Quote of the Day

"We are not dealing with petty criminals who are looking to make ends meet."
-- UEFA President Michel Platini, calling for a European sports police force to address betting, corruption, match-fixing, doping and hooliganism. (London TELEGRAPH, 5/24)
Tuesday May 28, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 245 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Speeding Toward Crisis

    F1 "is in crisis as it faces up to" a $2B bill that "it cannot afford to pay and which could spell the end for a number of teams," according to Paul Weaver of the London GUARDIAN. The warning came "from one of the sport's biggest players," McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh, who is also chairman of the Formula One Teams' Association, on the eve of the Monaco Grand Prix.

  • Bucking The Trend

    Sponsors still see opportunity for growth in football-targeted campaigns.

  • Not Pulling Out

    PepsiCo denies it's going to ax IPL sponsorship over spot-fixing scandal.

  • Growing Conflict

    BT, Sky brouhaha spills over into Scottish football final.

  • Audience Grabber

    ZDF scores 62 share with all-German Champions League final.

  • Plan On Hold

    David Beckham will have to wait for his MLS franchise after N.Y. deal.

  • Solid As A Rock

    UEFA votes to let Gibraltar in; will keep national team apart from Spain.

  • Calling The Cops

    UEFA President Platini calls for sports police to fight corruption, match-fixing.

  • Losing Their Grip

    Mercedes faces FIA investigation after being accused of taking part in "illegal" testing.

  • Island Hopping

    England, Wales confirmed as hosts for '19 Cricket World Cup.

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