Quote of the Day

"This over nursing of F1, being over cautious, over controlling and over regulating drives me mad."
-- Mercedes F1 Chair Niki Lauda, on what he believes is the over-officious nature of the circuit. (NZ HERALD, 7/10)
Friday July 11, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 12 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Winning The Battle

    Adidas sponsors both World Cup finalists in Argentina and Germany.

    With adidas sponsoring both teams in Sunday's World Cup final, it "has declared victory over U.S. rival Nike," according to Emma Thomasson of REUTERS. The two companies "dominate" a football kit industry worth more than $5B a year, sharing more than 80% of the market for many products. Adidas will be on both finalists' jerseys for the first time since '90 and on many of their star players' boots as well. Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said, "Adidas will be the most visible brand by far in the World Cup final."

  • Sky High

    Sky Austria takes naming rights for Austria's second football league.

  • Cleaning Up

    Bath Rugby signs two-year sponsorship deal with Dyson.

  • In The Spotlight

    Costa Rica hopes to use Cup exposure to ignite economic boom.

  • Para Channel

    Channel 4 expands association with Paralympic events.

  • Rewriting Rules

    AFL's new charter "most significant" move since original rules in 1859.

  • Finger Pointing

    Former Rangers owner skewers HMRC after court throws out tax charges.

  • Ladies Tees

    Woburn Golf Club selected to host '16 Women's British Open.

  • Dark Brew

    Guinness takes over for RaboDirect as title sponsor of PRO12 Rugby.

  • Hangin' With ...

    America's Golf Cup CEO Lisandro Borges gives insight on the inaugural event.

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