Quote of the Day

"The way football is sold does not protect you."
-- Arsenal Manager Arsène Wenger, calling for the introduction of an ethics committee to arbitrate on the fairness of scheduling matches. (London GUARDIAN, 12/7)
Monday December 9, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 127 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Coming Up Empty

    A women's cycling race with "the most prestigious line-up" of female riders ever to compete in Britain has "failed to secure a single sponsor after searching for more than four months," according to Emily Dugan of the London INDEPENDENT. The Women's Tour, which is scheduled to go around England for five days in May, already has the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI), local authorities and a terrestrial broadcaster on board. But, when it comes to pinning down any corporate sponsors, organizers said they are "hitting a glass ceiling."

  • Out Of The Box

    Al Jazeera introduces new set-top box to fight piracy.

  • Economic Boost

    Cardiff's Millennium Stadium generates $213M a year, report states.

  • The Big Stage

    Brazil uses platform of World Cup draw to launch tourism campaign.

  • Falling Numbers

    Austrian Bundesliga attendance down for sixth straight season.

  • Ready To Walk

    Brazilian footballers say strike is "imminent."

  • Fair Play

    Arsenal's Wenger calls for committee to arbitrate scheduling.

  • Cutting Edge

    England captain Robshaw weighs sponsors for leadership, setting trends.

  • One Last Try

    RFU CEO Ritchie makes last-ditch effort to save European Cup.

  • Seeing The Light

    Indian Olympic officials finally agree to comply with IOC edict.

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