Quote of the Day

"It's like building a big grand house but with nothing inside."
-- Sunray Cave Sun Hei representative Chung Chi-kwong, on Hong Kong's failure to upgrade facilities and support operations threatening the success of the new Hong Kong Premier League. (SCMP, 2/24)
Tuesday February 25, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 179 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • NRL's Expansion Plan

    The NRL hopes to become the No. 1 code in Australia.

    National Rugby League expansion is "firmly back on the agenda" after the NRL announced plans to invest more than A$200M ($181M) to "make rugby league the No.1 code in Australia within four years," according to Brad Walter of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Bolstered by a A$49.4M profit in his first year in the job, NRL CEO Dave Smith "declared the game was now a big business -- and would behave like one -- as it searched for new opportunities."

  • The Big Stage

    FFA's version of FA Cup lets little fish swim in the big pond.

  • Medal's Count

    Britain's "Fridge Kids" in line for increased funding from UK Sport.

  • Roar Of The Crowd

    Adidas aims to bring "stadium experience" to flagship stores.

  • A Sharp Eye

    Man City signs multi-year partnership with cameramaker iON.

  • Paid Up

    Barcelona pays $18.6M to close book on Neymar-signing charges.

  • Czech Mate

    Czech Gambrinus Liga partners with broadcaster Pragosport.

  • Missing Headliners

    Wembley fears empty seats with lack of marquee matchups for Euro '16.

  • Slapped With Fine

    French newspaper ordered to pay damages to Real Madrid, Barcelona.

  • Working Class

    Jordanian prince says worker's rights Qatar's most "critical" World Cup issue.

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