Quote of the Day

"How can we allow players to play for another club in the middle of the season?"
-- I-League Professional Football Clubs Association President Raj Gomes, on why the league opposes the IMG-Reliance-backed IPL-style tournament planned for next year. (AFP, 7/15)
Wednesday July 17, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 26 Print This Issue

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  • Bank On Liga MX

    Mexico's top football league will now be called Liga BBVA Bancomer after new partnership.

    Mexican bank BBVA Bancomer, which serves more than 20 million customers, on Tuesday announced its sponsorship of top Mexican football league Liga MX, which will now be known as Liga BBVA Bancomer. Liga MX has more than 75 million followers in Mexico and is also followed globally. BBVA Bancomer Mexico Manager Vicente Rodero said that the sponsorship of Liga Bancomer reinforces the bank's commitment to Mexico. Rodero: "The BBVA Group has traditionally been linked to the sports world. BBVA Bancomer is now closer to its customers through a sport that is specially loved in Mexico."

  • Bouncing Back

    J.League sees 8% growth in '12 even though TV, merchandise revenue slip.

  • A New Player

    Al Jazeera picks up Premier League rights for Middle East, North Africa.

  • Afternoon Delight

    Mediapro boss wants more La Liga games in afternoon to boost appeal to Asia.

  • In The Mail?

    Sauber F1 team yet to receive bail-out funds from Russian investors.

  • Cut The Feed

    EPL secures court order to block site illegally streaming live games.

  • Filling In

    Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart scrambles after main sponsor cuts funding in half.

  • Power Packed

    F1 team Marussia to use Ferrari engines starting in '14.

  • Not Welcome

    Indian football clubs push back against new IMG-Reliance-backed tournament.

  • Better To Wait

    Australian Turf Club says early opening for Royal Randwick was bad idea.

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