• ‘Corruption case a complication for Neymar’

    A Spanish corruption case surrounding Neymar's transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013 is certain to influence the Brazil forward's form, national team coach Tite said on Monday.

  • ICC hits out at du Plessis ball-tampering appeal

    The International Cricket Council voiced disappointment after South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said he will appeal his conviction for ball-tampering.

  • Milan official wants clarity on AC Milan's Chinese owners

    An anti-Mafia official at Milan's city council called on Wednesday for the Chinese buyers of soccer club AC Milan to reveal their identities, saying town hall would notify anti-money laundering authorities if there was not full disclosure.

  • ICC anti-corruption unit seeks to monitor players' messages

    Cricketers suspected of corruption could be forced to hand over their mobile phones under new plans to curb match-fixing, head of the game's anti-corruption unit has said.

  • WADA suspends Doha anti-doping laboratory

    Doha's anti-doping laboratory has had its accreditation suspended for four months after it failed to comply with international standards, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says in a statement.

  • Malaysia calls for proof after match-fixing claim

    Malaysian football authorities on Wednesday called on a former FIFA official to provide evidence after he claimed the country had become the hub for match-fixing in Southeast Asia.

  • Ex-Venezuela football official to plead guilty in US bribe case

    The former president of Venezuela's football federation is expected to plead guilty to U.S. charges stemming from a bribery investigation involving FIFA, the sport's world governing body, according to court records filed on Tuesday.

  • Ind threaten to cancel Eng Test in funds row

    India's cricket board threatened Tuesday to cancel the first Test against England, less than 24 hours before it was due to begin, unless judges end a freeze on its bank accounts.

  • Neymar nears trial over transfer corruption case

    The prospect of Barcelona superstar Neymar standing trial moved closer Monday as a Madrid judge accepted an appeal by prosecutors for corruption charges to be brought against the Brazilian, a court filing said.

  • Angered family walks out on final day of Hughes inquest

    The family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes walked out of an inquest into his death after a submission from the lawyer for Cricket Australia that the coroner should not rule on claims the batsman been subject to threatening language.

  • BCCI threatens to call off NZ series, Lodha clarifies

    With the BCCI threatening to call off the ongoing series between India and New Zealand, the Justice R M Lodha led panel today clarifies that they didn't direct the banks to freeze the accounts of the Board.

  • Mashrafe fan freed

    Police last night released the youth who had entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan on Saturday.

  • Kulasekara out on bail

    Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been released on bail after he was involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old motorcyclist, the country's cricket board said.

  • Gascoigne pleads guilty

    Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne pleaded guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence on Monday following a

  • Blatter faces new FIFA probe

    Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his former chief lieutenants are under investigation over illicit bonuses.

  • Lochte banned 10 months

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

  • Beckenbauer has bypass surgery

    German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer undergoes open heart bypass surgery in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week.

  • Lochte charged over false robbery claim

    The Brazilian authorities have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics.

  • IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

    A three-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games, reviewing all decisions taken by the international federations, the IOC said on Saturday.

  • 'Russian team stands at 266'

    Russia's sports minister says that the national team to compete in the Rio Olympics starting next week so far has 266 competitors.

  • Chiller condemns Russia cheats' meet

    Australia's Olympic delegation head Kitty Chiller questions Russia's determination to eliminate drug cheats.

  • WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

    The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says..

  • Russia expects to avoid full ban

    Russia insist it expects to avoid a blanket ban from the IOC on its competitors at the Rio Olympics despite its track and field squad losing an appeal over a suspension for state-sponsored doping.

  • Barca ask fans to stand by Messi

    Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud.

  • Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

    Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

  • Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

    Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona found him guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a statement from the court said on Wednesday.

  • Pistorius jailed for 6 years for murdering Reeva

    South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago.

  • Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Sharapova lawyer blasts WADA chief

    Maria Sharapova's attorney John Haggerty hit out at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) head Craig Reedie for comments he made about the Russian tennis star's earnings.

  • Arrestees are Indian businessman, IT expert

    The two Indian nationals, who have been arrested according to local police on alleged rape charges in Harare, are businessman and IT expert, reports The Indian Express.

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