Quote of the Day

"Money by itself doesn't achieve anything, it's what you do with it that really matters."
-- Rugby League Int'l Federation Chair Scott Carter, on the organization's plan to use some of its World Cup windfall to support grass roots rugby. (FAIRFAX NZ NEWS, 12/2)
Tuesday December 3, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 123 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • F1 Still Seduces Sponsors

    Mark Webber celebrates a second-place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix Nov. 24.

    The 2013 F1 season may have seen the departure from the series of at least two big sponsors -- Vodafone and LG Electronics -- "but the arrival of many other groundbreaking partnerships proves that the series continues to be one of the premium playgrounds for sports sponsorship," according to Brad Spurgeon of the N.Y. TIMES. Corporations "flock to it to cultivate a variety of products, services and company objectives, depending on their needs of the moment."

  • Left On The Table

    ManU could get nearly $30M for Old Trafford naming rights, report finds.

  • Contract Breakdown

    Spanish government fines Mediapro, Real Madrid, Barça over TV contracts.

  • Buttoned Up

    FC Schalke won't do interviews with ZDF because of programming decision.

  • Feeling The Heat

    Tokyo Olympics bid chief Inose mired in political funds scandal.

  • The Money Train

    Leeds United in line for financial boost from new buyers.

  • Joining Forces

    Mercedes F1 boss says Marussia has considered mergers with Williams, Sauber.

  • Breaking Up

    Former F1 champ Jackie Stewart leaves IMG, signs on with JMI.

  • Football Diplomacy

    Premier League strengthens China ties through deal with Super League.

  • Plotting Strategy

    S. Korea unveils five-year plan to develop nation's sports industry.

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