Quote of the Day

"Jerome Valcke and FIFA have no jurisdiction over South Africa. This is not a banana republic."
-- South Africa Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula, lashing out at FIFA's plan to undertake its own investigation of alleged corruption in the SAFA. (BBC, 11/18)
Wednesday November 20, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 115 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Waiting Game

    Plans for a stock market flotation of F1 "remain stalled" as CEO Bernie Ecclestone "faces legal action that could break his long grip on the sport," according to Keith Weir of REUTERS. Private equity fund CVC said that a flotation "was still its aim, but ruled out any action in the short term to revive plans for a listing."

  • Serious Sports

    Santander using F1, football sponsorships to become int'l banking player.

  • Noisy Neighbors

    BT Sport CEO says to expect more 'eye-watering' TV rights bids.

  • Returning Fire

    South African football tells FIFA to stay out of its business.

  • Social Drinkers

    Aussie Olympians told drinking OK, but don't sway, stagger or ramble.

  • Brought To Light

    HBO doc examines cost, corruption linked to Sochi Games.

  • Cutting Losses

    Bundesliga club Werder Bremen stays in red for '12-13.

  • A Safe Bet?

    Paddy Power lowers forecast because of unfavorable sporting results.

  • Great Scott

    Australian Adam Scott has turned into a ratings hit in his native country.

  • The Language Barrier

    Liverpool to launch Chinese website through sports portal Hupu.com.

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