Sports Business Correspondent
Keith's Feed
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 17, 2014

Figure skating: Women’s final to prove TV ratings winner

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics has a special place in the hearts of viewers and the television executives who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying the rights to the Games.

Underlining the importance of the sport, U.S. broadcaster NBC has two separate commentary teams and crews working on it.

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Women’s final to prove TV ratings winner

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics has a special place in the hearts of viewers and the television executives who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying the rights to the Games.

Underlining the importance of the sport, U.S. broadcaster NBC has two separate commentary teams and crews working on it.

Feb 17, 2014

Figure skating: Women’s title promises golden future

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – As well as the glory, the young woman who strikes gold in the Olympic figure skating is destined to make millions of dollars as sponsors rush to sign her up to advertise their products.

Success in one of the most popular events at the Games has been a guarantee of riches for generations and Sochi will be no exception. The leading American contender is named Gracie Gold which seems fitting enough.

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Women’s title promises golden future

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 17 (Reuters) – As well as the glory, the young woman who strikes gold in the Olympic figure skating is destined to make millions of dollars as sponsors rush to sign her up to advertise their products.

Success in one of the most popular events at the Games has been a guarantee of riches for generations and Sochi will be no exception. The leading American contender is named Gracie Gold which seems fitting enough.

Feb 17, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
Feb 17, 2014

Ice dancers glide to centre stage at Sochi Games

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The climax to the Olympic ice dance competition will be a showdown between the United States and Canada in what should be the most captivating of seven medal events in Sochi on Monday.

Meryl Davis and Charlie White, seeking to become the first Americans to win the Olympic gold, lead going into the decisive free dance. They must hold off a challenge from reigning champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada.

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Ice dancers glide to centre stage at Sochi Games

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 17 (Reuters) – The climax to the Olympic ice dance competition will be a showdown between the United States and Canada in what should be the most captivating of seven medal events in Sochi on Monday.

Meryl Davis and Charlie White, seeking to become the first Americans to win the Olympic gold, lead going into the decisive free dance. They must hold off a challenge from reigning champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada.

Feb 16, 2014

Miller and Svindal aim to end Sochi ski drought

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – American Bode Miller and Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will be seeking to end a surprise Sochi medal drought on Sunday when they race in the super-G, the last speed race of the Olympic Alpine skiing program.

The super-G in the mountains above Sochi looks like the highlight on a day when a total of five gold medals are to be won.

    • About Keith

      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
      Hometown:
      London
      Joined Reuters:
      September 1988
      Languages:
      English, French, Italian, German and Dutch
    • More from Keith

    • Contact Keith

    • Follow Keith