Quote of the Day

"You can cool down the stadiums but you can't cool down the whole country."
-- FIFA President Sepp Blatter, on why he will ask the governing body's exec committee to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter. (AP, 7/17)
Thursday July 18, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 27 Print This Issue

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  • Back In The Game

    BT Sport's Michael Owen (l) and Jake Humphrey pose after the BBC and BT Sport claimed FA Cup rights for 2014.

    The world's oldest knockout cup competition "is to return to the BBC after an absence of seven years," as part of a deal for the FA Cup in which it will "share the rights with new entrant BT Sport," according to Owen Gibson of the London GUARDIAN. The contract, which runs for four years beginning in '14-15, means that FA Cup ties "will be shared between the BBC and BT while ITV retains the rights to England's home matches."

  • Out Of The Heat

    FIFA President Blatter wants to move '22 Qatar World Cup to winter.

  • Under Review?

    R&A CEO Dawson "hints" at review of Open's use of men-only clubs.

  • A Social Whirl

    Man City connects to 80% of world with launch of 10 int'l language web sites.

  • Plugging In

    IndyCar team Andretti Autosport joins Formula E circuit.

  • Put On Hold

    Li Ning suspends deal with Jamaican Powell after doping charges.

  • Stand Alone

    Liga MX club Atlas turns down $960K bailout offer from government.

  • Don't Go

    Ricoh Arena operators fighting to remain home ground for Coventry City.

  • What, Me Worry?

    Messi confident legal team will sort out tax problems.

  • Facing The Bar

    German prosecutors file bribery indictment against F1 CEO Ecclestone.

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