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Football 22 Jun 2019 | 6:35 PM

Chelsea's Hayes slams rules treating keepers like 'guinea pigs' at World Cup

(Reuters) - Goalkeepers at the women's World Cup have been treated like "guinea pigs" with new rules on penalty kicks and its strict implementation thanks to the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes said.

Other Sport 23 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Samoa’s rugby manager fined 100 pigs for misbehaving

APIA (Samoa): Samoa's manager at the recent Rugby World Cup in New Zealand has been symbolically fined 100 pigs by his home village over allegations he misbehaved during the tournament.

Cricket 18 Feb 2014 | 11:07 PM

PCB distances itself from Butt's 'sons of pigs' remark

(Reuters) - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) moved quickly on Tuesday to distance itself from a "sons of pigs" reference to India, England and Australia made by former chairman Ijaz Butt.

Football 21 Sep 2013 | 4:42 AM

Argentina tests anti-hooligan card system for fans

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Fans going to Sunday's match between Colon and San Lorenzo in Santa Fe will be guinea pigs for a cutting-edge biometrics system aimed at combating hooliganism that has been blamed for 70 deaths in the last decade.

Other Sport 21 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Swiss village rolls out the red carpet for Samba boys

If Brazil's football team succeed in winning a sixth World Cup title in July, the lack of pig smells in a small Swiss village might just have something to do with it.

Tennis 06 Nov 2017 | 10:33 AM

Tennis - Glimpse of future as ATP shakes it up in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) - Men's tennis steps into the unknown next week when the young guns expected to follow in the footsteps of the current golden generation contest the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan.

Other Sport 03 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

China panics over meat-free diet for athletes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese coaches and officials are panicking that meat-free diets imposed on Olympic athletes outside their training camps are hampering their performances in the lead-up to the London Games.

Other Sport 03 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

China panics over meat-free diet for athletes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese coaches and officials are panicking that meat-free diets imposed on Olympic athletes outside their training camps are hampering their performances in the lead-up to the London Games.