Featured Story

Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

La Liga side Sporting Gijón appointed JOAN FRANCESC FERRER , who is also known as " RUBI ," as its new head coach following the departure of ABELARDO FERNANDEZ . The club announced the arrival of the former Valladolid and Levante boss on its official Twitter account on Wednesday ( PA,...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

10/14/13
Names In The News

ROGER FEDERER has decided to "end his partnership" with his coach, PAUL ANNOCONE , after working with him for more than three years. Federer announced the move after losing to GAËL MONFILS in the China Open. Federer is now "ranked seventh in the world" ( AS, 10/13 ). ... Rugby player SO ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/14/13
Twitter Me This...

Sport360°'s REEM ABULLEIL : "Kudos to Egypt's Sherif Sabry on winning the $10k in Sharm El Sheikh. He beat Kontinen 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 #tennis #egypt" London Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "Of all the places for hooliganism to rear its head, wouldn't have expected half time at Atherstone Town to ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/11/13
Cricketer Tendulkar To Retire

Indian cricketer SACHIN TENDULKAR , the world's most prolific int'l run-scorer, "will retire after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month," according to Sudipto Ganguly of REUTERS. The 40-year-old "has compiled a record 100 international centuries." Tendulkar ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, India

10/11/13
Executive Transactions

MotoGP team Ducati Corse has appointed LUIGI DALL'IGNA as its new GM. The current Aprilia race director will replace BERNHARD GROBMEIER , who held the position since the end of last year. Grobmeier, 54, "will assume a strategic position at the Volkswagen Group's motorsports department." Dall'Igna ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/11/13
Names In The News

Qatar’s SHEIKH JOAAN BIN HAMAD AL THANI paid "a world-record" 5M guineas ($8.3M) for a 1-year-old female horse at the annual Tattersalls bloodstock auction of Europe’s top young thoroughbreds. The yearling filly, a daughter of  '01 Epsom Derby winner GALILEO , "was the most expen ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/11/13
Twitter Me This...

Former Indian Premier League Commissioner LALIT MODI : "What Sachin has done for india, cricket and sports in my view no one has done for any other sport. He will live fondly in our hearts forever" The Sydney Daily Telegraph's PAUL HAYWARD : "There are two kind of batsmen in the world. On ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Executive Transactions

The National Rugby League's "long-standing" Media & Communications Manager JOHN BRADY "has announced he will end his involvement with the game's governing body at the end of the year." Brady, who has been involved in rugby league administration for nearly two decades, "confirmed he had te ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Names In The News

Australian Football League side Essendon could name MARK THOMPSON interim coach as early as Thursday -- with NEIL CRAIG "his potential sidekick." Craig, who was high performance manager at Melbourne this year, has "emerged as the surprise senior assistant to Thompson" ( HERALD SUN, 10/9 ). ... ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/10/13
Twitter Me This...

TV presenter GARY LINEKER : "I think @JackWilshere will make a damn fine pundit when he's out of long socks." Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "We were surprised 3 years ago that Fifa exco ignored tech report on Qatar heat. Mayne-Nicholls not saying anything now he didn't say then" Sunday Mirro ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/09/13
Executive Transactions

The Catalan Football Federation announced that GERARD LÓPEZ SEGÚ will be the new coach of the Spanish state of Catalonia's football team. Segú will replace JOHAN CRUYFF . During his playing career, Segú, 34, played for La Liga sides Barcelona and Valencia and Spanish s ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug