Quote of the Day

"Of course these measures are a bit annoying. But then you think about what efforts are taken to guarantee the safety of all the spectators and you think about your personal safety -- and you calm down."
-- Russia Curling Federation Head Dmitry Svishev, on long security lines in Sochi. (BLOOMBERG, 1/23)
Friday January 24, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 156 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Brazil's Budget Buster

    Brazil’s operating budget for the 2016 Rio Games has increased by 25% "above initial estimates" to about $2.91B (7B reais) as a result of "new sports and inflation," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. The original spending plan was for 5.6B reais, "mostly funded through sponsorships and an IOC grant."

  • Stepping Down

    Barcelona president resigns amid growing controversy over Neymar transfer.

  • Game Changer

    Man City changes A-League landscape with Melbourne Heart buy.

  • Bank On It

    Santander renews sponsorship deal with McLaren F1 team.

  • Time Of Renewal

    UCI boss Cookson talks with SBD Global about doping, youth and women.

  • Insurance Claim

    Tottenham reportedly set to sign $20M shirt deal with AIA.

  • The Short List

    Singapore billionaire Peter Lim's bid for Valencia doesn't pass bank's muster.

  • Line In The Sand

    BCCI threatens to walk away from ICC if proposed changes don't pass.

  • Battleground

    Thai state of emergency forces events, tours to be canceled.

  • A New Home

    Formula E building new headquarters at U.K.'s Donington Park.

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug