Featured Story

Spanish Basketball League Confirms Estudiantes Will Compete In Top Tier

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 16

The Spanish Basketball League's (ACB) General Assembly on Thursday confirmed the inclusion of Estudiantes in the league next season, according to EL PAÍS. The ACB also began conversations with Melilla and Palencia, "which declined the offer ," about their possible inclusion with Gipuzkoa hav...

Read More

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

More Stories

10/16/15
F1 CEO Says Red Bull's Future 'Sorted'

Red Bull's future in F1 is now "sorted," according to CEO Bernie Ecclestone, "who is adamant the company will not be withdrawing" at the end of the '15 season, according to Rencken & Freeman of AUTOSPORT. Senior figures from Red Bull, including Owner Dietrich Mateschitz, "have made rep ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/16/15
Orlando Magic And NBA Look To Brazil

On Oct. 15, 2014 the Orlando Magic hosted an exhibition game "drastically different from any other preseason matchup in Amway Center history," according to Josh Robbins of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. The majority of the 9,308 people inside the arena that night "rooted for the Magic's opponent, Flamengo, a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Brazil

10/16/15
WADA Boss Addresses Essendon Case

World Anti-Doping Agency Dir General David Howman believes the "primary culprits" in the Australian Football League side Essendon drugs scandal are the "support staff who oversaw the injection program" rather than the 34 footballers his organization will next month bring before the Court of Arbitrat ...

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/16/15
Euroleague's Budget Continues To Grow

Euroleague Basketball "will not make it easy" for FIBA to "recover the power it has lost," according to Francisco Cabezas of EL MUNDO. The league continues to grow as a business -- its budget has increased from €27M ($30.77M) to €30M ($34.19M) -- as its 16 sponsors "have opened up the bank ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/16/15
U.K. High Court Rules Against Bridge

Bridge players who wanted the popular card game recognized as a sport "have lost their High Court battle," according to the BBC. The English Bridge Union had challenged a decision by Sport England not to recognize it as a sport "because it does not involve physical activity." But Justice I ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

10/16/15
League Notes

The Board of Control for Cricket in India embarked on "Project Transformation" and engaged Deloitte to undertake the project under which the following objectives are expected to be achieved: strengthen its organization/governance structure, revolutionize its operational practices, formalize the poli ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/15/15
F1 Could Face EC Investigation

The world of F1 "is currently on the edge of its seat waiting for regulators in Europe to decide whether to open an investigation following a complaint from two teams over the allegedly anti-competitive way the series is run," according to Christian Sylt for FORBES. However, new opinion "has cast do ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/15/15
League Notes

Former National Rugby League side Melbourne Storm CEO Mark Evans "is halfway through his review of the NRL's third party payments." Evans "has met with some clubs as the NRL explore the prospect of reworking the code's third party payments system which has seen a rising disparity in what some clubs ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/14/15
AFL Reports Record Participation

The Australian Football League "is 'up for the battle' with soccer and views football as the 'sport of choice' for all Australians" after announcing record participation levels in '15, according to Ronny Lerner of THE AGE. With 1,247,575 people "participating either in AFL programs or football compe ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

10/14/15
RFU Review Into England's WC Failure

The Rugby Football Union will welcome "independent recommendations from outside staff at Twickenham as part of the review of England’s failed World Cup campaign," which could include former coaches such as Clive Woodward and past int'l players having an input, according to Gavin Mairs of the L ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug