Quote of the Day

"I was told very early on that a gentleman never speaks about last night or money."
-- F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone, dodging confirmation on the value of the circuit's sponsorship deal with Emirates reported to be $200M. (THE NATIONAL, 2/5)
Wednesday February 6, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 166 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Dubai Stakes F1 Claim

    Emirates Airlines Tuesday announced a five-year sponsorship of F1 in a deal with F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "understood to be worth as much as" $200M, according to Meenaghan & Cronin of THE NATIONAL. The announcement marks Emirates' "first foray into elite motorsport for seven years and will result in the airline's branding appearing at 15 races this season."

  • Taxing Time

    Indian tax authorities surprise BCCI with $433M bill.

  • A Lot To Lose

    Top sponsors Nike, adidas keeping close eye on match-fixing probe.

  • In The Spotlight

    Liverpool Champions League match suspected of being fixed, report claims.

  • No Love Match

    Rafael Nadal leaves IMG as he readies for return to competition.

  • Beer Me

    American, int'l football top recipients of beer sponsors' largesse.

  • Getting Makeover

    German handball club HSV Hamburg restructures to attract new investors.

  • Conspiracy Theory

    PCB chairman claims elements in cricket want to keep Pakistan "isolated."

  • Building Plans

    Bristol City unveils "ambitious" plan for $63M renovation of home ground.

  • Opening Blues

    Mineirão Stadium operator fined $500K over opening-game snafus.

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