Mourinho shuffles pack for Liverpool showdown

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho made seven changes to his starting line-up for Sunday`s pivotal Premier League showdown with leaders Liverpool at Anfield.

Yankee Pineda handed 10-game ban

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was slapped with a 10-game suspension Thursday, a day after being ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox for using pine tar.

IOC warns Pak of suspension unless country complies with `non-interference` rules

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned Pakistan that they face a possible expulsion from the Olympic roster unless they comply with rules banning government interference.

Torquay midfielder gets 10-game ban for biting

Torquay United midfielder Joss Labadie has been handed a 10-match suspension for biting an opponent, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

IPL betting case: Sampath Kumar suspended for allegedly receiving money from bookie

Former Tamil Nadu Superintendent of Police (internal security), G. Sampath Kumar – who had earlier probed IPL betting case, was on Friday placed under suspension for allegedly receiving money from a bookie.

125 govt employees suspended for remaining absent in Kishtwar

Coming down heavily on the practice of absenteeism in government offices, the Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended 125 employees of different departments for remaining absent from their duties.

NADA Appeals Panel re-instates wrestlers Tomar, Khatri

Wrestlers Rajeev Tomar and Mausam Khatri`s two-year suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (NADP) for flunking a dope Test just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been revoked nine months before the end of the term by the appellate body of the NADA.

Norwich and Newcastle fined for player fracas

Norwich City and Newcastle United have been fined 30,000 pounds and 20,000 pounds respectively after being found guilty of misconduct, the English Football Association said on Friday.

Wenger fears impact of Walcott absence

Arsene Wenger admits the potential loss of Theo Walcott to a knee injury or through suspension would be a big problem for Arsenal.

Indian Paralympic body warned of suspension

Faction-ridden Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has been handed a stern warning by its parent international body to hold elections next month or else face suspension.

Two officers of education department suspended by J&K

Jammu and Kashmir government has placed under suspension two senior officials of the Education Department for alleged dereliction of duty.

Kiss for diploma leads to Chinese teacher`s suspension

A Chinese high school teacher has been suspended after he forced all the girls in his class to kiss him on his cheek before he gave them their diplomas.

IAS Durga Shakti Nagpal’s suspension: Centre not to intervene

The Centre has decided not to intervene in the matter of suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, which has triggered a controversy, as no appeal has been made by her to challenge the suspension by the Uttar Pradesh government.

Goa mulling possibility of lifting suspension on mining

Goa government is contemplating the possibility of lifting the suspension order issued to all working mining leases in the state, top officials said.

Centre can revoke Durga Shakti Nagpal`s suspension: Ex-IAS officers

Explaining the IAS rules, Prabhat Kumar said that the state government cannot indefinitely sit on a suspension order against an officer and must report the matter.

Dalit scholar arrested for FB post on Durga`s suspension

Eminent Dalit scholar, Kamal Bharti, was arrested here on Tuesday on a complaint by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan`s aide for his alleged Facebook post on suspended IAS officer Durga Sakthi Nagpal.

Suspension of SDM: UP CM rubbishes Oppn allegations

Rubbishing the allegations that the suspension of Gautam Budh Nagar Sub-Divisional Magistrate had come under pressure from the mining mafia, UP CM said the step was taken because there was a possibility of communal tension.

Windies keeper Ramdin banned for two CT matches over `wrong catch` claim

West Indies` wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin has been suspended for two one-day matches and was fined 100 percent of his match fee for wrongly claiming a catch in their ICC Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan.

Cops face suspension over death of Indian man in Malaysia

The police officials involved in the custodial death of a 32-year-old ethnic Indian man here will be suspended from active duty, Malaysia`s Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said on Monday.

DC removed, DIOS suspended for late distribution of laptops in UP

Divisional Commissioner of Kanpur was today removed while district inspector of schools was suspended for alleged mismanagement during distribution of free laptops to students in Farrukhabad.