Quote of the Day

"What I find really exciting about the project is that before designing the facilities they've been to the football world, they've been to the basketball world and they've been to the NFL world. There's a lot of hard work gone into the project, and that's why I believe it's one of the best projects in the world of sport"
Man City Football Development Exec Patrick Vieira on the club's new training facility. (MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS, 9/14)
Monday September 17, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 69 Print This Issue

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  • Raising The Payoff

    UEFA will distribute a total of €910.3M ($1.2B) to all 32 teams participating in the '12-13 Champions League season, which starts on Tuesday, according to the SID. The fund is €156.2M ($205M) larger than last season's total of €754.1M. Bonuses of €500.7M ($656.8M) will be available to the teams, while the remaining €409.6M ($537.3M) will enter the market pool. The three German clubs in the Champions League, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 have already received €8.6M ($11.3M) in appearance fee.

  • Still The Favorite

    Despite the London Games success, football still advertisers favorite.

  • Close To Home

    Li-Ning scores five-year deal to outfit Chinese Basketball Association.

  • Inflated Pay

    PSG's pay to Ibrahimovic less than original report of $18.4M.

  • Shown The Door

    India cricket's Deccan Chargers terminated for failing to pay fees.

  • Record Haul

    Real Madrid closes fiscal year with a record $674M income.

  • Cutting Its Losses

    Man City trims close to $100M off its financial losses.

  • Going For Gold

    Brazil invests close to $500M into Olympic, Paralympic sports.

  • The Main Course

    Chinese golfer Jenny Feng Shanshan is looking for mainland sponsors.

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