Quote of the Day

"I know the corporate world and 89 percent of the directors of public companies are male and they naturally support the traditional male sports. That's not a criticism, it's just the way it is."
-- Australian Sports Commission Chair John Wylie, announcing a series of lunches to bring together women athletes, sports administrators and chairmen and CEOs of major Aussie companies. (THE AUSTRALIAN. 10/30)
Wednesday October 30, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 100 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Find Their Own Way

    The government official overseeing football said that Brazil’s plans to reform the sport "after decades of mismanagement won’t include an English Premier League-style model because it would weaken the national team," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Lawmakers, club presidents and the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) "have been discussing the creation" of a new football structure as Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup.

  • Leaving The Pit

    Mercedes Team Principal Ross Brawn leaving at the end of the season.

  • Standing By

    Huawei says Canberra sponsorship not jeopardized by NBN decision.

  • Walking Away?

    Austrian Bundesliga in danger of losing both naming-rights partners.

  • A BIG Deal

    Scottish Professional Football League takes on PR partner.

  • Staying On Ice

    ARD, ZDF renew deal with German Hockey League to air highlights.

  • Eastern Front

    FA making concerted effort to increase presence of British Asians.

  • A Little Help

    Football League considers goal-line technology for Capital One Cup.

  • Great Expectations

    Brazil sports minister says he doesn't expect protests at World Cup.

  • Glowing Review

    JOC President Takeda says IOC "unfazed" by radioactive leak.

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