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Other Sport 14 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Blatter gets damages for defamation

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been awarded damages for defamatory statements made against him, while three national associations - in Somali, Burundi and Puerto Rico - have had cash grants suspended, world football's governing body said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hewitt to sue ATP for US$1.5mil

Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt yesterday launched legal action against the the sport#8217;s governing body, the ATP Tour, claiming US$1.5mil in damages, his manager said.

Other Sport 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

ATP tried to dupe me into refusing dope test, says Hewitt

Lleyton Hewitt has accused the body that runs the world tennis tour of persecuting him for years, at one point allegedly trying to dupe him into refusing a drug test in a ploy that would have copped him a two-year playing ban.

Other Sport 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

BAR reject second attempt to impound their cars

BAR prepared to make a swift exit from the French Grand Prix on Sunday after bailiffs sought in vain to prevent the Formula One team from removing their cars.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coach on stalking charge

The coach in charge of Australia's powerful Olympic swimming programme Tuesday denied sexual abuse and stalking allegations by a former pupil.

Other Sport 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

United fans step up campaign against John Magnier

Manchester United fans have stepped up their campaign against John Magnier by taking their battle all the way to the European Parliament.

Other Sport 27 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Anti-stalking court order for ex-coach

A court placed an anti-stalking order on Australia's former head Olympic swimming coach Friday following allegations he harassed a one-time protege.

Other Sport 07 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

FIFA enter centennial year on sound financial footing

FIFA has entered its centennial year of 2004 on a solid financial footing after recording a profit of 141mil Swiss francs (US$111.1mil) last year, world football's governing body said.

Other Sport 24 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong settles a score with Italian rider Simeoni

Lance Armstrong displayed his well-known determined side, but in bizarre fashion here yesterday after chasing down an early attack by Italian Filippo Simeoni on the 18th stage of the Tour de France.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Italian Simeoni questioned over Tour incident

Lance Armstrong's bitter foe Filippo Simeoni was questioned by investigators from the Italian drug squad on Tuesday over an incident between him and Armstrong during the Tour de France.