Players

Aus board threatens players with unemployment

Australia's cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Man City, Chelsea charged

Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players during Saturday's Premier League match, the FA said on Monday.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Chapeco in mourning

Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who lost their lives in a plane crash a day earlier.

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Football mourns Brazilian players killed, lack of fuel suspected

A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016

Let the salute remain a mystery

“I don't know. Let some things remain a secret,” chuckled Shakib Al Hasan when asked why he celebrated Ben Stokes's wicket with a salute. That is all he said and then paused for the next question of the interview.

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016

'This is the beginning of something very big'

Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

Players' Support Seminar held

The country's Professional footballers have been advised to inspect the details of their contract when signing agreements with

October 17, 2016
October 17, 2016

Watson part of Aussie team 'tumour': Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke revisits old feuds, describing Shane Watson as part of a group that was "like a tumour" on the team.

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

Messi staying in Arg retirement would be 'a sin'

Javier Mascherano says it would have been a sin had Lionel Messi stayed in international retirement and not played for Argentina.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

NBA stars open gold chase against China

It would be easy for the US team of NBA stars to overlook China in Saturday's opening game of the Rio Olympics after routing the Asians twice in pre-Games exhibitions.