Quote of the Day

"Rodchenkov should be shot for lying, like Stalin would have done."
-- Russian Olympic Committee honorary President Leonid Tyagachev, on Olympic doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, who is in hiding in the U.S. (LONDON GUARDIAN, 11/17)
Monday November 20, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 113 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Sticker Shock

    Chelsea "significantly increased the projected cost of redeveloping Stamford Bridge" to more than £1B ($1.32B), which would make it the most expensive stadium in Europe, according to Matt Hughes of the LONDON TIMES. The club has "yet to reveal a price for the ambitious project" but reportedly internal discussions have placed the cost at double the £500M ($660.8M) that was estimated when it received planning permission for the 60,000-capacity stadium from Hammersmith & Fulham Council in January.

  • Letting It Ride

    EFL extents multi-million pound deal with Sky Bet.

  • In Their Prime

    EPL bosses add Saturday primetime slots to next broadcasting deal.

  • The Bottom Line

    Ferrari could reap £100M windfall by leaving F1.

  • The Rising Sun

    GMR Marketing opens Tokyo office ahead of Rugby World Cup, Olympics.

  • Making The Move

    Fiji set to join the NSW Premiership in '19.

  • Tuning Out

    Russian TV won't show PyeongChang Games if team is banned.

  • The Big Picture

    Ineos founder's football investment part of expansion strategy.

  • Try Again

    Kiwi organizers want more options for America's Cup base.

  • Drawing The Line

    Tebas says independence chants O.K., but insults will cause closure.

  • Shaky Ground

    South Korea risks Olympics flop with slow ticket sales, discord.

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