Quote of the Day

"At some point another final in Munich is in the realm of possibilities."
-- Bayern Munich Chair Karl Hopfner on how expansion of Allianz Arena could lead to hosting another Champions League Final. (SID, 4/3)
Thursday April 4, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 208 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Playing Fair

    Real Madrid is accused of receiving illegal aid for land around the Bernabeu stadium.

    Real Madrid is the subject of a European Commission investigation following allegations it "received illegal state aid," according to Sam Wallace of the London INDEPENDENT. It is alleged that Real and Madrid City Council agreed to "a favourable deal for land around the Bernabeu stadium which is to be redeveloped into a lucrative new shopping mall and hotel complex." The council "hugely overestimated its debt to the football club" so it could "give Real the prime city-centre land they require for their new development."

  • Call For Change

    Influential fan groups are urging Premier League clubs to cut ticket prices for away fixtures.

  • New Season, New Deal

    Pepsi hopes its $73M, five-year IPL deal helps close the gap with Coke.

  • Packing The House

    Bayern Munich is looking to bump capacity for int'l matches to 71,000.

  • Dialing Long Distance

    Arsenal inks deal with mobile service provider Telkomsel in Indonesia.

  • Bottom's Up

    Chinese Super League makes Carlsberg its official beer partner.

  • Needing A Home

    Man City agrees to host only one Rugby World Cup 2015 fixture snubbed by ManU.

  • Team Spirit

    MasterCard's new Champions League ad campaign features player mascots.

  • Waiting Game

    India Olympic re-entry was slowed after its IOC meeting was called off.

  • Drawing A Crowd

    Bayern-Juventus Champions League match draws 1 million viewers on Germany's Sky.

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