Quote of the Day

"If it's like it is now, there will be big trouble. It's just too cold for outsiders."
-- PyeongChang restaurant owner Choi Jong-sik, on the brutally cold weather expected to greet Oympics visitors. (AP, 12/21)
Friday December 22, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 136 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Eastern Exposure

    Premiership Rugby will become the first club rugby tournament to be shown live on national TV in China, according to Gavin Mairs of the London TELEGRAPH. The first game to be broadcast live will feature the Leicester Tigers against Saracens on Christmas Eve. A four-year contract was agreed to with Chinese broadcaster CCTV5+, which will "take the global distribution of top-flight English rugby to almost 600 million households worldwide."

  • At Arm's Length

    Russian IOC sponsor Bosco doesn't want branding at PyeongChang.

  • Top Billing

    Doc on All Black Richie McCaw picked up for North American release.

  • Reaping Rewards

    First-tier nations to get £192.5M from World Rugby for RWC.

  • Getting Creative

    Adidas enlists high-profile athletes for "Calling All Creators" spot.

  • Stepping Down?

    Russian reports claim Vitaly Mutko to step down from World Cup role.

  • United Front

    Current, retired riders form union to represent women cyclists.

  • Building A Wall

    Irish authorities OK massive sea wall at Trump's Doonbeg course.

  • All-Inclusive

    FA poised to appoint two heads of diversity and inclusion.

  • Collateral Damage

    NRL's new HQ could be razed under Sydney stadium plans.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Jordi Neves, Volvo Ocean Race chief digital officer.

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