Quote of the Day

"We are not going to sell the very fabric of this club at any cost, even if the offer was $50 million the answer is still no."
-- Sharks CEO Steve Noyce, on the club turning down a sponsorship offer from adult dating website Ashley Madison. (AAP, 2/10)
Wednesday February 12, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 169 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Insurance Plan For Bayern

    Allianz acquires 8.33% stake in Champions League champion Bayern Munich.

    Insurance company Allianz is paying €110M ($150M) for an 8.33% stake in Bundesliga side Bayern Munich, according to the SID. Both sides "confirmed the deal on Tuesday evening." Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß said, "Today is a great day for FC Bayern. We have unanimously made this decision within the club's board and advisory council. ... It's a dream -- we are very proud of it as it shows the strength of this club."

  • Summer Breeze

    Warm temps force Sochi organizers to dip into snow reserves.

  • Raise The Flag

    IOC lifts IOA suspension, Indians can march with own flag at Closing Ceremony.

  • Maintaining Accounts

    Brasileiro club Corinthians re-ups sponsorship deal with bank Caixa.

  • Working Class

    Qatar Cup organizers publish "Workers' Charter" to protect laborers.

  • Family Values

    Cash-strapped NRL side Cronulla turns down $45M deal with adult dating site.

  • People Power

    Scottish Premiership Kilmarnock fans look to buy majority share of club.

  • Second Helping

    FFA hopes second-tier competition will lead to A-League second division.

  • Going Green

    Trump buys Irish golf course after losing battle against Scottish wind farms.

  • Counter Punch

    After losing Champions League, Sky Italia grabs Europa League rights.

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