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The legality of ticket scalping varies from country to country. In the U.S., most states allow tickets to be resold online, although 30 states have implemented additional regulations. In 2016, former President Barack Obama signed legislation that banned bots, or "computer programs that quickly buy up the best seats so the tickets can be resold elsewhere for more money.” … [Read more...] about World Cup Tickets Reportedly Sold For $2,300 Per Match By Scalpers
Brent Council may not have held a public screening of England's World Up semi-final against Croatia - but it will be showing the final. There were numerous calls for chiefs to put up a large screen for England’s extra-time defeat – their biggest game in 28 years – but it declined on the back of safety advice from the police. … [Read more...] about Brent Council to screen World Cup final in Wembley park
ExpenditureAs discussed above, PSG have committed to a significant expenditure over the next 5 years in the signings of Neymar and Mbappe. Taking total annual salary costs together, PSG are committed to approximately £270M of wages, and £146M of transfer fee payment a year. As such, effectively player and staff spending alone totals £416M and exceeds total revenue of £402M to create a deficit against the latest accounts. Given the other associated costs with running a football club, the figures do appear to be challenging for the purposes of complying with FFP break even requirements. Even with dispensation to incur a break even deficit of €30M over three years, clearly when other operating costs are taken into account there is a significant revenue increase required in order to meet FFP requirements. … [Read more...] about UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Regulations: Neymar, Mbappe and PSG’s transfer policy – “Financial Doping” or Market Forces?
In the Soviet era, the national team reached the World Cup semi-finals in 1966, was crowned European champions in 1960 and came second three times afterwards. But the sport suffered when the Soviet Union collapsed as training camps fell into disuse at a time of sweeping social and economic transformation. … [Read more...] about Private matters