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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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    20 Apr 2018

    LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has reported on its best season financially after generating record revenues of €3.662bn ($4.55bn) for the 2016-17 campaign.

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    20 Apr 2018

    The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) said it will launch an extensive review of its governance structures for the first time since 2004, with the aim of strengthening its position as a world leading sports organisation.

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    20 Apr 2018

    International sports broadcaster Eurosport has partnered with sportswear manufacturer Tenn Outdoors to launch a range of technical cycling clothing for the UK market.

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    20 Apr 2018

    Major League Baseball and the NBA basketball league have opened talks over the sale of their stakes in daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel, respectively, but have maintained they are committed to their commercial partnerships with the firms.

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    20 Apr 2018

    Colorado State University has signed a 15-year deal for its new American football stadium with financial services company Public Service Credit Union, an agreement it claims represents one of the largest collegiate athletic venue naming contracts in history.

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  • News
    20 Apr 2018

    The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), the umbrella group of more than 90 Olympic and non-Olympic sports federations, has today (Friday) launched the process to appoint a host city for the inaugural edition of its World Urban Games.

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    19 Apr 2018

    The Formula One motor-racing championship has today (Thursday) made its first investment in an external company through a deal with PlayON that has resulted in the launch of fantasy sports games for F1 and granted the sports entertainment firm live streaming rights to the sport.

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  • News
    20 Apr 2018

    Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a $5m (€4m) settlement with the US federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have led to $100m in damages from the high-profile case in which the American admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his trophy-laden career.

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    20 Apr 2018

    Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has said that the body intends to bid for the 2026 summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 summer Olympic Games.

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    20 Apr 2018

    The United States Tennis Association has confirmed a five-year deal with Amazon that grants the internet company exclusive live rights in the UK and Ireland to the US Open grand slam tournament.

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