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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.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Adebayor sues Togo journalist for defamation

LOME: Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has taken legal action against a Togolese sports journalist on grounds of alleged defamation.

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.

Other Sport 09 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Contador threatens to sue for defamation

MADRID: Tour de France winner Alberto Contador on Friday threatened to sue various media and websites for defamation after reports that his urine sample showed indications of possible blood doping.

Other Sport 28 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Thorpe drops defamation suit against French paper

SYDNEY (AP) - Five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has dropped a defamation case against the publisher of a French newspaper and a journalist over doping claims because neither of the defendants responded to the claims.

Other Sport 02 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Lawyer: Pacquiao settles defamation lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP): Manny Pacquiao has settled a defamation lawsuit against other boxing world figures who intimated he used performance-enhancing drugs, a lawyer for the boxer said Wednesday.

Other Sport 16 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong will face defamation trial in Italy

Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will go on trial for defamation next year after losing a preliminary hearing against Italian rider Filippo Simeoni on Wednesday.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Jones reaches settlement in defamation suit

Renowned sprinter Marion Jones and the reputed head of a sports steroid ring have struck a private deal to settle her defamation lawsuit against him, court records indicated on Tuesday.

Other Sport 14 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Blatter gets damages for defamation

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been awarded damages for defamatory statements made against him, while three national associations - in Somali, Burundi and Puerto Rico - have had cash grants suspended, world football's governing body said on Wednesday.