Champions League Format To Undergo A Revamp Informs UEFA

Champions League

A major revamp is expected in the Champions League. The group stage may be cut down to 16 teams, to accommodate smaller teams in the group phase. UEFA has taken this decision to drive of the concern that continental clubs are being left out of the huge presence Premier Leagues. The group stage will be split into two mini super leagues. The changes will be announced in the next season before the sale process is initiated for commercial deals. The Champions League is a three-year contract, and the changes can be implemented only after 2017-18. Meanwhile, UEFA spokesperson affirmed that it is in contact with the stakeholder on football related matters.

Tour De Yorkshire Comes A Grand Prize Money For The Women’s Cycling Race

Tour De Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire will be the most watched out event his year in the women’s calendar with the first prize for a single day event surpassing the men’s winnings for three-day racing that will happen during the same weekend. The first prize for women’s event will be €20,000 (£15,628). This was made possible by the sponsors Asa, a leading supermarket chain that signed a three-year contract to sponsor Tourmakers. Yorkshire was the first to host the tour in the year 2014. On April 30, 2016, Saturday, the women’s cycling event will be kickstarted covering a distance of 135km spread over 3 ½ hours from Otley to Doncaster. The event will be telecast live.

Euro 2016 Would Be A Far Fetched Game For Schweinsteiger

Euro 2016 Would Be A Far Fetched Game For Schweinsteiger

Damage to the collateral ligament in the right knee will keep Bastian Schweinsteiger out of the Euro 2016. The information was confirmed by the DFB, the German football governing body after the play left Berlin to Munich for MRI scan. The problem cropped up when the German captain was training with the national team. The 31-year old has been struggling with fitness issues, and this has added more concern. Schweinsteiger sustained injury in the right knee at the close of the training session. It may be noted that the player just returned from a knee injury. He also has the history of suffering from groin problem in October last.