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Olympic Stadium conversion will cost an extra £35.9m

theguardian.com — Work to convert the Olympic Stadium into a permanent home for West Ham United and athletics will cost £36m more than expected, it has been confirmed, taking the total confirmed spend so far to £619m.

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay to leave after 10 years at the club

theguardian.com — Chelsea have announced that Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive. The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester United and sportswear manufacturer Umbro, departs on amicable terms to seek new opportunities.

Alex Horne will leave FA ‘after privilege of helping to develop football’

theguardian.com — The manner of departure for the Football Association general secretary, Alex Horne, who has announced he is leaving the top executive post at the governing body in January, will be most unusual.

Government to unveil ‘expert group’ to promote supporter-owned clubs

theguardian.com — Representatives from supporter-owned clubs Portsmouth, AFC Wimbledon and Wrexham will sit on a new government group seeking to find ways to break down barriers to increased fan involvement in how clubs are run.

Oscar Pistorius cannot compete until 2019, IPC confirms

theguardian.com — The International Paralympic Committee has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to return to competition until 2019 after he was sentenced to five years in prison for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Olympic Stadium costs soar to more than £600m after roof complications

theguardian.com — The overall bill for the Olympic Stadium is set to soar well beyond £600m before West Ham United move in after it emerged that installing the complex roof would be far more expensive than originally thought.

Fifa World Cup bidding report cannot be published for legal reasons - judge

theguardian.com — The German judge overseeing Fifa's investigation into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has insisted that the report can't be published in full for legal reasons, but promised an overview of the main findings by the middle of next month.

Government's plan to fix football: give clubs back to fans

theguardian.com — The government is to unveil radical proposals that would give football fans first option to buy their clubs when they were put up for sale and require clubs to hand over a stake of up to 25% to supporters' groups.

Labour promises board membership and minority stakes for football fans

theguardian.com — Labour has promised a fan ownership revolution if it wins next year's general election, vowing to introduce new laws that would guarantee football supporters at least two seats on the board and a minority stake in their club.

Ched Evans rape reactions a reminder that moral boundaries are movable

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RT @usasoccerguy: That soccer was so awesome on the eye it was like a Mozart painting. #realnicemadrid

Oct 22, 2014

@HadleyFreeman "It was not my normal world but a fascinating experience for film buffs such as Cathy and me."

Oct 22, 2014

RT @HadleyFreeman: @owen_g I *knew* it was him at the Vanity Fair Oscars party! It seemed so unlikely I thought I was drunk. He was all alone in a corner :-(

Oct 22, 2014

Sir Alex is particularly taken with the Abbey on Iona, which is "steeped in Govan history". Fingal's Cave on Staffa also comes recommended.

Oct 22, 2014

Moyes aside, Fergie's book update covers his holiday to the Hebrides, a book signing at Tesco Extra in Stretford and a Vanity Fair party.

Oct 22, 2014

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay to leave after 10 years at the club bit.ly/1s7TrFZ

Oct 22, 2014

Of course RT @RobHarris: On fans at CSKA-MCFC, UEFA says sponsors entitled to tickets & shouldn't "pay the price for behaviour of others"

Oct 22, 2014

Should point out extra £36m for the Olympic Stadium doesn't come from taxpayers - LLDC is confident it will find it from savings elsewhere.

Oct 22, 2014

The LLDC has agreed to pay Balfour Beatty an additional £36m to convert the Olympic Stadium, taking the total cost so far to £619m.

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