Quote of the Day

"They came to Munich in the spirit of peace and solidarity. We owe it to them to keep the spirit alive and to remember them."
-- IOC President Jacques Rogge, paying tribute to the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches killed at the 1972 Munich Games. (AP, 7/23)
Tuesday July 24, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 31 Print This Issue

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  • Hard At Work

    IOC President Jacques Rogge pauses during a tour of the Athletes Village Monday.

    IOC President Jacques Rogge has "defended the VIP treatment afforded to him and his colleagues" at the London Games by claiming they are "working class people," according to Oliver Pickup of the London TELEGRAPH. Rogge is staying in a suite at the "plush, five-star Hilton Hotel in one of the most affluent areas of the city," and has a "chauffeur-driven BMW," which drives around the capital in his "own lane." Rogge spoke on BBC Radio 4's Today program Monday and said that he and his colleagues "lived by simple means." Rogge, "The IOC members work very hard during the Olympic Games. This hotel where we are staying is a kind of conference room. We have our meetings here, so that is very important.

  • Yellow Jersey Turns Green

    Bradley Wiggins in line for $156K a week from sponsors after Tour de France victory.

  • Let's Think About This

    All Blacks reconsider adding new jersey logo after longtime sponsor adidas objects.

  • What's In A Name

    Allianz completes nine-year naming-rights deal for Ligue 1 club Nice's new stadium.

  • Silver Medal Finish

    Study finds that the Olympics brand is the world's second most valuable.

  • For The Right Price

    Mediaset España considers 2014 World Cup rights following success of Euro 2012.

  • Not Playing Ball

    Japan pulls out of 2013 World Baseball Classic in row over cut of tournament revenue.

  • Capture The Flag

    Four-time gold medalist Hoy will carry the Union Jack at the Opening Ceremony.

  • Endless Summer

    European football clubs' U.S. exhibitions are a shot in the arm for the MLS.

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