Quote of the Day

"One year on from London's Olympic and Paralympic Games and we are defying the sceptics who prophesied a herd of white elephants."
-- London Mayor Boris Johnson, after announcing more than $100M worth of London Legacy Development Corp. projects which include a roof for Olympic Stadium and an indoor ski facility in Stratford. (EVENING STANDARD, 7/25)
Friday July 26, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 33 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Fast Start For BT

    BT Sport will launch Aug. 1.

    More than 500,000 U.K. households have signed up for the new TV sports channels offered by BT, the telecom group that has "spent heavily on the rights to show top football matches in a bid to take on British Sky Broadcasting," according to Adam Jones of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Announcing first-quarter profits "that beat expectations," BT said it was “very pleased” with the number of customers who had signed up for the channels.

  • Building Boom

    LLDC announces $103M in projects, including stadium roof, indoor ski slope.

  • White Flag

    Newcastle's Cissé stands down, will wear Wonga-branded shirt.

  • Money To Burn

    Mexican tycoon Slim tops list of football's richest owners.

  • Key To Kingdom

    Liverpool unleashes social media assault to conquer Asian market.

  • Restoring Order

    Bolt says he's clean, tells doping-weary fans to believe in him.

  • Train Victim

    Former Real Madrid exec killed in Spanish train derailment.

  • Reined In

    BHA wraps up Godolphin inquiry, won't take further action.

  • Lighting The Fuse

    Toyota exec says Tokyo Games would spark real estate, redevelopment booms.

  • Looking Ahead

    New NBL leadership to unveil "ambitious" three-year plan.

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