Quote of the Day

"It's a huge embarrassment. We are terribly annoyed by the development."
-- Sports Authority of India Dir-General Jiji Thomson, on 18 Indian athletes being sent home from the Asian Youth Games because they were over age. (PTI, 8/19)
Tuesday August 20, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 50 Print This Issue

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  • A Healthy Glow

    More than $9.2B in business deals were brokered due to the 2012 London Games.

    The 2012 London Olympics "left a healthy sheen on Britain’s psyche," but it is "less clear whether British business benefited," according to Burgess & Robinson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. As much as £5.9B ($9.2B) came from business deals brokered during the games at the British Business Embassy. However, companies themselves "reported more mixed results."

  • King Of The Hill

    Sky Sports dominates Premier League opening day ratings.

  • Sweet Treat

    Maria Sharapova explores name change to plug candy line at U.S. Open.

  • Positive Impact

    Ronaldo's KFC endorsement a case study for Arabian brands.

  • Global Domination

    EPL CEO Scudamore: League has sights on India, Indonesia for expansion.

  • Pulling Back

    Bayern Munich board member qualifies support for embattled Hoeneß.

  • First In Line

    Crush of buyers for Commonwealth Games tickets leads to long delays.

  • A Helping Hand

    Stakeholder offers Wests Tigers more cash but only if it gets more control.

  • Sales Slump

    Spanish economic woes forcing drop in La Liga season ticket sales.

  • Paying The Fare

    Barcelona to pay to keep metro running after late Supercopa match.

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