Quote of the Day

"The problem ... is that [cannabis] is on the banned list."
-- New Zealand Labour Parliament Member Trevor Mallard on calls to stop testing Kiwi athletes for marijuana. (FAIRFAX NZ NEWS, 7/28)
Monday July 29, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 34 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Building For The Future

    Red Bull "reportedly wants to build a new high-tech arena at Munich's Olympic Park," according to Dominik Hutter of the SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG. The Austria-based company "plans to build a new hockey and basketball arena with a capacity of around 10,000." Red Bull "is willing to take on the complete costs and risks of the arena." However, it expects "a construction-ready site from the city." The new arena, which is supposed to include a practice court and three additional ice rinks, "could be built at the location of the current Event Arena, the former Olympic velodrome."

  • Olympic Exemption

    Russia assures IOC that spectators, fans exempt from anti-gay law.

  • Behind Closed Doors

    BT Sport is seeking dressing-room access during EPL broadcasts this season.

  • Concorde Compromise

    F1, FIA move closer to new Concorde Agreement for distributing revenue.

  • Applying The Brakes

    Tour de France director criticizes Harriet Harman's proposal for women's event.

  • Coming In For Landing

    Leeds United Chair Ken Bates claims he was sacked due to a $185K-a-year private jet contract.

  • Essendon Bombshell

    AFL Essendon chairman announces "stunning" resignation amid club's doping probe.

  • Spreading The Wealth

    UK Athletics is exploring holding Diamond League at various London venues.

  • Fitness First

    Sportsdirect.com has launched a monthly fitness magazine feature sport, fitness news.

  • Back In The Saddle

    BCCI president cleared for return after probe finds no spot-fixing evidence.

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