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Football 04 Jul 2019 | 3:56 AM

Afghanistan women's coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal

LYON, France (Reuters) - The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team said on Wednesday she was disgusted with FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino for not taking action earlier and more rigorously to investigate an abuse scandal that engulfed soccer there.

Tennis 24 May 2019 | 4:38 AM

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimise" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour.

Football 08 May 2019 | 7:26 PM

Bolton left with little choice but administration - chairman

(Reuters) - Bolton Wanderers chairman Ken Anderson said on Wednesday that placing the club into administration looks to be unavoidable after British businessman Laurence Bassini's proposed takeover collapsed last week.

Rugby 21 Feb 2019 | 10:15 PM

Begoggled McKinley in unlikely Irish old boys' reunion

ROME (Reuters) - Ian McKinley was living the dream.

Football 16 Jan 2019 | 6:37 PM

Players' union asks members to help detained Bahraini

DUBAI (Reuters) - The global footballers' union FIFPro has asked its members to help the Bahraini soccer player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland, saying it fears for his safety.

Football 21 Dec 2018 | 1:55 AM

Everton say new stadium to be equipped for 'safe-standing'

LONDON (Reuters) - Everton said on Thursday that their proposed new stadium will be "future-proofed" to enable "safe-standing" areas should regulations change.

Football 12 Dec 2018 | 5:51 AM

Barca's Miami U-turn highlights culture divide - experts

(Reuters) - Barcelona's decision to back out of next month's La Liga match against Girona in Miami highlights the differences that epitomise the European and American models of sport, according to sports industry analysts.

Gymnastics 06 Dec 2018 | 6:36 AM

USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

(Reuters) - USA Gymnastics, the sport's governing body, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying that it is staggering under the weight of lawsuits filed by hundreds of women who were sexually abused by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.

Football 10 Nov 2018 | 11:23 PM

Iran lets hundreds of women attend Asian Champions League final

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran allowed hundreds of local women to attend the Asian Champions League final in Tehran on Saturday, Iranian news agencies reported, in a possible step towards ending their decades-old exclusion from top soccer matches in the country.

Football 10 Nov 2018 | 6:47 PM

Iranian women still hoping for access to Asian showcase final

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Campaigners in Iran remain hopeful that local women will be permitted to attend the Asian Champions League final in Tehran on Saturday, bringing an end to almost four decades of exclusion from top club matches in the country.