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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 07 / 15

The German Hockey League's (DEL) supervisory council decided to extend the contract with Managing Dir GERNOT TRIPCKE for another three years until Dec. 31, 2018. Tripcke joined the league in '97 and became its managing director in '00 ( DEL ). ... The Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) has confirmed ALE...

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