Quote of the Day

"Juventus is known as ‘the girlfriend of Italy.’ It’s probably the woman everyone wants to be with."
-- Juventus President Andrea Agnelli, who says despite his club's success, Italian football has fallen victim to the problems that have hit the country as a whole. (FINANCIAL TIMES, 4/26)
Monday April 29, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 225 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Following The Money

    Sports stars across Britain and Ireland "have never had it so good," according to Philip Beresford of the SUNDAY TIMES. The fourth Sunday Times Sport Rich List shows that "the top 100 present and former sportsmen" -- and it is all men -- have wealth totaling £3.2B ($5B), up 6.7% on last year and 31% higher than in the first list in '10. It "has been a vintage year for British sport with the hugely successful London Olympics, a British triumph at a Grand Slam tennis event and a wonderhorse enthralling the world of racing."

  • Out Of The Box

    Premier League taps investment banker Anthony Fry as next chairman.

  • Flotation Device

    F1 owner CVC prepares stock offering for Singapore market.

  • The Social Scene

    Man City partners with San Francisco-based Gaga on global fan outreach.

  • Dragged Down

    Juventus President Agnelli says Italy's problems have affected football.

  • Going On Tour

    Ten Sports takes Indian rights for Tour de France until '16.

  • Open Doors

    Rio's Maracanã stadium opens for exhibition, still not quite finished.

  • Go With The Flow

    London-based Doyen Group launches new sports investment group.

  • Off The Track

    Blackburn admits club is at the mercy of "renegade" director.

  • Powerful Enemy

    Sochi official sacked by Putin claims he was poisoned.

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