Quote of the Day

"We will use all the instruments available to the state to ensure the protection of consumer rights, whether Brazilian or foreign."
-- Brazil Chief of Staff Gleisi Hoffmann, after the Brazilian president formed a committee to look into issues of price gouging at next year's World Cup. (REUTERS, 10/17)
Monday October 21, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 93 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Football Clubs Rich In Assets

    A UEFA audit of the 237 clubs competing in this season's Champions League and Europa League found that the clubs hold €4.9B ($6.7B) "worth of long-term assets," according to Peter Staunton of GOAL. The audit also found that more than "half of the clubs competing in Europe this season still play in municipally-owned stadiums." The benefits of stadium ownership "are plainly spelt out in the report with those clubs who own their stadiums better prepared for the implications" of Financial Fair Play.

  • Warning Shot

    Bayern Munich's Götze warned by club over wearing wrong sponsor's gear.

  • Going Live

    Abu Dhabi Sports to air region's F1 Grand Prix live.

  • Bad Business

    Rangers management turmoil is dragging down club's shares.

  • Price Watch

    Brazilian president creates committee to monitor World Cup prices.

  • Shifting Gears

    British racing organization challenges FIA over accounting methods.

  • Fiscal Turnaround

    Portuguese club Porto reports $28M profit despite slump in ticket sales.

  • The Green Light

    French court lifts order delaying Roland Garros expansion.

  • Room To Stand

    ManU to study introduction of safe-standing area at Old Trafford.

  • Christmas Wish

    BCCI, Cricket South Africa reach deal on December tour.

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