Quote of the Day

"It's dangerous to write a book in Russia."
-- Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, on his belief that Russian Anti-Doping Agency head Mikita Kamaev was "murdered by Russian authorities" because he was going to write a book about the operation. (LONDON GUARDIAN, 7/15)
Monday July 17, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 24 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Standing By

    The Australian Football League’s "prized" A$15M ($11.7M)-a-season deal with title sponsor Toyota is "safe" as the carmaker declared it has "full faith" in the sport’s administrators after revelations about a sex scandal, according to Darren Davidson of THE AUSTRALIAN. Other "big name brands" including Carlton & United Breweries are "standing firm behind the sport and even praise the code’s administrators" for their handling of the reported revelations.

  • Trading In

    Volkswagen to take over sponsorship of German national team.

  • Joining The Tour

    Twitter negotiating for U.K. rights to PGA Championship.

  • Hitting The Gas

    Malysian oil outfit Petronas renews title sponsorship of Mercedes F1.

  • Cooling Down

    CSL transfer window closes with a whimper after crackdown on spending.

  • Stepping Out

    AFL execs step down after admitting "affairs" with women employees.

  • Getting The Bill

    Aussie cricketers lose A$1.2M in first fortnight after contracts expired.

  • Making Room

    Pro12 overhauls competition ahead of entry by South African clubs.

  • Winter Games

    China's push to promote winter sports boosts outdoor brands.

  • Taking A Pass

    Silverstone expected to reject Liberty Media offer to run British GP.

  • Insider Info

    Russian doping lab chief says he planned cheating strategy with Brits' help.

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