Quote of the Day

"We're lucky with the way that it stands now for Scotland. We can tap into the English system and be part of Team GB when it suits us and use it our advantage."
-- Scottish badminton player Imogen Bankier, calling for the country's Olympic team not to break away from Team Great Britain. (BBC, 9/18)
Thursday September 19, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 71 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Another Record For ManU

    Manchester United annoucned that its revenue is up 13.4% to £362M.

    ManU has "announced record annual revenue" for the last financial year, according to Martin Booth of the LONDON TIMES. Total revenue for the 12 months to the end of June was up 13.4% to £362.2M. Sponsorship revenue alone "was up" by 44.1% to £90.9M and profit for the period "leapt to" £146.4M -- an increase of more than 500%. Matchday revenue increased to £109.1M, a rise of 9%, but this "was helped by Old Trafford staging matches during the 2012 Olympics and hosting five domestic cup games compared to one in the previous 12 months."

  • Walking Away

    Telecom Bharti Airtel ends title sponsorship deal with BCCI.

  • Aussie Campaign

    Viagogo partners with two AFL clubs ahead of Australian launch.

  • Back In The Game

    Games in Tokyo rekindles Aussie networks' interest in bidding for rights.

  • Settling Up

    Mediapro agrees to pay Athletic Bilbao $14.7M to settle legal dispute.

  • Weekend Warriors

    Study finds that women are neglected, sexualized in London's weekend newspapers.

  • Favored Nation

    Turkish official says Platini "promised" Euro '20 semifinal, final.

  • Singapore Sting

    Singapore dragnet lands 14 suspects in football match-fixing probe.

  • Independence Day

    Scotland could field own Olympics team if country breaks from Great Britain.

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