Quote of the Day

"Brazilian football fans, where is the respect and fair play, please?"
FIFA President Sepp Blatter, responding to jeers directed at Brazil President Dilma Rousseff by fans at the Confederations Cup Saturday. (XINHUA, 6/16)
Monday June 17, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 5 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Pushing Back

    A protester is arrested outside the National Stadium in Brasilia prior to Saturday's Brazil-Japan Confederations Cup match.

    About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup "demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup" on Saturday, according to Tales Azzoni of the AP. Riot and mounted police "were called up to keep demonstrators from getting too close to the stadium as thousands of fans arrived for the inaugural match in the nation's capital."

  • Enemy Lines

    Man City investigates possible hacking of its scouting database by rival employee.

  • Plea For Peace

    Istanbul hopes violence doesn't derail quest for 2020 Olympics bid.

  • Boys Of Summer

    Rupert Murdoch's global broadcasting company explores plan for summer football league.

  • Sound Investment

    Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu renovations could yield $160M per year.

  • Packed House

    Granada CF tops La Liga's attendance figures for second consecutive year.

  • Presenting The Evidence

    Mercedes claims it had written permission to test Pirelli's tires in Barcelona.

  • A Global Game

    HSBC Head of Sponsorship and Events Giles Morgan discusses his firm's sponsorship strategy.

  • Bidding War

    Scottish football eyes a 'cash injection' as Sky, BT Sport prepare $11M playoff broadcast bid.

  • Musical Chairs

    Former Arsenal board member Chips Keswick, 73, is named club's new chairman.

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