Featured Story

Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 26 / 14

The Greek Super League elected Asteras Tripolis President GIORGOS BOROVILOS as president on Monday "after he secured 13 votes out of the 16 teams in the league," with Panthrakikos President DIMITRIS TZELEPIS elected as his deputy ( REUTERS, 11/25 ). ... The NBA announced that JAN MENNEKEN h...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

08/13/13
LFP Won't Launch Investigation

The Spanish Football League's (LFP) Social Discipline Committee "has decided not to open investigations" into games between Racing Santander-Hercules and Racing Santander-Girona, but "the Racing-Girona game has been referred to the District Attorney's Anti-Corruption Office," according to EL MUNDO. ...

Tags: Europe, International Football

08/13/13
Football Notes

The head of Zambia's football governing body "has experienced displeasure over the postponement of the match with Zimbabwe which was supposed to have been played on Sunday." However, the game "was rescheduled to next Sunday after match officials failed to arrive on time due to flight complications" ...

Tags: International Football

08/12/13
Dyke: More Replay Technology Inevitable

FA Chair Greg Dyke said it is "inevitable" that further technology will be introduced to help referees, predicting video reviews would be utilized for fouls and other close calls, according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. FIFA has allowed the introduction of only goal-line technolo ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/12/13
FA Shifts Stance On Winter World Cup

New FA Chair Greg Dyke said that "it was unfeasible" that the 2022 World Cup could be played in Qatar’s summer months, "laying down an immediate challenge" to FIFA to switch the tournament to the winter, according to Sam Wallace of the London INDEPENDENT. Dyke made his first public appearance ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/12/13
UEFA Details Revenue For '13-14 Season

UEFA has announced that its estimated gross commercial revenue for the '13-14 Champions League and Super Cup competitions will be around €1. 34B ($1. 79B ) in figures released by the governing body on Thursday. The Champions League winner is in line to collect €37. 4M ($ 49M ). Some 75 ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

08/09/13
FA Unveils Goal-Line Technology For EPL

The goal-line technology system for the Premier League and Wembley Stadium was unveiled Thursday and "hailed as one of the most important developments in the 150 years since football rules were laid down," according to the London TELEGRAPH. The first use of the Hawk-Eye system "will take place at th ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/09/13
Prosecutors Search Football Club Offices

The offices of German fourth division football club Kickers Offenbach "have been searched by prosecutors," according to the SID. The club said in a statement that the prosecutors have examined "all fiscal years since 2010, which are related to the club's professional football department." Local medi ...

Tags: International Football, Europe

08/09/13
U.K. Co-Op Party Wants Fan Ownership

Fans "would have the automatic right to take over football clubs hit by financial crisis under plans to be considered by Labour," according to Nigel Morris of the London INDEPENDENT. The move would put the U.K.'s supporters on par with their counterparts in Germany and Spain, "where Bayer ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

08/09/13
Football Notes

La Liga side Espanyol "has decided to suspend a friendly that was scheduled for Sunday" in Tripoli, Libya against Saudi club Al Ittihad. The decision was "based on security concerns raised by the Spanish embassy." The suspension of the friendly "has been confirmed after the express recommendation fr ...

Tags: International Football

08/08/13
Big-Spending RPL Anzhi To Slash Budget

Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala "could be forced to sell their top players after billionaire Owner Suleiman Kerimov showed his frustration with the Russian football club's lack of success by drastically cutting its financial lifeline," according to Anton Kolodyazhnyy of REUTERS. Anzhi ...

Tags: International Football, Russia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug