Quote of the Day

"I don’t know about cricket, but still I watch cricket to see Sachin play. Not because I love his play ... it’s because I want to know the reason why my country’s production goes down by 5% when he’s batting."
-- U.S. President Barack Obama, on Sachin Tendulkar's "mesmeric hold" on cricket fans around the world. (TORONTO SUN, 11/11)
Wednesday November 13, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 110 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Price Of Success

    The Bundesliga's $726M per season broadcast rights deal is the lowest of Europe's top five leagues.

    Growth in TV rights deals in Germany and England "lifted broadcast revenues" of Europe’s top five football leagues 25% to a combined €5B ($6.7B) a season, according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. TV Sports Markets, an information provider for broadcasters and sports organizations, said in its Football Media Money League report that the latest cycle of rights sales through '16 in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain added €1B ($1.3B) a season to the previous three-year period.

  • Parting Ways

    Williams F1 cuts ties with Venezuelan oil company after Maldonado leaves.

  • Walking Away

    Premier League ends "long-running legal battle" with YouTube.

  • Name Game

    Hull City owner says name change will help club offset losses.

  • Different Story

    IOC denies Russian report that Sochi will enforce ban on social media.

  • Cutting Costs

    Red Bull cut costs by $28.5M for championship season in '12.

  • Paying Their Way

    Study shows int'l sports organizations worth $1.6B to Swiss economy.

  • Sales Boost

    Report claims Formula E will fuel jump in electric vehicle sales.

  • Three In A Row

    Austrian Bundesliga club Austria Vienna reports nearly $1M profit.

  • Change Of Seasons

    Sydney autumn carnival gets A$18M infusion to vault onto world stage.

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