• Soccer - UAE coach Ali quits after Australia defeat
    Reuters33 minutes ago

    Soccer - UAE coach Ali quits after Australia defeat

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali resigned on Tuesday after a loss to Australia dealt an all but fatal blow to the country's chances of reaching next year's World Cup in Russia. Ali, who led the UAE to a third-place finish at the Asian Cup in 2015, called

  • Reuters56 minutes ago

    Soccer-UAE coach Ali quits after Australia defeat

    United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali resigned on Tuesday after a loss to Australia dealt an all but fatal blow to the country's chances of reaching next year's World Cup in Russia. Ali, who led the UAE to a third-place finish at the Asian Cup in 2015, called time on a highly successful stint

  • Doping in football is yet to be seriously challenged
    Yahoo Sport UK3 hours ago

    Doping in football is yet to be seriously challenged

    In December 2003, Rio Ferdinand was banned for eight months for missing a drugs test. Ferdinand said at the time that he simply forgot to attend the test, and there is no suggestion that he was not telling the truth over the matter. If you miss a drugs test, you just miss a drugs test, and you might

  • Teed off by Trump? Why protests to move the US Women's Open miss the mark
    The Guardian3 hours ago

    Teed off by Trump? Why protests to move the US Women's Open miss the mark

    Brittany Lang brought home $810,000 for winning last year’s US Women’s Open, the lion’s share of the sport’s largest purse. A few years ago, when the United States Golf Association announced that it would hold the US Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, it was business

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