Quote of the Day

"All the venues are full, absolutely full."
-- SOCOG President & CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko, predicting sell-outs to continue in the coming days at Sochi. (SBD GLOBAL, 2/11)
Tuesday February 11, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 168 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Broadcast Blues

    La Liga sides Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will have their TV revenues limited by new Spanish law.

    Real Madrid and Barcelona's TV revenues, which help make them the world’s richest football clubs, "will be limited under a new Spanish law," according to Alex Duff of BLOOMBERG. La Liga President Javier Tebas said in an email the teams, with combined annual sales of €1B ($1.36B), will not "be able to receive more than four times as much broadcast income as the smallest of the 20 clubs in Spain’s La Liga under the legislation."

  • Hometown Girl

    Brit snowboarder Jones's Bronze Medal draws 3 million to BBC2 broadcast.

  • Olympic Plan

    Omega betting that time is right to make a move into Russian market.

  • Volunteer Duty

    Sochi organizers using volunteers to fill empty seats.

  • A Pretty Penny

    Italy's Mediaset pays nearly $1B for rights to Champions League.

  • Moving Out

    West Ham will sell Upton Park to developer Galliard Homes.

  • The Air Up There

    Japanese airline will sponsor broadcast of Tanaka outing, presser.

  • Tapped Out

    Budweiser pulls out of FA Cup, will focus on World Cup sponsorship.

  • Free Market

    CSKA Sofia first Eastern European club to offer public shares.

  • In-Law Problem

    Panel finds BCCI president's son-in-law guilty of illegal betting.

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