Quote of the Day

"We need to embrace innovation and sell our sport."
-- UCI President Brian Cookson, on the need for the sport to try new tactics to attract fans. (BBC, 4/9)
Thursday April 10, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 211 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • IPL Format Hurts Profits

    An Indian Premier League franchise owner said that the seven-week duration of the IPL seems "tedious to many," but it is "not long enough to develop a business model around it," according to Gautam Bhattacharyya of GULF NEWS. King’s XI Punjab co-Owner Mohit Burman said, "The two-month period of the league is actually rather short to develop a business model." While the IPL bandwagon "is ready to take the UAE fans by storm in a week’s time, the reality is that barring one or two teams, it had been a losing proposition for the rest of them during the past six years."

  • Building Bridges

    BBL's Bayern Munich, NBA's Oklahoma City sign cooperation agreement.

  • Flying Solo

    Gene Haas will roll out F1 team without NASCAR team co-Owner Tony Stewart.

  • Spreading Wealth

    Bayern Munich agrees to share German Cup TV revenue with other teams.

  • Getting Message Out

    Korea Baseball Organization adds English-language service to website.

  • Turned Down

    FA rejects Hull City request to rebrand name to Tigers.

  • On For The Ride

    UCI boss calls for bike-mounted TV cameras, other innovations to draw fans.

  • The Plot Thickens

    Former Valencia president arrested in alleged plot to have successor kidnapped.

  • Back On Track

    Hong Kong official confident FIA will OK new course, put '15 race on calendar.

  • In A Tizzy

    Sports federations call for "plan B" over delays on 2016 Rio venues.

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