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Rival football fans get ‘Fraudiola’ trending on Twitter in the wake of Man City’s late collapse

Rival football fans get ‘Fraudiola’ trending on Twitter in the wake of Pep Guardiola and Man City’s embarrassing late collapse against Real Madrid – and joke that he will ‘ask Sheikh Mansour for another £200m in July’ Pep Guardiola has failed in the Champions League… Read More »Rival football fans get ‘Fraudiola’ trending on Twitter in the wake of Man City’s late collapse

Real-time monitoring of sports betting to prevent match fixing looks set to be abandoned amid industry pushback

A key recommendation of a 2018 independent review into sport integrity and online betting is set to be watered down after pushback from the gambling industry. Key points: Long-mooted law reform around sports betting has stalled in recent years The sports betting sector argues the… Read More »Real-time monitoring of sports betting to prevent match fixing looks set to be abandoned amid industry pushback

Elina Svitolina: Ukraine tennis star beats Russian Anastasia Potapova at the Monterrey Open | tennisnews

Svitolina thrashed Potapova 6-2, 6-1, having previously said she wouldn’t play against any Russian or Belarussian opponent; Fellow Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska also paid tribute to her home country de ella after victory in a WTA 250 event in Lyon Last Updated: 02/03/22 8:48am Elina Svitolina… Read More »Elina Svitolina: Ukraine tennis star beats Russian Anastasia Potapova at the Monterrey Open | tennisnews

World Athletics bans Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials as the sporting world responds to IOC recommendations

World Athletics has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from all events for the foreseeable future, joining the list of sporting bodies sanctioning athletes from the two countries in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Key points: The International Olympic Committee has recommended Russian… Read More »World Athletics bans Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials as the sporting world responds to IOC recommendations

Neurodegeneration linked to repetitive head injury found in brains of former Australian sports players

Over half of brains donated to the Australian Sports Brain Bank have signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated blows to the head, researchers have found. Key points: Australian data shows neurodegeneration in former professional and amateur athletes Brain… Read More »Neurodegeneration linked to repetitive head injury found in brains of former Australian sports players