Quote of the Day

"It is a tremendous feeling and an absolute piece of luck."
-- BV Chemnitz President Detlef Müller, on the second-tier basketball club receiving an anonymous $1.3M donation. (SID, 4/17)
Thursday April 18, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 218 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The New Boss

    Real Madrid's value increased 76% to $3.3B last year.

    Real Madrid has surpassed ManU as the most valuable football franchise in Forbes' annual list of "The World's Top 20 Most Valuable Soccer Teams." Real Madrid is valued at $3.3B, more than a 76% increase over last year. It becomes the most valuable sports franchise in the world. ManU now ranks No. 2, valued at $3.17B. This is the first time since Forbes began valuing football teams in '04 that ManU is not No. 1 on the list.

  • Realm Grows

    Emirates, French Open agree to five-year sponsorship deal.

  • Out To Pasture

    Aussie champion Black Caviar retired after unblemished career.

  • Right On Target

    Deutsche Telekom marketing boss says company's focus on sports is working.

  • Splashing Cash

    Anniversary Games organizers pay hefty fees to lock down top stars.

  • Golden Parachute

    EPL's relegated clubs will receive $92M in payments over four years.

  • Draining Coffers

    Russia warned $22B budget for '18 World Cup will cause problems.

  • Joining The Party

    Adidas, BBC next in line to sign new deals with British Athletics.

  • From The Ashes

    Scottish clubs to meet on last-ditch "phoenix plan" to save reorganization.

  • Well Dressed

    H&M to outfit Swedish athletes in Sochi, Rio.

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