Quote of the Day

"This team consists of tall, good-looking young girls, and that's the last thing this country needs."
-- Popular Libyan TV preacher Salim Jabar, calling for the country to disband its women's football team, which has had to practice with armed guards because of threats from fundamentalists. (London GUARDIAN, 7/19)
Tuesday July 23, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 30 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Fear Of Deep Pockets

    Execs of Premier League clubs Chelsea and Liverpool said that they "are not confident" that UEFA "can administer new cost-control regulations amid lavish spending by clubs backed by wealthy owners," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Starting next season, clubs that breach UEFA Financial Fair Play rules will face sanctions that the governing body said "will include fines, transfer embargoes and even suspension from the elite Champions League."

  • An Uneasy Feeling

    Brazilian protests a cause of concern for World Cup marketers.

  • All About Timing

    Cycling's bad rep could limit Froome's sponsorship options.

  • Aiming High

    Jung von Matt agency has high aspirations for sports division.

  • Missing Bounce

    London Games not providing sponsorship legacy for British women.

  • Triple Threat

    Open, Tour de France, Ashes drive strong viewership numbers over weekend.

  • Call For Help

    Argentine official calls for government action after two killed at match.

  • A Closer Look

    AFL Players Association says league needs to conduct economic review.

  • Good Neighbors

    Madrid Olympic bid gains support of European capital cities.

  • It's The Heat

    Open organizers say heat, not ticket prices, is what kept attendance down.

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