Quote of the Day

"He probably grew up playing Monopoly for all I know. He loves the deal, he smells a deal, he likes the engagement of the battle."
-- Former AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou, on Gillon McLachlan, who was named as his replacement on Wednesday. (HERALD SUN, 4/30)
Thursday May 1, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 226 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Tapping Into Colonies

    The Wimbledon tennis tournament "is targeting the U.S. market for its guaranteed Centre Court seats for the first time" to help pay for a £100M ($168M) expansion of its grounds including a second retractable roof, according to Danielle Rossingh of BLOOMBERG. The All England Club "ran an advertisement in the New York Times in February to publicize the tickets," which were priced at £50,000 ($84,000) each last week and may raise as much as £100M.

  • Paying The Piper

    Man City, PSG face squad reductions because of FFP violations.

  • Holding The Line

    BT Sport continues free football to keep pressure on rival Sky.

  • Looking Ahead

    ARU boss Bill Pulver unveils Super Rugby expansion strategy.

  • Change At The Top

    Argentine FA OKs reorganization of Primera A.

  • The Grand Plan

    Alves' racism response reportedly planned with help of marketing agency.

  • Power Play

    Putin, cronies using KHL to get around sanctions over Ukraine.

  • Sticker Shock

    World Cup trip to Brazil an expensive proposition for fans.

  • Drawing Board

    U.S.-based Nadel Architects designs $1.5B sports complex in China.

  • A Little Help

    New Zealand Rugby League gets $600K in funding.

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