games on free-TV channels," accordi ...

Tags: Finance, North America

Virgin Media To Extend Cable Network

Virgin Media will spend an extra £3B ($4.6B) to extend its U.K. cable network in its "biggest investment drive" since the '90s, according to Henry Mance of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Virgin's "Project Lightning" will connect an extra 4 million homes and businesses by '20 to Virgin's network, "a proc ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

Putin Seeking Help Financing World Cup

Two billionaires, Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich and Arsenal shareholder Alexander Usmanov, are among the oligarchs "being asked to bankroll a World Cup now in trouble because of an impending recession caused by plunging oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine," according to Alan Hubbard of th ...

Tags: Finance, Russia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug