Quote of the Day

"There will be a number of promoters who will retire when Bernie retires, but I firmly believe the races will stay with the countries."
-- Australian Grand Prix CEO Ron Walker, predicting an exodus of longtime F1 promoters when CEO Bernie Ecclestone leaves. (AUTO WEEK, 11/27)
Thursday November 29, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 122 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Road To Partnership

    La Liga Valencia FC is in the UAE "on the lookout for sponsors to bail them out of their current financial woes," according to Gautam Bhattacharyya of the GULF NEWS. Club President Manuel Llorente is on a visit to Dubai to meet a number of prospective investors and is "keen to launch an exchange programme with an academy in Dubai." Llorente said that the debt-ridden club is open to talks regarding "commercial partnerships" and also have a meeting with the Dubai Sports Council on the agenda to "explore the possibilities of opening an academy."

  • Good Sports

    Study finds that 89% of Swiss companies linked to sports sponsorships.

  • Going For Gold

    The London Paralympic Games sets TV audience records in U.K., globally.

  • The New Boss

    Scolari tapped to replace Menezes as Brazil's head coach.

  • Cold Shoulder

    Adidas walks away from French Olympic Committee proposal for Rio Games.

  • Cost For The Boss

    Real Madrid's Mourinho is world's highest paid football coach.

  • Change Is Afoot

    Platini says UEFA may scrap Europa League, expand Champions League.

  • Hitting The Brakes

    Castellet, Magny-Cours circuits miss deadline so no French F1 Grand Prix in '13.

  • Before The Bar

    High Court will decide if FC United can build stadium in Moston.

  • All Washed Up

    Flooding forces Southwell Racecourse to shut down for rest of year.

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