Players

Argentine games suspended as players strike

Footballers in Argentina pushed ahead with a strike on Friday over unpaid wages, forcing the year's first league games to be suspended despite a $22 million government payout, officials said.

January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Taijul, Hom in for T20Is

Tanbir Haydar is the only player from the ODI squad who has not found a place in the Bangladesh team for the first T20I against New Zealand, set to take place in Napier on January 3.

December 18, 2016
December 18, 2016

Pilot in footballers' crash 'was not trained properly'

The pilot in the plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia on a Bolivian charter including footballers from Brazil had not flown enough hours to pilot commercial flights, a copilot&...

December 18, 2016
December 18, 2016

CA draws ire over pregnancy clause

Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating Cricket Australia's (CA's) controversial pregnancy clause in contracts offered to elite women players.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Man City, Chelsea charged

Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players during Saturday's Premier League match, the FA said on Monday.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Chapeco in mourning

Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who...

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Football mourns Brazilian players killed, lack of fuel suspected

A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016

Let the salute remain a mystery

“I don't know. Let some things remain a secret,” chuckled Shakib Al Hasan when asked why he celebrated Ben Stokes's wicket with a salute. That is all he said and then paused for the next...

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016

'This is the beginning of something very big'

Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

Players' Support Seminar held

The country's Professional footballers have been advised to inspect the details of their contract when signing agreements with