Quote of the Day

"Today is a day I never thought I'd see in my time as a player."
-- England cricket captain Charlotte Edwards, after learning that the ECB was making a "major investment" in the women's team. (BBC. 2/13)
Friday February 14, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 171 Print This Issue

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  • Legal Eagles

    Seven French clubs including Ligue 1 leader Paris St. Germain said that they are "taking legal action to obtain the cancellation of the deal that settled a year-long dispute over Monaco’s tax advantage," according to Blachier & Canellas of REUTERS. Monaco announced in January that it would pay $67.9M to the French Football League (LFP) as "part of a deal that would ‘guarantee the club their participation in the championship while keeping their headquarters in the principality.'"

  • Extended Policy

    AIA signs on as principal sponsor for Tottenham Hotspur.

  • Women's Rights

    Cricket board invests in pay hike for England's women cricketers.

  • Closing Doors

    Russian football club loses $40M a year sponsor, will go out of business.

  • Production Value

    Sky gets green light for takeover of production company Plazamedia.

  • Buyer's Remorse

    Italy's Serie A considers ending co-ownership of players.

  • Triple Header

    Three Aussie Super Rugby clubs consider combining operations.

  • Adding On

    Man City gets council OK for 14,500-seat expansion of Etihad Stadium.

  • Taking The Heat

    Cardiff City shareholders attack ex-manager over spending.

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