Quote of the Day

"It can't happen that courts have to get involved. We are talking about sports and not about law."
-- German Hockey League Board Chair Jürgen Arnold, offering to mediate the dispute between the German Hockey Federation and its rebel second-division clubs. (SID, 6/17)
Wednesday June 19, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 7 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Big Bounce

    Adidas said that football sales will rise to a record €2B ($2.7B) next year, "boosted by the World Cup in Brazil," according to Julie Cruz of BLOOMBERG. Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said, "Through the World Cup we will once again underline our leading position." Adidas said that it will start introducing new products for the World Cup in the second half of this year.

  • In Racing Form

    Study claims horse racing industry worth £3.5B to British economy.

  • The Lions Share

    Sponsors foot most of the bills for British & Irish Lions Tour.

  • Good To Be König

    Footballer Mesut Özil is German athlete with highest sponsorship income.

  • The Lights Fantastic

    Electronic ads at Barça training facility expected to raise $96M.

  • Tops On TV

    Real Madrid, Barcelona dominance of La Liga extends to TV audience.

  • Buying In

    AS Monaco tweaks French football, UEFA with free-spending ways.

  • Piece Of The Action

    Infinity Racing buys 35% share of Lotus F1 racing team.

  • Take The Wraps Off

    Old Trafford unveils new Pavilion, media center in time for Ashes.

  • Super Powers

    Russia, U.S. will join forces to bolster security for Sochi Games.

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