Quote of the Day

"No doubt, national federations have to receive a greater share from the World Cup."
-- DFB General Secretary Helmut Sandrock, calling for FIFA to give clubs a bigger share of World Cup revenue. (SID, 3/11)
Wednesday March 12, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 190 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Reds Baron

    Baron's investment represents about 5.8% of ManU's $2.6B market value.

    U.S. investment firm Baron Capital "has bought nearly a quarter of all publicly-traded shares" in N.Y.-listed ManU, according to the AP. In '12, ManU owners the Glazer family sold 10% of its holding in the club via a stock listing. A filing Monday on the Securities and Exchange Commission showed Baron Capital "now owns around 24 percent of those shares."

  • Right On Track

    Motorsport supplier Capricorn Group buys Nürburgring for $139M.

  • Fender Bender

    Brazil football says Hyundai World Cup ad breaches sponsorship rules.

  • Bad Idea

    Norway wealth fund CEO says F1 investment was a "mistake."

  • Fresh Air

    Outdoor Channel teams up with ESPN to air IndyCar, X Games.

  • A Bigger Slice

    German football officials lobby for bigger cut of World Cup revenue.

  • Park Place

    Formula E targets London's Battersea Park for '15 race.

  • Going Up

    Tax bill for Bayern Munich President Hoeneß up to $33M.

  • Driving Sales

    Ferrari's Alonso is F1's most marketable driver, Repucom report finds.

  • Bets Are Off

    FA Chair Dyke says complete ban on player, staff betting in the works.

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