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Aston Martin, Red Bull In Formula 1 Talks Over Mercedes Engine Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 06 / 15

Aston Martin is "negotiating a shock return to Formula 1 in a tie-up with Red Bull for next season" that would bring the team Mercedes engines, according to Holder & Freeman of AUTOSPORT. In a deal that is currently still under negotiation, Aston Martin would "become brand partner with four-time...

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Comercial Image Rights Unpaid Since May

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06/08/15
Rangers To Appoint Manager This Week

Scottish Championship side Rangers Dir Paul Murray said that the club will "aim to appoint a manager in the coming week," according to Kenny Macintyre of the BBC. Manager Stuart McCall replaced Kenny McDowall in March, on a deal until the until the end of the season, which "ended in play-off fi ...

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06/05/15
Rangers Want Fans To Reject Ashley

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06/05/15
La Liga Málaga Receives $33.7M Offer

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06/04/15
Liverpool Announces Preseason Bangkok Visit

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Hawks, Crocodiles Confirmed For ANBL

The Australian National Basketball League "has confirmed the Wollongong Hawks will have a team" in the upcoming '15-16 season, according to the AAP. The Hawks, like the Townsville Crocodiles, went into administration after the completion of the '14-15 season "but both teams are now set to be financ ...

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La Liga Side Elche Faces Relegation

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06/03/15
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