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Smaller Chinese Football Clubs Focus On Home-Grown Talent

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

Newly rich Chinese football is not "all about millionaire players and famous coaches," according to the AFP. Just ask "the smaller teams, who are living firmly in the shadow of their well-heeled neighbours." Chinese Super League clubs "took the transfer market by storm this year when they collective...

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AFL's Money Divide Shrinking

The gap between the wealthiest and poorest Australian Football League clubs "widened to a record margin last year but early indications this season are that the great divide is finally closing," according to Denham & Smith of THE AUSTRALIAN. New equalization methods introduced for this year "are ...

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Liga MX Side Chiapas Makes Payments

On Tuesday, Liga MX side Chiapas was "in the eye of the hurricane for the two months of payments it owed to its players," a quantity of 25M Mexican pesos ($1.62M), according to Jesús Hernández Téllez of LA AFICIÓN. But at 9pm local time on Tuesday, club Chair Carlos L&oac ...

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Messi's Appeal Against Tax Trial Rejected

Barcelona's Lionel Messi is a "further step closer to being tried for tax fraud after the city's highest court rejected his latest appeal which claimed the player should not be punished as he was not aware" of how his tax affairs were being organized, according to Dermot Corrigan of ESPN. Lionel a ...

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Finance Notes

German media conglomerate Constantin Medien AG has confirmed its economic targets for the full year '15 at the annual general meeting in Munich. Following a good first quarter, the media company has set a “solid basis” to continue the positive trend from the previous year and to be profi ...

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Juve President Confused By AC Milan Deal

Serie A side Juventus President Andrea Agnelli has questioned Bee Taechaubol's reported €500M ($564M) deal to buy 48% of AC Milan, saying, "I really struggle to make the sums add up," according to Selene Scarsi of ESPN. An investment group led by Taechaubol has "secured an exclusive period of e ...

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U.K.'s Channel 4 Returns To Profitability

The U.K.'s Channel 4 has returned to profitability after two years of deficit, describing '14 as creatively and financially one of its "strongest performances," according to Arif Durrani of CAMPAIGN LIVE. Channel 4's 2014 Annual Report, published on Tuesday, reveals the broadcaster "has met its plan ...

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Lagardère Acquires Akzio Ajoint

Lagardère Unlimited has acquired Akzio Ajoint Group, one of Germany's largest sponsorship consulting and activation agencies. Lagardère President & CEO Andy Pierce said, "We’re happy to add a really strong group as part of the expansion of our consulting in Europe as we grow ...

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Elche President Fighting Club's Relegation

Relegated La Liga side Elche President Juan Anguix "has two fronts open and just one objective: recover the category lost in the offices," according to M.H. Marcos of AS. Anguix met on Monday with the lawyers who will appeal the club's relegation to the second division because of unpaid debts to t ...

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Brazil-Mexico Friendly Profits More Than $1M

The friendly between the Brazilian and Mexican national teams on Sunday "generated the largest revenue this season" in Brazil and totaled R$6.7M ($2.2M) from ticket sales alone, according to Thiago Ferri of LANCENET. Until Sunday, the Campeonato Paulista match between Brasileiro sides Palmeiras and ...

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FIFA Probe Affecting Qatar Stock Market

Qatar's stock market "may remain volatile and vulnerable to further sentiment-driven selling pressure" after FIFA Audit & Compliance Committee Independent Chair Domenico Scala said that Doha "could be stripped of World Cup hosting rights if evidence emerges of bribery in the bidding process," ac ...

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