Quote of the Day

"It's dead. There's no atmosphere."
-- Olympic Gold Medalist Felix Sanchez on the atmosphere at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium Monday for the third day of the IAAF World Athletics Championships. (REUTERS, 8/12)
Tuesday August 13, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 45 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A New Frontier

    News Corp. "has secured rights to show online digital clips for English Premier League football and other leagues in Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia, coinciding with the launch of new Internet and mobile products later this week," according to Jennifer Saba of REUTERS. The mobile app and website are News Corp.'s "first product rollouts since it separated from the cable, television and movie studio assets now known as 21st Century Fox Inc in July." CEO Robert Thomson said that "this is the new company's first investment outside the United States, United Kingdom and Australia."

  • Distinguished Duo

    Olympians Jessica Ennis-Hill, Nicola Adams named Commonwealth Games ambassadors.

  • Dire Straits

    New study reveals one-third of Championship, League One clubs may go on sale.

  • Going The Distance

    German public broadcaster ARD lands four-year Berlin Marathon broadcast rights deal.

  • Main Attraction

    Usain Bolt's 100m victory at World Championships gets big ratings in U.K., Germany.

  • Better Late Than Never

    ECB apologizes to sponsor Jaguar after Alex Hales tweets about late car delivery.

  • Staying At Home

    Thin crowds again plague World Athletics Championsips in Moscow.

  • Brewing Up A Deal

    EPL side Aston Villa agrees to three-year deal with Carlsberg brewery.

  • Manning Up

    A consortium of sponsors come together to buy National Rugby League side Manly.

  • London Calling

    Aon extends partnership with NFL to sponsor London games through 2014.

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