Featured Story

Former AFL Sydney Chair Colless Says He's Ashamed Of Sport Over Goodes Abuse

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

The Australian Football League's longest serving chairman, former Sydney Chair Richard Colless, said that "he feels ashamed of the sport he helped lead for two decades and has lamented football's delayed response to the vilification of Adam Goodes, which he has described as a stain on the game," acc...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

More Stories

08/28/14
Swiss Athletics To Pay For Championships

Swiss Athletics "will have to financially contribute toward the recently completed European Athletics Championships," according to Andreas Kopp of the NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG. The organizers of the championships, which took place in Zürich, calculate with a financial loss of 2M Swiss fra ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

08/28/14
NRL To Discuss Adding Third Official

The National Rugby League "will explore the possibility of using three referees after announcing a multi-million-dollar review aimed at improving the consistency, accuracy and ­efficiency of its oft-maligned match officials," according to Stuart Honeysett of THE AUSTRALIAN. NRL Head of Football Todd ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

08/28/14
Deng: British Basketball Has Bleak Future

British NBA Miami Heat player Luol Deng thinks that British basketball funding cuts "have left the sport at the point of no return," according to the PA. Following the 2012 Olympic Games, UK Sport announced that basketball "would no longer receive funding." In response to the news, Deng "has set up ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

08/28/14
Pro Kabbadi League Catching On Quickly

An "ancient Indian game, kabaddi in its newest incarnation is like a high-octane mix of tag and Greco-Roman wrestling," according to Sean McLain of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Since the start of its first season last month, "it has been drawing sellout crowds" and big TV audiences. The new league, know ...

Tags: India, Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/28/14
Ex-IPL Chief's Passport To Be Restored

The Delhi High Court "ordered restoration of the passport" of former Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Kumar Modi, "paving the way for his return to India," according to the PTI. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Vibhu Bakhru "set aside the order revoking Modi's passport but made it ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

08/28/14
Case Against Essendon At Risk Of Collapse

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s case against Australian Football League Side Essendon footballers "appears certain to collapse if its investigators cannot use transcripts from player interviews conducted last year," according to Chip Le Grand of THE AUSTRALIAN. There "are two ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

08/27/14
Poland Embracing American Football

As a founder of Polish American Football League club Warsaw Eagles' official fan club, the Eagle's Nest, Piotr Zaremba is "at the epicenter of what has become, somewhat improbably, one of this country’s fastest growing sports," according to Rick Lyman of the N.Y. TIMES. What began in '99 in a ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

08/27/14
FIFA Bosses Hold Concussion Think Tank

Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations "are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions," according to Barry Wilner of the AP. The groups met at the NFL's N.Y. HQ on Sunday and Monday for a "think tank," which was "funded by an edu ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

08/27/14
League Notes

Australian Football League umpires "will meet some of the top whistle blowers in American sport on an end-of-season trip to New York." Twenty-nine of the league’s 32 umpires plus coaches "will spend a week visiting officials from the NBA, NHL and NFL in November." AFL National Umpiring Dir Way ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/27/14
Rosberg Will Not Face Sanction From FIA

Nico Rosberg will face no further sanction from F1’s stewards "over his crash with Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix," according to Daniel Johnson of the London TELEGRAPH. Both Mercedes F1 Exec Dir Toto Wolff and Rosberg denied Hamilton’s accusation that the German had “deli ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug