Category: International Sports

FBI protect FIFA whistleblower

FBI protect FIFA whistleblower

​FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid has told sources how she is fearing for her life and that the FBI is protecting her following her allegations over the Qatar World Cup bid. Al-Majid was one of 70 witnesses who spoke anonymously to FIFA investigator Michael Garcia, providing information, documents, data and recordings which she claimed proved corruption [&hellip

Jules Bianchi is out of artificial coma

Jules Bianchi is out of artificial coma

Jules Bianchi is out of his artificial coma and has been transferred to his native France, but remains unconscious and in a critical condition. The Marussia driver had been in a coma since suffering head injuries in a horrific crash at the Japanese Grand PrIx in October. His family say Bianchi is now breathing unaided [&hellip

Wenger: Podolski not for sale

Wenger: Podolski not for sale

​Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he has no plans to sell Lukas Podolski after the German forward suggested he could leave in January. The 29-year-old is yet to start a single Premier League game this season and has voiced his frustration about a lack of first-team opportunities. Italian side Napoli have been linked with a [&hellip

Ozil suffers injury setback

Ozil suffers injury setback

​Arsenal have been dealt a blow with the news that midfielder Mesut Ozil will be out of action for a further seven weeks due to a knee injury. The Germany international was diagnosed with a partial ligament tear after Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea in the first week of October. Arsenal had hoped to have [&hellip

FIFA review confirms World Cup venues

FIFA review confirms World Cup venues

​The soccer World Cups of 2018 and 2022 are set to go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned after FIFA’s ethics committee said on Thursday it could find no grounds for re-opening the controversial bidding process. A report by the ethics committee of world governing body FIFA has confirmed that both the 2018 and [&hellip

Ronaldo denies Messi nickname slur

Ronaldo denies Messi nickname slur

​Cristiano Ronaldo has denied claims that he has an obscene nickname for Lionel Messi. In a new book about the Barcelona forward, it is suggested that the Real Madrid player routinely refers to the Argentine with an offensive expression. Tensions between Ronaldo, 29, and Messi, 27, have long been rumored. “This is absolutely false and I have [&hellip

Adebayor: Better to play away

Adebayor: Better to play away

​Emmanuel Adebayor says the Tottenham squad would rather play away from home at the moment to avoid being booed by their own supporters. Spurs are enduring one of most difficult spells in their history of late – slumping to 12th in the Premier League after a fourth defeat in five home league games against Stoke [&hellip

Moyes takes Real Sociedad post

Moyes takes Real Sociedad post

David Moyes has become Real Sociedad’s new head coach on a contract until the end of the 2015/16 season. The Scot has signed a deal until the summer of 2016 and returns to football six-and-a-half months after losing his job as Manchester United boss. Moyes had been considering Sociedad’s offer for some time and, according [&hellip

Van Gaal: I need three years

Van Gaal: I need three years

Louis van Gaal admits it may take three years to turn Manchester United’s fortunes around. The United boss said he feels “lousy” about their poor start to the season – and admits he has under-achieved. The club is four points worse off than they were at the same stage last season under David Moyes, that [&hellip

Swans hit back to sink Arsenal

Swans hit back to sink Arsenal

​Swansea came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium and climb above the Gunners in the Premier League table. Bafetimbi Gomis, on as a substitute for Wilfried Bony, made an immediate impact to power in Jefferson Montero’s cross for his first Premier League goal to earn the home side the points.​ The [&hellip