Etihad Airways denies flight attendants' claims

After Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) urged Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman to cut her ties with Etihad Airways citing its anti-feminist policies, the airlines issued a statement that it supports its employees through thick and thin.

Out-of-favour Sulley Muntari asks to be left out of AC Milan squad
Out-of-favour Sulley Muntari asks to be left out of AC Milan squad

AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari looks set to leave the club after being left out of the squad for Saturday`s Serie A match away to Palermo at his own request, his agent Federico Pastorello said on Friday.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew blasts James McArthur for dive

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has criticised his midfielder James McArthur for diving in his side`s 2-1 win at Stoke.

Spanish League president criticises 2022 World Cup dates
Spanish League president criticises 2022 World Cup dates

Spanish Football League president Javier Tebas has strongly criticised the decision announced by FIFA this week to play the final of the 2022 World Cup on December 18.

AIFF official criticises Santosh Trophy fixture
AIFF official criticises Santosh Trophy fixture

In a strange departure from the norm, the last two group A and B matches of the ongoing Santosh Trophy football tournament at Ludhiana and Jalandhar will be played on two different days, leaving the door open for manipulation and "foul play".

Politicians fume after Premier League chief's wage remarks
Politicians fume after Premier League chief's wage remarks

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore was criticised on Wednesday for saying he saw no problem with clubs paying staff the minimum wage after the league sold its British TV rights for 5.1 billion pounds ($7.80 billion).

England captain Eoin Morgan slams ICC's call for smaller bats
England captain Eoin Morgan slams ICC's call for smaller bats

England skipper Eoin Morgan has criticised as "absolutely ridiculous" suggestions that the size of cricket bats should be reduced after the World Cup.

Twitter users blast Kim K for going 'full frontal' again
Twitter users blast Kim K for going 'full frontal' again

Kim Kardashian has faced harsh criticism for going naked yet again, this time for Love magazine.

ISL's infrastructure non-existent but it has potential: David James
ISL's infrastructure non-existent but it has potential: David James

Former England goalkeeper David James has criticised the Indian Super League (ISL), calling the football tournament "near non-existent" but with a "massive potential".

Lily Allen criticised for 'tasteless' nativity scene
Lily Allen criticised for 'tasteless' nativity scene

Singer Lily Allen has come under fire for staging a nativity scene during a live show.

France hypocritical, cowardly in treating Thierry Henry: Emmanuel Petit
France hypocritical, cowardly in treating Thierry Henry: Emmanuel Petit

Retired French World Cup winner and midfielder Emmanuel Petit has criticised his country's media for being "hypocritical and cowardly" in treating his former teammate and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

FIFA in limbo after latest twist in World Cup saga
FIFA in limbo after latest twist in World Cup saga

FIFA appeared to be in limbo on Thursday as a long-awaited report on the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was criticised by its own investigator while the soccer world watched on in a mixture of bewilderment and anger.

Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission
Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has criticised what he called FIFA`s political decision not to include former team mate Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year`s Ballon d`Or award as the world`s best footballer.

Jacques Villeneuve blasts hiring of 16-year-old Max Verstappen

Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve on Friday criticised the Red Bull-Toro Rosso recruitment of 16-year-old Dutch racer Max Verstappen and said that it proved F1`s superlicence system is flawed.

Never criticized Melissa over her weight: Jenny McCarthy

Former `The View` host Jenny McCarthy has slammed reports that she has criticized her cousin Melissa for her weight in the past.

Woody Allen`s new play criticised over all-white cast?

Oscar-winning filmmaker Woody Allen`s new play `Bullets Over Broadway` has reportedly been panned by critics over an all-white cast.

Maria Sharapova slams Australian Open organisers over extreme heat policy

Maria Sharapova criticised Australian Open organisers for a lack of transparency over their `extreme heat policy` when the Russian was left toiling on court for nearly an hour after organisers had invoked an official halt on Thursday.

England finished third in two-horse race during Ashes Tests: Prior

England have not played well in this series and Australia deserve to win the Ashes , but we must stick together and come out fighting, wicketkeeper Matt Prior has said in his column.

Cricket Australia apologise for Panesar Twitter gaffe

Cricket Australia apologised on Thursday after being criticised on social media for a clumsy joke involving England spinner Monty Panesar posted on Twitter during the opening day of the second Ashes test.

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov says foreign owners good for English football

: Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that foreign ownership of Premier League clubs is good for the English game.