Tariq Panja on Muck Rack

Tariq Panja

Verified
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sports Writer — Bloomberg News
As seen in: Bloomberg News, The Guardian, Yahoo, Bloomberg Businessweek, Sydney Morning Herald, Business Standard, O Globo, Miami Herald and 97 more

Sports news. Retweets don't mean endorsements. views mine email: tpanja@bloomberg.net Instagram: tariq_panja

Europe’s Biggest Soccer Teams Accept New Champions League Deal

bloomberg.com — European soccer's governing body UEFA got the sport's richest clubs to sign up to a new Champions League agreement, averting for now the threat of an oft-discussed breakaway competition run by the biggest teams. The accord runs from 2018 through 2021, UEFA said in an e-mailed statement Friday.

Britain’s Rio Medal Surge Leads to Race for Commercial Gold

bloomberg.com — After its athletes broke records at Rio 2016, Britain's Olympic Association is eyeing a different type of gold. The group that oversees Team GB, one of the biggest success stories of this year's Olympics, is targeting a revenue boost of as much as 60 percent by the time the games head to Tokyo in 2020.

Liverpool Owners Said to Not Mull Sale of Storied Soccer Team

bloomberg.com — Liverpool Football Club, the 18-time English soccer champion, isn't for sale, according to a person familiar with the matter, amid reports that the team was set for a Chinese investment. The club's owner, Fenway Sports Group LLC, isn't in any active negotiations for a sale or a partial investment and hasn't received a bid, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the details are private.

Olympics Head Says No Public Funds Used for Rio After Bailout

bloomberg.com — Even after local and national governments stepped in to bail out the organizers of Rio 2016, the president of the International Olympic Committee insisted on Saturday that no public money has been used.

Rio Olympic Winner Volleyball Targets 50 Percent Revenue Boost

bloomberg.com — Set on the sands of Copabanana just feet from the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the beach volleyball arena at the 2016 Olympics will be remembered as an icon of the games. For volleyball's president it means much more.

Goldman Colleagues Convinced M&A Titan to Run L.A. Olympic Bid

bloomberg.com — Before Gene Sykes left Goldman Sachs to lead Los Angeles's bid for the 2024 Olympics, he looked for advice from a former co-worker: Paul Deighton, who several years earlier gave up his post as Goldman's Chief Operating Officer for Europe to become the CEO of the London 2012 Organizing Committee.

Olympics: US swimmers taken off flight from Brazil amid robbery probe

montereyherald.com — Two U.S. swimmers were taken off a plane in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday in an escalating dispute with local police about a reported armed robbery. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from a flight to the U.S. by Brazilian authorities, United States Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky said in an emailed statement.

Olympics: US swimmers taken off flight from Brazil amid robbery probe

Olympics: US swimmers taken off flight from Brazil amid robbery probe

dailydemocrat.com — Two U.S. swimmers were taken off a plane in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday in an escalating dispute with local police about a reported armed robbery. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from a flight to the U.S. by Brazilian authorities, United States Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky said in an emailed statement.

Olympics: US swimmers taken off flight from Brazil amid robbery probe

timesheraldonline.com — Two U.S. swimmers were taken off a plane in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday in an escalating dispute with local police about a reported armed robbery. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from a flight to the U.S. by Brazilian authorities, United States Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky said in an emailed statement.
More Articles →
Aug 26, 2016

Asked for directions to a Rio leaving party and got the following response: "it's where you all the tumult is" #tumulto

Aug 26, 2016

Football + marketing - v valuable if this guy ends up being as good as folks suggest he'll be. #USA  https://twitter.com/TonyBarretTimes/status/769278281673740293 

Aug 26, 2016

The senators have been told to have a break and drink some passion fruit juice to calm fraying tempers. True. #maracuja

Aug 26, 2016

The fate of Brazil is in the hands of these people 🙈 https://t.co/BncbxwgxGy

Aug 26, 2016

The threat of Europe's top soccer teams starting a new competition disappear – for now  http://bloom.bg/2bEJ6Sa  via @business

Aug 26, 2016

Embarrassing spectacle in Brazil's senate during impeachment proceedings. Shouting, shoving -these are the country's most senior politicians

Aug 24, 2016

Rio 2016 say they sold 133,000 Paralympics tickets on Tuesday, beating record for number of Olympic tickets sold in a day. 80% still unsold


Are You a Journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio