Quote of the Day

"I think everyone agrees it has been an outstanding championships. There wasn't a day when the tennis was quiet. There was something happening every day."
-- All England Lawn Tennis Club CEO Richard Lewis, assessing his first Wimbledon Championships. (London GUARDIAN, 7/9)
Tuesday July 10, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 21 Print This Issue

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  • Investors Eye Silverstone

    A fan walks through the mud to get to the British Grand Prix Sunday.

    Silverstone’s Managing Dir Richard Phillips "was close to quitting" as the British Grand Prix teetered on the edge on Friday, with constant rainstorms battering Northamptonshire and turning car parks brown with mud, according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. But as the last of more than 120,000 fans left late Sunday, "the relief was palpable" and Phillips looked at "a future with investors desperately needed" to prevent such a weekend from happening again. "Four potential bidders" are in the frame to take on Silverstone, and "an investment programme estimated at more than £40M ($62.1M) to transform the circuit, adding hotels, a museum, a university site — and, of, course, more and better car parking"

  • Truckers Court Corinthians

    Italian trucking company Iveco hoping to sponsor Corinthians jersey.

  • Sponsorship Fizzles Out

    Coca-Cola Brasil decides things go better without ex-Flamengo player Ronaldinho.

  • High Price Of Football

    Free spending Chinese football not sustainable over long haul, analysts say.

  • Must-See TV For Brits

    Murray-Federer Wimbledon final draws TV audience of 16.9 million, 58 share.

  • Rogge: Games Didn't Sell Out

    IOC boss says Olympics have not changed "fundamentals" to woo commercialism.

  • The King Of The Hill

    Marketer: Roger Federer has reached his peak, now should retire.

  • UEFA Takes On Partner

    Russian natural gas producer Gazprom to sponsor Champions League, Super Cup.

  • A Bigger Slice Of The Pie

    Malaga FC owner takes to Twitter to rail against La Liga's TV-money distribution.

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