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Lewis Hamilton has pulled out of this weeks Pirelli tyre test in Barcelona in order to rest a sore foot. Cheap Blues Jerseys Authentic .Hamilton was originally scheduled to test Pirellis 2017 tyres on Wednesday, but teammate Nico Rosberg stood in to replace him while Manors Pascal Wherlein has been drafted back into the fold for the second and final day of the test on Thursday. A team spokesperson said Hamilton had hurt his foot in training but confirmed there is no danger of him missing next weekends U.S. Grand Prix.Lewis had some discomfort in his foot after training on Tuesday, a spokesman told Reuters. It was agreed he wouldnt test so he could rest it and get physio to be in good shape for Austin, which he will be. No concerns on that front.Hamilton was at Mercedes F1 engine factory in Brixworth on Tuesday to celebrate the teams third consecutive world championship and footage from the event appears to show him limping. Wednesdays test was due to be his first taste of Pirellis 2017 tyres, but he will now have to wait until a later date.Rosberg completed 60 laps at the test after cool temperatures and rain in the afternoon curtailed running. Up until this week, Wherlein had completed all of Mercedes 2017 tyre testing and returns on Thursday for a sixth day at the wheel of the W06 mule car. Mercedes next 2017 tyre test will be Pirellis post-season final evaluation in Abu Dhabi.Hamilton heads for Austin with a 33-point deficit to Rosberg in the drivers championship and with just four races remaining. Cheap Blues Jerseys Online . LOUIS -- Alexander Steen scored a power-play goal with 59. Wholesale Blues Jerseys Free Shipping .C. -- When North Carolina freshman Ryan Switzer reported to training camp in August he was a little miffed to learn he was third on the depth chart at punt returner. http://www.wholesalebluesjerseys.com/ . Batiste, who briefly signed with the Eskimos in 2006, has spent time with several NFL teams including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. The BCCI will invite bidders to participate in an open-tender process to secure broadcasting rights for the IPL, for the cycle starting in 2018. Anurag Thakur, the BCCI president, will make the announcement in Delhi on Sunday. Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) owns the current rights, which will expire after the 2017 IPL season.It is understood that the BCCI made SPNI aware of the open tender during negotiations held over the past few months. According to a top BCCI official, a clause in the original contract dictated that both parties would discuss the new deal in a 60-day window immediately after the 2016 IPL. The window opened on May 30, the day after the IPL final.During this period SPNI was meant to make an offer for the BCCI to consider. The BCCI was supposed to respond within 10 days of the closing of the 60-day negotiating window.We had to make a final offer to them, the BCCI official told ESPNcricinfo on Saturday. That is in the text of the contract. We met several times and our line to them was, in todays day and age, this is the biggest sports deal (IPL broadcasting rights), and it has to happen through an open tender. There is no other way.The official did not divulge the details of the tender process, including whether the rights would be sold for a 10-year cycle as it had been previously, or for a smaller period of time.According to this official, picking the next IPL broadcaster through a tender process also conformed to the guidelines listed in the Lodha Committee report, which had recommended more transparency in the BCCIs business deals.The official pointed out that the BCCI, despite being opposed to various recommendations of the Lodha Committee, had accepted the point that striking new contracts though tenders was the best method.The only transparent process is through an open tender and that is also the right way to discover the right price for this property. The Supreme Court judgement of July 18 clearly mentions that all future negotiations need to happen through a tender. So if we do anything else it would be an infringement of the order.When asked whether SPNI had agreed to the process, the BCCI official said: They have not said anything to the contrary.Senior SPNI officials could not be reached for a reaction, but an insider privy to the negotiations said SPNI had not accepted the BCCIs offer. SPNI has not acceptted it. Cheap Stitched Blues Jerseys. There are still a lot of things pending including legal options and all. SPNIs view is BCCI is not honouring its contract.According to this official, SPNI executives repeatedly pointed out to the BCCI that it had played a big role in elevating the IPL from its inception in 2008 to its current level of popularity. Sony told BCCI the IPL was a non-existing property. It invested in it and made IPL what it is today.The negotiation clause under the existing contract allows SPNI the first right of refusal as well the right to match a counter-offer made by a rival. In August, while the negotiations were going on, SPNI CEO NP Singh had hoped the BCCI would accept Sonys offer.When the BCCI conceived of the IPL, we identified it as a potential game-changing property, Singh told televisionpost.com. Since then, we have worked productively with the BCCI to grow the league. Our agreement is now close to 10 years old, and both the parties have always followed it in letter and spirit. While I wouldnt comment on any particular clause, I would say that we feel comfortable in the knowledge that there will be fair negotiations.Singh had said SPNI would be aggressive in trying to retain the rights. We have worked really hard to bring the IPL to where it stands today with the support of the BCCI and the franchisees. We would like to carry this value-building exercise forward into the future as well.According to the BCCI official, SPNI were interpreting the offer to be a financial one. But the official stressed that there was no mention of the BCCI ever having to make a financial offer to SPNI during the negotiations. We told them you are a valued stakeholder so please come and participate in the tender process.In 2008, the Singapore-based World Sports Group bagged the IPL television rights for a ten-year period with a $918 million bid. It simultaneously signed a deal with Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. (MSM) that Sony would be the official broadcaster. The contract was recast before IPL 2009, with MSM agreeing to pay $1.63 billion for nine years.ESPN has a long-term collaboration with Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) for the launch of SONYESPN-branded television channels and digital assets in India and the subcontinent Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '