Quote of the Day

"The allegations being made are nothing to do with racism; they are allegations about corruption."
-- FA Chair Greg Dyke, to Sepp Blatter after the FIFA president said racism was the motivation for questioning Qatar's bid for 2022 World Cup. (BBC, 6/10)
Wednesday June 11, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 254 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • UEFA Wants Blatter Out

    Football leaders are encouraging Sepp Blatter not to run for re-election in 2015.

    Senior UEFA members "launched a sustained attack" on the leadership of FIFA President Sepp Blatter, "telling him not to stand for re-election next year," according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. In a "behind-closed-doors meeting" in São Paulo attended by Blatter, several UEFA members, including FA Chair Greg Dyke and Dutch Football Federation President Michael van Praag, "attacked the Fifa president for his record on tackling corruption in the governing body."

  • Final Countdown

    Safety fears voiced about opening World Cup venue Arena de São Paulo.

  • Part Three

    Nike takes a "risk" with animated World Cup ad.

  • Cautionary Tale

    South Africa's World Cup experience a lesson for Brazil.

  • Sky's The Limit

    Sky Sports to launch first channel dedicated to European football.

  • Pairing Up

    Aussie commission supports women with plan to team athletes, execs.

  • Drawing Plans

    Populous named as architect for Lord's Cricket Ground development.

  • Account Closed

    Deutsche Bank drops out of talks to take stake in Borussia Dortmund.

  • Another Look

    Tokyo organizers will review Games' plan after cost concerns raised.

  • Hoist The Sails

    Olympian Ben Ainslie announces British challenge for America's Cup.

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