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Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged in Switzerland for criminal offenses around the awarding of media rights for various World Cups and Confederations Cups. Former FIFA secretary general Jerôme Valcke has been charged by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) with accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement and…MORE

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer has pulled out of this year’s French Open after undergoing knee surgery. The Swiss star announced on his Twitter page that he had been dealing with pain in his right knee for a “little while.” The 38-year-old underwent arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland Wednesday which will rule him out for the second grand slam…MORE

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

Sports stars often talk about being in the “zone,” that mythical place where good things happen. For Formula E driver Sam Bird, his “zone” moment came in what he calls the “race of my life” in Buenos Aires in 2016. The Briton led from the start and says he was at one with his car,…MORE

RB Leipzig overpowers Tottenham Hotspur in Champions League

RB Leipzig overpowers Tottenham Hotspur in Champions League

Bundesliga club RB Leipzig outplayed Tottenham Hotspur to take charge of their Champions League last-16 tie. There was another winner from Wednesday’s game in Leipzig coach Julien Nagelsmann, who set up his team from the outset to outrun and outpress Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, as the 32-year-old German further burnished his growing reputation as a manager.…MORE

Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Chelsea says a large group of Manchester United fans sang homophobic chants during its English Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge Monday. The club released a statement Tuesday saying a number of away supporters were prevented from entering the stadium while others were ejected from the ground. “This behavior will not be tolerated at Chelsea…MORE

Women’s golf legend Mickey Wright dies aged 85

Women’s golf legend Mickey Wright dies aged 85

One of the most successful women’s golfers of all time, Mickey Wright, has died at the age of 85. The American won 13 majors and 82 LPGA Tour titles to sit second on the all-time women’s major list behind countrywoman Patty Berg (15), who died in 2006. Wright was the dominant force in golf in…MORE

Paul Pogba isn’t a ‘prisoner’ of Manchester United, says agent Mino Raiola

Paul Pogba isn’t a ‘prisoner’ of Manchester United, says agent Mino Raiola

Paul Pogba is not the “property” of Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the French star’s agent said in a combative social media post Monday. Mino Raiola hit out at Solskjaer after the Norwegian said in a pre-game news conference that “Paul is our player, not Mino’s.” Raiola, agent to some of the world’s best…MORE