Quote of the Day

"The only important thing is to make the right decisions."
-- Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger on the EPL installing goal-line technology in the league's 20 venues for the '13-14 season. (London EVENING STANDARD, 8/8)
Friday August 9, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 43 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Weathering The Storm

    Adidas said that "'lacklustre' European demand and unfavourable currency developments would make the German sportswear company’s full-year targets more difficult to achieve," according to Chris Bryant of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Adidas weathered a "difficult second quarter in Europe in which it was unable to rely on a boost from any big sporting events such as the London Olympics, which lifted the comparable period last year." Second-quarter sales, "adjusted for currency swings, were stable but subject to wide regional variation."

  • Laying Down The Law

    The IAAF takes a firm stance on doping, reintroduces four-year bans.

  • After Further Review

    The FA unveiled its goal-line technology, which will debut at Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley.

  • Meeting In The Middle

    Germany's Axel Springer, Sky Deutschland settle Bundesliga highlight rights dispute.

  • Clouded In Controversy

    The World Athletics Championships begin Saturday in Moscow amid looming controversies.

  • Social Butterfly

    ManU expands its social media reach by launching Google+, Instagram, Renren pages.

  • On The Hot Seat

    ICC opts to keep controversial Hot Spot replay technology for remainder of Ashes.

  • Playing Peacemaker

    IOC Presidential Candidate Sergei Bubka says Olympic boycotts futile.

  • Trouble At The Top

    AFL Players Association says Essendon senior staff failed players in doping scandal.

  • Double Trouble

    Australian Football League clubs have seen their debt nearly doubled to A$95M since last year.

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