Quote of the Day

"I think it's the right thing, and I hope that R&A members do what's right for golf."
-- R&A Secretary Peter Dawson, on the club voting to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history. (AP, 5/12)
Wednesday May 14, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 235 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Filling The Tank

    Formula E "has completed funding for its first season by securing investor backing" from U.S. tech firm Qualcomm, "paving the way for the first race in the series around Beijing’s Olympic Park in September," according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Formula E raised €50M ($68M) from Qualcomm, which is "already a series sponsor, and private equity fund Amura Capital." They join existing investor Causeway Media Partners, which owns the NBA Boston Celtics.

  • Kicking The Tires

    Chinese Super League takes Ford as first automobile partner.

  • Different Climate

    PyeongChang chief confident Korea won't have security, budget problems.

  • Candid Camera

    Samsung partners with English World Cup team for "selfie" promotion.

  • Under The Table

    Brazilian auditors blame "fraudulent billing" for World Cup overruns.

  • Gang Of Eight

    Casasnovas-led group expects to finalize Real Zaragoza deal by Friday.

  • Under Pressure

    Critics demand action over EPL CEO Scudamore's "sexist" emails.

  • Fueling Growth

    Victorian racing spurs A$2.8B in economic growth, report finds.

  • The New World

    Premiership Rugby considers matches in U.S. to help crack into market.

  • Empty Seats

    Austrian Bundesliga loses 9.6% in attendance in '13-14 season.

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