Quote of the Day

"What would we do differently? Start earlier."
-- NFL China Managing Dir Richard Young, admitting that the league was playing "catch-up" in China to other American leagues. (REUTERS, 11/10)
Tuesday November 13, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 111 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Stratospheric TV Revenue

    EPL clubs like Liverpool and Chelsea are in line for a big hike in TV income.

    Premier League football clubs are "in line for a huge hike in TV income from next season," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. Revenue from domestic and global TV rights deals are expected to top £5B ($7.9B) by the time the final overseas contracts are tied up next month. On top of the three-year, £3B ($4.7B) deal for domestic live rights with Sky and BT announced in June, and the £178M deal from the BBC for Match of the Day highlights, the Premier League is "well on course" to improve on the £1.4B ($2.2B) it brought in from overseas broadcasters under the current deal.

  • Wheeling And Dealing

    Czech billionaire to bankroll Champions League-style cycling series.

  • Gaining Traction

    Bridgestone expected to pay $80M for naming rights for Copa Libertadores.

  • Rising Costs

    Brazil's World Cup construction will cost $1.7B more than estimated.

  • Southern Exposure

    Sky, Maori TV partner to broadcast Maori All Blacks-Canada match.

  • Sweeten The Deal

    New South Wales chips in $3M to get ManU for game against A-League team.

  • Open Door Policy

    F1 champion Michael Schumacher to be spokesman for Hörmann.

  • Return Engagement

    Longtime Ranger Smith returns to club as non-executive director.

  • Rearranging Seats

    Sidney Levy named Rio 2016 CEO in internal restructuring.

  • The Fiscal Cliff

    Financially struggling Spanish F1 team HRT up for sale.

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