NHL Prospects Coming From Warm-Weather Cities UFC Fighters Voicing Unhappiness Over Pay NFL, NFLPA Partner With Cirque Du Soleil Four-Part Series Looks At NHL Concussions League Notes Some NHL Owners Skeptical On Vegas NHL, Union Agree To Small Bump In Salary Cap Formula E Planning Virtual Race For Vegas USGA Apologizes For Johnson Ruling IndyCar Season Highs/Lows Include 500, Detroit
SBD/Issue 20/Leagues & Governing Bodies
’06 World Cup Of Track & Field Moved Out Of U.S.
Published October 8, 2004
|Money Issue Causes Home Depot
To Lose T&F World Cup
The ‘06 World Cup of track and field will not be held at The Home Depot Center in Carson as originally planned, according to Dick Patrick of USA TODAY. AEG and the IAAF have not been able to agree on a contract because AEG is being asked to “come up with about $1[M] to cover the taxes on the prize money” of about $3M. Brussels and Berlin are now “considered the favorites to receive the World Cup bid.” Patrick notes that the event was awarded to the U.S. “with great fanfare two years ago” as the IAAF “wanted the event to rejuvenate interest in the sport” (USA TODAY, 10/8).