Quote of the Day

"It is a determined step forward for Spain in the fight against those who do not respect the purity of sport."
-- Spanish Superior Sports Council President Miguel Cardenal, on Spain's new anti-doping law. (REUTERS, 6/13)
Friday June 14, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 4 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Hedging Their Bets

    The NRL won't pursue an official betting partner this season.

    The National Rugby League will not "pursue an official betting partner for the rest of the season," believing the income is not enough to "offset the bad publicity surrounding sports wagering," according to Adrian Proszenko of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Negotiations between the Australian Rugby League Commission and Tom Waterhouse -- on a deal reportedly worth A$20M ($19.2M) over five years -- "spectacularly unravelled earlier this year."

  • Take A Puff

    E-cigarette company Nicolites sponsors Birmingham City.

  • Counter Punch

    Sky answers BT challenge with a full-time Ashes channel for summer.

  • Mum's The Word

    Tennis Australia quiet on decision to sign TV deal without seeking bids.

  • Everything Must Go

    Desperate Hearts put all players up for sale.

  • Ducks In A Row

    Spain hopes new anti-doping law will bolster Madrid's bid for Games.

  • Smart Move

    One of world's "most intelligent men" buys stake in Rangers.

  • Cup Carriers

    Mediapro's Gol T gets rights for World Cup games.

  • Return Engagement

    MLB officials hint Australian series won't be a one-off event.

  • Star Power

    Mickelson commits to CIMB Classic at new course in Malaysia.

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