Quote of the Day

"We renounce all foreigners."
-- Rapid Bucharest Manager Danut Perja, on the club's plan to get rid of all its foreign players to help ease its financial woes. (REUTERS, 12/19)
Thursday December 20, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 137 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Golden Year For U.K. Sports

    More than 75 million fans turned out to U.K. sporting events in 2012.

    The U.K.’s "amazing year of sport" was reflected in attendances of more than 75 million at professional sports events during '12, according to analysis by the Deloitte Sports Business Group. This was reinforced by huge TV audiences for the London Games and Paralympic Games, and other established annual sporting events. Deloitte Sports Business Group partner Dan Jones commented: "The demand and passion for sport in the U.K. was reflected in the 11 million tickets sold for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games."

  • Second Chance

    Sunset+Vine wins second bid to produce Premier League games for BT Sport.

  • Déjà Vu

    London's Olympic Stadium to host IPC Athletics World Championship '17.

  • Hitting The Goal

    Rangers AIM debut embraced by investors as Scottish club raises $36M.

  • Changing Outfits

    Brasileiro club Atlético-MG signs $12M kit deal with Lupo.

  • Night Music

    Ecclestone says night race in Bangkok will be on F1 schedule in '15.

  • Case Study

    Harvard researcher looks at what makes ManU Manager Alex Ferguson tick.

  • A Nice Pour

    Aussie winery Tyrrell's signs two-year deal with South Sydney Rabbitohs.

  • Swedish Lock Out

    Swedish court says hockey association can ban clubs from signing NHL players.

  • Locals Only

    Romanian club Rapid Bucharest to sell off all foreign players.

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