Puma has announced the appointment of Lars Radoor Soerensen as the sportswear company’s new chief operating officer and insisted it has no immediate plans to become a strategic investor in German Bundesliga football club Borussia Dortmund.
The World Touring Car Championship has secured enhanced coverage of its next round in Argentina as local hero Jose Maria Lopez aims to build on his lead in the drivers’ championship, with four television channels signing deals to broadcast the event in the country.
Alejandro Irarragorri, chairman and owner of Mexican Liga MX football club Santos Laguna, is the latest speaker to be revealed for the Leaders Sport Business Summit, which takes place on October 8-9 in London.
Lord Sebastian Coe has dropped out of the running to become the next chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the UK public-service broadcaster, in favour of concentrating his efforts on securing the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
French commercial broadcaster TF1 will register a loss of at least €30m ($41m) on its coverage of football’s 2014 Fifa World Cup despite impressive audience ratings, according to French newspaper Les Echos.