Quote of the Day

"A margin of error of three centimeters, as FIFA allows, is not acceptable for us."
-- DFL Managing Dir Andreas Rettig, on why the German Football League will not implement goal-line technology, despite a "phantom goal" being scored in a game last weekend. (SID, 10/21)
Tuesday October 22, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 94 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • League Of Their Own

    IMG-Reliance and Star India have announced the launch of the Indian Super League football championship. The Indian Super League will feature teams in eight cities, with the hopes of tapping into the country's youth and qualifying for the 2026 World Cup. The league will begin Jan. 18 and run through March. Star India owns broadcast rights and will monetize content on and off the field. IMG-Reliance Chair Nita Ambani said, "Football, with its largely untapped potential in the country, has the opportunity to grow to an unrivaled commercial success quite unlike any other sport."

  • Number Crunching

    Spanish Football League president says clubs "vigilant" about cutting debt.

  • Powered Up

    Duracell signs partnership deal with New Zealand's All Blacks.

  • Tax Plan

    Broadcaster M6 could drop French football club if 75% tax implemented.

  • Double Fault

    IMG rejects offers from ARD, ZDF for Wimbledon broadcast rights.

  • Red Alert

    McLaren wooing Ferrari's Alonso to lead run at Red Bull.

  • Packing Trunks

    Chinese baseball team Brother Elephants up for sale.

  • Looking For Allies

    Barcelona mayor asks political parties to sign off on Olympic bid.

  • Sun Spot

    Singapore Sports Hub to harness solar energy to help power stadium.

  • A Few More Laps

    European Broadcast Union extends deal with Int'l Swimming Federation.

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