Quote of the Day

"It was a difficult game to play in."
-- J.League side Urawa defender Tomoaki Makino on playing Sunday's game in an empty stadium after the club was punished for a racist banner. (AFP, 3/23)
Monday March 24, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 198 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Plenty In Reserve

    FIFA has "increased its cash pile" to $1.4B after making a profit again last year, "justifying the sum as a safety net should a World Cup have to be cancelled," according to Keith Weir of REUTERS. Income from TV rights and marketing deals ahead of this year's World Cup in Brazil "helped to drive up revenues" to $1.3B. FIFA reported a surplus of $72M last year.

  • Wanting More

    MLB official says league hopes for Australian return after successful debut.

  • A Different Beat

    Beats By Dre commercial starring Barcelona's Fabregas draws president's ire.

  • No Comment

    FIFA's Blatter refuses to speculate on fate of Qatar World Cup.

  • Fighting The Clock

    Financial impasse that threatened World Cup stadium delay resolved.

  • Wait And See

    Unrest in Ukraine turns country's football clubs on their side.

  • Empty House

    J.League side Urawa plays before empty stadium over banner punishment.

  • Rising Star

    The ICC T20 tournament is expected to net $62M for Star Sports.

  • New Digs

    German Football Federation makes $69M performance center official.

  • A Helping Hand

    Indian Grand Prix promoter says F1 return will need government help.

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