Quote of the Day

"This is the most significant sanction in AFL history."
-- Australian Football League CEO Andrew Demetriou, on the league kicking Essendon out of the finals and suspending coach James Hird for a year over doping. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 8/28)
Wednesday August 28, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 56 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Finding The Right Fit

    Inter Milan's 10-year deal with Nike is worth $267M.

    Inter Milan has "signed a new 10-year agreement with Nike," one that will reportedly see the club net roughly €200M ($267M), according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. A club statement said, "A key driving force will be the realisation of a joint project to open specialised stores, and the rolling out of a new strategy for the development and marketing of Inter-brand merchandise."

  • British Invasion

    NFL steps up its U.K. expansion plan with two games in London.

  • The White Flag

    Essendon, Hird stand down, AFL bans club from finals, suspends coach.

  • Not Interested

    Man City denies interest in A-League Western Sydney Wanderers.

  • Off The Grid

    Australia's Formula Ford circuit will shut down in '14.

  • Holding Out

    Pakistan Cricket Board says BCCI didn't share revenue from one-day event.

  • Taking The Heat

    IOA faces criticism at home over "brazen methods" in dealing with IOC.

  • Opening Doors

    FFA boss says Asian Cup will pave way for better dealing with China.

  • Being Prepared

    Auckland studies waterfront locations in case Team NZ brings home America's Cup.

  • No Value

    Billabong losses more than triple sportswear company's value.

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