Quote of the Day

"Platini has helped himself to Duty Free, and he is now wheeling his latest idiotic idea through the Nothing To Declare But My Greed channel at airports across Europe."
-- London Daily Mail columnist Des Kelly, on UEFA President Michel Platini's plan for a Euro 2020 played in countries across Europe. (London DAILY MAIL, 12/7)
Monday December 10, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 129 Print This Issue

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  • Sponsors Support 2020 Plan

    Italy's Leonardo Bonucci, right, and Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa fight for the ball during the Euro 2012 final July 1.

    UEFA's decision to host Euro 2020 across the continent rather than in one or two host nations "has been greeted with enthusiasm as countries battle the crippling financial crisis," according to Tom Pilcher of REUTERS. European Club Association boss and Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was "upbeat about the move given the dire effects of the euro zone financial crisis across the continent." Rummenigge said, "At this time of a united Europe, I consider this to be a good decision. At a time of a euro crisis one or two countries should not be forced to invest in infrastructure projects but instead existing structures should be used."

  • More Games

    EOC decides to launch European Games in '15, despite "considerable opposition."

  • Still A Good Fit

    Corinthians renews kit deal with Nike for $145M over 10 years.

  • Sweetened Deal

    Austrian football Bundesliga signs TV deal with Sky, ORF.

  • Standing Around

    West Ham's Gold says club will study "safe standing area" at Olympic Stadium.

  • A Fine Mess

    India's archery, boxing bodies under gun over election irregularities.

  • Auf Wiedersehen

    Lewis Hamilton says final farewell at McLaren, heads to Mercedes.

  • Feeling The Heat

    Indonesian sports minister quits amid allegations of corruption.

  • Turn To Rubble

    Russia's Luzhniki stadium to be razed, rebuilt in time for '18 World Cup.

  • Double Take

    NRL club Manly rethinks match in China after calculating costs.

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