Quote of the Day

"I believe in managers being given time."
-- Former ManU player Gary Neville, criticizing the club for firing Manager David Moyes after 10 months. (PA, 4/22)
Wednesday April 23, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 220 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Formula One Profits Slip

    F1 profits fell by $137M to $286M on an underlying basis last year, "driven by accelerating payments under a new deal with the sport’s 11 teams," according to Christian Sylt for the London TELEGRAPH. The teams’ prize money increased 6.1% in '13 to a record $798M, "making it the single biggest cost for F1’s Luxembourg-based parent Delta 2." Further pressure was put on F1’s bottom line by a new agreement with motorsports governing body FIA "that upped the annual fee it receives four-fold" to an estimated $40M.

  • Cash Machine

    Bayern Munich in position to top last season's Champions League windfall.

  • Dressing Up

    Hull City, Umbro agree to four-year kit deal.

  • Daddy's Girl

    Chinese tycoon buys football team for daughter, ponders London IPO.

  • Double Trouble

    Elections cool marketers' ardor for IPL spots.

  • The Unchosen One

    ManU dismisses Moyes 10 months into six-year contract.

  • Show Of Force

    Madrid assigns more than 2,000 security personnel for Champions League semis.

  • Taking A Mulligan

    AFL CEO says league must readdress troublesome ticketing system.

  • Weighing Options

    U.S.-based Cerberus, China's Wanda favorites to buy Valencia.

  • A Fair Price

    Wests Tigers want compensation to release Benji Marshall from contract.

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