Joe Hockey's refusal to sell GrainCorp to a foreign agribusiness giant wasn't just a cave-in to the Nationals. A history of corruption and sensitive politics were also involved, writes Wendy Bacon
The World Junior Hockey Championships in Malmo, Sweden, are less than a month away. Teams will start competing for this prestigious championship Dec. 26 with a series of games involving the best junior players from 12 nations. The gold medal will be awarded after the championship game Jan. Show More Summary
Anand is to chess just as what Tendulkar is to cricket and Dhyan Chand is to hockey Friday, 29 November 2013 09:55 Viswanathan Anand was dethroned by Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship last week which ended his reign as the World Champion. Show More Summary
The news broke a couple days ago that Rogers has signed an exclusive $5.2 billion deal with the National Hockey League. This may come as a surprise for some, but for those who have been following the telecom industry lately, it is obvious that Canada’s No. 1 carrier is using every possible tool to keep its customers [...]
In a shock announcement today Treasurer Joe Hockey has rejected the proposed $3.4 billion takeover of GrainCorp by US based global food processing and commodities trading corporation, Archer Daniels Midland. Mr Hockey ruled the 100 per...Show More Summary
It will seem unbelievable to some business leaders and economists, but the Australian Treasuer, Joe Hockey, has just said Qantas could get state money (meaning partial renationalisation) if a national debate says it is worth it. Hockey seemed to take his lead on this from Opposition transport spokesperson, Anthony Albanese, who earlier canvassed the possibility [...]
A 12-year, $4.9 billion deal giving Rogers Communications the rights to all national hockey telecasts in Canada beginning next season surpasses the league’s current agreement with CBC, TSN and a French-language cable network.
Cable sports channel Rogers Sportsnet outbid archrival TSN in the largest media rights deal in NHL history and Canada's largest-ever sports rights agreement. TORONTO – The National Hockey League has vastly increased its TV rights revenue...Show More Summary
The $5.2B agreement (that’s Canadian dollars) pretty much gives the cable company all video rights to one of the country’s two national sports (the other is lacrosse). It also freezes out The Sports Network (TSN), Canada’s top-rated English language sports channel, which had held the NHL‘s television rights. Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Ten former National Hockey League players are claiming in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court in Washington, seeks damages to be determined at trial. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Flyers entered the National Hockey League in the Fall of 1967 and claimed the league's ultimate prize just over seven years later. The Orange and Black in fact earned a pair of Stanley Cup championships in their first...Show More Summary
Ever since I was young, I have had a huge passion for sports and competition. I played many different sports growing up, and I now compete at a national level in both hockey and tennis. There is something that I love about working hard, competing and getting better. Show More Summary
Research shows that wearing visors in the National Hockey League (NHL) could cause a four-fold decrease in the risk of eye injuries. Furthermore, the study found that eye injuries over the last 10 seasons have cost the NHL and its associated franchises more than $32 million in missed games.
Research presented today at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology shows that wearing visors in the National Hockey League (NHL) could cause a four-fold decrease in the risk of eye injuries. Furthermore, the study found that eye injuries over the last 10 seasons have cost the NHL and its associated franchises more than $32 million in missed games.
(Reuters) - A retired professional race car driver and a financial adviser were charged with defrauding players in the National Hockey League of $15 million through a series of global investment schemes, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The New York Rangers hockey franchise will be one of the major winners from the National Hockey League’s recent realignment if things keep going for the team. With the conference shake-up for the 2013-14 season, the Rangers, in the Metropolitan...Show More Summary
Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli wasn’t shy about his feelings about fighting’s place in the National Hockey League at the GM’s meeting Tuesday. “I’m for it, I think it’s deep-rooted in the game,” the Boston GM said via ESPN. Show More Summary
National Hockey League results on Sunday: Minnesota 4, New Jersey 0 Chicago 2, Calgary 3 (OT) Ottawa 3, Dallas 4 (SO) afp
In sports, it all depends on how you count when there’s a salary cap. The and the National Hockey League Association are fighting over how to count the hockey team’s cable money, according to a source with knowledge of the battle who is not authorized to speak about it publicly. While the battle would impact [...]
That Pekka Rinne is one of the few elite goaltenders in the National Hockey League is uncontroversial. But that’s only half of the reason why his injury is such a serious hurdle for the Nashville Predators—a team likely to be in a life-or-death...Show More Summary