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Constitutional Judge Backs Bremen State Senate's Proposal Regarding Security Costs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 30 / 14

German constitutional judge Peter Müller "has backed the Bremen State Senate in its dispute with the German Football Federation (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) regarding the financing of police operations ," according to the DPA. Müller said, "Sanction does not replace discussi...

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Coca-Cola To Sponsor Spanish Olympics

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