Quote of the Day

"Yesterday we were the victims of sabotage, an attack, an act of football terrorism which prevented ordinary people from going to watch a spectacle."
-- La Liga Rayo Vallecano President Raul Martin Presa, on the lighting sabotage that caused the postponement of the Sunday match between Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. (AS, 9/24)
Tuesday September 25, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 75 Print This Issue

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  • Singapore Sees F1 Profits

    Singapore expects the cost of its F1 Grand Prix to decrease over the five next years.

    Singapore said that its F1 race will "cost less to host in the coming five years and draw more visitors," according to Chen & Amin of BLOOMBERG. Singapore, the first to stage a night race for the Grand Prix, expects expenses to drop about 15-20%, according to the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The cost of the race is about S$150M ($122M), with the government co-funding 60% of the amount. CIMB Research Pte Economist Song Seng Wun said, "Singapore is careful where its spends its money. F1 costs the taxpayers a ton of money. It wants the race to stay but it doesn’t want to be taken to the cleaners by the F1 group."

  • Life In The Fast Lane

    Canal+ makes "serious offer" to take F1 rights from TF1.

  • The Last Ride

    Ascot boosts capacity to 32,000 for Frankel's final race.

  • No Lights, No Action

    La Liga boss blames "football terrorism" for sabotage at match.

  • Southern Exposure

    M&C Saatchi ponders new office in Brazil ahead of World Cup, Olympics.

  • Splashing The Cash

    Brazil OK's $105M tourism plan for the 2014 World Cup.

  • Billion Dollar Scrum

    Nine warns creditors that bankruptcy would put new NRL contract at risk.

  • State Of The Union

    Wellington Rugby Union bids on license for Hurricanes franchise.

  • Last Call?

    '14 Heineken Cup final will be played in France.

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