Recent Sports News
LONDON - English clubs are set for at least one season without any European rugby after they confirmed their refusal to take part in a revamped Heineken Cup next season, despite last week's decision by their French counterparts to return to the fold.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - FIFA continued its policy of taking tournaments to developing football frontiers when it awarded the 2017 Under-17 World Cup to India on Thursday.
BARCELONA - European football chief Michel Platini wants yellow cards to be replaced by a rugby-style system of sin bins.
- Former Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca has been banned from cycling for life after a third doping offence, an Italian Olympic Committee tribunal ruled on Thursday.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - The 32 teams at next year's World Cup finals will share a total fund of $576 million, including a prize-money pot of $358m with the winners taking home $35m, FIFA said on Thursday.
World number one Magnus Carlsen toppled local favourite Viswanathan Anand in Chennai to add the world championship title to his already impressive resume on Friday.