Nov 01, 2011 17:51 EDT
(Reuters) - Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andy Sutton has been suspended five games for an illegal hit to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog, the National Hockey League (NHL) said Tuesday.
Nov 01, 2011 08:45 EDT
Two Iranian footballers have felt the wrath of the country's national federation for "immoral" on-field behaviour which included one player pinching the other's bottom, Iranian state television revealed.
Oct 25, 2011 16:29 EDT
Manchester City star Carlos Tevez was hit with a £1 million fine on Tuesday following the angry bust-up during the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, the Premier League club announced.
Oct 25, 2011 08:50 EDT
Aston Villa defender Chris Herd has won his appeal against his red card from last weekend's clash with West Brom, the Football Association confirmed in a statement on Tuesday.
Oct 22, 2011 14:22 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American cyclist Joseph Papp's lifetime ban has been reduced to eight years for providing evidence and assistance to anti-doing investigators, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said.
Oct 21, 2011 06:16 EDT
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is unenthusiastic about the prospect of some of his star players appearing for a Great Britain team in the London Olympic Games next summer.
Oct 17, 2011 16:52 EDT
The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray was suspended for two days on Monday to allow his defense team to assess a new report on what was in the singer's stomach when he died.
Oct 16, 2011 07:16 EDT
Wales captain Sam Warburton was given a three-week ban here on Sunday following his red card for a "dangerous tip tackle" in the World Cup semi-final defeat by France.
Oct 15, 2011 19:48 EDT
Wales captain Sam Warburton will face a disciplinary hearing here on Sunday following his red card for a "dangerous tip tackle" in the World Cup semi-final defeat by France.
Oct 15, 2011 14:17 EDT
France became the first team to make it through to this year's World Cup final but only after just doing enough to see off 14 man Wales 9-8 in a match where Welsh skipper Sam Warburton was sensationally sent off.
Oct 15, 2011 07:51 EDT
Wales captain Sam Warburton was dramatically sent off against France in a World Cup semi-final at Eden Park here on Saturday, a decisive blow in a match his side went on to lose 9-8.
Oct 13, 2011 16:18 EDT
England striker Wayne Rooney was on Thursday banned for three matches by UEFA for his red card against Montenegro, a decision which will rule him out of the group stages of Euro 2012.
Oct 10, 2011 10:06 EDT
England striker Wayne Rooney will discover the length of his Euro 2012 suspension on Thursday, European football governing body UEFA said on Monday.
Oct 09, 2011 18:28 EDT
England coach Fabio Capello has warned Wayne Rooney that he cannot expect to stroll back into the Euro 2012 reckoning after serving his suspension for his red card in Montenegro.
Oct 09, 2011 12:53 EDT
England striker Wayne Rooney's calm reaction to his red card against Montenegro could help him avoid an extended ban, according to the referee who sent him off in the Euro 2012 qualifier.
Oct 07, 2011 20:36 EDT
Fabio Capello is preparing for life without Wayne Rooney after the striker's dismissal marred England's successful qualification for Euro 2012.
Oct 06, 2011 17:27 EDT
LaShawn Merritt's lawyer insisted on Thursday that the Olympic 400 metres champion's appeal victory against a London 2012 doping ban was a triumph for other suspended athletes who could now find their Olympic dreams reborn.
Oct 06, 2011 12:39 EDT
BERLIN (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cleared the way on Thursday for dozens of past doping offenders to compete at next year's Olympics after rejecting an International Olympic Committee (IOC) eligibility rule as invalid.
Oct 04, 2011 09:04 EDT
Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell has successfully appealed against the red card issued to him in last weekend's Merseyside derby with Liverpool, the FA confirmed on Tuesday.
Oct 03, 2011 12:52 EDT
Inter Milan manager Claudio Ranieri picked up a one match ban on Monday for an outburst directed at the referee in charge of Saturday's 3-0 home loss to Napoli.