Quote of the Day

"Without good education, (athletes) are just like well-designed computers with ill-suited software -- impossible to perform their best."
-- Chinese Tennis Association Secretary Sun Jinfang, on why tennis player Li Na has struggled since her French Open title. (REUTERS, 9/4)
Wednesday September 5, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 61 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Changing Their Tune

    Manchester United Plc (MANU)'s stock "will increase to $17 over the next year, $3 above the price at which the shares started trading last month," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Analyst reports showed that "at least five securities firms began coverage" of the record 19-time English football champion on Tuesday. They include Jefferies Group Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co., "all underwriters on the equity offering," and Deutsche Bank AG and Nomura Holding Inc., which "were also involved in the deal." Jefferies' $20 price estimate was the highest in the group while Nomura's $13 projection was the lowest. The shares closed at $13.30 in N.Y. trading on Friday.

  • Farklempt In Madrid

    Real Madrid's 'sad' Ronaldo has Spanish media, fans worked up into a tizzy.

  • Let It Ride

    ISTAF continues sponsorship deal with Casino Berlin.

  • Feel The Power

    German Hockey League introduces 90-second commercial breaks.

  • Out Of Africa

    Cameroon footballers are angling for a place in India's I-League.

  • Top Of The Game

    Anzhi Makhachkala's Eto'o is the world's highest-paid football player.

  • On Battery Power

    McLaren F1 team "keen" to be a part of Formula E series.

  • Meeting Of The Minds

    Japanese players win concessions, say they'll play in World Baseball Classic.

  • Business Is Booming

    German sports business is staying ahead of the euro crisis, survey reports.

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