Besiktas president claims they will ‘God willing’ sign Loris Karius permanently

Posted by - November 12, 2018

WELCOME TO BESIKTAS Fikret Orman has been quoted talking up the player’s quality and insisting that, ‘God willing’, the club will sign him Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius could seal a permanent move to Besiktas, according to club president, Fikret Orman. The German goalkeeper joined the Turkish club on a two-year loan during the summer, after

President of Spanish Soccer League Lashes Out at Rivals, and Partners

Posted by - November 8, 2018

In a week when Europe’s top soccer executives have hunkered down amid a wave of unprecedented leaks, the leader of Spain’s league took the opportunity to go on the attack. Emboldened by recent leaks of documents that implicate Manchester City and Paris St.-Germain in possible attempts to obscure their spending and establish cozy relationships with

W.N.B.A. President Lisa Borders Steps Down for Time’s Up

Posted by - October 2, 2018

With the W.N.B.A. on the cusp of union negotiations that could radically reshape its finances for years to come, the league’s president, Lisa Borders, is stepping down after three seasons to become the first chief executive and president of Time’s Up, an advocacy group for women in the workplace. “We are extremely grateful for Lisa’s

Brian Cookson’s bid for second term as UCI president ends in crushing defeat to David Lappartient – talkSPORT

Posted by - June 21, 2018

Brian Cookson has suffered an embarrassing defeat Brian Cookson’s hopes of serving a second term as president of cycling’s world governing body have ended in embarrassing fashion as he was beaten 37 votes to eight by French rival David Lappartient. The former British Cycling president has run the International Cycling Union (UCI) since 2013 and

FIFA Vice President Quits After Audit Raises Questions

Posted by - April 7, 2018

The ousters of his peers left the Malaysian-born Chung as the most senior of FIFA’s vice presidents, a designation that carried with it a $300,000 annual salary and the position of first replacement for FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino. Chung also was an enthusiastic early supporter of the joint North American bid to stage the World

Soccer’s Top Clubs and Leagues Push Back Against FIFA President

Posted by - March 16, 2018

At the heart of the most recent complaints is the plan to begin a lucrative new Club World Cup competition, which has the potential to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars but would require 24 clubs to play in a summer tournament akin to the quadrennial World Cup, an event that is worth more

Brian Cookson’s bid for second term as UCI president ends in crushing defeat to David Lappartient

Posted by - March 10, 2018

Brian Cookson’s hopes of serving a second term as president of cycling’s world governing body have ended in embarrassing fashion as he was beaten 37 votes to eight by French rival David Lappartient. The former British Cycling president has run the International Cycling Union (UCI) since 2013 and wanted another four-year spell in charge before

James Pitaro Is Named President of ESPN

Posted by - March 5, 2018

“Some of the best experiences of my professional career were working with the sports business,” said Pitaro in an interview. “I always knew in my heart I would return. This is a dream come true.”’ For the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, Disney had $55.1 billion in revenue and $14.8 billion in operating profit. Consumer