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Other Sport 25 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong's bonus in legal limbo

A US$5mil bonus promised to American Lance Armstrong for his record-breaking sixth Tour de France triumph is in legal limbo.

Other Sport 03 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Chelsea coach Mourinho files police complaint

Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has filed a police complaint against an unidentified man who made threats against him in a magazine interview published in Portugal last month, local media reported on Friday.

Other Sport 05 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Conte: Montgomery also a cheat

American sprinter Tim Montgomery was using performance enhancing drugs when he set the coveted 100m world record of 9.78sec, accused steroid peddler Victor Conte said in an interview aired on ABC television's 20/20 programme on Friday.

Other Sport 17 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jones files whopping US$25m suit for defamation

Triple Olympic gold medallist Marion Jones on Wednesday filed a US$25 million lawsuit against accused steroid peddler Victor Conte over his claims he provided her with performance enhancing drugs.

Other Sport 17 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

AOC chief to file suit against leading radio host

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates said yesterday he taking legal action against prominent radio talkback host Alan Jones for defamation over his comments on the 'Lay Down Sally' rowing controversy at the Athens Olympics.

Other Sport 18 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jones continues to challenge Conte’s credibility

A lawyer for sprinter Marion Jones on Thursday challenged Victor Conte to take a lie detector test to back up his claim that he supplied performance enhancing drugs to the three-time Olympic champion.

Other Sport 03 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

New designer drug confirms worst fears

A second fortuitous discovery of a designer steroid manufactured specifically to fool the dope testers confirms the worst fears of the anti-doping authorities.

Other Sport 22 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

United’s Rooney to sue The Sun over slap claims

Wayne Rooney is to the sue I>The Sun/I>, Britain's biggest-selling daily newspaper, over a story the tabloid ran claiming the Manchester United and England striker slapped his girlfriend, Coleen McLoughlin.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Marion out to reclaim sprint glory

Marion Jones is aiming to reclaim her place atop the throne of women's sprinting despite a dismal start to her season and a disappointing showing at the Athens Olympics.

Other Sport 20 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Drug-tainted Jones being shunned by meet organisers

Organisers of many of Europe's most prestigious athletics meets don't want Marion Jones B>I>(pic)/B>/I- whether or not she's guilty of doping.