Quote of the Day

"What on earth were the people who decided this thinking of? You couldn't make it up."
-- Former MSP Carolyn Leckie, on the Commonwealth Games plan to demolish a former housing complex as part of the Opening Ceremony. (London GUARDIAN, 4/5)
Monday April 7, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 208 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Room At The Top

    Canal+, beIN Sports will pay $955M for Ligue 1 broadcast rights.

    The rights to show Ligue 1 football in France between '16-20 have been bought for a record sum of €726.5M ($995M) by TV companies Canal+ and beIN Sports. The sum represents a significant increase on the €607M paid for the TV rights for the French top flight up to '16, and puts Ligue 1 among the most valuable leagues in the world. French Professional Football League (LFP) President Frédéric Thiriez said, "This sum approaches what we expected."

  • Toe-To-Toe

    Pepsi plans aggressive counter-attack to combat Coke's World Cup campaign.

  • Table For Two

    Ecclestone says two teams to join F1 in '15.

  • Wearing The Colors

    Real Madrid, ManU have highest jersey sales; Ronaldo tops among players.

  • Joining The Cause

    U.S. concussion debate is starting to resonate with European leagues.

  • Second Chance

    Cellino has clear path to Leeds takeover after league ban overturned.

  • House Shopping

    Tottenham considers multiple home venues during White Hart Lane renovation.

  • Clearing Out

    Brazilian army occupies troublesome slum as part of World Cup strategy.

  • Bombs Away

    Commonwealth Games faces backlash over Opening Ceremony demolition plan.

  • Landslide Victory

    Camp Nou renovation gets OK from 72% of Barcelona voting members.

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