Featured Story

NSWRL, QRL Demand Representative On Australia Rugby League Commission

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 17

A "secret meeting of rugby league's once-warring state leagues agreed in Brisbane on Monday to demand a representative each" on the Australian Rugby League Commission, according to Roy Masters of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The "key powerbrokers" of the New South Wales Rugby League and Queensland Rug...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

More Stories

04/29/16
League Notes

SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos  labeled criticism directed at struggling Australian Super Rugby teams as "harsh" and said that "he is pleased with how the new competition structure has played out during the first half of the season." With Australian teams sitting 8th, 9th, 11th, 14th and 17th on ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/28/16
Canadian Rugby Team Joins U.K. League

The Rugby Football League "has confirmed that a Canadian side will be introduced into English rugby league from next season," according to Aaron Bower of the London GUARDIAN. Toronto Wolfpack will enter League One -- the sport’s third tier -- and "will play home and away fixtures in blocks of ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

04/28/16
Euroleague Responds To FEB

The Euroleague responded to the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) through a letter in which it points out that the FEB "has no authority to advise the Euroleague about what it can or cannot do," according to AS. The Euroleague "exculpated itself of all responsibility for FIBA possibly sanctioning ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/28/16
NRL Introducing New Salary Cap

The National Rugby League will "introduce a limit on football club spending next year in the biggest club equalisation measure since the establishment of a salary cap," according to Adrian Proszenko of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The governing body and its clubs "are in the process of signing of ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

04/28/16
British Cycling Boss Resigns

British Cycling Technical Dir Shane Sutton has "resigned in the wake of allegations of discriminatory behaviour," according to Martha Kelner of the London DAILY MAIL. Following the claims by sprint cyclist Jess Varnish of "bullying and sexist remarks made to her," Sutton is alleged, on more than o ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

04/28/16
League Notes

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday said he "would like to become F1's 'dictator' once again." Speculation in recent days "has suggested the sport's major carmakers, including Ferrari, may be moving against the F1 boss, in a bid to see his long reign ended." Ecclestone confirmed he "is not happy ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/27/16
U.S. Company Brings eSports To India

Elite Sports of India is bringing eSports to the world’s second most populous country this summer. The U.S.-based company has reached an agreement with the Association of Indian Universities to introduce competitive gaming at the university level. ESOI acquired the rights to organize and promo ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, North America, India

04/27/16
Day-Night Matches Have Support

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland said that the cricket boards of all major Test-playing nations "have thrown their support behind day-night matches and nearly half intend to host a game under lights in the next 12 months," according to Ian Ransom of REUTERS. Australia hosted the first day ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/27/16
Euroleague To Meet With FIBA

FIBA recently invited the Euroleague to hold negotiations, and after "waiting six months to sit at the table to discuss their position," the organizations are expected to meet next Monday or Tuesday, according to Ricardo González of AS. The reason the meeting will be held next week is becau ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/27/16
Wimbledon Wants To Protect Its Image

Wimbledon organizers said that the Wimbledon championships "will protect its squeaky clean image with enhanced anti-doping and anti-corruption measures for this year's 130th tournament," according to Martyn Herman of REUTERS. Tennis was "rocked by allegations of match-fixing on the eve of this ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug