Quote of the Day

"We're trying to stop it on the grounds that it's not helpful."
-- ICC President Alan Isaac, on filing an injunction against London's Daily Mail over leaks of match-fixing testimony. (AAP, 5/22)
Friday May 23, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 242 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Going Up?

    Derby County will play QPR in the Championship playoff on Saturday.

    League Championship side Derby County can look forward to a £120M ($202M) windfall if it beats Queens Park Rangers "in the Championship playoff at Wembley on Saturday and return to the Premier League," according to Martyn Herman of REUTERS. That is the "staggering prize up for grabs for former England coach Steve McClaren's side," while QPR, which was relegated from the top flight last season, would expect to be £80M ($135M) richer should it prevail in English football's "most lucrative match."

  • New Crew

    Clare Balding to replace John Inverdale on 5Live Wimbledon coverage.

  • Bonus Babies

    Real Madrid players stand to earn nearly $550K bonus for Champions League win.

  • Record Numbers

    German Football Federation hits membership high with more than 6.85 million.

  • Big Picture

    Scottish football boss says deal with BBC was beneficial to whole league.

  • The Long Haul

    "Marathon" talks on Tinkler's exit from Newcastle don't result in agreement.

  • Naming Names

    ECB draws up charges of match-fixing against Vincent, Arif.

  • Racing Fans

    Russian GP organizers say demand for tickets is "high."

  • Flying Blind

    FIFA postpones final test event at Sao Paulo World Cup stadium.

  • Hangin' With ...

    Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer talks about the World Cup, "two-horse race" with Nike.

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