Quote of the Day

"Why should I step aside? I am not disqualified and neither can you push me out."
BCCI President N. Srinivasan, after his son-in-law, Chennai Super Kings Owner Gurunath Meiyappan, was suspended for alleged match-fixing. (PTI, 9/21)
Monday September 23, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 73 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Holding Pattern

    A planned $1B "Real Madrid-branded resort" in Ras al-Khaimah (RAK), UAE has been halted and a RAK Marjan Island football senior exec said that "the project may be switched to Abu Dhabi," according to REUTERS. The 50-hectare attraction was to have "been built on the man-made Marjan Island in RAK, 105km north of its more illustrious neighbor Dubai." Drawings were displayed for a "405-room hotel, a marina and yacht club and a Real Madrid museum, plus an amusement park and a 10,000-capacity stadium."

  • A No Vote

    Zürich voters reject new football stadium, with 50.8% voting against facility.

  • IPL Scandal

    Mumbai police charge IPL Chennai Super Kings owner with match-fixing.

  • Scaling It Back

    Adidas cuts profit forecast for '13 due to Russian distribution, weak golf market.

  • Talking Politics

    UEFA's Platini confirms politics, economics impacted Qatar World Cup bid.

  • In The Basket

    Basketball Bundesliga club Telekom Baskets extends title sponsorship with Deutsche Telekom.

  • Winds Of Change

    Upcoming FIA presidential election to signal change for F1 management.

  • Breaking Away

    English, French clubs name breakaway rugby tournament Champions Cup.

  • Going Home

    Retired NBA player Yao Ming has set business, philanthropic sights on homeland.

  • A Host Of Cities

    More than 30 countries expressed interest in hosting Euro 2020 matches.

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