Quote of the Day

"It's an eye for an eye, a ball for a ball."
-- Russian Duma member Alexander Sidyakin, calling for the U.S. to be banned from the World Cup for aggression against sovereign states a week after two U.S. congressmen made the same appeal. (REUTERS, 3/12)
Thursday March 13, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 191 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Votes Trump Cricket

    The first leg of the 2014 IPL T20 tournament will be held in the UAE.

    The UAE will host the first leg of this year's Indian Premier League, according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. The "lucrative" Twenty20 tournament this year "clashes with the parliamentary election in the world's biggest democracy." A "staggering" 814 million Indians will be eligible to vote from April 7 in what would be "the biggest election the world has ever seen." The Dubai-headquartered Int'l Cricket Council "hailed the decision," saying that IPL matches in UAE "would raise the game's profile in the Gulf nation which has qualified for this year's World Twenty20 and next year's 50-over World Cup."

  • Another Round

    Russians already "alarmed" by delays on World Cup stadiums.

  • Stars Collide

    Major League Baseball is expected to resume Japan All-Star Series.

  • A New Deal

    Barcelona wants new Nike contract in aftermath of record ManU deal.

  • Missing Pay

    Liga MX Puebla three months behind on players' salaries, captain says.

  • Returning Fire

    Russian MPs call on FIFA to ban U.S. from World Cup.

  • Tired Of Fighting

    Cellino says he's been "humiliated" during takeover of Leeds United.

  • Hot Sellers

    Best World Cup matches sell out in hours; high-priced tickets already for sale.

  • Victory Lap

    Glasgow unveils Commonwealth Games renovations at Hampden Park.

  • International Flair

    Yomiuri Giants stay on U.S. air through deal with One World Sports.

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