Quote of the Day

"The Olympic Games are about bringing people from all backgrounds and beliefs together to overcome our differences in a peaceful way."
-- IOC President Thomas Bach, who promised a 'safe and secure' Winter Olympics in Sochi despite recent bombings in Russia. (London TELEGRAPH, 12/30)
Tuesday December 31, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 140 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Securing Sochi

    A second suicide bomber killed at least 12 people on a bus in Volgograd Monday.

    Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said on Monday that "no extra security measures would be adopted for the Sochi Olympics despite two apparent terrorist attacks in Volgograd" in the last two days, according to R-SPORT. Zhukov's "words are the first time since the attacks that a top-ranking Russian official has addressed renewed concerns" that the Feb. 7-21 Olympics "could be targeted."

  • New Revenue Streams

    Atlético Madrid hopes new stadium will bring in $27M in annual revenue.

  • Under Investigation

    West Brom's Anelka can play while FA investigates celebration gesture.

  • Hoping For The Best

    The F1 family unites to wish critcially injured Michael Schumacher well.

  • Rising Empire

    Rise of Asian football good for global sports industry, managers say.

  • Spanish Hoopla

    Real Madrid, Bacelona basketball clash draws a 12.9 rating in Spain.

  • A Piece Of History

    New Tokyo Olympic stadium to house 1964 Olympic cauldron.

  • Mind Your Manners

    A-League clubs to pay for fans' bad behavior under new FFA plan.

  • Operating In The Red

    Ecuadorean football side El Nacional's debt reaches $3.2M.

  • Searching For Answers

    The death of Australian thoroughbred Jimmy leads to investigation, autopsy.

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