Quote of the Day

"Marketability-wise, I think she can be the most famous tennis player in the world. She's got the personality, she's got the game, she's got the looks."
-- Agent Sam Duvall, on Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard, who has vaulted into the spotlight this year with her run at the Australian Open. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 1/23)
Thursday January 23, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 155 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Man City Has A Heart

    A-League side Melbourne Heart has been purchased by EPL's Man City.

    EPL Man City is the new owner of "struggling" A-League side Melbourne Heart, "after executing a dramatic takeover" early Thursday morning Australia time, according to Tom Smithies of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. After several days of talks in Melbourne and Sydney, senior Man City execs "completed the deal which sees them own 80% of Heart, the other 20% to be held by a consortium of businessmen" allied to National Rugby League side Melbourne Storm, including Chair Bart Campbell.

  • Trading Places

    Bayern Munich bumps ManU out of top 3 on Deloitte's football money list.

  • Solid Gold

    Agent says Bouchard can pass Sharapova as most marketable female athlete.

  • Doubling Up

    BCCI nearly doubles profits on sixth edition of Indian Premier League.

  • International Affair

    La Liga club Atlético Madrid re-ups with primary sponsor Azerbaijan.

  • Growing Pains

    Bayern Munich's Rummenigge says club will up Allianz Arena capacity to 75K.

  • Catching A Break

    N.Y. judge throws out Bluewaters suit against Ecclestone.

  • Rising Anger

    Cricket players group speaks out against ICC's proposed restructuring.

  • Filling The Seats

    Premier League shows nearly 3% growth in attendance from last season.

  • Mixed Message

    Deal to buy Leeds United in limbo after new buyer enters the picture.

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