Quote of the Day

"We will never again incur debts for the sake of on-field success."
-- Borussia Dortmund Managing Dir Hans-Joachim Watzke, after the club reported the highest profit ever for a Bundesliga club. (BILD, 8/22)
Friday August 23, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 53 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Jamaica Faces Olympic Ban

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, right, tested positive for doping.

    The World Anti-Doping Agency warned Jamaica that "it risked expulsion from the next Olympics and other major competitions if it failed to address failings highlighted by a senior ex-employee," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. WADA Dir General David Howman "urged the island’s government to investigate claims" by former Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission Exec Dir Renee Anne Shirley that its drugs-testing program "was completely inadequate."

  • A New High

    Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund reports record profit of $71M.

  • A Long Road

    Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen finally gets shirt sponsor.

  • Job Market

    Korean ministry plans to add 40,000 jobs in sports sector.

  • Campaign Worker

    Virgin Media enlists Ohuruogu in campaign to woo broadband subs.

  • Pleasant Surprise

    NBC's Jon Miller says network's EPL debut a "terrific weekend."

  • Travel Advisory

    FIFPro warns players against joining clubs in Cyprus, Greece, Turkey.

  • Last Call?

    Leeds Dir Patel's call for alcohol ban doesn't resonate with board.

  • Battle Lines

    "Gaggle" of investors making run at Kerala franchise in IMG-R League.

  • Feeling The Heat

    Study claims players will need a month to get used to Qatar heat.

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