Featured Story

Starting Five

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

1) FIFA's Sepp Blatter Likely To Be Re-Elected, But Can He Survive In The Long Term? 2) Visa, Adidas Among Top FIFA Sponsors Speaking Out Following Corruption Arrests 3) Oregon Tops List Of Public School Athletic Finances, With Texas A Distant Second 4) FIFA Facing Untold Consequences Afte...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

05/29/15
Hangin' With ... Pascha Naderi-Nejad

PASCHA NADERI-NEJAD ’s experience in the sportswear industry has taken her to Europe and back. Prior to joining adidas Originals as its senior director, Naderi-Nejad started her career with the brand as a category manager for kids merchandising. After her first stint at adidas, she held role ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/29/15
Executive Transactions

GREG PETERS has resigned as CEO of SANZAR. Peters is to "take up the role" of GM of the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) and "run the new Super Rugby franchise, which will join the competition next year." Peters also "oversaw Argentina's introduction" to the southern hemisphere's annual int'l comp ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/29/15
Names In The News

Action movie actor JACKIE CHAN is "throwing his support behind Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, even recording a song promoting the campaign." Chan appeared Wednesday with bid officials to "introduce his new tune 'Wake Up Winter,' saying he was prepared to help the bid in any way he ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/29/15
Twitter Me This...

So 20 mins into the FIFA Congress we've had about 15 mins of dance and yodelling and 2 mins on corruption. I am not making this up. — Andrew Downie (@adowniebrazil) May 28, 2015 Reports from #Brazil that Jose Maria Marin's name plaque has been removed this morning from the CBF h ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/28/15
Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Several FIFA, Marketing Officials Arrested For Corruption, But Sepp Blatter Not Among Them 2) FIFA Sponsors Likely To Resist Knee-Jerk Response To Indictments, But Reactions Loom 3) Aston Villa's Lerner To Step Down As Chair While T ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/28/15
Executive Transactions

The Turkish Basketball Federation has a new leader after HARUN ERDENAY was elected as president on Wednesday. Erdenay was handed a mandate to lead the organization after receiving 93 of the 174 votes that were cast by members. Prior to his election as TBF president, Erdenay also served as TBF boar ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/28/15
Names In The News

VENUS WILLIAMS has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not "attending a press conference following her first-round exit at the French Open." After Williams, the 15th seed, lost 7-6, 6-1 to SLOANE STEPHENS on Monday , she "snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement" ( REUTE ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/28/15
Twitter Me This... On FIFA

Being kicked out of Fifa media room as, and I quote, "we need to clean this place." It writes itself sometimes... — Richard Conway (@richard_conway) May 27, 2015 Finally, an American invasion we can all get behind. #FIFA — Ian Moore (@ianmodmoore) May 27, 2015 Do ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/27/15
Executive Transactions

THIBAUT POTDEVIN has joined the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the creator and organizer of the Le Mans 24 Hours as marketing and sales manager. He will be attached to FRÉDÉRIC LÉNART , the ACO GM, and will also report to GÉRARD NEVEU , GM of the Le Mans Endurance ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/27/15
Names In The News

The Int'l Tennis Federation has announced the nominations for the elections for the ITF president and board of directors that will be held on Sept. 25 at the ITF's Annual General Meeting in Santiago, Chile. Both the president and 13 other members of the board of directors will be elected for four-ye ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug