Featured Story

German City Of Freiburg To Hold Public Referendum On Construction Of New Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 18 / 14

Related stories: Freiburg delays decision on stadium site The German city of Freiburg "has set the timetable for a public referendum regarding the proposed new stadium," according to the SWR. The proposed new home of Bundesliga side SC Freiburg is expected to have a capacity of...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, Europe

More Stories

10/03/13
Incheon To Use Sports Festival As Prep

Incheon, South Korea Deputy Mayor Jo Myoung-u said that the city "hopes to use an upcoming national multisport competition to prepare for a larger international event it will host next year," according to YONHAP. Incheon will stage the 94th National Sports Festival from Oct. 18-24, " ...

Tags: Olympics, Asia

10/03/13
Olympic Notes

U.S. Olympic officials said on Tuesday that "they support amending the Olympic Charter to boost support for gay athletes but cautioned that its main role is as a sports body and not a human rights organization." USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said, "First and foremost we are a sport's organizatio ...

Tags: Olympics

10/02/13
Ski Quota Threatens Larger Nations

The top Alpine ski nations "are upset four months ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games because the participation quota has changed in favor of 'smaller' nations," according to Ö24. Countries such as Austria and the U.S. "are threatened with reduced team sizes for the Games in the Russian Black ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

10/02/13
Journalist Denied Entry For Sochi

An award-winning Dutch photojournalist who has been working in Russia's North Caucasus region for five years "has been refused a Russian visa in what he says was likely an attempt to suspend his critical reporting" ahead of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, according to Yekaterina Kravtsova of the MOSCOW TIM ...

Tags: Olympics, Russia

10/02/13
Olympic Notes

German Olympic and Paralympic athletes have presented their official outfits for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games during a fashion show at the Dusseldorf Convention Center. The outfits, which are very colorful, have been created by the German Olympic Sports Association's (DOSB) off ...

Tags: Olympics

10/01/13
Munich Moves Ahead With Olympic Bid

The German Olympic Sports Association (DOSB) is moving ahead with its plans for a bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. At a meeting on Monday in Munich, the 98 member organizations of the DOSB, which represent 27.8 million members, agreed on a concept study which was introduced to t ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

09/30/13
Sochi Paralympics Tickets Go On Sale

Tickets for next year’s Winter Paralympics in Sochi "went on sale Friday," but Russia’s top Paralympic official "warned the competition could be marred by swathes of empty seats," according to R-SPORT. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev "was on hand for the start of ticket sales at a small cerem ...

Tags: Olympics, Russia

09/30/13
Olympic Notes

The Olympic flame for the Sochi Winter Games was lit Sunday at a ceremony at the site of the ancient games in Olympia, "kicking off a weeklong relay that will see it travel through Greece before arriving in Russia." At the ceremony attended by senior Olympic and Russian officials, "the flame was lit ...

Tags: Olympics

09/27/13
IOC: Sochi Ready For Games

The IOC said on Thursday the Russian city of Sochi would be ready to host the 2014 Winter Games and a national law banning "gay propaganda" did not violate the Olympic Charter, according to Maxin Shemetov of REUTERS. An IOC delegation said after inspecting facilities in the Black Sea resor ...

Tags: Olympics, Russia

09/27/13
DFB Against Senior Teams At Olympics

German Football Federation (DFB) President Wolfgang Niersbach "has rejected the wish of new IOC President Thomas Bach to have senior national football teams competing at Olympic Games," according to SPIEGEL ONLINE. Niersbach said that "it would not be possible organizationally and crush the other sp ...

Tags: Olympics, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug