Quote of the Day

"The fact of the matter is, unless people have got amnesia, the AFL Commission has already passed the rule."
-- Australian Football League CEO Andrew Demetriou, reminding teams that a cap on player transfers will go into place in 2014. (THE AGE, 3/6)
Wednesday March 6, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 187 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Ligue 1 In Dire Straits

    Ligue 1 has "fallen back into financial struggles," according to Guillaume Errard of LE FIGARO. After having cut in half its losses between the '09-10 and '10-11 seasons (from €114M to €46M), France's elite teams lost €60M ($78.2M) in '11-12. If Ligue 2 clubs are included, the losses reach €108M ($140.8M). The data was presented by the DNCG, the organization responsible for overseeing and monitoring the accounts of professional football clubs in France.

  • Keep It Simple

    Mercedes sponsor BlackBerry won't use Hamilton, Rosberg in ads.

  • Hearts Monitor

    Heart of Midlothian Owner Romanov is still in charge despite financial woes.

  • Fade To Black

    Catalan TV channel ends sponsorship of FC Barcelona, Espanyol.

  • Stars Shine Bright

    Study: Celebrity players are European football's top draw for Chinese fans.

  • Freeze Warning

    Chelsea will freeze ticket prices for '13-14 season.

  • Full Coverage

    Chill Insurance signs three-year deal with Cork football, hurling teams.

  • Rocked Again

    Korean Basketball League coach targeted in match-fixing investigation.

  • A Hot Ticket

    Welsh rugby raises alarm over inflated ticket prices for Six Nations match.

  • Casting The Net

    ICC puts World Cricket League matches on Net to draw new fans.

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