Quote of the Day

"Handball isn't football. There aren't any huge sums for titles."
-- THW Kiel Chair Hinrich Vater, on why the club's three titles have only generated a $33K profit. (DPA, 2/19)
Wednesday February 27, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 182 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Take It To The Bank

    Barclays will be the first new sponsorship signing for Sebastian Coe's "embattled British Olympic Association," replacing Lloyds as the primary financial-services partner, according to John Reynolds of MARKETING MAGAZINE. The bank is set to announce details of an estimated £4M ($6M) sponsorship deal next month, which will give Barclays marketing rights to Team GB "until and during the summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016."

  • Down To The Wire

    Sky TV, NRL close to New Zealand rights deal as season openers loom.

  • Holding Fire

    Nine Net treads cautiously to avoid cricket-rights war with rival Ten.

  • Spring Cleanup

    FA pledges $227M to make improvements at rundown sports facilities.

  • Food On The Table

    Perdigão signs on as Copa Do Brasil title sponsor for three years.

  • On A Mission

    Dennis Rodman, three Globetrotters carry basketball message to North Korea.

  • Losing Its Sheen

    Gold Medal no path to sponsor riches for Aussie hurdler Sally Pearson.

  • A Sales Leader

    Sports Direct Founder Ashley sells 25M shares of retail outfit.

  • Not Much To Show

    Handball Bundesliga club THW Kiel sees only $33K in profit from three titles.

  • Where's The Beef?

    SPL club Aberdeen pulls meat pies from stadium over horse meat scare.

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