Quote of the Day

"No law is so perfect that it cannot be broken."
-- IOC President Thomas Bach, saying, in the wake of claims of vote buying to secure the Rio Games, that no organization is "immune to credibility issues." (BBC, 9/12)
Wednesday September 13, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 65 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A New Offering

    Sky struck a £600M ($796.9M) broadcasting deal with the English Football League, according to Murad Ahmed of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The agreement will also allow clubs to livestream matches "directly to fans from their own websites." Under the five-year deal that begins in '19, Sky will screen "up to 150 matches each season" from the EFL's professional divisions below the Premier League. Games from the playoffs, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy are also included.

  • Stepping Back

    Hyundai drops sponsorship of China Ladies Open over diplomatic row.

  • Charged Up

    Jaguar to back one-make Formula E support series starting in '18.

  • Expansion Mode

    Pro14 CEO says adding U.S. team a matter of "when, not if."

  • The Slow Road

    Murdoch faces six-month delay in bid to take control of Sky.

  • A New Plan

    EPL lobbying May government for open immigration for footballers.

  • Surfin' Safari

    Jeep to continue sponsorship of World Surf League.

  • Cyber Wars

    FA brings on computer experts to guard against hackers at World Cup.

  • Center Stage

    Matildas' tilt with Brazil the "hottest ticket" in Aussie sports.

  • Name Game

    Scottish side Partick Thistle lands naming rights deal with Energy Check.

  • Last Man Standing

    Birmingham left as lone CWG '22 bidder as Kuala Lumpur set to pull out.

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