Quote of the Day

"We believe in them, in their talent, and so we will give them the help they need."
-- Spanish telecom Telefónica COO José María Álvarez-Pallete, on the company funding Spanish athletes' preparations for the Olympics. (LIBERTAD DIGITAL, 5/28)
Friday May 30, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 246 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Following The Money

    Swiss lawmakers "intend to broaden money laundering laws that target political figures to include sports officials" from FIFA and the IOC, according to Schwalbe, Panja & Bosley of BLOOMBERG. The legal committee of Parliament’s lower house "approved a proposal to expand Swiss banks’ scrutiny of accounts and transfers to include international sporting organizations," according to a statement published Wednesday.

  • Playing The Net

    BT moves into tennis, buying rights to pre-Wimbledon tournaments.

  • Get On The Bus

    Adidas spreads World Cup campaign along London bus route.

  • Closing The Deal

    FFA completes sale of A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers.

  • Counter Point

    Football League delivers alternative to FA's B-team proposal.

  • Talent Targeted

    Telecom Telefónica backs plan to fund Spanish Olympic hopefuls.

  • Big Plans

    State of Origin finale expected to break attendance, TV records.

  • Making The Cut

    Four U.K. firms in hunt to design '22 World Cup stadium in Qatar.

  • Buyer's Remorse

    Australia, England now uneasy about BCCI boss taking reins of ICC.

  • Hangin' With ...

    You First Sports CEO Juan Aísa shares vision behind his growing company.

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