Quote of the Day

"I never thought I'd have to pay out. But I'm very happy to give them the money."
-- Jaycar Electronics Managing Dir Gary Johnston on a six-figure premiership bonus he paid to NRL Canterbury. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 9/20)
Thursday September 20, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 72 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • PSG Banking on Qatar

    An "unknown" Qatari bank could replace Fly Emirates as PSG's jersey sponsor.

    Ligue 1 Paris St. Germain is "about to find a solution" to put itself within the new UEFA Financial Fair Play rules thanks to a record €100M ($130M) annual sponsorship deal, according to the AFP. The "enormous contract" is in advanced stages of discussion with an unknown Qatari bank, and would "most likely" be for four years. A PSG management source told AFP, "It is possible the deal has already been signed." The Qatari bank "would like to become the jersey sponsor of PSG next season." It would replace Fly Emirates, whose contract runs through '14.

  • Bombshell Sale

    Anschutz Co. says it's putting AEG up for sale, which could have far-reaching ramifications.

  • Another Racket

    Indian badminton medalist Saina Nehwal signs $7.4M sponsorship.

  • Going On Tour

    Sky Sports set to broadcast Cricket tours in Australia, India, S. Africa.

  • More Fallout

    Japanese Silver Medalist pulls out of Chinese tournament over political dispute.

  • Pocket Change

    A promise made over a 'boozy preseason lunch' nets Canterbury $100K from sponsor.

  • Staying Home

    England cricketer rejects four-month deal, won't tour India.

  • First Serve

    Hong Kong hopes to overcome obstacles and land women's pro tennis tour in Victoria Park.

  • Turn Out The Lights

    The future of London Olympic Stadium's iconic triangular lights are in dispute.

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