Quote of the Day

"Sport must go places even if it is painful."
-- German FIFA Exec Committee member Theo Zwanziger, arguing against pulling the 2018 World Cup from Russia over the Ukrainian conflict. (REUTERS, 7/23)
Thursday July 24, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 21 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • EPL Faces Tax Threat

    Britain's Labour Party has accused Premier League clubs of "not contributing enough to grassroots football and suggested that they may be compelled to pay a levy on revenue from television rights," according to Pickard & Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman "is also considering a levy on sports betting to support community sport and help raise awareness of problem gambling."

  • Another Win

    Bundesliga tops world football leagues in per-game attendance.

  • King James

    Real Madrid sells 900 James Rodríguez shirts in an hour after introduction.

  • Stepping Up

    KOC President Kim Jung-haeng to take reins for PyeongChang Games.

  • Up For Sale

    South Africa's Kyalami racetrack, former GP host, to be auctioned off.

  • Taking Flak

    German Olympics official threatens "consequences" over new Bremen security law.

  • Expanding Reach

    German pay-TV outfit sportdigital adds Scottish football to lineup.

  • A Makeover

    Sky Sports to launch new news channel ahead of Premier League season.

  • Asking Questions

    Russian role as host of '18 World Cup questioned by German lawmakers.

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