Quote of the Day

"I don't believe in bad faith. I rather think that it's incompetence."
-- French Rugby Federation President Bernard Laporte, on World Rugby's evaluation that recommended South Africa over France and Ireland to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. (REUTERS, 11/4)
Monday November 6, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 103 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Exit Strategy

    Ferrari F1 President Sergio Marchionne said that the team "could quit Formula 1" if it does not "approve of the direction taken" by F1 owner Liberty Media, according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. The Ferrari exec "pinpointed proposals for a new engine design" from '21 as he made the threat in a conference call with investors. Marchionne said that F1 had been "part of our DNA since the day we were born." But he added, "If we change the sandbox to the point it becomes unrecognizable, I don't want to play any more."

  • Offering More

    BBC will increase live sports coverage by 1,000 hours.

  • On The Team

    Syrian Mohed Altrad poised to sign as Six Nations title sponsorship.

  • Getting Busy

    Rebuilding of Sydney stadiums to start next year.

  • The Money Man

    Fund manager Stuart McAuliffe behind Titans takeover attempt.

  • Seeing Red

    Scottish Rangers report £6.7M loss on '16-17 books.

  • New Gadgets

    FA signs LG to three-year deal as digital screen partner.

  • Holding Out

    KHL won't let players go to Olympics if Russia is banned.

  • Reality Check

    Man City uses "Big Brother" strategy to reach 1 million Facebook subs.

  • Sour Grapes?

    French rugby chief says World Cup evaluation is "nonsense."

  • Expansion Plan

    FIFA explores ways to expand Nations League on global scale.

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