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Bernie Ecclestone Planning To Launch Masters Racing Series Featuring Former F1 Drivers

04 / 18 / 14

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "is planning to launch a masters series for former Formula One drivers following the concept which has been made popular by sports such as golf and tennis," according to Christian Sylt for FORBES. It would see "superstar drivers such as Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet return...

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12/03/12
UEFA Releases Prize Money

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body investigatory chamber has released prize money payments for 16 teams involved in the '12-13 UEFA club competitions. Sixteen of the 23 clubs that had the payment of prize money from the '12-13 UEFA competition season temporarily suspended by the CFCB investigatory ...

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12/03/12
League Notes

The Pakistan Cricket Board has laid down "some strict guidelines for its players" for the upcoming tour of India, which includes restrictions on attending private dinner parties and not entertaining any friends at the team hotel ( TIMES OF INDIA, 12/2 ). ... Senegal's national football team was ba ...

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11/30/12
NRL Officials, Players At Impasse

National Rugby League officials "are set to put an offer to a heavy-hitting group of players including Jarryd Hayne, Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston at a critical and potentially explosive collective bargaining agreement meeting in Sydney on Friday," according to Glenn Jackson of the SYDNEY MOR ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

11/30/12
CAS Investigating CAF Rules

The "power struggle to determine who can and who can't challenge for the top job in African football is being taken all the way to sport's highest court of law," the Court of Arbitration for Sport, according to Andrew Warshaw of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Two months ago, the Confederation of African Foo ...

Tags: Africa, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/30/12
IRB Upgrades UAE Rugby Membership

The Int'l Rugby Board said that it is committed to ensuring the UAE "grow on the world stage" after confirming the national federation has been made a full member of the sport's world governing body, according to Paul Radley of THE NATIONAL. The UAE Rugby Federation "took over running the game" afte ...

Tags: Middle East, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/30/12
SFA Looking To Build Football Center

Scottish FA Performance Dir Mark Wotte "reckons Scotland must mirror the English FA's £105M ($168.3M) St. George's football centre and hopes to have a project ready in four years," according to Alan Marshall of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. SFA bosses are "desperate for Scotland to have a similar ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

11/30/12
League Notes

India's Kolkata city police believe that "they have busted a big-time betting racket that may have made crores on the recent India-England Test match in Mumbai." A senior investigator confirmed that gambling was going on "during the England-India Test." The investigator said, "The result of the matc ...

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11/29/12
Champions League Overhaul Considered

UEFA President Michel Platini has said that expanding the Champions League to 64 teams and scrapping the Europa League is "an option amid a wide-ranging debate over the future of its club competitions," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Platini said that a proposal "was under discussi ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom, Europe

11/28/12
Brazilian Police Questions FIFA Member

Police briefly detained one of Brazilian football's most-powerful men on Monday after searching his home in what it said "was an investigation into criminal organisations practising extortion, corruption and financial crimes," according to Andrew Downie of REUTERS. Brazilian Football Confederation ( ...

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11/28/12
Players Win Case Against Asian Tour

Four professional golfers "forced the Asian Tour to pay back fines and legal costs and let them play on the rival OneAsia circuit after winning a lengthy court battle on Tuesday," according to the AFP. The players -- Australia's Terry Pilkadaris and Matthew Griffin, Manila-based Dutchman Guido van d ...

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