Quote of the Day

"Sometimes women do have a different approach and thought process and that can help on all sporting boards."
-- New Australian Olympic Committee board member Nicole Livingstone on the code's quest for gender equity. (THE AUSTRALIAN, 4/5)
Friday April 5, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 209 Print This Issue

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  • Mixed Doubles

    India tennis pro Mahesh Bhupathi's Globosport management company has signed Andy Murray.

    Andy Murray's management team, XIX Entertainment, has "announced an intriguing new partnership" with Indian tennis standout Mahesh Bhupathi's management company, Globosport, to "explore business opportunities in China and India," according to Kevin Mitchell of the London GUARDIAN. Murray "is the first signing of XIX Globosport," a company XIX Founder Simon Fuller has formed with Bhupathi. They said in a joint statement they are exploring "the burgeoning sports and entertainment opportunities in India and the Middle East."

  • Gender Shift

    Australian Olympic Committee adds three women to its board in gender equity quest.

  • Early Exit

    Samsung opts out of its $4.5M deal as title sponsor of track & field's Diamond League.

  • Serving It Up

    U.S. vendor Centerplate has merged with U.K. hospitality provider The Lindley Group.

  • Online Ambition

    Liverpool hopes to increase its social media presence by adding Wi-Fi at Anfield.

  • Something To Talk About

    Football panel says UEFA's FFP rules vital to sport's health.

  • Caught In The Act

    Lebanese football officials charged with receiving sexual bribes for match-fixing.

  • Lightening The Load

    French media conglomorate Lagardère Group sells 25% stake in media group Amaury.

  • Then There Were Three

    Brasilia, Baku and Budapest named finalists to host 2019 Summer and Winter Universiades.

  • Holding Back

    Indian Olympic boss says Sports Ministry hindering country's return to Olympics.

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