Quote of the Day

"The idea of quickly building a large multi-sport club is part of the PSG project. We believe Paris deserves a big club."
-- Paris St. Germain Dir General Jean-Claude Blanc, on the Parisian club's hopes to become "a large multi-sport club" in the mold of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. (L'EQUIPE, 9/11)
Thursday September 13, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 67 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Rights Grab

    Premiership rugby clubs, such as the Sale Sharks, will move from Sky Sports to BT.

    Premiership rugby "will be broadcast on BT Vision from next season" on after the telecoms giant paid £152M ($245M) for a four-year contract to snatch the rights away from Sky Sports, according to Josh Burrows of the LONDON TIMES. BT, which is buying more sports content to bolster its proposition, said that "it would show up to 69 Aviva Premiership rugby matches and the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Sevens from next season." It will also "show matches played by Aviva Premiership clubs in European competitions" for three years from '14-15.

  • Staying Together

    Argentinian club River Plate extends deal with adidas.

  • Missing The Bounce

    Paralympics sponsors not seeing increased brand perception.

  • Live From Paris

    Bandsports buys Brazilian rights for French Open.

  • Growing The Business

    Paris St. Germain modeling business plan after Barça, Real Madrid.

  • A Record Haul

    Corinthians on pace to shatter Brasileiro record for ticket revenue.

  • Political Fallout

    Andalucia Masters golf tournament a victim of Spanish economic woes.

  • Straping On The Pads

    Four-team American football league will kick off in UAE.

  • Neighborhood Squabbles

    Japan's ongoing disputes with neighbors could hamper Olympic bid.

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