Quote of the Day

"We are showing that we are not standoffish noses in the air."
-- FA Chair Greg Clarke, on his upcoming worldwide "charm offensive" to help England's expected bid to host the 2030 World Cup. (LONDON GUARDIAN, 12/6)
Friday December 8, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 125 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Footing The Bill

    England will have "unprecedented financial support" in its efforts to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with a "war chest" the All Blacks will "look at with envy," according to Gavin Mairs of the London TELEGRAPH. The Rugby Football Union told head coach Eddie Jones "it will spend what it takes to ensure his campaign is successful." A "record war chest" of more than £120M ($161.6M) will be invested in the professional game over the next two years.

  • Back On The Grid

    Haas F1 team to sign naming rights deal with Maserati, report claims.

  • Charm Offensive

    FA Chair Greg Clarke on global tour to boost chance of hosting World Cup.

  • Rebel Yell

    Women's BBL renews naming rights sponsorship with retailer Rebel.

  • Closing Doors

    ManU limits access for Man City doc crew at Old Trafford.

  • Opening Doors

    Wembley will host four more Euro 2020 matches as UEFA overlooks Cardiff.

  • Leading The Charge

    FA names Wieden & Kennedy to head England men's World Cup campaign.

  • Switched Off

    ManU's 13-year run of televised FA Cup matches to end next month.

  • Causing Harm

    ARLC chief says rescinding stadia investment would cause "massive damage."

  • Safety Concerns

    F1 chiefs propose new security measures for next Brazilian GP.

  • The Next Move

    Russians will decide next week on participation at PyeongChang.

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