Quote of the Day

"If we go to a country, we will lose the Olympic Village. The Olympic Village is perhaps the most important uniqueness of the Olympic Games."
-- Israeli IOC Member Alex Gilady, reacting to talk of a change to the rules to allow countries, not just cities, host the Olympic Games. (BUSINESSWEEK, 2/5)
Thursday February 6, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 165 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Joining The A-League

    A-League side Melbourne Victory has "instigated talks with the possibility of selling a stake" to EPL Liverpool, according to Val Migliaccio of THE ADVERTISER. Victory Chair Anthony Di Pietro -- one of the club's principal shareholders -- was "reportedly in England last weekend" talking to Liverpool officials. Fenway Sports Group-owned Liverpool and Victory's relationship was "strengthened last year when the clubs faced off in a friendly in Melbourne in July." The dialogue between the clubs "has been frequent ever since."

  • Change Is Afoot

    IOC hopes to find way to cut costs for future bidders, Games.

  • Flying High

    NRL side Manly Sea Eagles take on another multinational sponsor.

  • Racing Trim

    Telecinco, Movistar TV will broadcast MotoGP season in Spain.

  • Fan Uprising

    Scottish Rangers fans study bid for club.

  • Barnstorming Tour

    Argentine club River Plate raising money with friendlies tour of country.

  • All Stirred Up

    Italian Cellino in position to buy Leeds United after consortium pulls out.

  • Under The Gun

    Fan groups jump on Arsenal for cutting ticket allotments for visitors at Emirates Stadium.

  • Investment Plan

    Red Bull owner vows to put money into area hosting Austrian F1 race.

  • Taking A Stand

    EPL clubs lining up to support "Football v Homophobia" campaign.

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