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Raptor’s Pallotta Said to Mull Selling Stake in Roma Soccer Club

bloomberg.com — The U.S.-based owners of Italian soccer team AS Roma are considering selling a 75 million euro ($84.3 million) stake in the team, according to people familiar with the matter. Hedge fund manager James Pallotta, the largest shareholder in the investor group that controls 82 percent of the club, is meeting with three banks in London next week, one of the people said.

Banned European Soccer Chief Platini in Negotiations Over Payoff

bloomberg.com — Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer governing body UEFA, may receive a payoff even though he's been banned from the sport after being implicated in a scandal that led to the fall of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Rio Judge Orders Seizure of Olympic Broadcasting Equipment

bloomberg.com — A Brazilian court on Monday ordered the seizure of International Olympic Committee vehicles and equipment following claims of labor abuse. Olympic Broadcasting Services, created in 2001 by the IOC, is responsible for sending live video feeds the games to broadcasters around the world.

Olympic Doping Data Breach Leads to IT Spending Review at WADA

bloomberg.com — The hack and continuing leaks of confidential medical files of athletes including Serena Williams, Simone Biles and Tour de France champion Chris Froome have forced the World Anti-Doping Agency to conduct a review of its spending on information technology. The scandal has focused attention on WADA's ability to combat hackers, given its budget is less than $30 million.

Russia Says There’s No Proof It Hacked Sports Stars’ Health Data

bloomberg.com — President Vladimir Putin's sports minister, who denied state involvement in doping at the Olympics, went on the offensive over accusations that Russian hackers leaked confidential medical records of U.S. athletes including tennis star Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles. "How can you prove that the hackers are Russian?"

Russian Hackers Leak Health Data of Biles, Williams Sisters

information-management.com — (Bloomberg) -- Hackers have published confidential medical data belonging to a handful of high-profile American athletes including Serena Williams and Simone Biles. WADA identified the hackers as a Russian group known as Fancy Bear, which published what are called therapeutic use exemptions, waivers that allow athletes to take banned substances on medical grounds.

Russian Hackers Leak Health Data of Biles, Williams Sisters

bloomberg.com — Hackers have published confidential medical data belonging to a handful of high-profile American athletes including Serena Williams and Simone Biles. WADA identified the hackers as a Russian group known as Fancy Bear, which published what are called therapeutic use exemptions, waivers that allow athletes to take banned substances on medical grounds.

Mourinho Stars From the Couch in Heineken’s Champions League Ads

bloomberg.com — For the first time since winning in 2004, Jose Mourinho will be a bystander for the duration of European soccer's Champions League. Manchester United failed to qualify for the premier club tournament before Mourinho took on the head coaching job in May.

Premier League Probes Chinese Investors for Ties to Beijing

bloomberg.com — U.K. soccer authorities are scrutinizing a flurry of Chinese investments in English Premier League clubs to try to identify who ultimately controls the funds flowing into the teams. The league's rules prohibit the same owner from holding significant stakes in more than one team to prevent conflicts of interest and match-fixing.

Liverpool FC Suitors Said Prepared to Weigh Higher Valuation

bloomberg.com — A Chinese-backed group of investors interested in buying a stake in Liverpool Football Club is willing to raise its valuation amid optimism on higher broadcasting revenue and more seats at the club's soccer stadium, according to a person familiar with the situation.
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Sep 27, 2016

RT @StephaniBaker: Trump, the man behind the brand. A great collection of our best features on Trump:  http://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-trump-archive/ 

Sep 26, 2016

New FIFA sec gen Fatma Samoura says her appointment is proof anti-racism task force's work is done. Strange.

Sep 26, 2016

RT @moyadodd: The #FIFACouncil: "it is not about privilege, it is about responsibilities" plus more thoughts via @ESPNFChttps://t.co/sIsSkS8UBf

Sep 26, 2016

RT @chris_j_eaton: 2015/16 proves 2 things in sport governance: 1 - Greed & corruption are enculturated not individual; & 2 - The European…

Sep 23, 2016

No. I insist he is definitely considering option to sell minority stake in Roma, and bankers have spoken to him about this. https://t.co/0Q2FAwyGqb

Sep 23, 2016

FIFA claim S. African member of audit committee nominated him. Yet no details of why, or if/when they ever met. Doesn't smell right. (2/2)

Sep 23, 2016

Not questioning FIFA's new Slovenian audit head Vesel's qualifications. But v keen to know circumstances of appointment (1/2)


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