Quote of the Day

"For us this is not about business -- it's all about branding. ... So we're ready to make some sacrifice and put up with the losses."
-- Singha Int'l Sports Marketing Dir Jaturon Himathon-gkom, on the brewery spending nearly $13M to bring ManU and Chelsea to Thailand. (THE NATION, 7/15)
Tuesday July 16, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 25 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Russians To The Rescue

    Sauber's financially stricken F1 team has been saved by three Russian investors.

    Russian investors "have rescued the financially-stricken Sauber team with a multi-million pound deal that could also put a Russian driver in a Formula One seat next season," according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. Sauber announced on Monday morning that three institutions "have joined as investors: the Investment Cooperation International Fund, the State Fund of Development of North-West Russian Federation and the National Institute of Aviation Technologies."

  • Seeing Red

    Ligue 1 debt grows to $104M in '12-13, report finds.

  • Free Delivery

    Papa John's enters U.K. sports market in deal with Football League.

  • Costly Promo

    FC Zürich could face stiff fine for using jersey to call for new stadium.

  • Pulling The Plug

    Marca TV owners say sports channel will close on July 31.

  • Demons Seed

    Australian Football League to give Melbourne $2.3M to get back on track.

  • Hoopin' It Up

    Canal+, NBA extend broadcast rights for Spain.

  • Change At Top

    Real Madrid on top as world's most valuable team; Barça most social.

  • No Shirt

    New Maracanã rules could include ban on standing, taking off shirt.

  • A Close Watch

    Thousands of Israeli police deployed to protect Maccabiah Games.

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