Featured Story

Waratahs Chair Roger Davis Says June Break For Tests Dragging Super Rugby Down

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 01 / 16

Super Rugby side Waratahs Chair Roger Davis claims that the June Test break has hurt Super Rugby, describing it as an "anchor" weighing down the competition, according to Bret Harris of THE AUSTRALIAN. Super Rugby resumes Friday "after a three-week hiatus in Australia, New Zealand and South ­Africa ...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

More Stories

07/30/15
FIBA Suspends Russian Hoops Federation

The Russian Basketball Federation (RFB) has been suspended by governing body FIBA, putting its participation in the 2016 Olympics "in doubt," according to Dmitriy Rogovitskiy of REUTERS. The RFB published a letter from FIBA on its website on Wednesday stating that the Russian federation "had been im ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe, Russia

07/29/15
Electronics Ban To Create Chaotic Starts

New rules "banning the significant electronic aids and guidance from the pitwall that help drivers to make quick getaways come into force" from the next F1 grand prix, according Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has "suffered terrible starts at the past two races." He r ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

07/28/15
BCCI Rules Out India-Pakistan Cricket Ties

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "appeared to rule out an immediate resumption of India-Pakistan cricket ties in the wake of Gurdaspur terror attack, in which militants from across the border are believed to be involved," according to ONE INDIA. There "were talks about resumption of bilate ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/28/15
League Notes

Rugby Football League club Catalans Dragons Chair Bernard Guasch has been fined and warned by the RFL for his public comments criticizing the referee in the "immediate aftermath of his club's 14-12 home defeat by Huddersfield earlier this month." Guasch was fined £1,000 ($1,600) and warned as ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/27/15
RFU, USA Rugby Launch RIM

The Rugby Football Union and USA Rugby have joined forces after the RFU decided to become a minority shareholder and strategic partner in Rugby Int’l Marketing. The new subsidiary of USA Rugby is representing the national governing body’s commercial rights and is exploring new revenue st ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Europe

07/27/15
Toro Rosso Says F1 Right To Go To Baku

Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost defended F1's decision "to race in Azerbaijan next year while brushing off concerns about media freedom and the country's human rights record," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. Asked at a Hungarian Grand Prix news conference "how he would react if some repor ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Asia

07/27/15
Indian Cricketers Cleared Of Match-Fixing

Three high-profile cricketers at the center of the "biggest corruption scandal to hit the lucrative Indian Premier League have been cleared of match-fixing charges, further complicating attempts to clean up the tournament," according to Keohane & Crabtree of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The criminal cas ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

07/27/15
RV Show-Cause Notice A 'Backflip'

Racing Victoria's decision to issue show-cause notices against the trainers facing cobalt charges "is a remarkable backflip" from a position expressed by GM of Integrity Services Dayle Brown last month, according to Chris Roots of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The only piece of evidence, "which appears ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

07/27/15
League Notes

At the 16th Int'l Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships, delegates from 139 National Federations approved "by a large majority" proposals for changes in the body’s constitution. The changes, which enter into immediate effect, include "suppression" of the maximum age limit of elected F ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/24/15
Ecclestone Thwarted Di Montezemolo Plan

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "dismissed a plan for Luca di Montezemolo, the deposed president of Ferrari, to oversee the running of Formula One," according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. The "charismatic Italian, who led Ferrari through the team’s greatest years, was on the verge of heading ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug