Jose Mourinho Becomes Manchester United’s Manager

Manchester United have hired Jose Mourinho as their new manager, entrusting one of football’s most successful coaches to restore the fortunes of one of England’s most prestigious club. United said Jose Mourinho signed a three-year contract with an option to stay at the club until at least 2020. The 53-year-old Jose Mourinho, who has been out of work after being sacked by Chelsea in December,replaces Louis … Continue reading Jose Mourinho Becomes Manchester United’s Manager

Virat Kohli vs Mahendra Singh Dhoni in IPL Exhibition Match in USA

Virat Kohli could be pitted against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in exhibition matches for their respective Indian Premier League franchises in the United States, in a bid to cash in on the popularity of IPL among Indian diaspora. According to highly placed sources in the BCCI, three franchises namely Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergiants have expressed their desire to play some exhibition … Continue reading Virat Kohli vs Mahendra Singh Dhoni in IPL Exhibition Match in USA

Hesson & Co re-sign with the BLACKCAPS

Thead coach Mike Hesson and key support staff have re-signed until after the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Hesson, along with BLACKCAPS batting coach Craig McMillan, manager Mike Sandle and strength and conditioning coach Chris Donaldson, have re-committed themselves to the side currently ranked No.1 on the International Cricket Council’s T20 table; No.2 in One Day Internationals, and No.5 in Tests. Continue reading Hesson & Co re-sign with the BLACKCAPS

Oman’s Ajay Lalcheta reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Oman’s Ajay Lalcheta has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s 58 runs victory over host Jersey in the ICC World Cricket League Division 5 in Grainville on Monday. Ajay was found to have breached Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire’s … Continue reading Oman’s Ajay Lalcheta reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

PNG ready to host first-ever 50-over series as it meets Kenya in ICC WCLC

The 50-over matches will be the first ever ICC fixtures to be held in PNG, with Amini Park recently receiving ICC approval to host international games. The PNG Barramundis will be playing in front of their home fans and friends and family for the first time and expectations will be high for a team that has risen to 15th in the ICC rankings. The two games … Continue reading PNG ready to host first-ever 50-over series as it meets Kenya in ICC WCLC

FIFA 11 for Health programme announced for Papua New Guinea

The “FIFA 11 for Health” programme, which improves children’s knowledge, attitudes and behaviour with regard to disease and lifestyle, will be rolled out in July in Port Moresby, the Host City of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The “FIFA 11 for Health” programme encompasses simple messages on prevention that are linked to a specific football action. To better reflect the health profile of Papua … Continue reading FIFA 11 for Health programme announced for Papua New Guinea

Record numbers bid to host FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2020

Costa Rica, Croatia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, New Zealand and United Arab Emirates have all confirmed that they will be bidding to stage the FIFA Futsal World Cup in four years’ time. The fact that this octet from four separate FIFA confederations (AFC, CONCACAF, OFC and UEFA) have announced their intentions is truly significant.  The number represents the most bidders in a Futsal World Cup … Continue reading Record numbers bid to host FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2020

THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) LOWERS THE SUSPENSION OF MICHEL PLATINI TO 4 YEARS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rendered its decision in the arbitration procedure between Michel Platini and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The suspension of Mr. Platini has been lowered from 6 to 4 years and the CHF 80’000 fine to CHF 60’000. On 26 February 2016, Michel Platini filed an appeal at the CAS to request the annulment of the … Continue reading THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) LOWERS THE SUSPENSION OF MICHEL PLATINI TO 4 YEARS

FIFA President Infantino inaugurates House of Football in Montenegro

As Montenegro celebrated ten years of independence, FIFA President Gianni Infantino participated in the inauguration of the House of Football of the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) in the capital city, Podgorica. Alongside the Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic, the FSCG President and football legend Dejan Savicevic and UEFA first Vice-President Ángel María Villar Llona, President Infantino visited the new facilities built with the … Continue reading FIFA President Infantino inaugurates House of Football in Montenegro