Featured Story

Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 01 / 15

Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) President ÁNGEL MARÍA VILLAR was on Monday elected as first VP of UEFA. UEFA's ExCo is currently meeting in Prague. Villar "already occupied the position of VP, and is also a FIFA VP in representation of UEFA." He becomes UEFA's "second-highest 'big...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories

06/18/15
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) MLB Cardinals Facing FBI, DOJ Investigation For Alleged Hack On Astros' Internal Database 2) Getting Out Of The Pool: Nike To Stop Sponsoring College Swim Teams 3) Bold Moves By Joe Lacob, Front Office Pay Off With Warriors' First T ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/17/15
Executive Transactions

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) announced journalist FERNANDO MELLO as the governing body's new director of communications. Mello will "centralize the CBF's information" to ensure that the governing body speaks for itself while "preventing other sectors" from making unauthorized CBF statem ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/17/15
Names In The News

FIFA President SEPP BLATTER  will not attend the U20 World Cup final in Auckland on Saturday. The Swiss football boss had "initially been expected to make the trek to New Zealand from Europe for the tournament final." But after his organization was "engulfed in a massive corruption scanda ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/17/15
Twitter Me This...

Absolute nightmare trying to get a straight answer from fifa ethics committee. Impenetrable responses to seemingly straightforward requests. — tariq panja (@tariqpanja) June 16, 2015 Plenty of Presidents played golf. @realDonaldTrump would be first to own more courses than clubs ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/17/15
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Fanatics Signs Unprecedented 17-Year Deal To Run MLB's Online Licensed-Product Business 2) Sacramento-Based Golden 1 Buys Naming Rights For NBA Kings Arena 3) Texas Partners With Tailgating Company; Communications Dept. Sees Shakeup ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/16/15
Executive Transactions

MICHAEL BROWN , one of Australia's leading sporting administrators, has been appointed CEO of the 2017 National Rugby League World Cup. His job will be to help plan and deliver a successful World Cup, which will be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand. Brown has more than 20 years ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/16/15
Names In The News

NEYMAR has verbally agreed to a contract extension with Barcelona through June '20, according to Barcelona-based Sport. The "only thing preventing the forward putting pen-to-paper is the timing." Barcelona played its final match on June 6 in the Champions League final and that left only days for N ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/16/15
Twitter Me This...

Good to see @roryburns17 in safe hands this morning. Medical team have been outstanding. @surreycricket pic.twitter.com/mnJxZh48Cj — Alec Stewart (@StewieCricket) June 15, 2015 Le Mans say a record 263,500 attended this year's race. The traffic police are going to be busy. S ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/16/15
The Starting Five

The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Vikings Land U.S. Bank As Naming-Rights Sponsor For New Stadium 2) Whitlock Out As "The Undefeated" Head After ESPN Implies Concerns Over Management 3) U.S. Bank Signs Long-Term Deal For Naming Rights To New Vikings Stadium 4) HB ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/16/15
Event Notes

The Losail Int'l Circuit will be featured on the MotoGP World Championship calendar until at least '26. The two parties committed to continue the agreement that has seen the Qatar round become a permanent fixture of Grand Prix racing since '04 ( MotoGP ). ... The organizers of the Lotto Cycling Cup ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug