Quote of the Day

"Investors and shareholders don’t want uncertainty and indecision -- they want a clear strategy and a board in full agreement."
-- Ernst & Young Financial Expert Neil Patey on the effect the boardroom split at Scottish Third Division Rangers will have on their market value. (Scotland DAILY RECORD, 2/21)
Friday February 22, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 179 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Grand Tour

    Former Irish cyclist Stephen Roche poses with the Giro trophy Thursday in Belfast.

    The British Isles "will host six days of grand tour cycling next year" after it was confirmed that the 2014 Giro d’Italia will start in Northern Ireland, according to Josh Burrows of the LONDON TIMES. The opening three stages of the race "will be held on roads either side of the Irish border," traveling through Belfast, Armagh and Dublin between May 10-12. Giro d'Italia Head Michele Acquarone said, "Belfast will provide spectacular backdrops for the 2014 Grand Partenza (Big Start) and will add something very special into the history of this great cycling event."

  • Under Protest

    Schalke files protest claiming that Didier Drogba isn't Champions League eligible.

  • In It Together

    The city of Munich, Bayern Munich launch joint bid to stage Euro 2020.

  • Change Of Scenery

    Australian Ricky Ponting is headed to Surrey in a 'significant coup.'

  • Placing A Hold

    Nike has suspended payments to embattled South African Oscar Pistorius.

  • Come Clean

    Australia's swimmers are expected to detail their 'inappropriate' behavior Friday.

  • Taking A Step Back

    Chinese sportswear company Xtep announces 100 store closures in 2012.

  • Having Another

    CONCACAF, MillerCoors extend partnership through 2015, includes 2013 Gold Cup.

  • Brushing It Off

    Australian rugby chairman says doping scandal no longer concern for NRL.

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