Quote of the Day

"We will consult everyone in the football family. To have some concrete information, this will not be done in two days."
-- FIFA exec committee member Michel D'Hooghe, predicting that the organization will not commit to dates for the '22 World Cup until at least '15. (AP, 10/4)
Monday October 7, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 83 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Qatar Task Force Enlisted

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter answers questions at a news conference Friday.

    FIFA leaders agreed Friday "to set up a working group" to study switching the dates of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to "avoid the extreme summer heat in the tiny desert country," according to Graham Dunbar of the AP. However, FIFA exec committee member Michel D'Hooghe said that a final decision on which months the tournament could be played "is unlikely" before '15.

  • Everyone Invited

    UEFA considers expanding Euro 2020 to non-European countries.

  • Media Windfall

    F1 owner CVC banks $865M thanks to "major" broadcast deals.

  • New War Chest

    Report: ManU to issue shares to raise money for transfer spending.

  • Big Brother

    Russia plans to monitor "all communications" during Sochi Games.

  • Flight Plans

    EPL club Sunderland signs partnership with South African Airways.

  • Stirring The Pot

    BT CEO Watson defends role in Heineken Cup debate.

  • Crisis Control

    STAR India deal rescued BCCI from "deep crisis."

  • Cost Of Success

    Japanese baseball team adds on to stadium after winning playoff berth.

  • The 'Right Thing'

    Rangers manager agrees to pay cut until team gets back to top league.

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