Quote of the Day

"Neymar's gone on the diving board and now he's peed from the diving board."
-- La Liga President Javier Tebas, claiming that Neymar and Paris St. Germain are flouting UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. (LONDON TELEGRAPH, 9/6)
Thursday September 7, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 61 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Losing Bets

    Football clubs "will be banned from signing shirt sponsorship deals with betting companies under a Labour government," as the party pledges to tackle a "hidden epidemic" of addiction and protect children from "early exposure to gambling," according to Rob Davies of the London GUARDIAN. The policy, unveiled by Labour Party Deputy Leader Tom Watson, "is understood to be the first of a series of proposals to curb the power of gambling firms, ramping up pressure on the government" ahead of its own review of the industry.

  • Same Channel

    BT re-ups principal sponsorship deal with Scottish Rugby.

  • Seller's Market

    Monaco reports €283M profit from summer player sales.

  • Serious Player

    Facebook's losing bid for IPL rights shows it's serious about sports.

  • Run With The Bull

    Liberty Global secures deal for Red Bull Media House content.

  • Silver Lining

    Kirkwood says Brexit makes possibility of London NFL team "a lot easier."

  • Closing The Window

    UEFA's Čeferin supports shortening summer transfer window.

  • On The Outside

    IPC continues ban on Russian Paralympians for PyeongChang.

  • No Love

    Queensland loses out on hosting Socceroos' World Cup playoff.

  • Official Review

    ARU to face senate inquiry over cutting Western Force.

  • Center Of Attention

    Central Football plans new sports complex for Taranaki footballers.

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