Quote of the Day

"For clubs who can't follow the rules of the Financial Fair Play system, it is over and out of Europe."
-- UEFA President Michel Platini, on his Sept. 30 deadline for European football clubs to comply with FFP standards. (THESCORE.ie, 9/2)
Friday September 7, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 63 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Citius, Altius, Fortius

    Jiske Griffioen of the Netherlands competes during the women's wheelchair bronze medal match of the Paralympics Thursday.

    The London Paralympics have sold 2.7 million tickets for the 10-day event, putting it "on course to be the most commercially successful" in the 52-year history of the movement, according to Ashling O'Connor of the LONDON TIMES. Ticket sales have generated close to £45M ($72M), exceeding the £35M ($56M) figure organizers deemed as "ambitious" prior to the event. After the success of the Olympics, an extra100,000 tickets were "released gradually" during the Paralympics. There were also 100,000 "roaming day passes" to the Olympic Park, which welcomed its 4 millionth visitor Wednesday since the start of the Olympics on July 27.

  • Balancing The Books

    17 EPL clubs support implementation of Financial Fair Play measures.

  • The New Deal

    Brasileiro club São Paulo signs $26M jersey deal with Semp Toshiba.

  • Instant Results

    Sydney FC's Del Piero signing already pays off in ticket sales, club memberships.

  • Running The Break

    German basketball league boss Jan Pommer shares his vision for the league's future.

  • Foreign Exchange

    China hoops league considers salary cap to control spending on foreign players.

  • Coming Or Going?

    F1 driver Hamilton reportedly ready to jump to Mercedes, denials follow.

  • Got Your Back

    Swiss government throws financial support to '22 bid by St. Moritz, Davos.

  • Let's Go Surfing

    Bain Capital is the "mystery" bidder for struggling Billabong.

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