Quote of the Day

"Motorsport is my life, and I've missed being away from the grid."
-- English TV presenter Suzi Perry, who will replace Jake Humphrey as presenter for BBC's F1 coverage. (BBC, 12/21)
Friday December 28, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 138 Print This Issue

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  • Deal Takes Wing

    Dubai-based airline Emirates agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the ATP Thursday that will make it the official airline of the ATP World Tour as well as the new title sponsor of the ATP rankings beginning Tuesday. As part of the deal, Emirates will also become the official platinum partner of the ATP World Tour, as well as the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. With a focus on activation around the ATP Rankings, Emirates will also become the presenting sponsor of the ATP World Tour No. 1 trophy ceremonies and the ATP Newcomer of the Year award, presented annually at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.

  • What A Year

    The SBD Global staff looks back at the highs and lows in sports business in 2012.

  • Saying Goodbye

    Rafael Nadal becomes the latest tennis standout to leave IMG.

  • Better Safe Than Sorry

    Russia's Putin orders Sochi facility check following earthquake.

  • Livin' On A Prayer

    NRL pulls plug on ad campaign with American rocker Bon Jovi.

  • Pinching Pennies

    Leeds United owners say they won't break the bank in quest to make EPL.

  • A Promising Forecast

    Adidas CEO forecasts higher sales than expected in '12, beyond.

  • Quick Exit

    Henning Berg is sacked after just 57 days on the job at Blackburn Rovers.

  • On The Other Foot

    AFL's Lance Franklin drops Nike for $155K deal with adidas.

  • Taking Another Look

    UEFA appeals against Serbia-England sanctions.

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