Quote of the Day

"As soon as the law changes, I'll be here all the time. I love being here, I have so many Jamaican fans here and it's wonderful."
-- Usain Bolt, declaring that he won't compete in the U.K. because he'd have to pay half of his earnings in taxes. (London TELEGRAPH, 8/14)
Wednesday August 15, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 47 Print This Issue

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  • Season On The Brink

    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, is tackled by Sevilla's Jose Andujar Moreno 'Coke', during a La Liga match April 29.

    Spanish Professional Football League (LFP) President Jose Luis Astiazaran "guaranteed" that the '12-13 La Liga season will start as scheduled at the end of the week, according to the EFE. Following the General Assembly meeting of the Primera and Segunda Division clubs, Astiazaran said, "For a long time we talked about important elements. We put on the table the questions that we had in our hands. We talked about the questions for La Liga, the governing and the television broadcasting. There will be games at the end of this week at the scheduled times."

  • The Tax Man Cometh

    Usain Bolt says he won't have a London encore until the U.K. changes its tax laws.

  • Shifting Into Gear

    F1 driver Lewis Hamilton's new deal with McLaren could be worth $31M a year.

  • No Encore In Rio

    FA chief Horne says it's "unlikely" the GB women's football team will reunite for Rio.

  • Making New Friends

    New Japanese-Vietnamese football partnership follows European model to build ties.

  • Slice Of The TV Pie

    Portugal Telecom is angling for a 25% share of sports broadcast group SportTV.

  • Trading Places

    Bundesliga clubs are keeping up a record pace with $229M spent so far on summer transfers.

  • In The Driver's Seat

    Ticketing and event managing company CTS Eventim set to operate Cologne's Lanxess-Arena.

  • Stand By Your Man

    South Korean Football Association goes to bat for player whose medal was held back.

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