Quote of the Day

"If it wants to, the private sector can bring Formula One. But there is no question of us paying the cost of the rights ..."
-- Turkish Sports Minister Suat Kilic, on the government paying to put the Turkish GP back on the F1 calendar. (REUTERS, 12/6)
Friday December 7, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 128 Print This Issue

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  • Changing The Rules

    Italy's Federico Balzaretti, left, and Spain's David Silva fight for the ball during the Euro 2012 final in July.

    UEFA has decided Euro 2020 will be staged in cities across the continent in a "bid to spread the financial burden of staging the tournament," according to Mark Cue of the LONDON TIMES. UEFA President Michel Platini "got his wish" to stage finals matches across the continent. Platini revealed at Euro 2012 last summer that "12 or 13 cities across Europe" could stage matches. UEFA said after its exec committee meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland Thursday that it had received an "extremely positive" response from its member national associations as officials look at how to best accommodate a tournament with 24 teams, rather than the 16 which competed at Euro 2012.

  • Deal Taking Wing

    Emirates "in final stages" of deal to extend Paris St. Germain sponsorship.

  • Government Support

    Turkish GP could return to schedule, but government says it won't pay for it.

  • Mr. Ambassador

    Turkish Airways signs Barcelona's Messi as global brand envoy.

  • Getting Their Cut

    Rangers get 40% of gate from Dundee match even though club turned down tickets.

  • Paying The Price

    IOC will force national organizations to sanction officials over ticket sales.

  • Something For Free

    Australian Twenty20 Big Bash goes to free-to-air TV under new deal.

  • Going South

    ManU will pocket more than $3M from preseason friendly against Aussie stars.

  • A New Alliance

    UEFA supports proposal for new league for teams from CIS countries.

  • Opening The Door

    Court ruling puts Asian Tour at risk of more legal proceedings.

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