Quote of the Day

"They are making demands about the stadiums, but I will not accept them."
-- Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, claiming sports federations are making too many demands on city for Olympics preparations. (AAP, 4/26)
Monday April 28, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 223 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Wimbledon Sticker Shock

    It will soon cost twice as much for centre court tickets at Wimbledon.

    Wimbledon "has almost doubled prices for a guaranteed seat on Centre Court" to raise £100M ($168M) "to pay off a loan on the roof over its main stadium and refurbish the site in southwest London," according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG. The All England Lawn Tennis Ground, which owns the grounds of the world’s only grass-court tennis major, said that it "will issue 2,500 Centre Court debenture tickets" at a price of £50,000 ($84,020) each for '16-20.

  • Asking Questions

    World Cup sponsors want to know Brazil's strategy for quelling protests.

  • Taking Charge

    Chevrolet agrees to replace Petrobras as title sponsor for Brasileiro.

  • Turn The Page

    ManU reportedly settles Moyes contract for nearly $12M.

  • Insider Move

    Police investigate claim by Rangers shareholder against CEO Wallace.

  • Pushing Back

    Rio mayor says sports federations making too many "unnecessary demands."

  • Fixer-Upper

    Eels, Wanderers team up on $111M plan to enlarge Pirtek Stadium.

  • Bids Are In

    Four U.K. bids submitted for Euro 2020.

  • Rescue Plan

    Liverpool's Ayer says FSG saved club from "financial disaster."

  • Packing 'Em In

    Korean baseball attendance hits 1 million, six of nine teams show increase.

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