Hannover’s 50+1 exemption bid rejected

Hannover’s 50+1 exemption bid rejected

German soccer side say ruling by DFL is “incomprehensible and obviously wrong”.

20 July 2018

Aston Villa receive ‘significant investment’ from billionaires

Aston Villa receive ‘significant investment’ from billionaires

Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens inject funds into cash-strapped soccer club.

20 July 2018

‘Ronaldo move motivated by taxes’, says La Liga’s Javier Tebas

‘Ronaldo move motivated by taxes’, says La Liga’s Javier Tebas

Soccer league president believes country “can’t compete from a fiscal standpoint”.

20 July 2018

Comcast bows out of Fox battle to focus on Sky

Comcast bows out of Fox battle to focus on Sky

Disney left as sole bidder for Murdoch’s media giant assets.

20 July 2018

Stade de France remains French rugby home

Stade de France remains French rugby home

New FFR deal sees national team play home games in Paris until 2025.

20 July 2018

Trek-Segafredo launch women’s WorldTour team

Trek-Segafredo launch women’s WorldTour team

Lizzie Deignan to front new top-tier cycling outfit.

19 July 2018

Seattle Seahawks trade in Papa John’s for Pizza Hut

Seattle Seahawks trade in Papa John’s for Pizza Hut

Schnatter racial slur fallout leads to rival’s first local NFL team partnership.

19 July 2018

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft linked to Sevilla takeover

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft linked to Sevilla takeover

American businessman reportedly close to acquiring 40 per cent stake in Spanish soccer club.

18 July 2018

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Top story: Barcelona women's team to play in pre-season US tour.

18 July 2018

China “very likely” to stage new Club World Cup, says Alibaba exec

China “very likely” to stage new Club World Cup, says Alibaba exec

Country set to host 2019 and 2020 editions of contentiously overhauled tournament.

17 July 2018

Joe Mansueto buys 49 per cent stake in Chicago Fire

Joe Mansueto buys 49 per cent stake in Chicago Fire

Despite Morningstar founder’s investment Andrew Hauptman will continue as chairman.

13 July 2018

MLB ends Papa John’s tie-up over Schnatter racism controversy

MLB ends Papa John’s tie-up over Schnatter racism controversy

‘Papa Slams’ promotion axed after chain founder admits conference call racial slur.

13 July 2018

MP & Silva in ‘state of paralysis’ after missing rights payments

MP & Silva in ‘state of paralysis’ after missing rights payments

Agency’s future reportedly in doubt after defaulting on payments to rights holders.

13 July 2018

Louisville’s 2013 national basketball champions sue NCAA

Louisville’s 2013 national basketball champions sue NCAA

Players take college sports body to court over decision to strip results.

12 July 2018

Fifa launches legal action in Saudi Arabia against BeoutQ

Fifa launches legal action in Saudi Arabia against BeoutQ

Soccer’s global body acknowledges Arab country’s role in piracy channel.

12 July 2018

Comcast escalates Sky battle with US$34bn offer

Comcast escalates Sky battle with US$34bn offer

US cable operator moves quickly to trump Fox bid.

12 July 2018