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Mar 7, 2014
Mar 7, 2014
Mar 7, 2014

Bribery case hangs over Formula One boss Ecclestone

LONDON (Reuters) – A German bribery trial that opens next month in Munich will decide the fate of Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old Briton who has turned Formula One into a huge global business over the last three decades.

The looming trial and the damning conclusions of a British judge in a damages case last month have sparked a fresh bout of speculation that Ecclestone’s long reign is drawing to a close.

Mar 7, 2014

Motor racing-Bribery case hangs over Formula One boss Ecclestone

LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) – A German bribery trial that opens next month in Munich will decide the fate of Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old Briton who has turned Formula One into a huge global business over the last three decades.

The looming trial and the damning conclusions of a British judge in a damages case last month have sparked a fresh bout of speculation that Ecclestone’s long reign is drawing to a close.

Mar 6, 2014
Mar 6, 2014

Williams seeks to revive fortunes with Martini

LONDON (Reuters) – Former champion Formula One team Williams believes a new sponsorship deal with Italian drinks brand Martini can help to make it competitive again after a dismal season in 2013.

The team will race under the Williams Martini name in a new predominantly white car with distinctive blue and red stripes as part of a multi-year agreement.

Mar 6, 2014

Motor racing-Williams seeks to revive fortunes with Martini

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – Former champion Formula One team Williams believes a new sponsorship deal with Italian drinks brand Martini can help to make it competitive again after a dismal season in 2013.

The team will race under the Williams Martini name in a new predominantly white car with distinctive blue and red stripes as part of a multi-year agreement.

Mar 6, 2014
Mar 6, 2014

Betfair says heading for top end of profit target

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – Online gambling exchange Betfair
said on Thursday it was on course to reach the top end
of its profit guidance as investments in Italy and New Jersey
prove less expensive than feared.

Betfair also announced it had signed a deal with British
commercial TV company ITV to buy key advertising slots
during World Cup and Champions League soccer games, raising the
profile of the company.

Mar 4, 2014
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      "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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