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Other Sport 19 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shiduo sacked as China FA chief

Yan Shiduo, the beleaguered head of the China Football Association (CFA), has been sacked, China#8217;s sports ministry said on Thursday.

Other Sport 29 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Arsenal boss accuses his players of complacency after shock defeat

Arsene Wenger angrily accused Arsenal of complacency after they slid to an embarrassing 2-1 home defeat to Hull City on Saturday.

Other Sport 05 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Battle of the sexes swings from ring to pool

LONDON (Reuters) - Women boxers have claimed an early victory at the 2012 Olympics by knocking out the last all-male sport but the battle for sex equality at the Games rages on, and not just among women - male synchronized swimmers are also demanding equal rights.

Other Sport 05 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Battle of the sexes swings from ring to pool

LONDON (Reuters) - Women boxers have claimed an early victory at the 2012 Olympics by knocking out the last all-male sport but the battle for sex equality at the Games rages on, and not just among women - male synchronized swimmers are also demanding equal rights.

Other Sport 20 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Liu Ying the key to how mixed doubles pair will fare in London

PETALING JAYA: The women have, traditionally, been perceived as the weak link in badminton mixed doubles, with the men expected to carry the pair through.

Football 16 Apr 2018 | 2:02 AM

Could title win be the start of a Man City dynasty?

(Reuters) - By winning their third title in seven seasons since first being backed by the petro-dollars of Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Mansour, Manchester City can justifiably claim to be the outstanding Premier League club of the current decade.

Football 04 Jul 2018 | 5:00 AM

Is Neymar Black? Brazil and the Painful Relativity of Race

EVER SINCE HIS ‘IT’S NOT LIKE I’M BLACK, YOU KNOW?’ COMMENT, NEYMAR HAS SERVED AS A FOCAL POINT IN BRAZIL’S CULTURAL RECKONING WITH RACISM, WHITENING, IDENTITY AND PUBLIC POLICY.

Athletics 25 Apr 2020 | 2:38 PM

On this day: Born April 26, 1918: Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete

(Reuters) - Fanny Blankers-Koen was bemused by her success and never comfortable with adulation, but the Dutch sprinter, nicknamed the Flying Housewife, was the first post-World War Two sporting superstar after winning four golds at the 1948 Olympics.

Football 16 Jul 2020 | 3:31 PM

Public have the wrong idea of footballers, says FIFPRO

BERN (Reuters) - The perception that footballers do not live up to their social responsibilities has been debunked by their "incredible initiatives" during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global players' union FIFPRO said in a report published Thursday.

Other Sports 19 Jul 2021 | 6:48 PM

Olympics - Irish gymnast leaps on cardboard beds at Athletes Village to bust 'anti-sex' myth

(Reuters) - Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has debunked the idea that the cardboard-framed beds for athletes in the Tokyo Olympic Village were not strong enough to withstand vigorous activity and were therefore "anti-sex" - by recording himself leaping up and down on the one in his room.