Quote of the Day

"I went to the toilet for the last minutes, locked myself in, covered my ears and looked at my watch."
-- Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke, on how he spent the final minutes of his club's Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid. (FOOTBALL ESPANA, 5/1)
Thursday May 2, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 228 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Lord's Getting A Makeover

    The MCC has announced a $312M redevelopment to Lord's Cricket Ground.

    London's Marylebone Cricket Club "announced fresh plans" for a £200M ($312M) redevelopment of Lord's Cricket Ground called "The Masterplan" to run through '27 which, it hopes, will "ease the sting from the controversy that has been rumbling for several years," according to Andy Wilson of the London GUARDIAN. The new plans "will involve an increase in the ground's capacity" by 2,700 to 32,000 and are "staggered over a number of stages."

  • Fade To Black

    ITV's decision to cut off Mourinho interview about leaving Real Madrid skewered.

  • Joining The Team

    BP set to sign sponsorship deal with British Olympics, Paralympics, and Glasgow '14.

  • Backing Out

    Saudi Arabian candidate for president of AFC pulls out on eve of election.

  • The Next Move

    WADA considers appeal of judge's ruling to destroy doping evidence.

  • No Thanks

    A-League club Melbourne Heart rejects takeover offer from local rival.

  • Back In The Fold

    Bradford Bulls end doubts about future with new Super League license.

  • Damage Control

    Sheikh Mohammed calls in PR agency to help clean up doping mess.

  • Home Sweet Home

    Italian Football Federation rules clubs must have stadium to join Serie A.

  • Best Laid Plans

    Player complaints upstage Qatari rollout of workers' rights charter.

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