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Football 07 May 2017 | 10:32 PM

Rai apologises after Benatia hears insult during interview

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian football faced another racism controversy on Sunday after Juventus defender Medhi Benatia heard a racist insult in his earpiece during a post-match television interview.

Other Sport 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Irwin: Wenger’s claims ‘insult to intelligence’

Arsene Wenger's defiant defence of his Arsenal players has been condemned as 'an insult to people's intelligence', by former Manchester United fullback Denis Irwin.

Cycling 24 Jul 2018 | 10:51 PM

Don't insult French fans, UCI boss urges Team Sky's Brailsford

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (Reuters) - International Cycling Union (UCI) president David Lappartient urged Sir Dave Brailsford on Tuesday not to insult French fans after the Team Sky principal said spitting and booing at riders was a "French thing".

Other Sport 22 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fans are right to insult us, says Romario after defeat

Veteran striker Romario said Vasco da Gama fans were right to jeer and insult him and his team after they were beaten 3-0 at home by Third Division Baraunas and knocked out of the Copa Brasil on Wednesday.

Swimming 27 Jul 2019 | 3:01 PM

Swimming - I don't deserve 'insult and slander' says China's Sun

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - China's Sun Yang says he does not deserve "insult and slander" from his rival swimmers, insisting he did not violate any rules during a controversial doping test last year and that the stand he took was in the interest of his fellow athletes.

Football 30 Sep 2017 | 1:11 PM

China FA bans Villas-Boas for eight games over ref ‘insult’

BEIJING: China’s Football Association has slapped an eight-game touchline ban on Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas for lobbing an “insult” at a referee, effectively ending his Super League season.

Other Sport 02 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Saudi football coach sacked after royal insult

The Romanian head coach of Saudi Arabia's top soccer team was sacked and ordered out of the country on Saturday for an insult against the Saudi royal family a day after his team won the Crown Prince Cup.

Other Sport 24 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Injury and insult for Ballack

Michael Ballack suffered insult and injury on his return to Germany on Wednesday when Chelsea suffered a 1-0 defeat at Werder Bremen in the Champions League.

Football 18 Nov 2017 | 1:13 AM

Camp Nou could be closed if Barca fans insult Spain - Tebas

BARCELONA (Reuters) - La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday Barcelona supporters are free to chant in favour of independence for Catalonia at games but said any "insulting" chants against Spain could lead to the temporary closure of their Nou Camp stadium.

Football 16 May 2014 | 11:57 PM

France coach Deschamps sues Nasri's girlfriend over insult

PARIS (Reuters) - France coach Didier Deschamps sued the girlfriend of Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri on Friday for insulting him on Twitter.