Quote of the Day

"We believe that it is right that businesses that make money from sport should contribute to sport."
-- Labour MP Clive Efford, on the party's proposal to attach a multimillion-pound levy on the sports betting business. (London GUARDIAN, 7/24)
Friday July 25, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 22 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Biggest Bang Theory

    Research firm GlobalWebIndex found out that Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Visa and adidas "were the most recognised sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil," achieving recognition among 50%, 39%, 41% and 36% of U.K., U.S. and Brazilian consumers respectively, according to Ben Bold of MARKETING MAGAZINE. However, 30% of those surveyed "still thought non-sponsor Nike was officially associated with the event."

  • On The Track

    Porsche buys South Africa's Kyalami racetrack for $19.5M.

  • Finding Gold

    Real Madrid signee James Rodríguez a "commercial gold mine."

  • A Nice Cut

    Bayern Munich earns more than $63M slice of Bundesliga's TV revenue.

  • Mass Appeal

    Crowdlending feeds distribution funding for Nowitzki documentary.

  • Power Players

    Penske closing in on V8 Supercars deal with Aussie Johnson.

  • Pitch Invasion

    Protestors attack Israeli players at friendly match in Salzburg.

  • Revved Up

    Mexico's return to F1 calendar in 2015 confirmed.

  • No Thanks

    Int'l Cricket Council turns down invitation to '18 Commonwealth Games.

  • Hangin' With ...

    Scottish Rugby's Dominic McKay talks about building the game in Scotland.

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