The Association of Tennis Professionals has announced that its ATP World Tour 250 event in St. Petersburg, Russia, will be relocated to Tel Aviv, Israel, in a move that will see the men’s tour return to the country for the first time since 1996.
Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has stated Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians will be ready for the opening game of the 2014 World Cup, but added that organisers “don’t have a single minute to lose” to complete preparations.
US media company Comcast has said the Sochi winter Olympics generated over $1.1bn (€797.1m) in revenue, with its NBCUniversal division’s broadcasts of the 2014 Games making a significant contribution to a first quarter net income rise of 30 per cent.
This Saturday (April 19, 2014), Twickenham Stadium will play host to The Stinger – a top-tier English domestic rugby union game between London Wasps and Gloucester. Matt Cutler asked Wasps COO Jeremy Wilton about the benefits of hosting major fixtures away from their Adams Park home.