Quote of the Day

"We are happy to take Sky's advertising, but they seem afraid of taking ours. It's like a rottweiler running away from a newborn puppy."
-- BT Retail Consumer Division Managing Dir John Petter, on BSkyB's refusal to book advertising for BT's new sports channels. (London GUARDIAN, 3/8)
Tuesday April 9, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 211 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Training Day For ManU

    Aon has renewed its deal with ManU which will include naming rights to the club's training facility.

    ManU and insurer Aon have agreed to an eight-year extension of their sponsorship through '21. The renewed deal includes naming rights to the club's training facility, which becomes the Aon Training Complex. ManU players and coaches will wear Aon-branded training kits at matches and practice sessions, and Aon also will serve as presenting partner of all ManU preseason tours, including Tour 2013 presented by Aon in Asia Pacific.

  • Growing The Game

    Foxtel ponies up $20M for developing grassroots football programs.

  • Taking A Pass

    BT files complaint over BSkyB's refusal to air ads for new sports channels.

  • Setting His Cap

    American Preston Haskell "deadly serious" about bid for Coventry City.

  • Courting Backers

    I-League reps make pitch for investment from English clubs.

  • Off The Dole

    Putin signs law limiting unemployment benefits for top pro athletes.

  • Arm-In-Arm

    Basketball Bundesliga, 2nd league unite to promote game.

  • Heating Up

    French sporting goods maker Decathlon increases Chinese expansion.

  • Piece Of The Action

    Essex CEO wants Twenty20 cricket to be on Olympic Stadium playlist.

  • Making Ends Meet

    Koreans consider sale of Seoul Olympic Stadium to Chinese investors.

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