Quote of the Day

"It astonishes me that the media is obsessed with Qatar in nine years' time and does not seem very bothered about the World Cup in 2014."
-- FIFPro Secretary General Theo van Seggelen, claiming that football has more pressing problems than a winter World Cup in Qatar. (REUTERS, 9/24)
Wednesday September 25, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 75 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Waving The White Flag

    The Glazer family won't fight listing of Old Trafford as Asset of Community Value.

    ManU fans "have scored a long-awaited victory over the Glazer family after the club’s owners conceded defeat in their attempts to fight the listing of Old Trafford as an Asset of Community Value," according to Adam Crafton of the London DAILY MAIL. In August, the Manchester United Supporters Trust "won the initial battle over the contentious club owners after their application to have Old Trafford listed as an asset of community value was approved by Trafford Council." ManU was "furious about the decision and immediately set about securing a review of the decision."

  • Striking A Deal

    Usain Bolt re-ups with Puma through Rio Games for $10M.

  • Sporting Proposition

    Russian investment fund links investors to sports world.

  • Veto Power

    Korean government gives itself right to veto cities' bids for int'l competitions.

  • No New Taxes

    Liga MX chief says VAT for sporting events is a bad idea.

  • Moving Day?

    NRL could force Cronulla to relocate because of doping scandal.

  • Reign In Spain

    Mexican team owner Yáñez explores purchase of Spanish club Alcorcón.

  • Bargain Shoppers

    FA saves $3.2M in operating costs by swapping coaches.

  • Hometown Hero

    WTA CEO says Li Na is "key factor" in growth of tennis in China.

  • Losing The Bet

    Scottish FA CEO not in favor of relaxing rules against players betting.

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