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Boxing 08 Feb 2017 | 5:24 AM

Boxers Wilder, Povetkin face-off in court after cancelled fight

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder and Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin battled in court on Tuesday, at a trial over a title bout that was called off after the Russian tested positive for a banned substance.

Tennis 26 Apr 2016 | 12:22 AM

Nadal files suit against French ex-minister over drug test allegations

LONDON (Reuters) - Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has begun legal proceedings against former French cabinet minister Roselyne Bachelot after she alleged that the Spaniard had failed a drug test.

Football 19 Apr 2016 | 5:26 PM

Former German FA boss cleared over Qatar 'cancer' comment

(Reuters) - Former German Football Association (DFB) President Theo Zwanziger is free to repeat his claim that 'Qatar is a cancer on world football', a German court ruled on Tuesday.

Other Sport 07 Jan 2016 | 10:08 AM

Canadian doctor, pharmacist face probes after sports-doping video

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian doctor and pharmacist face inquiries by health authorities over allegations made by a December television documentary that they obtained banned performance-enhancing drugs for athletes, officials said on Wednesday.

Football 25 Sep 2015 | 12:52 PM

Worawi faces three-way fight for Thai FA presidency

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Experienced administrator Worawi Makudi will face two challengers when he stands for the presidency of the Football Association of Thailand next month in what already looks like being another scrappy fight.

Motorsport 24 Jan 2015 | 3:22 AM

Streiff apologises to FIA after legal threat

PARIS (Reuters) - Former Formula One driver Philippe Streiff has apologised to FIA president Jean Todt and medical head Gerard Saillant for comments he made about the investigation into Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident.

Motorsport 23 Jan 2015 | 2:52 AM

FIA take legal action against ex-driver Streiff

PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body took legal action against French former F1 driver Philippe Streiff on Thursday for comments he made about an investigation into compatriot Jules Bianchi's horrific crash.

Athletics 26 Sep 2014 | 9:07 AM

Lawsuit brought by sprinter Gay's ex-coach may go to arbitration

(Reuters) - A defamation lawsuit brought by sprinter Tyson Gay's ex-coach that claims the coach was falsely accused of supplying the athlete with performance-enhancing drugs has been put on hold until an arbitrator decides if the case should go to arbitration.

Football 23 Sep 2014 | 8:42 PM

Ex-Fulham coach Magath cheesed off over injury remedy claim

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Fulham coach Felix Magath has taken to Facebook to reject claims that he told club doctors to treat an injured player with cheese.

Cricket 21 May 2014 | 5:23 PM

'Devastated' ICC to probe matchfixing leaks

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council will investigate how evidence given to a matchfixing probe had been leaked to the media and take action against anyone employed by them if involved, chief executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday.