Quote of the Day

"You see these things happen from a distance but never think they can happen to you."
-- Argentine club Laferrere coach Eduardo Cáceres, after one of his players collapsed and died during a match. (REUTERS, 8/28)
Thursday August 29, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 57 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On A Record Pace

    Tottenham Hotspur is in the 'final stages' of transferring Gareth Bale to Real Madrid.

    Football’s new record transfer "is close to completion following a summer of tortuous debate and wrangling after Tottenham Hotspur finally admitted it was in 'the final stages' of transferring" Welsh player Gareth Bale to Real Madrid, according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Tottenham said that "the deal was expected to eclipse" the £80M Real paid ManU for Cristiano Ronaldo in '09.

  • Olympic Hangover

    Chime profits dragged down 40% by sports division but World Cup boom expected.

  • Ginger Bread

    Beer maker Crabbie's signs three-year deal with Grand National.

  • The First Move

    Mondelēz partners with British Paralympians for first sponsorship deal.

  • Women's World

    Eurosport buys rights for women's Bundesliga for next three seasons.

  • Losing License

    WADA revokes accreditation of Rio lab that was supposed to do Olympic testing.

  • Time Is Up

    Chelsea Owner Abramovich stops funding Russia's National Football Academy.

  • Down In Front

    Premier League's new TV deal comes at a cost for some fans.

  • Softening Stance

    Now, Ecclestone says New Jersey race could still make it on calendar.

  • Playing Smart

    ITF OKs "smart" equipment to help players, coaches analyze play.

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