Quote of the Day

"There will never be another CFG club in Europe, because Man City covers the whole region; there will never be another club in America after New York City. But we may have another club in Asia, it's very big geographically."
-- City Football Group CEO Ferran Soriano, after taking a stake in J.League club Yokohama F Marinos. (SBD GLOBAL, 7/18)
Friday July 18, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 17 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • F1 Delivers Windfall

    Investors in F1 are to share a $1B payout through a "refinancing that will pave the way for a future change of control of the sport," according to Mark Kleinman of SKY NEWS. F1 parent company Delta Topco is "arranging a deal known as a dividend recapitalisation which involves increasing a company's borrowings in order to fund a shareholder payout." Plans for the $1B dividend are "understood to be being discussed with potential investors in New York later on Thursday, with F1's owners confident of attracting robust demand."

  • A New Leaf

    Nissan will provide Man City with electric cars as part of CFG sponsorship.

  • Financial Fillip

    Bundesliga club Hamburg SV signs 10-year deal with adidas.

  • Taxes At Work

    New Perth stadium to cost $800M-plus with taxpayers footing half the bill.

  • Star Factor

    StarHub unveils sponsorships for Singapore Sports Hub, WTA event.

  • Save The Children

    Germany's Özil uses Cup bonus to fund surgeries for 23 Brazilian children.

  • Wartime Footing

    UEFA won't let Russian, Ukrainian clubs play, says no matches in Israel.

  • Dinner Bell

    Lord's counting on food, beverage revenue to fund redevelopment.

  • The New Boss

    Caterham F1 names Christijan Albers its new team principal.

  • Hangin' With ...

    German Olympic Sports Association President Alfons Hörmann talks Games.

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