Quote of the Day

"You don't live your whole life at home, even though the fridge is always full and the laundry gets done for you. At some stage you have to move out. Grow up. Become a man."
-- Former F1 driver David Coulthard, writing about Lewis Hamilton leaving McLaren, where he'd been since he was 13. (London TELEGRAPH, 9/28)
Monday October 1, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 79 Print This Issue

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  • Hamilton Leaves McLaren

    Lewis Hamilton has agreed to a three-year deal with Mercedes for next season.

    Lewis Hamilton will leave McLaren and race for the Mercedes F1 team next season after agreeing to a three-year deal that will see the Briton replace seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. McLaren announced separately that Mexican Sergio Perez would partner '09 champion Jenson Button in its lineup next season. Hamilton has only ever driven for McLaren but said that it was "time for a fresh challenge." Hamilton said, "Mercedes-Benz has such an incredible heritage in motorsport, along with a passion for winning, which I share."

  • Enter The Tax Man

    French football organizations decry President Hollande's 75% tax levy.

  • Sharp Dressers

    Sergio Tacchini's new sportswear line targets high earners.

  • Cup Costs Rising

    Russia says estimated World Cup costs have risen to $20B.

  • The Team Spirit

    Brit Olympic, Paralympic sports team up for rights representation.

  • Take It To The Bank

    Qatar Football Association scores backing from Qatar National Bank.

  • Too Much Green

    Ecclestone says new environmentally-friendly engines could be scrapped.

  • A Sporting Tailspin

    Events disappear from Spanish sports landscape because of economic woes.

  • The Drawing Board

    Real Madrid President Pérez unveils four possible stadium designs.

  • Olympic Sea Change

    P&G exec says Olympic marketing experience changed company's "mindset."

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