Manchester United hires its own anti-terrorism chief

London, Jan 19 : Manchester United has become the first football club in Britain to appoint its own counter-terrorism chief. The club has appointed a former police officer to the full-time role at its Old Trafford Stadium, Xinhua news agency reported. Club officials on Wednesday confirmed the hiring of the counter-terrorism chief to the Manchester […]

Ghana women’s footballers protest unpaid bonuses

Accra, Dec 23 : Players of Ghana’s senior national female football team have hit the streets here to demand payment of outstanding bonuses. The Thursday protest was intended to compel the Sports Ministry to honour its promises after the team finished third at the 2016 Africa Women’s Championship in Cameroon, reports Xinhua agency. The players […]

French prosecution to probe Football Leaks

Paris, Dec 21 : The French financial prosecutor has announced the opening of a preliminary investigation into possible money laundering arising from financial fraud in football following revelations by the Football Leaks whistle-blowing outlet. In a statement on Tuesday, the prosecution said investigators were looking to ascertain whether or not there were French soccer players […]

Delhi HC vacates stay, AIFF elections get green light

Kolkata, Dec 20 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) breathed a sigh a relief on Tuesday after the Delhi High Court vacated a stay order granted against its election process. According to a statement from the apex football’s governing body, the elections will go ahead as scheduled on Wednesday. A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) […]

Mamata congratulates Indian Colts hockey team, ATK

Kolkata, Dec 18 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian colts for winning the junior World Cup crown. “Congratulations Team India #JuniorHockeyWorldCup champions. So proud of you all. Jai Hind,” Banerjee said on her Twitter handle. Home favourites India produced a clinical performance on Sunday to […]

Court fines Barcelona, closes Neymar’s case

Barcelona, Dec 15 : A Barcelona court has said that FC Barcelona must pay two fines totalling 5.5 million euros ($5.8 million) for two tax offences committed in the signing of Neymar, in accordance with the agreement that the club already reached with the prosecution. After a brief hearing in which Barça’s legal counsel, Ramon […]