Quote of the Day

"He has an amazing reputation in the USA, and not just because he runs around half-naked in Super Bowl adverts. He has charisma."
-- American Soccer Now Editor-in-Chief John Godfrey, on why Beckham can make Americans love soccer where Pele and Best failed before him. (SUNDAY TIMES, 2/9)
Monday February 10, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 167 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Russian Revolution

    The Sochi Games opened with a spectacle of ballet, fireworks and references to greats of Russian culture from Tchaikovsky to Tolstoy. But the ceremony, as visually striking and creative as it was, couldn’t escape the long shadow of politics and controversy cast over these Olympics.

  • Olympic Moment

    Atos renews TOP sponsorship deal with IOC through '20.

  • Missing Spectators

    Sochi Winter Games organizers say empty seats because of security delays, late arrivals.

  • A New Era

    ICC passes "controversial shake-up" that favors India, U.K., Australia.

  • Walking Away

    Fashion label New Yorker pulls out of sponsorship of BBL club Braunschweig.

  • Nines Tonight

    Fox Sports, Channel Nine consider backing for summer Nines circuit.

  • Three's The Charm

    Beckham has charisma to succeed where Pele, Best failed, Times suggests.

  • Deal Is Done

    Leeds United confirms sale of 75% stake to Italian Cellino.

  • Show Of Force

    Brazil organizers say 100,000 security personnel planned for World Cup.

  • Behind The Wheel

    CSL side Guangzhou Evergrande signs sponsorship deal with Nissan.

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