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.
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.
The Uefa Professional Football Strategy Council (PFSC) has called for the regulation of the percentage of commission agents receive in player transfers and has supported the European football governing body’s ongoing drive to eradicate the practice of third-party ownership (TPO).
Outdoor Channel, the pan-Asian sports broadcaster, has struck a multi-year deal with international sports broadcaster ESPN to show the IndyCar motor-racing series and the X Games action sports events across Southeast Asia.
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.