Sports Investment Partners, a group led by Martin Broughton , will likely win the contest to buy the U.K. government-owned bookmaker known as the Tote, the Financial Times reported , citing people it didn’t identify.
British Airways Chairman Martin Broughton said “one-size-fits-all” airport security checks aren’t “sensible” and called for checks to differentiate between types of passengers with the introduction of “security light” lanes for trusted, frequent travelers, the Financial Times reported, citing a speech given by Broughton to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in London.
Liverpool’s board agreed to sell England’s most successful soccer club to John W. Henry ’s Boston Red Sox holding company over the objections of owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett , who vowed to resist an offer they said is too low.
A record of winning is the biggest asset John W. Henry ’s Boston Red Sox holding company brings to its pending purchase of Liverpool, according to the chairman of England’s most-successful soccer club.
George Gillett and Tom Hicks ’s ownership of Liverpool will lead to the pair losing 140 million pounds ($222 million), the team’s chairman said after agreeing to sell England’s most successful soccer club to John W. Henry ’s Boston Red Sox holding company.
Thomas C. Werner , the chairman of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox, will assume the same role at 18-time English soccer champion Liverpool when British Airways Plc chairman Martin Broughton steps down.
Liverpool’s board said a temporary restraining order obtained in Texas yesterday by owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett blocked the sale of the English Premier League soccer club to the operators of the Boston Red Sox.
Former Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett want more than $1 billion in damages for the forced sale of the 18-time English soccer champion. They'll ask a judge in London this week whether they can pursue their case.
Former Liverpool owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks must wait two weeks to learn whether they can sue in the U.S. over the forced sale of the 18-time English soccer champion, which they described as an “epic swindle.”