Quote of the Day

"In 10 years we can manage to decide how we can postpone the season for one month."
-- UEFA President Michel Platini, on his campaign to get the EPL to agree to a winter break in 2022 for the World Cup in Qatar. (EVENING STANDARD, 9/25)
Wednesday September 26, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 76 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Cast Away By Europe

    English rugby clubs were "accused of holding direct talks with South African clubs and warned they could be cast adrift from future European competitions" following claims that Premiership Rugby’s new broadcasting deal with BT Vision was "illegal," according to Gavin Mairs of the London TELEGRAPH. The accusations were made by Jean-Pierre Lux, the chairman of European Rugby Cup Ltd., the governing body of the Heineken Cup. Premiership Rugby Monday night "denied it had held any formal talks with South Africa."

  • Stalled In Jersey

    New Jersey F1 GP in jeopardy after contract "torn up" over missed deadlines.

  • If The Shoe Fits ...

    German court sides with Nike, rules adidas can't make or sell new shoe.

  • Global Aspirations

    MediaCom Sport expansion plan includes Russia, U.S., Brazil and Germany.

  • All Dressed Up

    Sergio Tacchini, IMG team up for global partnership.

  • On Italian Menu

    Bundesliga's top games to get free online exposure in Italy.

  • Not To Worry

    NRL says it's not worried about $1.1B Nine deal falling through.

  • Long Winter's Nap

    Platini pushes EPL hard for winter World Cup in Qatar.

  • A Water Sign

    World Twenty20 changes water supplier after players fall ill.

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