Quote of the Day

"You can't watch a sporting event with your kids without being bombarded by betting odds and gambling ads. Not only do we risk undermining the integrity of sport, we risk creating another generation of problem gamblers."
-- Australian Sen. Richard Di Natale, who has called for a Parliamentary investigation on gambling ads during sporting events. (BRISBANE TIMES, 2/8)
Tuesday February 12, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 170 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On The Chopping Block

    IOC leaders are meeting to "decide which sport to drop from the Olympic program and how to deal with the fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal," according to Stephen Wilson of the AP. At a two-day IOC exec board meeting beginning Tuesday, the IOC will also "review preparations" for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as well as "select a short list of finalists" for the 2018 Youth Olympics.

  • Power Supply

    ScottishPower puts investment muscle behind Scottish Cycling.

  • On The Move

    Australian PGA says it's pulling out of Palmer Coolum Resort.

  • News Blackout

    Aussie ABC drops test series coverage after BCCI demands extra fees.

  • Hard To Get

    New Leeds United owner turns down takeover bid from Yorkshire consortium.

  • Junior League

    Argentinian club Boca Juniors signs two-year deal with Citroën.

  • Shed Some Light

    WADA President Fahey calls on Aussie government to release details of probe.

  • Independence Day

    Disgruntled Indian tennis players form new association.

  • Blood Sport

    Cyclist testifies Spanish doctor charged $5K for transfusions.

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