Quote of the Day

"I think there are certain limits."
-- AIA CEO Mark Tucker, "a hell-bent, die-hard, all-consuming Chelsea fan," on whether he would don an AIA-branded Tottenham jersey after agreeing to a sponsorship deal with the Premier League club. (LONDON TIMES, 2/17)
Tuesday February 18, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 174 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Waiting In The Wings

    The Chinese Super League is set to announce its new sponsor later this month.

    Chinese financial group Ping An "is rumored to have won the bid" as the new sponsor of the Chinese Super League, according to the WANT CHINA TIMES. While the new sponsor, set to replace property developer Wanda Group, will not be announced until later this month, a report said that "Ping An reportedly has won the three-year naming rights" with its offer of 150M yuan ($24.7M) a year.

  • Doubling Up

    IOC reprices TOP sponsorship at $200M for four years.

  • World View

    American skier Mikaela Shiffrin's agent turns to Octagon for help on global push.

  • Warming Trend

    Sochi organizers say warming weather not the cause of spate of injuries.

  • Neverending Search

    MotoGP exec says sport is always on the lookout for new sponsors.

  • On The Move?

    A-League club Wellington considers move to new stadium in Lower Hutt.

  • Keeping Up

    Sky tweaks rival BT with pickup of IPL rights for U.K.

  • Housing Boom

    English football clubs tie financial futures to property development.

  • Fest Fail

    FIFA critical of World Cup host city Recife for axing Fan Fest.

  • Secure Future

    Football Federation Australia extends A-League licenses through '34.

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