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SportBusiness International Newswire

20 Aug 2014

An investment group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin has struck a deal to acquire a “substantial” minority stake in the New York Islanders that will increase to a controlling shareholding in the National Hockey League franchise in two years’ time.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The commission led by former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to investigate reform to the college sports system in the wake of the inducements scandal that hit the headlines last year has today (Wednesday) outlined sweeping changes that it will seek to implement.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola circuit in Italy will continue to host a round of the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) series until 2020 after a new hosting-rights contract was signed.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    US media company Comcast has today (Wednesday) announced a firm superior cash proposal to acquire Sky, the European pay-television broadcaster operated by rival media company 21st Century Fox, with Sky withdrawing its recommendation for the offer submitted by Fox last year.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y La Competencia (CNMC), Spain’s competition regulator, has unveiled a series of recommendations it has made to LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, for its next domestic rights tender.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The London offices of the IMG, MP & Silva and B4 Capital agencies were among a number of locations related to the sports-media industry to be visited by European Commission inspectors earlier this month, according to The Guardian.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    Australian financial services company Westpac and coconut water brand Coco Fuzion 100 have signed up to support this year’s edition of the Invictus Games multi-sport event for wounded servicemen and women, which will take place in Sydney.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    Fatma Samoura, Fifa’s secretary general, has been reported to the ethics committee of football’s global governing body after allegations emerged of alleged breaches relating to “duty of disclosure, co-operation and reporting” and “conflicts of interest”, according to UK public-service broadcaster the BBC.

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  • News
    24 Apr 2018

    The German Football Association (DFB) has submitted its bid book to host Uefa Euro 2024, emphasising the potential for an edition of the national team tournament in the heart of Europe while stating that it will also introduce new knowledge-sharing practices into its masterplan.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    Altice has pledged to appeal after the European Commission fined the telco €125m ($153m) for closing its 2015 acquisition of PT Portugal before it had secured regulatory approval.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    US entertainment company Sony Pictures Entertainment has seen off what it claims was industry-wide competition to land a multi-year development and production deal with Unanimous Media, the newly-formed production company of NBA basketball superstar Stephen Curry.

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