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Lionel Messi cleared of tax fraud charges, but father remains accused

In Spain, tax fraud charges have been dropped against Argentinian star Lionel Messi, but prosecutors are going after his father. Both men were accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of over 5 million dollars, through offshore companies between 2007 and 2009. The Barcelona forward is now off the hook, but his father Jorge Messi, who Read More

Crowd trouble at Cuttack T20 forces Proteas to wait for victory

The crowd in India apparently wasn’t too happy with the home side’s loss to South Africa in the second T20 at Cuttack; so much so that they interrupted play – twice. During the innings break, one section of the stadium started throwing plastic bottles on the field. It happened again during the Proteas’ response, and Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo recognized by Real Madrid as club’s top goalscorer

Cristiano Ronaldo was honoured by Real Madrid; he became the club’s record top-scorer with 323 goals, putting him on level with the previous record set by Raul. Ronaldo claimed the honour after scoring twice for Real in Tuesday’s 2-0 Champions League triumph at Malmo. With this, the Portuguese star forward brought his total career tally Read More

Australia to postpone Bangladesh tour

Australia is postponing their tour of Bangladesh due to security concerns. The announcement was made by Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland, who said they had no alternative after warnings from the Australian government. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) says they’re disappointed, but willing to find a new date. The two-Test series was originally due to Read More

Premier League fixtures for October 3-4

Saturday, October 3 Crystal Palace vs West Bromwich Albion Aston Villa vs Stoke City AFC Bournemouth vs Watford Manchester City vs Newcastle United Norwich City vs Leicester City Sunderland vs West Ham United Chelsea vs Southampton Sunday, October 4 Everton vs Liverpool Arsenal vs Manchester United Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur (Image source: The Guardian)

FIFA suspends Jamaica coach Schaefer, 2 players

FIFA is punishing Jamaica’s national head coach Winfried Schaefer, as well as two players. Schaefer was suspended for 2 matches for “unsporting behaviour” against a match official in a CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier against the hosts Nicaragua on September 8. Two of the Reggae Boyz – Lance Laing and Upston Edwards – face a 4-game Read More

WICB to discuss future of suspended coach Simmons

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive Michael Muirhead addressed the suspension of coach Phil Simmons. He’s assuring everyone that Simmons has not been fired, but he has been called to answer to breaches of confidentiality. Muirhead says the board hopes to decide on his future in the next seven days. Simmons was suspended after Read More

Jays inch closer to first division title in over two decades

The Toronto Blue Jays could have their first American League East title since 1993 when they challenge the Baltimore Orioles tonight at Camden Yards. Marcus Stroman is on the mound for Toronto. (Image source: The Score)

Ex-FIFA VP Jack Warner gets lifetime ban from soccer

FIFA has announced that its former vice president Jack Warner has been banned from all soccer activity for life. This is because of allegations of misconduct in the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Warner left FIFA in 2011 after previous bribery claims. The former CONCACAF boss is currently fighting extradition from Read More

Cameroon’s FECAFOOT elects Tombi A Roko Sidiki as new leader

The Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has elected a new president. Tombi A Roko Sidiki vowed to bring all Cameroonians together to help rebuild the game in the country, for continued support of the Indomitable Lions. The troubled FECAFOOT was ordered by FIFA to hold successful elections by the Monday deadline, otherwise Cameroon would’ve faced an Read More

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