Featured Story

Rangers Shareholder Blue Pitch Says It Won't Be Forced Out Of Ibrox

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

The Middle Eastern frontman acting for mystery Scottish Championship side Rangers shareholders Blue Pitch Holdings on Wednesday night warned Dave King his investment group "will not be forced out of Ibrox," according to Keith Jackson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Lebanese lawyer Mazen Houssami -- th...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

More Stories

Franchise Notes

New Zealand basketball side Otago will not be "contesting next year's National Basketball League." Otago has "cited financial reasons for the Nuggets withdrawing." National Basketball League Chair Sam Rossiter-Stead "confirmed the move," expressing disappointment but understanding a need for the Ota ...

Tags: Franchises

Alonso Finalizes Switch To McLaren

Fernando Alonso's switch to McLaren "is set to be confirmed before the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, once the team knows who his team-mate will be," according to Jonathan Noble of AUTOSPORT. Sources close to the Woking-based outfit have revealed that Alonso "has now finalised a big-money move from Ferrari t ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe, United Kingdom

Rugby World Cup Security Arrangements

The All Blacks "will this month meet Rugby World Cup organisers over security arrangements for next year's event in England and Wales," according to Edmunds & McKendry of the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. Terrorism "is a real threat" in the U.K. All Blacks Manager Darren Shand and managers and officials f ...

Tags: Australia, Franchises

Alonso Still Wants Pro Cycling Team

F1 driver Fernando Alonso "still wants to create a cycling team," but he admitted that it will not be happening anytime soon, according to Andrew Hood of VELO NEWS. In his first public comments in weeks, "the two-time world champion confirmed statements this week from Paolo Bettini that plans for a ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

Lens President Says Money Is On The Way

Ligue 1 side Lens President Gervais Martel announced Thursday that he is awaiting a payment of €2.5M ($3.1M) from the Bank of Azerbaijan that "will allow the club to recruit again very soon," according to SPORTS.FR. Lens "should have recovered €4M ($5M) on Oct. 31, which was promised by s ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

White In Dark Over Koukash Share Bid

National Rugby League side Brisbane Broncos CEO Paul White said that "he has no knowledge of any attempt by English billionaire Marwan Koukash to buy into the club," according to Phil Lutton of the BRISBANE TIMES. Koukash owns English Super League club Salford and "has expressed a desire to add an A ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

Mercedes F1 Concerned About Finale

As the penultimate race of the '14 F1 season approaches, "concerns are being raised over the double points on offer at the finale in Abu Dhabi," according to Emily Benammar of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. The new rule "was one of several regulation changes introduced by the FIA for the 2014 edition o ...

Tags: Middle East, Franchises

Audi Denies Considering F1 Entry In '16

Audi has "knocked down speculation about a possible Formula One entry" in '16 after recruiting former Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali to an "unspecified role," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. Audi motorsport head Wolfgang Ullrich said, "There is no decision that we are going in that ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

Zaragoza Employees Call Strike

Spanish second division side Real Zaragoza's employees have "called an indefinite strike" starting on Monday, according to the EFE. The "strike is set to begin after a period of consultation with the club," which has instituted a redundancy procedure (ERE) temporarily suspending labor contracts. Loc ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

Carlton Determined To Boost Attendance

Australian Football League side Carlton said that it is "determined to rebuild the Navy Blue army after its home attendances this year fell to the lowest level since the club’s wooden-spoon days," according to Jon Ralph of the HERALD SUN. Carlton CEO Stephen Trigg said "boosting attendances wa ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug