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FIFA Ethics Committee Drops Infantino Case

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FIFA Ethics Committee Drops Infantino Case

FIFA’s ethics committee has decided to close its case against president Gianni Infantino, who is facing a criminal probe in Switzerland over suspected collusion with the country’s top prosecutor, Michael Lauber, who resigned last month over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA.

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Infantino has been in charge of FIFA for two years now.

But the independent judicial body determined there was insufficient evidence to warrant going further with the case.

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Djokovic Wins Italian Open To Claim Record 36th Masters Title

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Djokovic Wins Italian Open To Claim Record 36th Masters Title

World’s tennis number one, Novak Djokovic has won a record 36th masters title by beating Diego Schwartzman in the Italian Open.

The Serbian, playing in his first tournament since being disqualified from this month’s US Open, won 7-5, 6-3 in the final to get a slot in next week’s French Open.

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33 year-old Djokovic drew level with Rafael Nadal last month on the all-time list of masters winners with his Western & Southern Open title.

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IPL Cricket Set To Kick Off In UAE Amid India COVID-19 Crisis

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IPL Cricket Set To Kick Off In UAE Amid India COVID-19 Crisis

Indian premier league starts on Saturday, but the twenty20 tournament is expected to be a welcome relief to cricket fans during the coronavirus pandemic.

The short-form extravaganza normally starts in March but, along with other major international sporting events, was postponed as countries went into virus lockdowns.

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It was then moved to the United Arab Emirates as cases rose in India.

All the eight teams have been in strict, bio-secure “bubbles” since landing in the UAE.

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There will be no gala opening ceremony for the world’s richest t20 league, and the games will be played behind closed doors at three venues including Dubai and Sharjah.

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Neymar Slapped With Two-Match Ban As LFP Investigates Racism Allegations

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Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has been handed a two-match ban following his dismissal against Olympique Marseille last weekend.

Neymar was expelled from the match for slapping the I’OM defender on the back of the head.

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Neymar then accused his opponent of directing racial slurs at him during their exchange, taking to social media to call for action to be taken against the Spanish defender.

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Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) disciplinary committee has promised to investigate the racial slurs while Neymar serves his match ban

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