Quote of the Day

"Sports can't be run by bureaucrats."
-- Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, promising sweeping reforms of the Sports Authority of India, including a 50% reduction in staff. (ECONOMIC TIMES, 11/6)
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 105 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Cruel Shoes

    ManU's Marouane Fellaini is suing New Balance for £2.1M ($2.8M) -- claiming its boots "hurt his feet," according to Tom Wells of THE SUN. Fellaini signed a four-year boot deal in '12 but is demanding damages after NB "walked away" from a new £600,000 ($789,500)-a-year contract. Fellaini, 29, said in a writ at London's High Court that the "poor quality" boots needed to be "steamed and stretched" by ManU's kitman "before he could get them on."

  • Kiwi Magic

    Star India acquires rights to New Zealand cricket.

  • A Nice Ride

    Lexus to replace Emirates as next sponsor of Melbourne Cup.

  • Staying Put

    Worcester Warriors boss says club won't be moved.

  • Had Enough

    Wakefield Trinity to sue town council over stadium delays.

  • The Real Thing

    DraftKings to live stream EuroLeague basketball in U.S., Canada.

  • Saving Money

    Tokyo Games organizers have cut another $360M from their budget.

  • Bad News

    Survey: Scottish fans say SFA, SPFL less trustworthy than FIFA, UEFA.

  • Losing Out

    Sydney will lose major events without stadium upgrades, former premier warns.

  • Cash On Hand

    Boris Becker says he's not "broke" despite facing £50M in claims.

  • Under The Hood

    Engine makers Ilmor, Cosworth support proposed new F1 rules.

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