Quote of the Day

"We want visitors to be treated as kings at our World Cup."
-- Russia 2018 Dir of Bid Planning and Operations Alexander Djordjadze, on a new law designed to ease travel restrictions and toughen punishment for troublemakers ahead of the '18 World Cup. (REUTERS, 4/11)
Friday April 12, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 214 Print This Issue

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  • Playing Fair

    Financial Fair Play regulations were ratified by a 14-to-5 vote Thursday.

    The Premier League’s Financial Fair Play regulations were "ratified at a summit in London" Thursday, according to Charles Sale of the London DAILY MAIL. The league "needed a two-thirds majority for the fine details of the wage restraints and cap on losses" -- accepted at the previous meeting by the narrowest of margins -- to be added to the rulebook. A number of clubs "were believed to be undecided" before Thursday, but 14 clubs voted in favor with five against, "while Swansea abstained altogether."

  • Taking Wing

    British Airways signs three-year sponsorship deal with Justin Rose.

  • Making A Mark

    Procter & Gamble puts stamp on F1 through Gillette-McLaren deal.

  • Common Good

    La Liga CEO says league has to sell TV rights collectively to foster growth.

  • The Deep Freeze

    Deutsche Telekom's Stiegenroth says sports aspirations "on ice."

  • Building Buzz

    London Wasps stable after Irish businessman Richardson buys in.

  • Home Grown

    Premier League goes with British firm Hawk-Eye for goal-line technology.

  • Law And Order

    Russians ease visa regs, toughen laws on hooligans ahead of '18 World Cup.

  • A Bumpy Road

    Cracking into Chinese market an uphill battle for F1.

  • New Hoops Home

    Manchester will be site of U.K.'s National Basketball Centre.

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