Quote of the Day

"If he is forced out, it would be a major earthquake."
-- Biographer Tom Bower, on the impact F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone's departure from the circuit would have on the proposed IPO. (BLOOMBERG, 5/23)
Friday May 24, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 244 Print This Issue

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  • League Of Their Own

    Dortmund's Mats Hummels attends a press conference during the UEFA Champions League Finalist Media Day last week.

    Champions League finalists Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund "are the envy of football fans across Europe for the way the German clubs run their business as well as their success on the field," according to Grohmann & Weir of REUTERS. Bayern and Dortmund are the top two teams in the Bundesliga, where clubs "boast the largest crowds in Europe, keep ticket prices low, are largely profitable and have produced a crop of talented young players."

  • Changing Times

    Ascot signs five-year partnership with Swiss watchmaker Longines.

  • Foot Fight

    Champions League final backdrop for sportswear showdown.

  • Dinner Conversation

    García jibe at Woods could cost Spanish player major sponsor dollars.

  • Russian Front

    Russian cable provider NTV Plus picks up rights to Spanish Basketball League.

  • Falcon Flies

    Ford future on V8 Supercars circuit in doubt after company closes Aussie plant.

  • The Upper Crust

    Bundesliga clubs have ascended into football's global elite with fans, sponsors.

  • Flash Point

    Gibraltar drive for UEFA recognition sparks conflict between Brits, Spanish.

  • Orient Express

    Top tennis stars back new team tennis league to be based in Asia.

  • Sochi Mc-Attack

    McDonald's will build Russian outpost off of presence at Sochi Games.

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