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Football 10 Feb 2017 | 8:48 PM

German FA want Dortmund south stand ban, fine

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German football association (DFB) on Friday demanded a one-match ban for Borussia Dortmund fans from their south stand and a 100,000 euro (85,290 pound) fine after crowd trouble in several games including last week's win over RB Leipzig.

Boxing 14 Feb 2017 | 7:02 AM

Boxer Wilder beats Povetkin in U.S. trial over cancelled fight

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has won a fight with Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin - not in the ring, but in the courthouse - in a trial over a title bout that was called off after the Russian tested positive for a banned substance.

Tennis 01 Jun 2017 | 4:02 PM

Navratilova hits back at 'homophobe' Court in open letter

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tennis great Martina Navratilova has launched a stinging attack on former world number one Margaret Court, calling the Australian a "homophobe" and accusing her of demonising the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Cricket 30 Oct 2017 | 3:10 PM

West Indies batsman Gayle wins defamation case in Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - West Indies batsman Chris Gayle won a defamation case against an Australian media company in the New South Wales Supreme Court on Monday over an alleged incident during the 2015 World Cup.

Badminton 14 Feb 2018 | 5:17 AM

Police investigation into fake Lee Chong Wei sex video underway

KUALA LUMPUR: The investigation into the sex video that supposedly depicts national shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei is underway.

Football 25 Apr 2018 | 12:30 PM

Courtois launches legal action against former Belgium boss Wilmots

(Reuters) - Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and his father Thierry have initiated legal action against Marc Wilmots after the former Belgium manager accused them of leaking team selection information.

Cricket 03 Dec 2018 | 4:17 PM

West Indies batsman Gayle awarded $220k in damages for defamation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - West Indies batsman Chris Gayle was awarded A$300,000 (£172,919) in damages by an Australian court on Monday, more than a year after he won a defamation case against Fairfax Media over an alleged incident during the 2015 World Cup.

Football 19 Mar 2019 | 10:40 PM

Bangladesh FIFA official held in defamation case gets bail

DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladesh court granted FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron bail on Tuesday, her lawyer said, days after she was arrested on suspicion of defamation after saying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was neglecting football in the cricket-mad country.

Athletics 24 Apr 2019 | 10:55 PM

Farah in dispute with Gebrselassie over theft at Ethiopian's hotel

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Mo Farah, who will be running in the London Marathon on Sunday, is in dispute with fellow distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie for failing to help him after he was robbed at a hotel in Addis Ababa owned by the Ethiopian.