Quote of the Day

"I am enchanted. I am in love. There's emotion, passion, dreams. I need to pinch myself to see if all this is for real."
-- Brasileiro side Corinthians President Mario Gobbi after taking control of the club's $450M stadium that will host World Cup matches. (REUTERS, 4/15)
Thursday April 17, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 217 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Card Carriers

    MasterCard will sponsor the 2015 Rugby World Cup to be held in London.

    MasterCard has renewed its sponsorship for the Rugby World Cup 2015 in London. The deal continues a partnership between MasterCard and Rugby World Cup Ltd. which began ahead of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. New Zealand rugby player Dan Carter helped MasterCard make the announcement in central London on Wednesday (MasterCard).

  • Social Standard

    Arsenal joins other top football clubs by launching YouTube channel.

  • Under Deadline

    Brazilian club Corinthians handed World Cup stadium, but work still to be done.

  • South Of The Border

    ESPN's World Cup broadcast plan includes special focus on Mexico, Brazil.

  • Home Run Happy

    Mizuno boss apologizes for providing NPB with lively baseballs.

  • Office Space

    Formula E's $9.6M headquarters in Leicestershire nearing completion.

  • Looking Within

    India court asks BCCI to probe IPL spot-fixing allegations.

  • One If By Land...

    Rio considers transporting World Cup visitors from airport via hovercraft.

  • Blanket Coverage

    Copa del Rey attracts global exposure, including more than 700 journalists.

  • Fight Night

    UFC set to announce first fight in Mexico to be held at Mexico City Arena.

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