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Other Sport 29 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Triple Olympic gold medallist Jones blasts Europe boycott bid

Triple Olympic gold medallist Marion Jones on Friday labelled as 'ridiculous' efforts to ban her from competing in Europe this season.

Other Sport 27 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan’s Shoaib threatens to sue broadcasters

Pakistani pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday threatened to sue international satellite broadcasters ESPN-Star India unless they apologise for 'derogatory remarks' made on a sports show.

Other Sport 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bickering duo told to stop the war of words

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho were urged yesterday to end their war of words by Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood.

Other Sport 16 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong will face defamation trial in Italy

Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will go on trial for defamation next year after losing a preliminary hearing against Italian rider Filippo Simeoni on Wednesday.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Jones reaches settlement in defamation suit

Renowned sprinter Marion Jones and the reputed head of a sports steroid ring have struck a private deal to settle her defamation lawsuit against him, court records indicated on Tuesday.

Other Sport 10 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Jones still under probe

The IOC will continue to investigate doping allegations against Marion Jones despite the five-time Olympic medallist's court settlement with the man who accused her of using banned drugs.

Other Sport 21 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Jones to run in European meetings, says agent

American sprint star Marion Jones, trying to get her career back on track but boycotted by most European track meets last year, will compete this summer at Hengelo and Brussels, her agent said on Friday.

Other Sport 07 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Chinese star drops sex case lawsuit

A 19-year-old pool player who sued the Chinese sports ministry after alleging she was sexually harassed by a teammate has dropped her case, officials said yesterday.

Other Sport 02 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Struggling Cagliari docked three points

Serie A side Cagliari have been deducted three points after taking unauthorised legal action against a former player for alleged defamation.

Other Sport 07 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan chief withdraws lawsuit against Akhtar

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Nasim Ashraf said on Monday he had withdrawn a defamation lawsuit against Shoaib Akhtar after the banned fast bowler made a public apology.