Quote of the Day

"Istanbul is very clear. It's for the 2020 Olympic bid."
-- Istanbul 2020 Campaign Chair Hasan Arat, emphasizing that the country was not pursuing Euro matches during 2020. (REUTERS, 2/27)
Thursday February 28, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 183 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • EPL Is Packin' 'Em In

    EPL clubs are averaging 35,713 fans per game through Feb. 26, up 4% compared to the same point last season. Everton, which currently sits sixth in the standings, is seeing the league's biggest jump at the gate (+11%). Wigan Athletic, Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland are also seeing strong gains this season to date. Despite Wigan's gains, the club is the only EPL club with home capacity under 75%.

  • Youth Movement

    Nike, adidas navigating a rapidly changing Chinese marketplace.

  • Strong Suits

    Istanbul plays up fast-growing economy, young population in Olympics pitch.

  • Gaming The Game

    FA is considering retrospective punishment for serial divers.

  • Out On Its Own

    RFEF cuts ties to marketing agency, will negotiate its own media rights.

  • Market Watch

    Police report suggests that ticketing market needs more regulation.

  • Testing, Testing

    Cricket bodies call for increased drug testing in wake of player's death.

  • Day Of Decision

    Rangers to hear verdict over questioned payments to players.

  • Home Sweet Home

    Brasileiro clubs Flamengo, Fluminense top candidates to call Maracanã home.

  • Kiwi Blanket

    Neo Sports gets TV rights for all international cricket in New Zealand.

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