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  • Premier League - Ad campaign warns English fans of dangers from flares

    December 2, 2013 10:11 PM 68

    Posters are to be displayed at stadiums warning fans about the dangers of letting off flares and throwing smoke bombs, a growing problem at matches across England. Children as young as eight have been used to help smuggle such devices past security checks and into grounds where older fans then set them off. The fashion for lighting red-hot flares, designed

  • World Cup - France's Koscielny banned one game, freed for World Cup

    December 2, 2013 6:06 PM 60

    France's Laurent Koscielny has been suspended for one match after being sent off in last month's World Cup playoff first leg in Ukraine and will be available for next year's finals, a FIFA spokesperson said on Monday. The central defender was shown a straight red card in injury time for slapping an opponent and was at risk of missing the World Cup in Brazil

  • Estonia charges 11 men over match- fixing

    December 2, 2013 4:30 PM 82

    The Public Prosecutor's office in Estonia said on Monday it had charged 11 men for match-fixing in 2011 and 2012. The office said in a statement that the charges related to 12 domestic league games, three Europa League matches and a fixture each in Lithuania and Ireland. The 11 men approached footballers in Estonia, Lithuania and Ukraine who were prepared

  • Stenson hopes wrist will be ok for NGC

    December 2, 2013 3:35 PM 39

    World No 3 Henrik Stenson still has concerns about his long-standing wrist problem as the Swede prepares to return to competitive action at this week's Nedbank Challenge in South Africa. Stenson was troubled by the injury in the last few weeks of the 2012-13 European Tour's season-ending Final Series but managed to finish the campaign on top of the money

  • Merchandise Uses Olympics Principles Against Russian Anti-Gay Laws

    December 2, 2013 3:16 PM 58

    Two organizations, All Out and Athlete Ally, are leading the effort, called Principle 6 after a principle of the charter of the International Olympic Committee that declares any form of discrimination on the grounds of “race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise” to be “incompatible with belonging to the Olympic movement.” There are widespread fears

  • The Ashes: Tim Bresnan recalled to England squad

    December 2, 2013 9:48 AM 63

    Bresnan could push for a spot in Adelaide but would more likely be in the calculations for the third Test in Perth, where the bounce and pace of the wicket suits fast bowlers. Adelaide: Paceman Tim Bresnan has been recalled to England's Test squad after recovering from a back injury ahead of the second Ashes test against Australia. Australia won the series-opening

  • Ashes 2013-14: Joe Root may bat three, hints Graham Gooch

    December 2, 2013 9:37 AM 52

    England batting coach Graham Gooch hinted Joe Root will take Jonathan Trott's place at three for the second Test against Australia as Tim Bresnan was declared fit for selection. Root's move up the order is expected to leave room for Gary Ballance to make his Test debut, although Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow are also in the frame. Gooch told BBC Sport

  • Transfer News: Andik Vermansyah set to light up the Malaysian Super League

    December 1, 2013 10:32 AM 101

    The Red Giants have finally secured the service of young Indonesian star Andik Vermansyah, as announced by them on their website on Saturday. The 21-year old winger was earlier reported to be attracting interest from Portuguese and Japanese clubs, and he had also said that he wants to pursue his playing career overseas. The former Persebaya player put pen to paper

  • Five honours for Kelantan in the 2013 National Football Awards

    November 30, 2013 3:10 PM 41

    The 2013 National Football Awards (NFA) concluded on Saturday afternoon at the Grand Bluewave Hotel in Shah Alam with Kelantan taking a total of five prizes. The Red Warriors skipper, Badhri Radzi, bagged the highest accolade of the proceedings with the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award and he was also recognised as the Best Midfielder of the year. The Best Coach

  • Kelantan and Johor Darul Takzim get byes in 2014 FA Cup

    November 30, 2013 1:09 AM 47

    Pahang and Perak are set to face each other in the first round of the 2014 Malaysia FA Cup while JDT II will clash with Super League team PKNS FC. The 2014 Malaysia FA Cup has some mouth-watering clashes already awaiting football fans in the first round of the tournament. Beginning January 21 next year, the biggest clash of the round will be between