Quote of the Day

"There is clearly a growing appetite for European football coverage in China."
-- Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, after the league signed a broadcast deal with China's PPLive TV. (BBC, 11/4)
Tuesday November 5, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 104 Print This Issue

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  • Scots Connect To China

    Scottish football is expected to see a financial windfall from the new deal.

    Scottish football "will be screened live" to up to 60 million TV viewers in China "as part of a long-term deal" which is expected to bring in £2M ($3.1M) a year to clubs, according to Fraser Wilson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The Scottish Professional Football League "has announced a broadcast deal" with Chinese partner PPLive TV which is part of a wider 10-year, £20M ($32M) int'l deal with sports media rights firm MP & Silva.

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  • Going Pop

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  • Cleaning Up

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  • Making The Pitch

    All Blacks using tour to sell rugby in Asian markets.

  • High Demand

    Commonwealth Games tickets selling at record pace, organizers say.

  • Island Dreamin'

    FIFA, CONCACAF study possibility of Caribbean football league.

  • Winter Chill

    Winter sports federations urged to fight date switch for '22 World Cup.

  • Youth Movement

    Swiss club Young Boys Bern signs shirt deal with Honda.

  • Battle Plan

    Putin approves tougher anti-terrorism laws ahead of Sochi Games.

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