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Winter Olympics, the Games of the Few

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A Sports Management news resource designed to support the book The Business of Sport Management, eds. John Beech and Simon Chadwick, Pearson Education. Regularly updated with news from the world of Sports Management.. See also http://tinyurl.com/TBOEM for Events Management news, including, for example, the FIFA World Cups.  Using the TAGS below is strongly recommended.
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European leagues, clubs and UEFA slam Infantino’s $25bn ‘secret’ sell-off

European leagues, clubs and UEFA slam Infantino’s $25bn ‘secret’ sell-off | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
By Andrew Warshaw
February 19 – European football stakeholders have aimed their strongest broadside to date at Gianni Infantino’s contentious $25 billion blueprint to change the landscape of global competitions.
With the FIFA Congress in Miami, where his proposals are due to be voted on, edging ever closer, UEFA, the clubs and leagues have joined forces to openly condemn plans to introduce a 24-team Club World Cup and turn the Nations League into a worldwide tournament. Read more …
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European Rugby nations discuss pooling TV rights for a more lucrative deal

European Rugby nations discuss pooling TV rights for a more lucrative deal | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
The European Rugby nations have held meetings to discuss pooling TV rights for the Six Nations and the Autumn Internationals in order to get a more lucrative deal.
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Tennis And Football Dominate Suspicious Betting Activity

Tennis And Football Dominate Suspicious Betting Activity | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
There were 267 cases of suspicious betting reported to the relevant authorities in 2018, according to international betting integrity body ESSA
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Soccerex: 14 MLS clubs ranked in Football Finance 100

Soccerex: 14 MLS clubs ranked in Football Finance 100 | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Major League Soccer’s presence as a major financial force in world soccer is improving, according to Soccerex’s second annual Football Finance 100 (FF100) report. The report compiles the top 100 clubs in the world based off an analysis of five key factors: playing assets (players), tangible assets (stadium, training centers, etc.), cash in the bank, […]
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Revived Glentoran are on the brink of wiping out their £1.7m debt

Revived Glentoran are on the brink of wiping out their £1.7m debt | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Glentoran have insisted they are close to securing the club's long term financial future by wiping out debts totalling almost £1.7m.
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Spanish club Reus Deportiu expelled for three years

Spanish club Reus Deportiu expelled for three years | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
After six players were forced to leave due to unpaid wages, Reus have been banned from competing professionally in Spain for three years.
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Rangers chairman Dave King makes £11m offer for remaining shares

Rangers chairman Dave King makes £11m offer for remaining shares | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Rangers chairman Dave King has made an £11million offer to buy out the rest of the shares in the Ibrox club.
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Russia avoid further Wada sanctions despite missing data deadline

Russia avoid further Wada sanctions despite missing data deadline | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Russia has avoided further sanctions from the World Anti-Doping Agency despite missing a 31 December deadline to provide doping data from its Moscow laboratory by more than a fortnight
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World Anti-Doping Agency retrieves data from Russian lab

World Anti-Doping Agency retrieves data from Russian lab | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
A World Anti-Doping Agency team retrieves data from the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's laboratory in Moscow after a week of work.
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Five years to 'inspire a generation' - ECB unveils strategy for future-proofing English cricket

ECB chief executive says the sport cannot rely on its traditional audience forever
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Full interview with new Dundee United owner Mark Ogren

Full interview with new Dundee United owner Mark Ogren | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
New Dundee united owner Mark Ogren was unveiled at Tannadice today and immediately set out the reasons behind his purchase of the club and how he intends to deliver success. Minnesota-based Ogren r…
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‘Demand For Football In Asia Is Huge’ – LaLiga Partnerships Chief, Grégory Bolle, Reveals Plans For Continent

‘Demand For Football In Asia Is Huge’ – LaLiga Partnerships Chief, Grégory Bolle, Reveals Plans For Continent | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
LaLiga is making significant progress in Asia as it continues to build its brand worldwide. Spanish league officials say headway is being made across four key markets including China and India. LaLiga’s popularity in Asia has grown substantially in recent months following the league’s decision to show all 380 matches per season for free via Facebook. The LaLiga Business Show caught up with Head of Global Partnerships and Marketing, Grégory Bolle, to find out more about their plans for the continent.    
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Turkish football clubs stricken with piles of debt to undergo financial rehabilitation

Turkish football clubs stricken with piles of debt to undergo financial rehabilitation | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
The project to streamline Turkish football in financial terms has been finalized. Launched under the leadership of the Treasury and Finance Ministr
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Bundesliga clubs post record €4.42bn of revenue, says DFL

Bundesliga clubs post record €4.42bn of revenue, says DFL | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
By Paul Nicholson
February 13 – Germany’s DFL is reporting a 14th consecutive annual uplift in professional football revenue to €4.42 billion for the 2017/18 season, an impressive average annual growth of 8.6%.
The Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 revenue for last season was a 10% increase over 2016/2017 with the main driver of increased revenue being from media deals.
The ‘2019 DFL Economic Report’ shows its top tier Bundesliga generating total revenue of €3.81 billion – Read more …
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Talking Horses: lessons from the Layezy Racing bankruptcy

Talking Horses: lessons from the Layezy Racing bankruptcy | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
In recent years, betting syndicates have become an increasingly popular way for smaller punters to play the gambling markets
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World Taekwondo receive $90,000 donation from Asia Development Foundation

World Taekwondo receive $90,000 donation from Asia Development Foundation | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
World Taekwondo has received a cash donation of $90,000
(£70,000/€80,000) from the Asia Development Foundation (ADF).
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Coca-Cola Partners ICC In 5-Year Deal

Coca-Cola Partners ICC In 5-Year Deal | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola has agreed a five-year global sponsorship deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The soft drink giant will be the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage partner of the ICC until 2023. The strategic collaboration includes all ICC events around the world such as this year’s men’s Cricket World Cup and nextThis content is only available to iSportconnect community members. If you are an existing user please login. New users are invited to register here register.
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‘400,000 Ticket Applications For 1 Match!’ - ICC Chief Looks Ahead To The World Cup

‘400,000 Ticket Applications For 1 Match!’ - ICC Chief Looks Ahead To The World Cup | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Cricket fever will be sweeping the U.K. this summer as England and Wales co-host this year’s much-anticipated World Cup. Australia and Sri Lanka will be among the countries looking to win cricket’s most coveted prize when the 7-week tournament gets underway on May 30th. Traditionally one of the world’s most viewed sporting spectacles, the Cricket World Cup is considered the “flagship event of the international calendar” by organisers the ICC. Demand for tickets has been unprecedented with one match – India versus Pakistan – attracting more than 400,000 applications. The tournament’s Managing Director, Steve Elworthy, says they’ve been busy preparing for the competition since 2013 and that they’re ‘in a really good space’ with just 4 months to go. iSportconnect TV caught up with the former South African cricketer to see how the preparations were coming along.
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Russian Athletics Federation withdraw CAS appeal against IAAF suspension

Russian Athletics Federation withdraw CAS appeal against IAAF suspension | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it

An appeal by the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against their suspension from
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The world's richest football clubs 2019: Real Madrid replace Manchester United at top of Deloitte Football Money League

The world's richest football clubs 2019: Real Madrid replace Manchester United at top of Deloitte Football Money League | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Manchester United have lost their status as the world’s richest club after Real Madrid replaced them at the top of Deloitte’s Football Money League.
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Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000

Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000 | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Cricket World Cup organisers are prepared to take legal action against secondary ticketing sites, with some 2019 tickets being offered at 104 times face value.
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UEFA report details European football’s journey to profitability

UEFA report details European football’s journey to profitability | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
UEFA has released its tenth club licensing benchmarking report on European club football – authoritative overview of 700 top-division clubs highlights profits and record revenues and shows ten-year trends
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The full 114 page report is downloadable from this website.

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Unauthorised drones causing problems during race meetings

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Images from drones could be being used to give in-running punters an unfair advantage
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IN FULL: Dundee’s American owners enter into negotiations with fans for complete control at Dens Park

IN FULL: Dundee’s American owners enter into negotiations with fans for complete control at Dens Park | The Business of Sports Management | Scoop.it
Dundee’s American owners have entered into negotiations with fans to give them complete control at Dens Park.
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Spain arrests players in match-fixing investigation

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Spain arrests 83 people, including 28 professional tennis players, after an investigation into match-fixing.
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