Quote of the Day

"Yes, this has been a long time, but eventually we have gotten there."
-- Serie A Inter Milan President Massimo Moratti, announcing that the long-gestating deal for Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir to take a majority stake in the club was finally done. (London GUARDIAN, 10/15)
Wednesday October 16, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 90 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Catching A 'Lifeline'

    NRL clubs will see a rise in funding of A$450,000 per club.

    Financially "struggling" National Rugby League clubs were on Tuesday "hurled a much-needed lifeline -- although some weren't completely satisfied," according to Dean Ritchie of the DAILY TELEGRAPH. Some clubs "aren’t thrilled with the deal." Two CEOs contacted for comment "did not want to offer any positive quotes"

  • The Only One

    Sky Deutschland director says exclusivity is key issue in sports rights deals.

  • A Done Deal

    Inter Milan president says Thohir has finalized deal for 70% of Serie A club.

  • Not Fading Away

    Sponsors say they'll stick with cricketer Tendulkar after he retires.

  • World Tour

    NHL signs on int'l licensees to broaden merchandising opportunities.

  • Reaching Out

    NBA Brooklyn Nets CEO says team is looking to expand brand into U.K., Russia.

  • Forging Ahead

    Barcelona board will decide fate of Camp Nou stadium in early '14.

  • Women's World

    Aussie sports commission chief calls on sponsors to back women.

  • Persons Of Interest

    German broadcasters delayed by Qatari police after filming laborers.

  • Winter Chill

    Ski federation president fears winter World Cup impact.

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