Featured Story

Australian Football League At Stalemate With Players Over New CBA

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 02 / 16

The Australian Football League players' union said that "it is up to the league to get stalled pay talks back on track," according to Michael Warner of the HERALD SUN. Players' Association CEO Paul Marsh said, "The ball is in their court." Two days of scheduled talks were canceled by the league this...

Read More

Tags: Australia, Leagues and Governing Bodies

More Stories

11/03/16
Brawn Denies F1 CEO Rumors

Ross Brawn said that he has "not accepted any position running Formula 1 under the sport's new owners," according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. The 61-year-old former Mercedes F1 boss said that he was "doing some consultancy work for Liberty Media," which is in the process of buying a controlling sta ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

11/03/16
League Notes

Hong Kong’s disabled athletes "should receive the same level of training and financial support as their able-bodied counterparts under a new full-time training scheme ," a consultancy study recommended. Currently, disabled athletes are part-timers and "often face difficulties such as obtain ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/02/16
Volkswagen To Pull Out Of WRC

Volkswagen will quit the World Rally Championship at the end of the '16 season, according to David Evans of AUTOSPORT. Sources confirmed the decision was taken at a board meeting at VW HQ in Wolfsburg on Tuesday morning. There had "been hopes that VW could be granted a single-season extension" ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

11/02/16
Audit Unveils FEB Head's Lavish Spending

Former Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) President José Luis Sáez "is again involved in a controversy" after a Madrid court opened a case against him for undue appropriation and unethical administration during his tenure, according to MARCA. He faces an investigation after the c ...

Tags: Europe, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/02/16
UK Sport Planning Investigations Unit

UK Sport is considering launching a FIFA ethics committee-style investigations unit in the wake of its inquiry into the scandals that "engulf British Cycling," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The elite funding body was planning to discuss "whether it needed a permanent team in ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

11/02/16
NRL Football Head Outlines Future

National Rugby League Head of Football Brian Canavan "outlined his vision for the future," as the game "took its most significant step" toward ending a period of stasis by "resolving some of the mystery" surrounding the '18 season, according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. Canavan has complete ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

11/02/16
League Notes

A source said that FIA President Jean Todt has ordered "an inquiry into expletive-filled abuse that Ferrari driver  Sebastian Vettel hurled at the Mexican Grand Prix race director." The German, "furious over the driving of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, repeatedly swore" at Race Dir ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/01/16
Brawn Set To Replace Ecclestone As CEO

Former Mercedes Team Principal Ross Brawn "is set to become F1's new boss and replace current CEO Bernie Ecclestone," according to AUTO BILD. Brawn has reportedly already "signed a deal with new F1 owners Liberty Media." Motorsports governing body FIA is understood to have approved the move. It is n ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

11/01/16
Basketball England, NBA Launch League

Basketball England and the NBA on Monday announced the launch of the '16-17 Jr. NBA Basketball England League -- a secondary school basketball program for boys and girls ages 11-12. This year's edition will feature Jr. NBA Draft events in London and Manchester and the return of a dedicated girls lea ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

11/01/16
Pirelli Encouraged By '17 Prototype Tires

Formula 1 tire supplier Pirelli is "hopeful it is on course" to deliver the more "raceable" tires demanded for '17, according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. The FIA has requested tires that "allow drivers to push to the limit for the first time in years." Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner said ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug