Quote of the Day

"Whether it is the United States, Mexico or Canada … ultimately it doesn’t matter which country in CONCACAF hosts it. We’ve made it very clear that 2026 must belong to us."
-- CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb, on his goal of North America hosting the 2026 World Cup. (L.A. TIMES, 7/9)
Wednesday July 10, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 21 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Building Boom

    Qatar is planning to invest more than $200B in the next 10 years in construction projects to prepare for the 2022 World Cup, according to a Deloitte study. The country plans to invest more than $140B over the next five years in transport infrastructure to transform Qatar. Investments in constructing a new airport, roads and a metro system have been planned as part of supporting an anticipated influx of visitors for the World Cup as well as leaving a sustainable legacy for Qatar.

  • After The Party

    British tennis frustrated in search for replacement for outgoing CEO.

  • Big Ambitions

    Adidas Senior VP Baumann shares insight on how company will hit lofty goals.

  • Changing Passport

    Taipei Wimbledon winner Hsieh may swap citizenship to land sponsor.

  • The Rising Tide

    Adidas gets stock market bounce day after Andy Murray wins Wimbledon.

  • One World

    Int'l Rugby Players' Association backs plan to develop global season.

  • In The Stream

    ECB makes deal for Ashes to appear on YouTube in 53 countries.

  • Moving House

    League One club Coventry City "reluctantly" agrees to Northampton groundshare.

  • Turkish Bath

    Dozens of Turkish athletes face ban for positive tests, report claims.

  • The Last Ride?

    Spanish cycling team Euskaltel will fold in 45 days without new sponsor.

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