Quote of the Day

"It sucks."
-- Hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, after his Russian team was knocked out of the Olympics, dashing Vladimir Putin's hope for Gold. (LONDON TIMES, 2/20)
Thursday February 20, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 176 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Shutting Off The Tap

    Premiership Rugby has accused European Rugby Cup Ltd. of "being in breach of contract after the Heineken Cup organisers again voted to withhold the February instalment of payments that it owes to all participating clubs," according to Alex Lowe of the LONDON TIMES. The English clubs are owed £1.58M ($2.64M) and will "seek further legal advice, having already consulted their lawyers after ERC first voted to defer the payments" on Feb. 5.

  • Doubling Up

    IOC says Sochi Games have doubled broadcast output of 2010 Vancouver.

  • Get In The Game

    Ten ponders run at Nines TV rights to position itself for '18 NRL bid.

  • Beating Bad News

    Despite myriad of woes, Essendon expects to set membership record.

  • Security Switch

    FIFA to move World Cup Fan Fest zones due to fear of protests.

  • Setting His Cap

    NRL considers plan to give only CEO Smith power to break salary cap.

  • High Fliers

    Jet Set gets hands dirty to make sure clients have a room.

  • Playing Host

    New Zealand, Australia named co-hosts for '17 Rugby League World Cup.

  • On The Run

    Spanish running boom a windfall for athletic shoe makers.

  • Testing Their Medals

    Aussie Olympic medals come at a cost of around $6M each.

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