Quote of the Day

"You try to cut the Western Force, you have to go through me first."
-- Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest, warning the Australian Rugby Union against cutting the Super Rugby club. (REUTERS, 8/7)
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 40 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Open Season

    Premier League Chair Richard Scudamore indicated that "the door is open" for online broadcasters to "end the reign of BT and Sky" and show live matches across the U.K. for the first time, according to Callum Jones of the LONDON TIMES. Scudamore insisted that there was "no ceiling in sight" after the pair spent £5.14B on three seasons of rights in '15. The league is "technology-neutral" as it prepares to auction the next batch, he said.

  • Back In Business

    Cricket Australia signs Magellan to end sponsorship drought.

  • Setting The Bar

    State of Origin's Blues hit new high with Tooheys partnership.

  • A Double Play

    French football signs partnership deals with Bricomarché, Tag Heuer.

  • Not Talking

    Ping An says it's not the Chinese company interested in ManU stake.

  • Coming To A Head

    FIFA delegation in Oz for "crucial talks" with FFA.

  • Warning Shot

    Rugby League players say '18 NRL salary cap not "set in stone."

  • Ready To Fight

    Aussie billionaire promises to defend Western Force from ARU ax.

  • No Man's Land

    PyeongChang torch relay could have leg through North Korea.

  • The Promised Land

    Giro D'Italia to start 2018 race in Old City of Jerusalem.

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