Quote of the Day

"I will be in Australia on my surfboard -- the phone won't be engaged."
-- F1 driver Mark Webber, on talking with his Red Bull bosses after teammate Sebastian Vettel ignored team orders and passed him to win the Malaysian Grand Prix. (AAP, 3/26)
Tuesday March 26, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 202 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Cup Riches To FIFA

    Audit and consultancy company BDO has projected the 2014 World Cup "will render FIFA a record $5B windfall," according to Glauco De Pierre of ESTADO DE S. PAULO. The figure represents a 36% rise on the $3.65B generated at the last World Cup in South Africa. The figure is also 110% higher than the $2.345B dollars earned at the 2006 World Cup in Germany. The majority of the money comes from TV rights and "all the marketing generated around the event."

  • Going Retro

    Australian Football League eyes return to tried-and-true venues.

  • A Cold One

    Pepsi partners with eight Indian Premier League clubs.

  • Deadline Day

    Scottish club Dunfermline's Owner Masterson to announce club's fate.

  • Women's Movement

    British Cycling plans to attract 1 million women to sport.

  • Exploring Options

    Premier League club Swansea City drops sponsor to find sweeter deal.

  • Immigration Policy

    Rangers CEO Charles Green says club will be in English league in five years.

  • Making Its Pitch

    Istanbul bidders unveil new slogan, study claiming strong popular support.

  • Just In Case

    Sochi organizers to pay $11M to store 450K cubic meters of snow.

  • Bad Grass

    UEFA won't let Russian club host Chelsea on home ground because of torn up turf.

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