Quote of the Day

"Neymar's move to Paris St. Germain transcends a business transaction; there's a political, cultural and commercial aspect of this deal like we've never quite seen before."
-- MediaCom VP of Sport & Entertainment Misha Sher, on the impact of PSG's record transfer fee for Neymar. (CAMPAIGN LIVE, 8/4)
Monday August 7, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 39 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • 'Mystery' Investment

    A "mystery Chinese investor is attempting to buy a stake" in ManU, amid mounting rumors of "a split in the Glazer family over ownership of the club," according to Dunkley & Dey of the SUNDAY TIMES. Intermediaries "claiming to act for an unnamed Chinese billionaire have made approaches to some of the club’s biggest independent shareholders" to gauge their interest in selling. The talks "have not yet resulted in formal discussions to sell a block of shares," sources said, but a "confluence of forces suggests it is only a matter of time before a sizeable stake changes hands."

  • A Closer Look?

    FIFPro wants transfer rules reviewed in wake of Neymar signing.

  • Expecting Change

    Neymar transfer has "considerable ramifications" for player, PSG.

  • Gaining Exposure

    Fox Sports lands rights to FIBA competitions featuring Boomers, Opals.

  • Tried And True

    Borussia Dortmund extends Opel partnership for five years.

  • Letting It Ride

    Middlesbrough re-ups with betting outfit Coral for three more years.

  • Taken Down

    Arsenal's Kroenke pulls trophy hunting from new streaming service.

  • Passing The Torch

    BT "power shift" sends architect of football strategy packing.

  • Making Repairs

    Hungary F1 GP venue gets government funding for redevelopment.

  • Behind Schedule

    Government says Premier League clubs "failing" disabled fans.

  • Change Of Owners

    Rebels sell license in hopes of securing place in Super Rugby.

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