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Football

Spanish Super Cup jets off to Saudi amid dissenting voices

(Reuters) - Spanish football crosses new horizons when its re-booted Super Cup competition begins on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia, a move that will significantly boost the national federation's coffers but has angered human rights groups and local supporters.

Golf

Saudi Arabia to host first-ever women's tournament in March 2020

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will host its first ever golf tournament for women from March 19-22 next year at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Jeddah, with 108 professionals set to participate.

Rugby

Pacific players call for major rule changes after World Cup disappointments

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of the body representing Pacific region rugby players will fly to the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday for crucial talks about improving the plight of those from countries such as Fiji, Tonga and Samoa who have failed to make an impact in Japan.

Football

Qatar reforms falling short of promises, says Amnesty

LONDON (Reuters) - World Cup 2022 host Qatar has made improvements in labour rights for its two million foreign workers, but reforms have not lived up to promises made, Amnesty International told Reuters in an interview.

Cricket

Former Sri Lanka all-rounder Lokuhettige faces fresh charges of corruption

(Reuters) - Former Sri Lanka international Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption code, the sport's governing body said on Thursday.