Quote of the Day

"It is completely premature to discuss or speculate on our business relationship with him."
-- Ossur CEO Jon Sigurdsson, on whether the running blade manufacturer will end its sponsorship of Oscar Pistorius, who was accused of murdering his girlfriend. (REUTERS, 2/14)
Friday February 15, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 173 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Hitting Financial Targets

    Multiple sponsorship deals has put ManU on pace to hit its financial targets this year.

    ManU is "on course to hit financial targets this year" after signing multiple sponsorship deals at the end of '12, according to Keith Weir of REUTERS. ManU signed six new sponsorship deals with companies around the globe in the last three months of '12, "one of the busiest periods" in the football calendar. ManU Vice Chair Ed Woodward said, "Manchester United achieved record revenue and record adjusted EBITDA (underlying profit) in the second quarter driven by our commercial operation, which continues to experience extremely strong growth particularly in sponsorship."

  • Training Day

    ManU signs new sponsor to eight-year deal for training kits.

  • Ready To Bail?

    Pistorius' sponsors await more information on murder allegation.

  • Taking The Checker

    Canal+ edges out TF1 in race for F1 broadcast rights.

  • Giant Steps

    ONE World Sports to broadcast Yomiuri Giants games in North America.

  • Heart Of Africa

    Democratic Republic of Congo bids to host '19 Africa Cup of Nations.

  • Shuttle Diplomacy

    Indonesia Badminton signs on six sponsors to deals worth $3.4M.

  • Right-Hand Man

    Coe calls on Anson to help BOA out of sponsorship morass.

  • Closing The Deal

    Bundesliga club Nuremberg ties in with Grundig for stadium naming-rights.

  • New Top Cop

    Scottish FA names longtime lawman David Brand as league's "gang buster."

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