Quote of the Day

"This is a very dark and sad day for British sport."
-- British Swimming CEO David Sparkes on losing an appeal for his sport to have funding restored by UK Sport. (Scotland DAILY RECORD, 3/19)
Thursday March 20, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 196 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Due Diligence

    FIFA Chief Investigator Michael Garcia will interview members of the exec committee.

    FIFA Chief Investigator Michael Garcia "is expected to interview all the remaining members of the executive committee who took part in the controversial vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups," according to the PA. Only 11 of the 24 members, plus FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who took part in the vote in Dec. '10 "are still on the committee, with the others having either retired or in some cases been banned or resigned while under investigation."

  • Losing Appeal

    UK Sport rejects appeal to restore funding for six sports, including hoops.

  • Play Ball

    MLB expecting to sell out Sydney Cricket Ground for Opening Series.

  • Moving Expenses

    IPL clubs seeks answers for lost revenue after matches moved.

  • Final Go Around

    Spurred by World Cup endorsements, Pele will generate $25M this year.

  • Not This Time

    Economic, political strife force Ukraine to relinquish Eurobasket 2015.

  • Robo Cop

    Brazil is investing $7.2M on robots to help secure World Cup venues.

  • Heart Of Stone

    Scottish side Hearts fearful $4.1M rescue package could collapse.

  • Disputed Facts

    Dundee chairman confronts Scottish FA over Scottish Cup ticket row.

  • An Open Book

    Japanese baseball club releases illustrated book of business ideas.

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