Pele Scores World Cup Jackpot Pitching Watches, Subway

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On the second floor of a plush Rio de Janeiro mall, Pele flashed the smile that first captivated global audiences 50 years ago and cut a ribbon to open Swiss watchmaker Hublot SA’s first store in Latin America.

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Liam Fulton accepts dementia could be part of playing league

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Wests Tigers forward Liam Fulton has provided an insight into why the NRL – and its clubs’ doctors – need to protect some players from themselves.Fulton said that after being knocked out on at least 10 occasions he’d all but accepted dementia could be the long-term legacy of his football career.

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Qatar World Cup 2022 investigation: former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner and family paid millions – Telegraph

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Documents appear to show a senior Fifa official and his family were paid millions by a company controlled by a former Qatari football official shortly after the country won its bid for the 2022 World Cup

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This is rugby league in all its muddy, grubby glory

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This is not the point of the story, but why do opposing rugby league fans have it in for Billy Slater? Since his earliest days, whenever he touches the ball, a chorus of outrage is unleashed: Slater, you grub! You grub!

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