Quote of the Day

"The way we jumped into a summer competition, we just ran away from everything. We should go back to winter. We need to bang heads with the big boys."
-- National Basketball League player Cal Bruton on the league's move from winter to summer. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 9/20)
Friday September 20, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 72 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • UEFA Backs Winter Cup

    Sepp Blatter said that FIFA was 'pressured' to award the World Cup to Qatar.

    The prospect of a winter World Cup in '22 "took a step forward after European football chiefs agreed a summer event could not be played in Qatar," according to Phil McNulty of the BBC. UEFA's 54 member associations "backed the switch at a meeting in Croatia." FIFA VP Jim Boyce said, "The World Cup cannot be played in Qatar in the summer. Everyone was certainly in agreement about that."

  • Dangerous Place

    UEFA' Infantino says five Champions League clubs in danger of breaking FFP rules.

  • Cashing In

    Bale close to signing new multi-million dollar deal with adidas.

  • Closing In

    Indonesian businessman Thohir closer to taking over Inter Milan.

  • Money Talks

    F1 driver Räikkönen lack of pay from Lotus pushed him to join Ferrari.

  • Going Fishing

    German hockey club Grizzly Adams targets local companies as new partners.

  • Swan Song

    J.League club signs three-year deal for chemical company Denka to sponsor stadium.

  • Making An Offer

    Businessman offers struggling Hamburg SV $34M if club hires his pick as boss.

  • Best Of Times

    Bundesliga club FSV Mainz reports record profit for '12-13.

  • Blowin' In The Wind

    League Championship club Middlesbrough to power stadium with wind turbines.

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