Quote of the Day

"We will establish who is responsible, and the culprit will not go unpunished."
-- Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes on the structural defects at Havelange stadium, the showpiece venue for the 2016 Rio Games. (XINHUA, 5/10)
Monday May 13, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 235 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Setting The Stage

    BT signed up 40,000 pay TV customers in the last three months, bringing the total to 810,000, the telecom group said "as it announced better than expected fourth-quarter and full-year results," according to Juliette Garside of the London GUARDIAN. BT's high-profile entry into broadcasting on Thursday, with the launch of two new sports channels, "was the opening salvo" in what consulting firm City expects "will be a pay TV price war." The telecom group "is using its newly acquired Premiership broadcasting rights to unpick the traditional pay TV model."

  • Privatization Suspended

    Brazil court suspends Odebrecht, IMX, AEG contract to operate Rio's Maracanã stadium.

  • Off The Air

    ESPN's British-based network will suspend broadcasts in Europe, N. Africa, Middle East.

  • London Calling

    Despite low Final Four attendance in London, Euroleague seeking U.K. expansion.

  • Perfect Ten

    Australia's Ten Network lands 2014 Sochi Olympics broadcast rights.

  • Checks And Balances

    Rangers cautioned to check background of potential investors.

  • Diplomatic Relations

    David Cameron, Vladimir Putin renew relations, talk Sochi security.

  • New Identity

    The 2013 Golf World Cup will return to Melbourne for the first time since '88.

  • Piece Of The Pie

    British property investor Andrew Ruhan buys 2% stake in Lotus F1 team.

  • Pandora's Box

    Convicted sports-doping doctor threatens to sell 'dirty' secrets to highest bidder.

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