Quote of the Day

"It's getting to the pointy end of the deal and the steak knives always come out at this time."
-- AFL Collingwood President Eddie McGuire, on sponsorship talks with Emirates that have apparently stalled over the club's increased asking price. (THE AGE, 11/7)
Thursday November 7, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 106 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Rio Rainmaker

    With public money for the 2016 Rio Olympics "getting tougher to find," Brazilian organizers are "scrambling to raise record amounts of local sponsorship revenue to cover any budget shortfall and avoid a government handout," according to Stephen Wade of the AP. Rio Olympics CCO Renato Ciuchini said that his "new goal" is to generate between $1.3B and $1.5B in domestic sponsorship income.

  • A New Team

    Andy Murray makes change, signs Lagardère as commercial rep.

  • The Next Ambush

    Guerilla marketers planning strategy for upcoming mega events.

  • Second Wind

    Adidas looks to use World Cup to regain momentum in battle with Nike.

  • Out In The Cold

    Sweden's SVT, TV4 cut off from Sochi Games by rights holder MTG.

  • New Territory

    German pubcaster ARD considers a run at winning Champions League rights.

  • Sting Of Defeat

    FIFA's Blatter wants to eliminate World Cup qualifying matches.

  • Free And Clear

    Málaga chief says La Liga club has paid off its $142M debt.

  • Outsiders In

    KBO GMs agree to increase number of foreign players in league.

  • Space Man

    Russian cosmonauts to take Olympic torch on a space walk.

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