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Jul 7, 2014
Jul 7, 2014

Nike to end kit supply deal with Man Utd – source

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. sportswear company Nike will not renew a long-running kit supply deal with English soccer club Manchester United because of the cost of a new contract, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said.

Nike has been supplying United’s famous red shirts since 2002 but the current agreement expires next year. Its withdrawal is expected to clear the way for the club to sign a lucrative new deal with German sportswear company Adidas.

Jul 7, 2014

Soccer-Nike to end kit supply deal with Man Utd – source

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – U.S. sportswear company Nike will not renew a long-running kit supply deal with English soccer club Manchester United because of the cost of a new contract, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said.

Nike has been supplying United’s famous red shirts since 2002 but the current agreement expires next year. Its withdrawal is expected to clear the way for the club to sign a lucrative new deal with German sportswear company Adidas.

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Jul 6, 2014

Revitalized Williams not settling for second place

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Seeking to build on their revival as a force in Formula One, Williams said they were not content with a second place finish for Valtteri Bottas at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.

It was a day of mixed emotions for the former champions who lost driver Felipe Massa on the first lap when he was caught up in the aftermath of a heavy crash involving Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and had to retire.

Jul 6, 2014

Motor racing-Revitalised Williams not settling for second place

SILVERSTONE, England, July 6 (Reuters) – Seeking to build on their revival as a force in Formula One, Williams said they were not content with a second place finish for Valtteri Bottas at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.

It was a day of mixed emotions for the former champions who lost driver Felipe Massa on the first lap when he was caught up in the aftermath of a heavy crash involving Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and had to retire.

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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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