Quote of the Day

"Do you think any government, if people were at risk of dying in a government-owned venue, would open it the next weekend for a footy game?"
-- NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley, ridiculing claims that Allianz Stadium rebuild should be given priority because it's "a potential death trap." (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 10/18)
Thursday October 19, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 91 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Deal Breakers

    Financial corruption investigators in France "are examining the role played by the world governing body for motor sports" in the $4.4B sale of Formula 1, two people familiar with the inquiry said, according to Tariq Panja of the N.Y. TIMES. Investigators want to know if FIA, which is based in Paris, "had a conflict of interest when it agreed to clear the sale" of F1 to Liberty Media.

  • Double Whammy

    Brisbane Lions take hit after losing sponsor for second time in two years.

  • Going On Tour

    PSG partners with the Rolling Stones on merchandise deal.

  • Showing Interest

    Staveley reportedly readying a $400M bid for Newcastle United.

  • Setting Sail

    Volvo Ocean Race, Sunset+Vine name a slew of broadcast partners.

  • Upping The Ante

    ECB sweetens the deal for counties to host new T20 competition.

  • Movie Magic

    Cricket Australia enlists Peter Dickson to make Ashes film series.

  • The Way Out?

    Danish women face World Cup expulsion as pay dispute continues.

  • Delaying Tactic

    Sydney stadium "D-Day" looks likely to be delayed.

  • Show Of Support

    Swiss government OKs $1B backing for Sion's Winter Games bid.

  • Not Buying It

    ARU's Pulver rubbishes charge Rebels owner siphoned off cash.

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