Quote of the Day

"Being relegated was obviously not part of our plans."
-- Queens Park Rangers Owner Tony Fernandes, after losses from "expensive but failed attempt" to keep the club in the Premier League were revealed. (FINANCIAL TIMES, 3/6)
Friday March 7, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 187 Print This Issue

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  • QPR Mired In Losses

    QPR's attempt to stay in the EPL has resulted in a $296M debt.

    League Championship side Queens Park Rangers has revealed net debts of £177M ($296M) "as a result of trying to stay" in the Premier League last season, according to Jacob & Burrows of the LONDON TIMES. The club on Thursday announced a loss of £65.7M for the financial year '12-13, "mainly as a result of paying more in wages" than it earned in TV, sponsorship and marketing income.

  • Hangin' With ...

    Commonwealth Games exec in spotlight for new SBD Global Friday feature.

  • China Syndrome

    Sportel Asia: Sports channel execs talk about best strategy for China.

  • No Sale

    AC Milan holding company says Serie A club is not for sale.

  • Manager's Perspective

    Chelsea's Mourinho signs with Yahoo as World Cup analyst.

  • Summer Trips

    Bundesliga clubs Werder Bremen, Bayer Leverkusen plan Asian visits.

  • Closing Ranks

    Rangers investor Prior throws support to King's "revolution."

  • Holding Hope

    Indian officials scramble to resuscitate return to F1 schedule.

  • Full Speed Ahead

    ARU's Pulver says National Rugby Championship won't be delayed.

  • Into The Pool

    Israel to host first major swimming championship.

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