Quote of the Day

"I think they've picked the wrong fat kid to bully. I'm not for bullying."
-- Jessica Ennis coach Toni Minichello, on cutting all ties to UK Athletics, after saying he felt "bullied" and "not respected" by the organization. (London GUARDIAN, 2/9)
Monday February 11, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 169 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • LOCOG Pays The Bills

    London 2012 organizers have said that "they remain 'on track' to balance the books before the dissolution of the organizing committee this year, although there may be no money left over for the British Olympic Association," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. The cash-strapped BOA, which recently agreed to a £2M ($3.2M) deal with the government to allow small businesses to use the rights to London 2012, would receive the first £5M ($7.9M) of any surplus made by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • Billionaires Club

    Beckham passes billion-pound benchmark for jersey, shoe sales.

  • Things Go Better

    Bundesliga club Schalke 04 signs three-year sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola.

  • Bursting Bubble

    Aussie scandal could trigger "termination" of media, sponsorship deals.

  • Another Go

    Channel 4 outbids BBC for rights to '14, '16 Paralympics.

  • Judgement Day

    Court orders La Liga club Atlético Madrid to pay Mediapro $13M.

  • Unfair Advantage

    Competition panel slaps BCCI with $9.7M fine over IPL deals.

  • Standard Bearer

    Qatar unveils new panel to monitor country's sports clubs, leagues.

  • Missing The Cut

    Pentathlon on the block as IOC decides which sport to cut in 2020.

  • Fields Of Dreams

    Ghana to invest in athletic infrastructure to promote sports tourism.

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