Quote of the Day

"This year I dared to hope very early on that our team would take the title."
-- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, who OK'd printing 5 million stamps to celebrate Germany's World Cup victory before the team had made the final. (AFP, 7/15)
Wednesday July 16, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 15 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Southern Exposure

    Carlos Slim's Grupo Pachuca in talks to acquire Colombian side América de Cali.

    Mexican conglomerate Grupo Pachuca is holding conversations with Colombian second division side América de Cali with the goal of "acquiring the club or becoming a majority shareholder," according to Felipe Monforte of MARCA. The interest in América de Cali is related to billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Pachuca's expansion.

  • Imported Brew

    Mexican beer brand Tecate signs sponsorship deal with Barcelona.

  • Air Lift

    German team welcomed back to Berlin by million-fan celebration.

  • Curve Ball

    FIFA's Blatter surprises Russians with talk of cutting back on Cup stadiums.

  • The Big Dogs

    Adidas deal shows ManU can still compete with teams like Real Madrid, Man City.

  • Finance Fillip

    Hong Kong businessman to invest $6.8M in Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin.

  • Inside Information

    German pay-TV channel Sky to produce doc on 1860 Munich football club.

  • Road Weary

    EPL TV schedule makes life difficult for traveling fans.

  • Hope For The Best

    IFG nervous about Rio course completion, confirms qualification system.

  • Broadcast Blues

    Steep broadcast fee could knock nascent HK Premier League off the air.

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