Quote of the Day

"Products that are in demand usually cost you more money."
-- AFL Geelong CEO Brian Cook, justifying why the league could charge a premium for tickets to high-demand matches. (HERALD SUN, 2/21)
Thursday February 21, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 177 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Change At The Top

    ManU CEO David Gill will stand down after this season, replaced by Ed Woodward.

    Manchester United CEO David Gill will "stand down at the end of the season as he targets a new role" on UEFA’s exec committee, according to Burrows & Ducker of the LONDON TIMES. ManU Exec Vice Chair Ed Woodward "has been confirmed as the replacement" for Gill, who joined ManU from the tour operator First Holidays as financial director in '97 and became CEO in '03. Gill "will remain" a club director and continue as FA vice chairman. Although Woodward will assume the CEO’s responsibilities, dealing with issues such as transfer and contract negotiations, he will "continue to attend Premier League meetings."

  • The Body Electric

    Formula E nears targeted debut, but F1 boss Ecclestone still skeptical.

  • Playing Dirty

    Man City CEO accused of having firm spy on colleagues when he was at Barcelona.

  • Flight Plans

    Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg in talks with Lufthansa.

  • A Woman's Touch

    Niki Lauda says F1 would benefit from woman driver, but Patrick not the one.

  • Big Game Pricing

    Aussie Football League eyes premium pricing for blockbuster games.

  • All Fixed Up

    Chinese football insiders say match-fixing "endemic" in country.

  • Up Off The Mat

    Indian boxers close to reprieve from amateur boxing association.

  • Show Your Papers

    EU, Russia can't agree on plan for visa-free Sochi Games.

  • Bad Balls

    Brazilian agents seize 200K counterfeit footballs at Santos port.

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