Featured Story

Hangin' With ... Female Sports Group Founder & CEO John Postlethwaite

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 06 / 15

Seven million women in the U.K. participate in sports every week, a number that is not reflected in newspaper and TV coverage, according to Female Sports Group Founder & CEO JOHN POSTLETHWAITE . “The more I dug into it, the more I realized that the achievements of women in sport were so h...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

More Stories

12/20/13
IPL To Offer Rich Rewards To BBL Stars

This season's Big Bash League tournament "is shaping as a summer-long audition for a potentially lucrative Indian Premier League payday as the franchises circle prospective recruits for next year's multimillion-dollar auction," according to Andrew Wu of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. IPL talent scouts " ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia, India

12/20/13
PCB Chair Sethi Upbeat On India Series

Pakistan Cricket Board Chair Najam Sethi has called on the PM "to get tough on terrorism if top teams are to return to the country for the first time since the 2009 attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus," according to K. R. Nayar of GULF NEWS. Sethi granted Gulf News a "wide-ranging interview," in ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

12/20/13
Modi Assured Of RCA Re-Election

The exit poll is clear -- controversial Former Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi "is likely to be back as president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association," according to IANS. The ballot boxes, after the 33 district units had cast their votes Thursday, "were sent to the Supreme Court for o ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

12/20/13
League Notes

Taiwan's Olympic Committee "has signed a partnership agreement with its Hungarian counterpart to strengthen sports exchanges between the two countries, a Taiwanese official said Thursday" ( CNA, 12/19 ). ... Administrators of collapsed horse syndication outfit BC3 Thoroughbreds "will work with r ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/19/13
FFA CEO: Football Is 'Unstoppable'

Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop "has described Australian soccer as 'unstoppable' and fired a shot over the bow of cricket in this country at the same time," according to Ray Gatt of THE AUSTRALIAN. Gallop dismissed Friday's start of the popular Big Bash Twenty20 series and "confident ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

12/19/13
NRL Shifts Salary Cap Responsibility

After long-time National Rugby League salary-cap auditor Ian Schubert steps down, the league's integrity unit "will oversee the policing of the cap next year and into the future," according to Glenn Jackson of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. An appeals panel "is also in place for next season." The ongoin ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

12/19/13
Modi Allowed To Contest RCA Elections

Former Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday "received a shot in the arm after a Supreme Court appointed observer cleared his nomination" to contest for the post of president in the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections on Thursday, according to the PTI. Despite being banned ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

12/19/13
Japan PGA Leaders To Resign

The leadership of Japan's Professional Golfers Association "will resign en masse after two of its executives were found to have played golf and socialised with an underworld boss," according to the AFP. The Jiji Press news agency said that "the PGA's policy board decided Wednesday on the mass resign ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

12/19/13
League Notes

Team Sky cycling's determination both to prove that it is clean and to lead the battle against doping remains so strong that the team "have invited the anti-doping arm" of the Int'l Cycling Union "to have its scientists spend a year embedded in the team to observe and, also, to be in a position to c ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/18/13
NRL Levies A$1M Fine On Cronulla

National Rugby League Cronulla Chair Damian Keogh "insisted there was still life left in the club" despite incurring a A$1M ($890,000) fine from the NRL, according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. And Keogh "had high-powered support" from NRL CEO Dave Smith. Smith, the man who issued the sanctions a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug