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Oct 21, 2014

New William Hill CEO enjoys strong start to reign

LONDON (Reuters) – Leading British bookmaker William Hill (WMH.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results.

The figures are a fillip for new Chief Executive James Henderson, who took the top job in August after almost three decades with the company.

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American football back in London with extra game

LONDON (Reuters) – The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base and lay the foundations for a team in the British capital.

The Oakland Raiders face the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium on Sept. 28 and the home of English soccer will stage a further two NFL clashes over the autumn.

    • 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."
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      September 1988
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