Quote of the Day

"Now that we have acquired a Japanese brand, why should we transfer production to China? 'Made in Japan' is our advantage."
-- Honma Golf CEO Liu Jianguo, on keeping production of his luxury golf clubs in Japan after lifting the company out of bankruptcy. (KYODO, 8/28)
Wednesday August 29, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 57 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • BOA Has Designs On Coe

    LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe is being targeted for BOA Chair.

    There is "increasing confidence" in Whitehall that LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe, "whose stock is high after successfully delivering a memorable Games," can be persuaded to take over as the British Olympic Association Chair, according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Earlier this month, Coe was the ministers' first choice to take on the role, after the incumbent Colin Moynihan announced that he would step down a year early. Moynihan said that he was stepping down prematurely "in order to give his replacement time to prepare" for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

  • Stepping Off

    Indian Premier League faces future without title sponsor DLF.

  • Little Guys Overlooked

    Smallest Brasileiro clubs snubbed by TV Globo over broadcast rights.

  • Chinese Standoff

    Row between Shanghai Shenhua owner, partners could force Drogba, Anelka out.

  • An Inside Move

    Nike expected to take England football kit away from Umbro.

  • Across The Board

    Australia's NBL gets blanket coverage with new multi-platform deal.

  • On A Roll

    Fresh off rugby deal, Nine and Fox snap up rights to cricket series.

  • New To The Field

    Toshiba makes first foray into Bundesliga with Borussia Mönchengladbach deal.

  • Expansion Plan

    Dubai sheikh OKs more seats, air conditioning for Al Wasl stadium.

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