Quote of the Day

"It is also about time for us to do a major review of the size, the cost, the scale and the complexity of the Games."
-- IOC presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang, who wants fewer sports and fewer medals at future Games. (REUTERS, 8/26)
Tuesday August 27, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 55 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Financial Boost For Slams

    All four Grand Slam tournament are investing in new infrasctructure, including the US Open.

    Two years ago, U.S. Open tournament referee Brian Earley’s "controversial decision to send some of the sport’s biggest names out to play on courts which they thought were dangerous set in train a sequence of events for which the Grand Slam tournaments are literally still paying," according to Paul Newman of the London INDEPENDENT. The following two years "have seen a remarkable shift in the balance of power." The Grand Slam tournaments "have thrown money not only at the players but also at their facilities."

  • Structural Change

    BT forced to revise advertising strategy for sports channels.

  • Expanding Empires

    Three European clubs study takeover of A-League's Wanderers.

  • Closer Look

    Korean government to hold audits on sports organizations.

  • Grassroots Growth

    Cricket Australia says nearly 1M people participate in the game.

  • Opening The Door

    Wimbledon champ Bartoli hints that retirement may not be forever.

  • Bad Behavior

    ManU, Man City still struggle with hooligans, according to study.

  • Place To Sit

    A-League club Western Sydney hopes for more seats in time for next season.

  • Something New

    European, Asian tours add Ryder Cup-like EurAsia Cup to schedule.

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