Quote of the Day

"We wanted to give a strong signal ... we could not continue the game in an atmosphere like this."
-- AC Milan captain Massimo Ambrosini, after the club walked off the pitch during a friendly against Pro Patria because of racial abuse by fans. (London GUARDIAN, 1/3)
Friday January 4, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 143 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Short Of Expectations

    Premier League club Everton's $14.8M loss for the '11-12 season is "wore than expected."

    EPL Everton FC announced losses of £9.1M ($14.8M) for the '11-12 season, which were "worse than had been expected," according to Scott Rutherford of the LONDON TIMES. The club's wage bill "soared by more than £5M ($8M) to a record £63.4M ($103M)." With Manager David Moyes trying to keep Everton in Champions League qualification contention after taking 36 points from its first 21 games of the season, "the club’s latest financial figures illustrates how the manager is handicapped when it comes to strengthening his squad."

  • Feeling The BEAT

    ATP taps marquee names for new global promotional campaign.

  • Rockin' Summer

    London's Olympic Stadium to open this summer for concerts.

  • The Fake Stuff

    Premiership rugby side Saracens FC likes feel of artificial turf.

  • Getting A Hand

    German Handball Federation signs title, shirt deal with getgoods.de.

  • Border Crossing

    North Korean player signs to play for K League club Suwon Bluewings.

  • A Star Is Born

    News Corp.'s Star India goes after younger generation with new cricket website.

  • King And Country

    McIlroy may opt out of '16 Olympics to avoid having to choose Britain or Ireland.

  • Game Over

    AC Milan players abandon friendly because of racist chants by Pro Patria fans.

  • Safe Passage

    French sporting goods supplier Decathlon targets Indian retail market.

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