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Gaza Protestors Attack Israeli Premier League Side Maccabi Haifa In Austria

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 14

Protesters against Israel's military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli football players "at a friendly match in Austria on Wednesday evening, stopping play five minutes before the end," according to Georgina Prodhan of REUTERS. Salzburg police said on Thursday that around 20 people with flags and p...

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Doping Allegations Rock Athletics, Cycling

British Olympic Association Chair Sebastian Coe "has admitted that athletics cannot afford to lose the battle against doping following the scandal that has engulfed two of the world's top sprinters," according to Martyn Ziegler of the PA. Positive tests by U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay and Jamaica's forme ...

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Cricketer Haddin Wants DRS For Umpires

Australian cricket team vice-captain Brad Haddin believes that the Decision Review System "should be taken out of players' hands, leaving the discretion to check doubtful dismissals entirely with the umpires," according to Saltau & Tuxworth of the CANBERRA TIMES. It is a call backed by ...

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Indian Clubs Oppose IPL-Style League

India's top football clubs "have hit out at the national federation over moves to stage a cash-rich franchise-based tournament" inspired by cricket's Indian Premier League early next year, according to the AFP. The All India Football Federation and its commercial partner, IMG-Reliance, "plan to hol ...

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League Notes

The FA "has announced its backing for London's bid to host the 2018 Gay Games." A team from the Federation of Gay Games "is currently carrying out an inspection of London's facilities." London "has been shortlisted alongside Paris and Limerick as potential hosts" for the '18 edition of the ...

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IAAF Backs Anti-Doping Credibility

The int'l athletics federation (IAAF) said the credibility of its anti-doping program has been "enhanced, not diminished" after sprinters Asafa Powell of Jamaica and American Tyson Gay returned positive tests for banned substances, according to the AP. IAAF Deputy Secretary General and Communic ...

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YouTube Videos Used In Match-Fixing

YouTube video links "showing how easy it is to make a bad refereeing call" in football were used in a bid by Singapore businessman Ding Si Yang "to fix games," according to Tan & Vallikappen of BLOOMBERG. Ding, 31, was charged with three counts of corruption in April for "allegedly providing wom ...

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FA Chair: England Needs Winning Team

New FA Chair Greg Dyke said that "a successful England team and more home-grown youngsters playing for senior club sides are the two immediate targets," according to Mike Collett of REUTERS. The 66-year-old, who succeeded David Bernstein this week, "was speaking at a council meeting at the national ...

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Top IndyCar Team To Join Formula E

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag said the racing series will impose a $3.3M budget cap on teams, according to Christian Sylt of AUTOWEEK. One of the top IndyCar teams "will be unveiled as a Formula E entrant by the end of the summer along with several based in the U.K." Agag: "We have a €2.5M ($3.3 ...

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IRB May Move June Test Match Window

The Int'l Rugby Board "will consider moving the June Test match window to July" as part of a plan to develop an integrated global rugby season, according to Bret Harris of THE AUSTRALIAN. The world governing body will look at moving the Test window at its next council meeting in November, "but ...

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Players' Union Reaffirms Origin Policy

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