Quote of the Day

"It was a very short discussion."
-- DFL Sports Enterprises Managing Dir Jörg Daubitzer, on a Sportel Asia panel commenting about the Bundesliga holding talks on changing some game times to appeal to an Asian audience. (SBD GLOBAL, 3/6)
Thursday March 6, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 186 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Payroll Problem

    Nottingham Forest reported a loss of £17M in '12-13.

    League Championship sides Leicester City and Nottingham Forest "have reported heavy losses for the 2012-13 financial year," according to David Conn of the London GUARDIAN. The two clubs are "understood to be opposed to the Football League's financial fair play rules in the Championship." Leicester, owned by the King Power duty free company of Thailand, made a loss of £34M, according to its accounts just published, which follows £30M in '11-12. Forest, owned by the Kuwaiti brothers Fawaz and Omar Al-Hasawi, made a loss of £17M in '12-13.

  • Day At The Races

    Jockey Club names firm to complete $75M grandstand at Cheltenham.

  • Opening The Door

    Sportel panelists share gameplans for building brands in Chinese market.

  • Sale In The Air

    Report claims Berlusconi's AC Milan is "weighing a sale."

  • Bad Idea

    Paddy Power pulls Pistorius ad after "wave of protests."

  • Play Ball

    ELTA TV buys rights to air 150 Chinese Professional Baseball League games.

  • More Trouble

    Leeds takeover up in the air again after Cellino accused of tax evasion.

  • Middle Men

    Arsenal CEO says players losing pay to "excessive" fees to agents.

  • Walking Away

    Resigning AFL boss talks codes, scandals and concussions with SBD Global.

  • Ratings Grabber

    Paralympics predicts Sochi Games will break viewing records.

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