Quote of the Day

"I'd love one. I'm going to talk to my chief financial officer again and see if I can convince him. They are rather expensive."
-- Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, on whether the company had plans to open an Oxford Street store in London. (THISISMONEY.co.uk, 8/1)
Friday August 3, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 39 Print This Issue

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  • Chinese Take Away

    Inter Milan defender Javier Zanetti reacts during a match with AC Milan at San Siro stadium in May.

    A group of Chinese investors is set to become Serie A Inter Milan’s "second-biggest shareholder following the Italian football club’s agreement to sell a block of shares in line with its attempt to raise its profile among Asian fans of the sport," according to Coleman, Hille & Sylvers of the FINANCIAL TIMES. One of the investors, a company controlled by China Railway Construction, "will develop a new football stadium with Internazionale Holding," the football club's parent. The stadium is set to be completed in '17. Internazionale announced it would add three new directors as a result of the investment: Kamchi Li, Kenneth Huang and Fabrizio Rindi.

  • Taking Some Pressure Off

    A-League club Sydney FC reels in Webjet for its first major sponsorship deal in 12 months.

  • Wheeling And Dealing

    Cyclist Bradley Wiggins' Gold Medal ride drew 7 million viewers for the BBC.

  • A Devil Of A Time

    ManU's Ferguson said he is not benefiting from the club's IPO.

  • Big First Half For Adidas

    Strong performances from Euro 2012 and the London Games fuel adidas' earnings growth.

  • The Big Dogs

    Under Armour's Plank makes London appearance to celebrate company's biggest deal ever.

  • Holding The Line

    Japanese baseball union says players are still out of World Baseball Classic.

  • An Empty Feeling

    BOA Chair Moynihan is still concerned about empty seats and the effect on the athletes.

  • Nice Digs For Events

    London venues are drawing praise for cutting-edge technology, cool design.

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