Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Sports  -  Page 869
Latest

Texas attorney general says daily fantasy sports illegal in state

/  20.01.2016  /  Sports 

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Daily fantasy sports games that charge players to compete cannot operate legally in Texas, the state’s attorney general said on Tuesday, making it the latest U.S. state to challenge the legality of such online contests.

Read More →
Latest

UEFA continue to pay banned Platini but Webb ‘terminated’ by CONCACAF

/  20.01.2016  /  Sports 

MIAMI (Reuters) – Banned UEFA president Michel Platini will continue to be paid “until further notice” despite being unable to carry out his duties, European soccer’s governing body said on Tuesday. UEFA’s statement came after FIFA told Reuters on Monday that their banned president Sepp Blatter was still being paid and would continue to receive his salary until FIFA elect a new leader on Feb. 26. But CONCACAF’s former president Jeffrey Webb, who was arrested in May, has had his contract te

Read More →
Latest

Ronaldo says could ‘one day’ play in MLS

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is open to the idea of one day playing in Major League Soccer, he said in an interview with GQ magazine.

Read More →
Latest

MLB, broadcasters settle fans’ lawsuit over TV blackouts

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major League Baseball said it had settled a lawsuit filed against it by fans unhappy about restrictions on watching their favorite teams play on TV.

Read More →
Latest

League says enforcer can keep spot in All-Star Game

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – Enforcer John Scott, who was made an unlikely All-Star through fan voting before he was traded and demoted to the minors, will still get to play in the mid-season showcase, the National Hockey League said on Tuesday.

Read More →
Latest

F1 manufacturers agree to cut engine costs

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s four manufacturers have agreed a deal to reduce the cost of engines and ensure that no team is left without a supply, sources at the governing FIA said on Tuesday after meetings in Geneva.

Read More →
Latest

Marussia name disappears from Formula One

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

LONDON (Reuters) – The Marussia name will disappear from Formula One this season after the team owners were granted a request to change it to Manor Racing on Tuesday.

Read More →
Latest

Rio Olympics slims down as Brazil’s economic crisis bites

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The grandstands for watching rowing and beach volleyball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics are to be reduced in size to cut spending as Brazil’s economic crisis hits home, Olympic officials said on Tuesday.

Read More →
Latest

Rose to be inducted into old team Reds’ Hall of Fame

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

(Reuters) – The doors to Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame may be closed to Pete Rose, the sport’s all-time hits leader but later shamed for betting on games, but the team he long played for will open its own shrine to him, the Cincinnati Reds said on Tuesday.

Read More →
Latest

Nadal and Halep out on day of shocks in Melbourne

/  19.01.2016  /  Sports 

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The more familiar shock of falling seeds added to the ructions caused by allegations of tennis corruption as former champion Rafa Nadal and highly-fancied Simona Halep both departed in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Read More →