Quote of the Day

"I am not sure legally you can say 'we'll just play in winter.'"
-- Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert, predicting legal challenges if the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is moved to winter. (BBC, 5/22)
Thursday May 23, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 243 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Market Watch

    Shares of Borussia Dortmund likely won't be impacted by the outcome of Saturday's Champions League final.

    The publicly traded shares of Champions League finalist Borussia Dortmund on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange are unlikely to gain a lasting boost from a potential victory in Saturday’s final. Deloitte Sport Business Group Expert Jan Kremer told SBD Global, "Short-term success, even if Dortmund would win this year’s Champions League title and as a result increase its revenue for the current fiscal year, would only have a marginal impact on the club's shares as the team would have first to repeat its previous performances."

  • The New Boss

    Former Man City player Reyna named Football Dir for new N.Y. MLS franchise.

  • A New Approach

    Adidas, Heineken, Jaguar try social angle on Champions League campaigns.

  • Feeling The Heat

    Bundesliga boss predicts legal challenges to moving Qatar World Cup to winter.

  • Taking A Call

    Borussia Dortmund signs sponsorship deal with British telecom Lebara Mobile.

  • Retirement Plan

    Ferguson lands $3M gig to make 20 appearances a year as ambassador for ManU.

  • Taking The Cup

    TVB scores Hong Kong broadcasting rights for 2014 Brazil World Cup.

  • Standing Rules

    Championship clubs want chance to test safe-standing sections in stadiums.

  • Storm Crowd

    GreenEDGE Cycling Owner Rice may join new ownership of Melbourne Storm.

  • Strange Bedfellows

    Rivals for fans, Parramatta, Western Sydney team up on stadium project.

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