Uli Hoeness, president of German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich, today (Monday) admitted to evading millions of euros in taxes through an undeclared Swiss bank account as his high-profile trial commenced at Munich’s state court.
Jean Todt, president of the FIA, has said motorsport’s global governing body remains focused on introducing a cost cap system into Formula One next year, despite opposition from team owners who believe the concept is unworkable.
French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports is close to agreeing a sublicensing deal with commercial broadcaster TF1 for rights to the 2014 Fifa World Cup national football team tournament, according to weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche.
Once the English Premier League’s best-paid executive, former Manchester United and Chelsea CEO Peter Kenyon is now looking to mine value from rugby union. He talks to Kevin Roberts about the opportunities in both footballing codes.