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

07/08/13
Cameraman Hit By Wheel At GP

F1 "safety has been in the headlines since multiple tyre blow-outs at last weekend's British Grand Prix raised fears about drivers being hit by flying debris, and Sunday's incident will fuel concern about pitlane dangers," according to the PA. While teams' pit crew "routinely wear protective headgea ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

07/08/13
Spain Blocks Gibraltar's Membership Bid

The Gibraltar Rugby Football Union "has expressed bitter disappointment after the tiny British overseas territory's bid to join the European Rugby Association (FIRA-AER) was blocked by Spain on Saturday," according to Iain Rogers of REUTERS. Gibraltar's rugby players "were trying to emulate their fo ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

07/08/13
Argentine FA To Roll Out AFA Plus

The Argentine FA "wants football without violence," according to CLARIN. For them, "the best tool that can be offered is the AFA Plus system ." The system, which administers biometric entrance into Argentine football stadiums, will go into effect in August. As part of this system, each fan will hav ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, South America

07/08/13
League Notes

The Australian Football League tested the Hawk-Eye goal technology at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during Friday night's clash between Collingwood and Carlton. The technology was tested, but not used to adjudicate scores in the four MCG games ( THE AGE, 7/3 ). ... Just days after breaking one of S ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/04/13
Pirelli Clarifies Comments

Pirelli Motorsport Dir Paul Hembery "has been forced to clarify his company's position after initially appearing to criticise the Formula One teams for Sunday's British Grand Prix chaos," according to Ian Parkes of the London INDEPENDENT. Hembery and Pirelli were "adamant the current range of tyres ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe, United Kingdom

07/04/13
An Anzac Version Of The Lions?

Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver "has supported the idea of creating an Anzac team to become a southern hemisphere equivalent of the British and Irish Lions," according to Bret Harris of THE AUSTRALIAN. Pulver said in Sydney that the Lions' tour "had been a phenomenal success" with about 390,0 ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

07/04/13
Schools Threaten To Ban Rugby League

National Rugby League CEO Dave Smith "has revealed that some schools had threatened to ban rugby league if the code went soft on on-field violence in State of Origin," according to Brad Walter of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Smith was responding to claims that the crackdown on fighting after the Paul ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

07/04/13
Pakistan Chief: Cricket At Lowest Point

Pakistan cricket "has reached its lowest point due to a string of scandals involving players cheating," teams not touring the country and court cases, according to REUTERS. Pakistan Cricket Board interim CEO Najam Sethi said, "The way I see it Pakistan cricket is at the lowest ebb, we are not winnin ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Middle East

07/04/13
Cuba Ready To Enter Boxing World Series

Nearly a half century after professional boxing was banned in Cuba, "the international participation of a Cuban boxing team became official" on Wednesday, according to Ernesto Rodriguez III of OLE. In '62, Cuba's Revolutionary Government eradicated professional boxing with Resolution 83-A, which for ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, North America

07/04/13
Liga MX Opposes Proposed Stadium Security Law

Mexico's proposed "Law for Security at Sporting Events in the Federal District," which was introduced Tuesday, has encountered opposition from the Liga MX, according to LA AFICION. Liga MX President Decio de María and Liga MX Dir Enrique Bonilla "raised concerns that the proposed legislatio ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, North America

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug