Quote of the Day

"It's amazing -- all the technology available to man at the moment but we can't get a cricket ball that works at night."
-- Nine cricket Exec Producer Brad McNamara, on the main holdup to the network airing night cricket matches. (BRISBANE TIMES, 7/12)
Friday July 12, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 23 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Sky Makes Opening Gambit

    Sky Sports will broadcast the EPL's top four teams in opening TV fixtures.

    Sky Sports "has blocked BT Sport" from showing any matches between last season’s Premier League top four during the opening round of televised fixtures, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. Details of live games for the first 13 weekends of the new campaign were revealed on Thursday morning, with Sky "having exercised its right of first refusal on 20 of the 38 rounds of fixtures to lock its newest and fiercest rival out of the division’s plumb ties" until Dec. 1.

  • Sign And Drive

    Second Bundesliga club 1860 Munich set to sign title sponsorship deal with VW.

  • Spin Doctors

    Turkish Olympic Committee says drug busts will help candidacy.

  • Night Moves

    Australia's Channel Nine predicts night cricket within three years.

  • Network Dustup

    French channel Canal+ files complaint against rival beIN Sport.

  • Cash Crunch

    Spanish sports losing ground because of recessionary budget cuts.

  • Back Together

    '15 earliest possible date for Russia-Ukraine unified football league.

  • Mainland Dream

    National Rugby League closes in on foray into Chinese market.

  • Building The Base

    Honda will set up European racing ops in U.K.

  • Fighting Form

    UFC signs multi-year deals in Macao, Singapore; plans Chinese reality show.

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