FIFA Appeal committee grants relief to Messi

The FIFA Appeal Committee has upheld the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association, on behalf of the player Lionel Messi, against the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, lifting the sanctions imposed on him as a result.  Following a hearing which took place in Zurich on 4 May 2017, the Appeal Committee has set aside the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee … Continue reading FIFA Appeal committee grants relief to Messi

Dynamo Kiev punished after fans’ racist behaviour in Chelsea game

Dynamo Kiev will play their next two European home games in an empty stadium after racist attacks on fans during a Champions League game against Chelsea. A sanction of a third closed-door match has been suspended for three years. The penalty was handed down by Uefa after video footage emerged of an apparent attack on four black men at the 0-0 draw in Ukraine on 20 … Continue reading Dynamo Kiev punished after fans’ racist behaviour in Chelsea game

Ding Junhui: UK Championship anger prompts disciplinary action

World number nine Ding Junhui is facing disciplinary action for his angry outburst following his shock first-round exit from the UK Championship. The two-time winner was beaten 6-2 by amateur Adam Duffy on Tuesday. The Chinese player swore throughout his 30-second post-match news conference and used a derogatory word to describe the set-up at the York Barbican. His comments have been referred to the disciplinary arm … Continue reading Ding Junhui: UK Championship anger prompts disciplinary action

Saeed Ajmal Apologises for Remarks Against Pakistan Cricket Board

Pakistan’s seasoned off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has submitted a formal apology to the cricket Board for some of his comments on a recent television show. Ajmal, who will play in the Bangladesh Premier League, had his central contract suspended and was issued a show cause notice by PCB after the show on Geo Super channel.He is sidelined from Pakistan team since last April, had criticised the Board for … Continue reading Saeed Ajmal Apologises for Remarks Against Pakistan Cricket Board

FIFA Rejects Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini Appeals Against Suspension

A FIFA appeal committee on Wednesday rejected a bid by long-time president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini to overturn their 90-day suspensions while Swiss police pursue a criminal investigation. The committee said it had “rejected in full” the appeals made by Blatter and Platini. Both were suspended for 90 days on October 7 after Swiss prosecutors launched a “criminal mismanagement” inquiry against Blatter … Continue reading FIFA Rejects Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini Appeals Against Suspension

FC Barcelona Star Gerard Pique, Shakira Trapped in Sex-Tape Blackmail

FC Barcelona’s Gerard Pique and his superstar wife Shakira are reportedly facing a blackmail plot by a former employee over an alleged sex video. Pique and Shakira have two sons — Milan, two, and Sasha, 11-months. Spanish football is already reeling under a major blackmail with Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema being probed for extortion of international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over another sex tape. According … Continue reading FC Barcelona Star Gerard Pique, Shakira Trapped in Sex-Tape Blackmail

Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Sreesanth in IPL Spot-Fixing Case

The Delhi High Court issued notice to suspended cricketer Sreesanth and 35 others on a police plea challenging the trial court order to drop charges against them in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case. The trial court on July 25 discharged cricketers Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, and 33 others. Justice Siddharth Mridul sought their response on the plea of police by December … Continue reading Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Sreesanth in IPL Spot-Fixing Case