Quote of the Day

"I think the industry is genuinely excited about having a A$27 billion big brother looking after Channel 10."
-- Administrator Mark Korda, on U.S. broadcaster CBS gaining "overwhelming" support from creditors for its takeover of Australia's Ten Network. (THE AUSTRALIAN, 9/19)
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 70 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Quake Damage

    An "enormous crack" appears to have been left in the Estadio Azteca after a "devastating earthquake in Mexico City," according to Mick Gadd of the London DAILY MIRROR. One of world football's "iconic" venues, and the host of two World Cup finals, the stadium reportedly "suffered severe damage" after a 7.1-magnitude quake. The scheduled Copa MX match between Club América and Cruz Azul "has been suspended."

  • Lending Support

    FA poised to sign LG to sponsor England, FA Cup.

  • That's A Wrap

    Sony completes acquisition of Ten Sports from Zee Entertainment.

  • Good Health

    Borussia Dortmund in partnership with health insurance firm IKK Classic.

  • On The Schedule

    ESPN to televise preseason games between NBA, NBL teams live in Australia.

  • Ready To Build

    Ligue 1 club Nantes unveils project to build 40,000-seat stadium.

  • Limited Access

    ManU, Chelsea face legal action for missing standards for disabled fans.

  • The First Time

    AFLW side Fremantle will host first footie match at new Perth Stadium.

  • A Down Cycle

    Team NZ chief says cyclors are out for next America's Cup.

  • Off The Track

    British Bobsleigh cuts funding for women's team.

  • Something Special

    Irish World Cup bidders promise "tournament like no other."

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