Quote of the Day

"Our job is to deliver what the customers want."
-- WRU CEO Martyn Phillips, on establishing an alcohol-free zone at Principality Stadium after surveyed fans call for one. (IRISH INDEPENDENT, 12/20)
Thursday December 21, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 135 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Ending The Drought

    Chinese dairy company Mengniu will be the official supplier of drinkable yogurt and pre-packaged ice cream at the 2018 World Cup after signing an agreement with FIFA on Wednesday, according to Li, Jourdan & Homewood of REUTERS. Mengniu is "the fourth company from the country to sign a deal with FIFA," after Dalian Wanda, Hisense and Vivo.

  • Damage Control

    RFEF tries to "salvage" historic sponsorship deal jeopardized by ban threat.

  • Translation Game

    Star India to air IPL in six languages, expects audience of 700 million.

  • At The Top

    Cricketer Virat Kohli recognized as India's most valuable celebrity brand.

  • Closing The Taps

    Welsh Rugby Union considers alcohol-free area at Principality Stadium.

  • Staying On Track

    F1 renews with RTL to stay on free-to-air TV in Germany.

  • The New Man

    Jesús León buys Spanish second tier side Córdoba.

  • The Doctor Is Out

    Ex-FIFA medical chief was investigating Russian doping before he was fired.

  • Not Buying In

    England supporters request "just" 12,500 tickets for World Cup.

  • Unwelcome Visitors

    Arsenal called out by health officials for mice infestation at Emirates.

  • Extended Deadline

    IPC upholds Russian ban, will make final decision in January.

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