Quote of the Day

"If you can get sponsors paying more for less, that’s ultimately the Holy Grail of sponsorship."
-- Generate Managing Partner Rupert Pratt, on Wimbledon's less-is-more sponsorship strategy. (SBD GLOBAL, 6/23)
Monday June 23, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 262 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • We're In The Money

    Members of FIFA’s "powerful executive committee have responded to new ethics rules banning their six-figure World Cup bonuses by secretly doubling their pay," according to Blake & Calvert of the SUNDAY TIMES. Documents from the FIFA files revealed that the organization "also offers to pay the money into Swiss bank accounts it controls and allows executives to withdraw it in cash lump sums." A leading tax expert last week accused FIFA of “making it easy” for its top team to dodge taxes. Each of the top football officials on the 25-strong exec committee "has seen their salary increase" this year from $100,000 to $200,000 for their part-time role.

  • Think Small

    Wimbledon content to offer more exposure to smaller roster of sponsors.

  • Changing The Rules

    Ofcom proposals threaten BT's ability to pay premiums for sports rights.

  • Change Of Season

    Scottish FA to "seriously examine" move to summer season.

  • Under Its Wing

    Premier League to lend expertise to fledgling Indian football league.

  • People's Choice

    Local businessmen, fans unite for "ambitious bid" to take over Coventry City.

  • Record Numbers

    ARD scores 76 share for Germany-Ghana match; 20 million watch England on ITV.

  • Setting Up Shop

    Haas F1 team to put down roots in U.K.'s "Motorsport Valley."

  • June Bloom

    Ecclestone says Austrian GP will stay in June for '15.

  • Tent Sale

    Qatar committee unveils tent design for '22 Cup stadium in Al Khor.

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