Quote of the Day

"This is not UEFA that is blocking the reform; we are not blocking anything."
-- UEFA President Michel Platini, criticizing FIFA for taking debate on term and age limits off the agenda for its Congress in Mauritius. (REUTERS, 5/30)
Friday May 31, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 248 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Money For Nothing

    The British Olympic Association's finances were "turned on their head" Thursday after LOCOG announced a £30M ($46M) surplus in its final set of accounts, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The BOA had been forecast to make a loss of around £4M ($6M) from its activities in '12, but that was "completely wiped out" by a £5.3M ($8M) payment by LOCOG.

  • Above And Beyond

    Jockey Club raises $38M with first bond issue ever for British sport.

  • Pleading Their Cases

    2020 Olympics host hopefuls make pitch to IOC.

  • Holiday Prices

    Brazilian government says its hands are tied on regulating hotel prices.

  • Frequent Fliers

    Emirates will pay up to $196M for five-year sponsorship deal with Real Madrid.

  • Record Breaker

    Sri Lanka Cricket signs telecom Dialog to most lucrative sponsorship deal ever.

  • The Fast Track

    Aussies set to change immigration rules to get citizenship for cricketer.

  • Not So Fast

    CVC co-Founder Mackenzie says F1 IPO may be delayed again.

  • Under The Hood

    Williams F1 signs long-term deal for Mercedes to supply engines.

  • Lions' Share

    Aussie rugby counting on British and Irish tour to top off coffers.

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