Quote of the Day

"If a person is involved in football they shouldn’t be allowed to bet on football -- the time has come for that to happen."
-- EPL CEO Richard Scudamore, calling for a blanket ban against anyone associated with football from betting on the game. (LONDON TIMES, 12/22)
Monday December 23, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 137 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • F1 Float Bobs To Surface

    F1 could be set for a multi-billion dollar sale or flotation in the New Year "after the sport’s biggest private equity owner, CVC capital partners, failed to buy IMG," according to Ben Harrington of the London DAILY MAIL. Sources said that CVC -- one of the largest investors in F1 -- "had put a flotation or sale of the business ‘on hold’ while it was trying to buy IMG."

  • Island Fever

    NAGICO signs three-year deal with West Indies Cricket Board.

  • Losing Ground

    Spanish pay-TV business losing revenue, subscribers.

  • New Territories

    BT Sport using deals with Welsh, Irish rugby to extend empire.

  • Cutting Ties

    Embattled former Sevilla president sells off 9,000 of his shares.

  • Top Priority

    FIFA's Valcke tells Chinese to put sporting focus on football.

  • Doubling Up

    Ecclestone says double-points rule will be readdressed.

  • Tip Of The Cap

    KBO considers abolishing salary cap on foreign players.

  • Showing An Interest

    Singaporean tycoon Lim showing interest in La Liga club Valencia.

  • One Of The Greats

    Veteran BBC commentator David Coleman dies at 87.

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