Quote of the Day

"You could have paved this road with five million tons of gold or caviar and the price would have been the same."
-- Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, complaining about Olympics-related corruption, including a 18-mile stretch of highway in Sochi that cost $8.6B. (London GUARDIAN, 10/9)
Thursday October 10, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 86 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Giving Back To Fans

    Away tickets for EPL fans could soon become much cheaper.

    The campaign to bring Premier League away tickets down to £20 ($32) "is on the brink of a major breakthrough," with Newcastle United preparing to announce a "reciprocal deal by which they will charge any club's away fans that price, if their own are given the same deal," according to Ian Herbert of the London INDEPENDENT. The "supporter-driven fight to force down exorbitant prices" faced by Premier League away fans led ManU to "announce that they have followed Liverpool and Arsenal's lead in knocking money off every away ticket bought by one of their own fans this season."

  • The Money Pit

    Sochi organizers face multiple issues in run-up to Opening Ceremony.

  • Moving Forward

    EC says it will proceed with investigation of Spanish clubs' finances.

  • Border Control

    Leaders: FA Chair says English football "finishing school" for internationals.

  • Good Neighbors

    Leaders: Liga MX president calls for U.S./Mexico World Cup bid for '26.

  • Tight Budgets

    Independent F1 teams face uncertain future because of financial woes.

  • Shooting Star

    Star TV leveraging TV rights, sponsorships to dominate Indian cricket.

  • Upping The Stake

    Discovery Communications to take controlling stake in Eurosport.

  • Cup Disruptions

    Protesters in Brazil disrupt FIFA visit to stadium in Cuiaba.

  • Arrested Development

    Report claims England, Wales football arrests were up 4% in '12-13 season.

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