Russian athletics chief steps down from IAAF role
Russian athletics chief steps down from IAAF role

The head of Russia`s athletics federation has stepped down from his role as treasurer of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) because of the investigation into allegations of doping in Russia.

UEFA to continue investigations into Liverpool finances
UEFA to continue investigations into Liverpool finances

UEFA announced on Friday that investigations into the finances of seven European clubs, notably English Premier League side Liverpool, are to continue after a first round of hearings.

No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor
No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor

Nothing has emerged in the latest investigation into the death of Italian cycling star Marco Pantani to indicate he was murdered, the public prosecutor in Rimini said Friday.

MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday.

Hard to quantify damage done by non publication of report - Valcke
Hard to quantify damage done by non publication of report - Valcke

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Tuesday he did not know how much damage had been done to the organisation by the row over the non-publication of the Garcia report in full.

All for Michael Clarke! Club captain declares innings at 17-0
All for Michael Clarke! Club captain declares innings at 17-0

Australian captain Michael Clarke's fight against time to play in the first Test against India got his grade club captain in trouble on Saturday. After sending them in to bat first at Kings Oval by Parramatta, Western Suburbs skipper Jeff Cook declared their innings at 0-17, one ball shy of 10 completed overs.

Australia defends World Cup bid from FIFA report
Australia defends World Cup bid from FIFA report

Football Federation Australia said Friday it was seeking further information from FIFA`s ethics committee over claims Australia used taxpayer money to buy votes for its 2022 World Cup bid.

RFU probes 'homophobic' abuse of referee Nigel Owens
RFU probes 'homophobic' abuse of referee Nigel Owens

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) on Thursday announced an investigation into reports referee Nigel Owens was subjected to homophobic abuse by supporters during England`s game with New Zealand last weekend.

UN chief names retired Dutch general to head Gaza war inquiry

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named a retired Dutch general to head an inquiry into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel`s recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.

French reality star being probed for attempted murder

A French reality TV star who gained fame and mockery over her trademark "hello? I mean hello" expression has been placed under investigation for attempted murder after her boyfriend was stabbed, prosecutors said Saturday.

Bahrain orders probe into death of prisoner

Bahraini authorities ordered Saturday an investigation into the "beating and death" of an inmate in custody, the interior ministry said.

US backs probe into Ukraine school shelling

The United States on Thursday backed a Ukrainian investigation into the shelling of a school in rebel-held eastern Donetsk which killed two teenagers.

Sri Lanka to investigate sex bribe claims in women`s team
Sri Lanka to investigate sex bribe claims in women`s team

Sri Lanka`s sports minister has ordered an investigation into sex bribe claims involving the national women`s cricket team, an official said Wednesday.

Sydney Wanderers dismiss Al Hilal probe demand
Sydney Wanderers dismiss Al Hilal probe demand

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic on Wednesday dismissed calls by Al Hilal for an investigation into their controversial AFC Champions League final, saying he had no interest in what the Saudi side thought.

Wagah attack findings to be submitted in three days

Pakistan`s Punjab government has formed a joint investigation team to probe the Wagah suicide attack. It will submit its report in the next three days.

Australia drops investigation into Indonesia ''Balibo Five'' murders

  Australian police said on Tuesday they were dropping a long-running war crimes investigation into the deaths of five Australian journalists, killed during Indonesia`s invasion of East Timor in 1975.

Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election
Asian boss backs FIFA president Sepp Blatter for re-election

Asia`s football chief threw his support behind FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s re-election bid Saturday as the 78-year-old looked increasingly certain to win a fifth term.

Roma, Monaco, Inter, Liverpool probed over financial fair play
Roma, Monaco, Inter, Liverpool probed over financial fair play

AS Roma, Monaco, Inter Milan and Liverpool are among seven clubs who are being investigated for possible breaches of financial fair play regulations, European soccer`s governing body UEFA said on Thursday.

Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football
Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football

Match-fixing suspicions hit the Asian Games men`s football competition on Thursday after a betting analysis company said there were strong indications of manipulation.

Only four people have seen FIFA probe report, says judge
Only four people have seen FIFA probe report, says judge

FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, responsible for deciding whether there was corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, said only four people have seen the report following an investigation into the decisions.