Top Moscow ally asks IOC to reconsider blanket Olympic ban
Saturday 9th Dec 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE International Skating Union is in breach of EU competition laws because of the “severe penalties” it imposes on athletes competing in outside events, the European Commission ruled yesterday.
The EU said the restrictions against athletes competing in an event organised...
ANTI-DISCRIMINATION campaign Kick It Out said it was “deeply saddened” yesterday at the FA’s lack of action following claims of racism committed by Hitchin Town fans.
Kick It Out received reports that a Hitchin supporter had racially abused Haringey Borough players...
FORMER Rangers favourite Gordon Smith hit out yesterday at the Ibrox board for their bitter response to Derek McInnes’s snub.
Gers released a statement on Thursday night after learning the Aberdeen boss had turned down the chance to return to his old club as manager.
PERU captain Paolo Guerrero will miss the World Cup after Fifa banned him for one year for testing positive for cocaine.
The disciplinary committee-imposed suspension covers “all types of matches” and was backdated to start on November 3, Fifa said yesterday.
by Kadeem Simmonds at Ashburton Grove
Friday 8th Dec 2017
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
DANNY ROSE hit back yesterday at suggestions of another bust-up with Mauricio Pochettino after the Tottenham defender was substituted against Apoel Nicosia on Wednesday night.
Rose was taken off in the 70th minute at Wembley after a tussle with Apoel’s Roland Sallai left him...
72 sides agree to interview BAME candidate for vacant managerial posts
GAMBLING addiction among professional sportspeople should be regarded as a mental health issue, Professional Players Federation chief executive Simon Taylor urged yesterday.
Taylor said that research showed that elite male athletes are three times more likely to develop a gambling...
Downhill champ says she takes Olympics responsibility ‘seriously’