Featured Story

ICC Launches Investigation As Essel Group Begins Registering Possible Rival Boards

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 15

The Int'l Cricket Council has launched an "urgent investigation after Essel Group, the company behind the now-defunct Indian Cricket League, began registering companies with names that appear to be rival national cricket boards, raising fears of a future split in world cricket," according to THE SUN...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

More Stories

11/06/13
F1 Considers Changes To Points System

¿Podría, algún día, la Fórmula 1 dejar de ser tan rentable como hoy? De momento, se trata de una posibilidad muy improbable, pero Bernie Ecclestone, el patrón del gran circo del motor, es famoso por adelantarse a los acontecimientos y, a sus 83 años, ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

11/06/13
League Notes

A union representing British sportsmen and women "has launched legal action in Switzerland to try to ensure more sympathetic treatment for athletes caught using recreational drugs." The Professional Players Federation, which has more than 15,000 members across football, golf, rugby union and cricket ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/05/13
UCI: Former Dopers Should Come Clean

Riders and managers who have been involved in past doping practices "have been urged to come forward" by Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson "so that the sport can draw a line under its troubled reputation," according to Julien Pretot of REUTERS. Reacting to former rider Michael Rasmus ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/05/13
FIS To Fight World Cup Date Switch

Winter sports federations "have been urged to fight any plans to move the 2022 football World Cup to the winter," according to the BBC. FIFA "has set up a taskforce to consider alternative dates after concerns over high summer temperatures in host country Qatar." But the Int'l Ski Federation (F ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Middle East

11/05/13
PCB Misses Out On $1.5M

The legal wrangles of the Pakistan Cricket Board "has led to the cancellation of the short limited over series in South Africa this month," which could have earned the PCB at least $1.5M, according to the PTI. An official on the Pakistan board said that "both countries had discus ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

11/05/13
League Notes

The Australian Rugby League Commission "is set to condense the State of Origin period into a shorter, more intense format in 2014 amid concerns" from National Rugby League clubs "the lengthy nature of this year's series created too great a flat spot for teams and fans" ( AAP, 11/4 ). ... Football ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/04/13
Abu Dhabi Race One Of F1's Success Stories

There was nothing to suggest in '09, the year of the first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, that the Gulf nation’s F1 race "would become one of the most successful of the series’ global expansion, which had begun with the Malaysian Grand Prix a decade earlier," according to Brad Spurgeon of the N.Y ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Middle East

11/04/13
ISL Postponement Leaves Players Stranded

The postponement of IMG-Reliance’s proposed Indian Super League to September-November '14 "has left in the lurch about 60 Indian footballers who had signed up to be a part of it," according to Ayon Sengupta of THE HINDU. Mohammedan Sporting "had broken out of the Indian Professional Football C ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

11/04/13
F1 Teams Request More Money

A "few months ago," F1 McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh "again requested a cost reduction," according to Raymond Blancafort of MUNDO DEPORTIVO. Whitmarsh said, "Nine of the 11 teams are having financial difficulties." Whitmarsh "lamented the unstable atmosphere that has been created." The "tr ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/04/13
League Notes

Former Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi's legal counsel Mahmood Abdi lodged a first information report against Board of Control for Cricket in India President N. Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan at a local police station, "charging them of fixing an IPL VI matc ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug