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TalkTalk Pledges To Pass On Price Cuts To Customers In BT's Broadband

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 19 / 14

TalkTalk "has pledged to cut the price of fibre broadband for customers should regulatory proposals over access to BT’s network force the former telecoms incumbent to lower the wholesale cost," according to Daniel Thomas of the FINANCIAL TIMES. TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding said that "prices for f...

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Rangers Dir Demands Answers From CEO

Scottish Third Division club Rangers Dir Walter Smith "has demanded showdown talks" with CEO Charles Green after revealing that "he was kept in the dark over financial links" to former Owner Craig Whyte, according to Gary Ralston of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Smith "has refused to be drawn on his fu ...

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Portsmouth To Be Owned By PST

League One side Portsmouth is "set to become the biggest supporter-owned club in England" after administrators Tuesday secured its home ground from former Owner Balram Chainrai, according to Ashling O'Connor of the LONDON TIMES. The Hong Kong-based businessman "agreed a settlement before a High Cour ...

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Melbourne CEO Resigns Amid Club 'Crisis'

Ousted Australian Football League Melbourne CEO Cameron Schwab "may be just the first head to roll" as the club "lurches deeper into its greatest crisis," according to Bruce Matthews of the HERALD SUN. After Melbourne lost its first two games of the season by a total of 227 points, Demons President ...

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Swansea City Unveils Record Profits

Premier League side Swansea City has "announced a record profit" of £15.9M ($24.3M) for the six months up to the end of November, according to the BBC. The sale of players Joe Allen to Liverpool and Scott Sinclair to Man City "contributed to an increased profit of almost" £10M on the sam ...

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West Ham Won't Raise Ticket Prices

EPL club West Ham United has "backed down in a row over season ticket prices" for its disabled fans with some supporters "fearing the price of admission to Upton Park was set to double next season," according to Simon Cass of the London DAILY MAIL. News of the intended price hike "reached disabled s ...

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U.S. Real Estate Tycoon Eyes Coventry

American property tycoon Preston Haskell IV insists he's "deadly serious" about taking over League One Coventry City, according to Andy Turner of the COVENTRY TELEGRAPH. The 46-year-old multi-millionaire declined to do a formal interview until a takeover deal is done, but he did have a clear m ...

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Melbourne Demons To Lose $1M In '13

Australian Football League Melbourne Demons President Don McLardy "has conceded the club's woeful start to the season" and A$500,000 ($520,000) "tanking" fine have the club on track for a A$1M loss this year, according to Jon Ralph of the HERALD SUN. But McLardy Monday labeled suggestions an AFL adm ...

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I-League Looks To England For Investors

All India Football Federation Secretary Kushal Das "will travel to Manchester, England this week to try and attract more bids for I-League franchises, after successful talks with investors in Dubai and Delhi," according to Ashley Hammond of GULF NEWS. The top of his list of targets "are thought to b ...

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Coleman To Remain Sharks Chair

Glenn Coleman will remain National Rugby League Cronulla Sharks chairman "unopposed at the upcoming board election," although former Sydney Kings captain Damian Keogh "still has a chance of joining him as a director," according to Proszenko & Lane of the SYDNEY MORNING HERAL ...

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SFL CEO Claims No Rangers Favoritism

Scottish Football League CEO David Longmuir Wednesday night rejected claims that he is favoring Third Division side Rangers "in proposals for league reconstruction," according to Gordon Parks of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Longmuir dismissed accusations that he is "being led by his Ibrox counterpart ...

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