Quote of the Day

"We don't want any intrusion into our privacy, but it's hard to fight this these days."
-- France Manager Didier Deschamps, who claimed a drone flew over his club's training camp. (SUNDAY TIMES, 6/15)
Monday June 16, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 257 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Terror Ties

    A leaked secret terror briefing revealed that FIFA bosses "were warned that the lives of fans and players would be put at risk if the World Cup was held in Qatar," according to Calvert & Blake of the SUNDAY TIMES. According to the "damning report" handed to FIFA 17 days before Qatar was chosen, the Gulf state was the only one of the nine countries bidding for the '18 and '22 tournaments where there was a “high risk” of a terrorist attack shutting down the event.

  • Cup Crazy

    Ratings for World Cup opening weekend strong in U.K., Europe.

  • Ready To Talk

    Suspended Beckenbauer hits back at FIFA, will cooperate with investigation.

  • Rocky Start

    Protesters pelt ITV's Copacabana beach World Cup studio with rocks.

  • Stepping Forward

    U.S. billionaire John Malone has launched a $4B bid for F1.

  • Cutting Costs

    KHL cuts salary cap by $8M for '14-15 season.

  • Royal Flush

    Reading FC is purchased by "unnamed" Thai billionaire.

  • Power Play

    Espanyol signs seven-year kit, stadium sponsorship deal with Power8.

  • On The Move

    Political unrest costs Ukraine right to host EuroBasket 2015.

  • Welcome Mat

    Portrush expects tourism boost from hosting '19 Open Championship.

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