Quote of the Day

"I won't take anything into my own hands."
-- Lewis Hamilton, vowing not to retaliate against teammate Nico Rosberg over their crash at the Belgium GP. (BBC, 8/26)
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 45 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Long-Term Outlook

    Channel Ten "has signalled its interest in bidding" for the next Australian Football League broadcast rights, "even if the AFL decides it wants a 10-year agreement," according to Jon Pierik of THE AGE. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan "has floated the prospect of an extended deal," with the present five-year, A$1.25B ($1.16B) agreement with Channel Seven, Foxtel and Telstra expiring after the '16 season. Media analysts believe a new five-year deal could be worth about A$1.6B and a 10-year agreement between A$3.5B-A$4B.

  • People's Choice

    Berlin will seek voter approval on potential bid for 2024 Olympics.

  • Ready To Deal

    British billionaire Koukash offers cash deal for NRL club.

  • Hosting Duties

    Canberra venues in line for $600K in upgrades ahead of Asian Cup.

  • Highlight Show

    Bild launches YouTube channel for Bundesliga clips to draw younger audience.

  • Moving On

    FIA absolves Rosberg over collision, Hamilton says he won't retaliate.

  • Cutting Back

    Spanish basketball club Bilbao Basket eases debt as players agree to salary cut.

  • Tire Tracks

    South Korean tiremaker Nexen targets European football for marketing push.

  • Training Grounds

    Rugby World Cup organizers secure 41 U.K. sites for training facilities.

  • On The Books

    Oslo officials OK new stadium for Norwegian club Valerenga.

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