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Other Sport 22 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Warning for Thai sex workers

A rights group has warned Thai sex workers against going to Germany during the World Cup, saying they could be subject to 'all kinds of abuse,' a report said Sunday.

Other Sport 07 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

World football body FIFA threaten to ban Cambodia

FIFA have threatened to suspend Cambodia's membership due to alleged political interference in the election of their national soccer federation chief, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Other Sport 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Chelsea settle out of court with Lucas

Chelsea have settled out of court with former Spanish midfielder Enrique De Lucas who sued the English champions for more than £2.5mil (US$4.37mil) after they terminated his contract in 2003.

Other Sport 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Spanish midfielder De Lucas sues Chelsea

Chelsea's former Spanish midfielder Enrique De Lucas is suing the English champions for more than £2.5mil after they terminated his contract in 2003.

Other Sport 16 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

China-born athletes sue Singapore AAA

Two China-born athletes, wooed over from the mainland as teenagers to represent Singapore, are suing the country's athletics association after they claimed they were unfairly dumped from its foreign talent scheme for not meeting performance targets.

Other Sport 22 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Vietnam turn to Austrian Riedl to resurrect ailing team

Vietnam have appointed Austrian Alfred Riedl to coach the national football team who have been in a deep crisis since their first round exit from last year's Tiger Cup, officials said yesterday.

Other Sport 25 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Russian firm denies tycoon’s son going to buy Everton

Russian timber tycoon Boris Zingarevich's company denied on Monday reports that he or his 23-year-old son was bidding for Premier League club Everton.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Velappan takes China to task

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan threatened to withdraw future events from Beijing after a sparse turnout in the opening Asian Cup match between the hosts and Bahrain.

Other Sport 30 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Thais seek outside help in Liverpool bid

The head of Thailand's high-profile move for a stake in English football giant Liverpool is courting business leaders across Asia to try to invigorate a stuttering bid, according to reports yesterday.

Other Sport 12 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ashton-born Perrotta now a strong force in Italian team

There will be no three lions on his shirt and no singing of God Save the Queen but by birth, if nothing else, Italy midfielder Simone Perrotta is as English as David Beckham.