Quote of the Day

"Some of the cars look a lot like a hoover."
-- Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel, on the much-criticized look of the new Formula One cars. (REUTERS, 1/29)
Thursday January 30, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 160 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Hey Big Spender

    Manc City's '13 overseas signings include Álvaro Negredo, left, Stevan Jovetic and Jesús Navas.

    English clubs were by "far world football's biggest spenders on overseas players" in '13, paying £550M, a "quarter of the total spent by all clubs globally," according to David Conn of the London GUARDIAN. In its Global Transfer Market 2014 report, FIFA said that English clubs "spent substantially more money on overseas players," up 51% on '12, due to the new £5.5B TV deals secured by the Premier League for '13-16.

  • Turn It Up

    South Korean companies roll out marketing campaigns ahead of world events.

  • Cutting Losses

    Man City reports £271M in revenue, losses fall by nearly half.

  • Court Coverage

    South African broadcaster to devote 24-hour channel to Pistorius trial.

  • Train For Spain

    Spanish national team to do World Cup prep in U.S. capital.

  • Women Only

    ICC approves new Int'l Women's Championship.

  • Bumpy Start

    Formula One endures "shambolic" return on first day of testing.

  • Off And Running

    Now TV launches horse racing channel in Hong Kong.

  • Dope Donation

    Germany's anti-doping agency gets $1.3M contribution from private sector.

  • Shaky Ground

    Cracks appear in cricket nations' support of reform proposal.

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