Featured Story

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...

Read More

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

More Stories

12/03/13
Russian Buys Saxo-Tinkoff Cycling Team

Russian businessman Oleg Tinkov has "bought the Saxo-Tinkoff cycling team from long-time Owner Bjarne Riis and renamed it Tinkoff-Saxo," according to Matt Westby of SKY SPORTS. Months after announcing he would "withdraw his sponsorship of the squad, Tinkov has performed a U-turn by taking over full ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

12/03/13
Real Madrid Bans Supporters Club

Real Madrid has decided to "ban the Ultras Sur supporters club from the Santiago Bernabéu," according to MARCA. The news comes "after weeks of in-fighting, and in which the area usually occupied by this supporters club" has been "all but deserted." Real Madrid said in a statement, "At Real Ma ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

12/02/13
Hull City Owner Lashes Out At Fans

EPL Hull City Owner Assem Allam "has described supporters protesting against his plan to change the name to Hull Tigers as 'hooligans' and warned he will put the club up for sale if the fans do not accept his authority," according to Richard Rae of the London INDEPENDENT. Allam said that "he w ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

12/02/13
Mahindra Racing Joins Formula E

Mahindra Racing, the motorsports division of the Mumbai-based Mahindra Group, signed an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings to become the eighth team and another global company to join the new FIA Formula E Championship. Mahindra is no stranger to int'l motorsports, with Mahindra Raci ...

Tags: Franchises, Europe

12/02/13
Cronulla Sharks Prepare For A$1M Fine

National Rugby League club Cronulla Sharks is bracing itself for a A$1M ($910,000) "fine from the NRL over corporate governance issues relating to their controversial supplements program in 2011," according to Daniel Lane of the CANBERRA TIMES. With the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority "inves ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

12/02/13
Hearts Set To Exit Administration

Scottish Premiership club Heart of Midlothian "looks set to exit administration after creditors" voted in favor of a company voluntary arrangement, according to Paul Nicholson of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Fan group Foundation of Hearts (the preferred bidders of the administrators BDO) offered £2. ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

11/28/13
Inter Milan Owner Won't 'Splash Cash'

Serie A Inter Milan President Erick Thohir said that his priority "will be putting the club back on a sound financial footing and not splashing the cash on top drawer players," according to the AFP. Thohir, who recently acquired a 70% majority stake in the Nerazzurri from former Owner Massimo Moratt ...

Tags: Franchises

11/28/13
Rangers Rebel Shareholders Urge Vote

The group of "rebel shareholders vying for control" of Scottish League 1 Rangers "have released a statement reiterating their determination to have four individuals elected to the club’s board at the forthcoming AGM," according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The statement also indicated that th ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

11/28/13
Liga MX Morelia Not Going Anywhere

Liga MX side Morelia, which is owned by TV Azteca, has "released a statement saying the club will remain in Morelia," according to LA AFICION. TV Azteca bought Liga MX club Atlas Tuesday, which "brought about rumors related to a sale of Morelia due to a recently passed Liga MX rule regarding multi ...

Tags: Franchises, North America

11/28/13
Fans Filling ACB Real's Sports Palace

Real Madrid's basketball team, which competes in the Spanish Basketball League (ACB), is "on its way to becoming a social phenomenon," according to Nacho Duque of MARCA. Through nine games this season, the club's average attendance at Real's Sports Palace arena is 9,071. The only Spanish club with b ...

Tags: Europe, Franchises

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug