Quote of the Day

"We have a lot of power and it's not used enough."
-- French Olympic fencer Laura Flessel-Colovic, calling on French officials to use athletes more prominently in their Olympic bid. (REUTERS, 1/15)
Thursday January 16, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 150 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Double The Funds

    French Top 14 rugby clubs "will more than double their income from domestic TV rights after signing a new five-year deal with Canal Plus" worth €355M ($483M), according to the IRISH TIMES. The new deal averages out at €71M ($97M) per season over the lifetime of the deal, up from the €32M ($44M) that the clubs "will share this season."

  • Opening A Door

    NBA hopes Nets-Hawks game in London will increase game's profile in Europe.

  • Out Of The Box

    Glasgow '14's Speer says event has had to be creative to attract sponsors.

  • Buying A Ring

    Bernie Ecclestone says he's on short list of buyers for Nürburgring.

  • Talent Tussle

    Sky, BT dueling to land Thierry Henry in broadcast booth.

  • In The Corner

    Regan says Scottish FA is considering a salary cap.

  • Once Bitten ...

    France remembers sting of rejection, but will consider Olympics bid.

  • A New Era

    Dodd chairs first meeting of FIFA task force on women's football.

  • Show Stopper

    Laureus calls off World Sports Awards in Rio.

  • Takeover Move

    Gulf Finance House agrees to sell "part of stake" in Leeds United.

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