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Other Sport 19 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pele’s son Nascimento released from prison pending drug trial

Pele's son was freed on Saturday after six months in prison awaiting trial on drug-related charges.

Other Sport 18 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Teen turns pro, questions LPGA age policy

BOCA RATON, Florida: U.S. Open runner-up Morgan Pressel turned pro on Thursday, two weeks before the American goes through the final stage of Q-school and six months before she's old enough to join the U.S. LPGA Tour.

Other Sport 10 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

FIFA switch referees following complaints

FIFA have agreed to swap the referees for two of this month's World Cup playoff matches following recent complaints in the Turkish media.

Other Sport 02 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

LPGA to lead summit on teens turning pro

ATLANTA: Faced with a growing number of teenagers who want to turn pro, LPGA Tour commissioner Carolyn Bivens has organized a one-day forum in New York with the heads of other major U.S. sports leagues to figure out the best way to make sure the youngsters are ready.

Other Sport 05 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Wie set for move into paid ranks

In all likelihood, teenage prodigy Michelle Wie's decision to turn professional this week will prove to be a watershed moment in global sport.

Other Sport 22 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Magazine: Michelle set to turn pro next month

All signs point toward Michelle Wie turning pro in time for the Samsung World Championship next month, which begins just a couple of days after her 16th birthday.

Other Sport 10 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Le Guen steps down as coach of champions Lyon

Paul Le Guen has stepped down as coach of Olympique Lyon, a day after leading the club to a fourth consecutive French Division One title.

Other Sport 17 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Teen star Wie eyes breakthrough

Teen golf prodigy Michelle Wie, coming off a runner-up LPGA finish two weeks ago, bids for her first tour title in the final tune-up event for next week's first major women's tournament.

Other Sport 17 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

India sweat over Pakistan tour as time runs out

India's cricket chiefs meet in New Delhi Thursday hoping to find a magic formula to dismantle numerous obstacles standing in the way of Pakistan's first tour in six years set to start in 10 days.

Other Sport 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Top Czech athletes join war against graft in FA

Top Czech athletes joined a petition drive on Monday, calling on the country's soccer association leadership to resign following a protracted corruption scandal.