Quote of the Day

"These are real games. You can't muck around."
-- Sydney sports promoter Jason Moore on the $1.8M spent to convert the Sydney Cricket Ground into a Major League Baseball venue. (Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH, 3/18)
Wednesday March 19, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 195 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • World Cup Worries

    Former FIFA VP Jack Warner is accused of accepting nearly $2M from a Qatari firm.

    A senior FIFA official and his family "were paid" almost $2M from a Qatari firm "linked to the country’s successful bid for the 2022 World Cup," according to Newell, Watt, Duffin, Bryant & Good of the London TELEGRAPH. Former FIFA VP Jack Warner "appears to have been personally paid" $1.2M from a company controlled by a former Qatari football official "shortly after the decision to award the country the tournament."

  • If You Build It ...

    Dodgers, D-Backs give new-look Sydney Cricket Ground stamp of approval.

  • Parting Ways

    Stoke City has ended its four-year deal with kit supplier adidas.

  • Top Of The Mountain

    Austrian ski duo were top earners in '13-14 FIS season.

  • Spilling Over

    Balmain Tigers' financial woes could affect joint-venture with NRL's Wests Tigers.

  • Question Of Character

    Indian cricket captain files $16M lawsuit against Zee TV for defamation.

  • Board Games

    Digital billboard replacement firm Supponor extends deal with La Liga.

  • Piece Of The Pie

    A-League clubs hope to see part of FFA's $9M sale of Western Sydney.

  • In The Details

    German Football Federation close to finalizing $28M-$56M performance center.

  • Pay To Play

    Brazil footballers want sanctions against clubs who can't pay players.

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