financial doping

financial doping

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) the situation in which a sports franchise borrows heavily in order to contract and pay high-performing players, jeopardizing their long-term financial future
2. (General Sporting Terms) the situation in which the owner of a sports franchise invests his or her own personal wealth into securing high-performing players, rather than relying on the revenue the franchise is able to generate for itself
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PSG v ANDERLECHT PSG should be booted out of Celtic's Champions League group for financial doping according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.
MANCHESTER CITY are ready to sue the boss of La Liga after he accused them of financial doping.
The transfers are merely the result of years of financial doping at PSG," Tebas told La Liga's official website.
That can't be right any more than the financial doping that's gone on to give Hearts an advantage over some of the teams they play.
London, Sep 23 ( ANI ): Roberto Mancini has told Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to stop whining about Manchester City's wealth in the wake of the Gunners' boss constantly accusing the Eastlands club of financial doping following Sheikh Mansour's takeover at the Etihad.
Arsenal boss Wenger has constantly accused City of financial doping following Sheikh Mansour's takeover at the Etihad.
In this context, corresponding to the denotation of (medical) doping, excessive external funding could be classified as financial doping.
FOOTBALL must end the financial doping that allows a small number of super-rich clubs to grab all the top prizes, MPs were told.
Ronald de Boer last night hit out at the clamour for Rangers to be stripped of titles tainted by financial doping.
Gary Bergan, e-mailed to say: "If the Russians are exposed for doping and Marseille are fingered for the bribery scandal, then surely Oldco Rangers will also be exposed for widespread financial doping over a number of years.
And just as the French are obsessed with cycling's Chris Froome, they reckon the Premier League's mega new TV deal makes it guilty of financial doping.
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