Quote of the Day

"The current agreement is laughable ... We must terminate and renegotiate."
-- French Top 14 club Bordeaux-Begles President Laurent Marti, on the league's demand for Canal+ to return to the bargaining table. (L'EQUIPE, 8/12)
Wednesday August 14, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 46 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Breaking The Bank

    A "person familiar with the matter" said that Brazil's football federation may lose half its '12 profit following the collapse of a bank that had been at the center of a government graft scandal, according to Panja & Marcelino of BLOOMBERG. The person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private, said that Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) deposited about 30M reais ($13.14M) with Belo Horizonte-based Banco Rural "over the last decade."

  • Another Pass

    French Top 14 clubs threaten to cancel Canal+ deal to force new talks.

  • Takeover Talk

    European Tour COO says reports of PGA takeover are "incorrect."

  • The Cutting Edge

    Scottish football clubs see need for wage cuts to shore up financial standing.

  • Opening Salvo

    BT Sport only draws average audience of 24K with first Rangers broadcast.

  • Flushed Out

    London Irish rugby club renews sponsorship deal with Pump Technology.

  • Suffering Breakdown

    F1 team Sauber's deal with Russian investors reportedly in jeopardy.

  • In The Black

    La Liga clubs earning more than they're spending on player transfers.

  • Building Plan

    Turkish housing agency plans to build 20 stadiums, 20,000-seat arena.

  • The Shoe Drops

    AFL charges Essendon club, coaches for bringing "game into disrepute."

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