Featured Story

British Cycling Approves Governance Reforms, Will Retain £43M In Funding

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 24 / 17

British Cycling will retain £43M ($55.9M) in public funding after its national council "approved governance reforms in an extraordinary general meeting," according to the BBC. A 75% majority was required to pass the changes "demanded" by U.K. Sports Minister Tracey Crouch to make governing bod...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

More Stories

12/19/16
Australia's NBL Set To Expand In '18

Australian National Basketball League Owner Larry Kestelman "has revealed the league will expand in 2018, stating his desire for the addition of at least three teams, potentially one in China," according to Matt Logue of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Calls for expansion "have grown louder on the back ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

12/19/16
AI Technology Looking To Discover Talent

A British artificial intelligence firm is "looking to revolutionise the world of sports transfers by designing software that picks out bargain rugby players," according to James Titcomb of the London TELEGRAPH. ASI Data Science has signed a deal with Championship rugby side London Irish to "hel ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

12/19/16
League Notes

Australian Rugby League Commission Chair John Grant "is set to receive a 12-month stay of execution" to allow him to "work through a long-term club funding model, but support for the embattled administrator in his home state remains divided." The Brisbane Broncos and North Queensland Cowboys " ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/16/16
ARL Could Allow Grant To Remain Chair

Australian Rugby League's "disgruntled clubs have made a counteroffer to the ARL Commission that would result in John Grant remaining as chairman for a further 12 months but then stand down and pave the way for others to take charge of the game," according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. Only days ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/16/16
Aussie Cricketers Want Revenue Audit

The Australian Cricketers' Association claims that players receive less than 20% of the revenue generated by the game "rather than the quarter agreed under the last memorandum of understanding with Cricket Australia and have demanded an audit" of an estimated A$400M ($294.5M) "gap" between the gover ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/16/16
League Notes

Team Russia "will not boycott the Bobsleigh & Skeleton 2017 World Championships ." The Int'l Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation on Tuesday announced that the championships will be moved from Sochi. Russian Bobsleigh Federation President Aleksandr Zubkov said, "I can 100 percent guarantee you ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/15/16
CA Proposes Restructuring Bonuses

Cricket Australia has "proposed a restructure of player bonuses, saying they should be elevated for series and tournaments that have proved most difficult to win such as a Test campaign on the subcontinent and the World Twenty20 Championship," according to Chris Barrett of THE AGE. In a 34-page subm ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/14/16
League Notes

Russia " could claim compensation after the 2017 Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships were moved from Sochi ." The Int'l Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation decided not to hold the February event in Russia "after more details emerged of alleged state-sponsored doping in the country." ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/14/16
CA Divided By Revenue Sharing

Leaked documents show "Cricket Australia has set out to divide Australia's international male cricketers from their female and state counterparts by guaranteeing only the richest a direct share of cricket's revenue in the current pay negotiations," according to Peter Lalor of THE AUSTRALIAN. Players ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/14/16
Kate Palmer Named First Female ASC CEO

Outgoing Netball Australia CEO Kate Palmer "will become the first woman to run Australia’s peak sports agency, the Australian Sports Commission," according to Chip Le Grand of THE AUSTRALIAN. Having "overseen the transformation of netball with the ­creation of an expanded national competition, ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug