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  • When Duty Calls: Tottenham Unsure About Heung-min Son's Future After Military Call-Up

    When Duty Calls: Tottenham Unsure About Heung-min Son's Future After Military Call-Up

    The future of ​Heung-min Son's Tottenham career is uncertain due to the South Korean having to complete mandatory military duties for his country.  Son has had a blistering start to the season, with four goals in three Premier League games, and added to his impressive goals tally with the only goal of the game for Spurs against CSKA Moscow. But his future in English football now hangs in the balance.  After failing to win a medal at the Rio Olympics, the likelihood of Son having to complete... More »

    90Min - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • IOC sanctions three boxers for betting during Rio 2016

    IOC sanctions three boxers for betting during Rio 2016

    (Reuters) - Three Olympic boxers, including beaten Irish bantamweight Michael Conlon who had accused the judges of robbing him of victory, have been sanctioned by the IOC for betting on fights during the Rio Games. The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that Conlon, compatriot Steven Donnelly and Britain's Antony Fowler had been given severe reprimands for their breach of the regulations. Conlon, who vowed in Rio never to fight again in any competition organised by Olympic boxing body AIBA after his quarter-final defeat by Russian Vladimir Nikitin, has since turned professional. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Olympics-IOC sanctions three boxers for betting during Rio 2016

    Three Olympic boxers, including beaten Irish bantamweight Michael Conlon who had accused the judges of robbing him of victory, have been sanctioned by the IOC for betting on fights during the Rio Games. The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that Conlon, compatriot Steven Donnelly and Britain's Antony Fowler had been given severe reprimands for their breach of the regulations. Conlon, who vowed in Rio never to fight again in any competition organised by Olympic boxing body AIBA after his quarter-final defeat by Russian Vladimir Nikitin, has since turned professional. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • Olympic Games - Former Kenyan officials charged over alleged Olympic theft and fraud

    Olympic Games - Former Kenyan officials charged over alleged Olympic theft and fraud

    Three former officials of Kenya's disbanded Olympic committee were charged on Wednesday with theft and fraud offences relating to this year's Games in Rio. More »

    Eurosport - 2 hours 20 minutes ago
  • Athletics - Isninbayeva to stand for Russian athletics presidency

    Athletics - Isninbayeva to stand for Russian athletics presidency

    Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will stand in the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) presidential election this year, she said on Wednesday. The ARAF announced last week that the election would take place on Dec. 9. "I took this decision of responsibility myself to head the All-Russian Athletics Federation and return its membership of the International federation (IAAF)," the 34-year-old said while addressing the Federation Council, which is the upper house of the Russian parliament. More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 20 minutes ago