Quote of the Day

"For the first time, the growth is not only justified by television rights income but is also justified by the money the clubs have made from trading and selling players."
-- Prime Time Sport CEO Esteve Calzada, on the sustainability of the expanding transfer market. (REUTERS, 9/4)
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 60 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Early Bird

    Tennis Australia vying for new TV deal to help Australian Open compete with BBL.

    Tennis Australia held talks with commercial networks over a new A$200M ($160M)-plus TV rights deal "in an attempt to start negotiations early," according to Darren Davidson of THE AUSTRALIAN. The sport’s governing body has been "testing the market in an attempt to steal a march on Cricket Australia," whose "coveted" Big Bash League T20 cricket competition "threatens to suck money away from the Australian Open."

  • A Losing Battle

    NSW Supreme Court rejects Western Force appeal.

  • The Drawing Room

    Pixar animator Foose featured in 3M ANZ Supercars campaign.

  • New Player

    NZ Rugby expects Amazon to bid for broadcasting rights.

  • Something Old

    Adidas signs Beckham, Zidane for special Predator Precision revival.

  • All Revved Up

    Porsche "seriously considering" return to F1 as an engine supplier.

  • Serious Gamers

    Betway adds Mykonos ESG Tour to growing roster of esports events.

  • Staying Put

    Barcelona president says Messi extension effectively already signed.

  • Passing The Baton

    Juventus boss Agnelli succeeds Rummenigge as ECA chair.

  • Special Delivery

    Social media leak hints at FedEx as sponsor for new Tottenham stadium.

  • Fighting Change

    Top European clubs don't want more changes to Champions League.

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