WADA's decision to reinstate Russia clear 'conflict of interest'

Beyond those associated with Russian sport, it was hard to find anybody in the global athletic community pleased with World-Anti Doping Agency's (WADA) decision Thursday to reinstate Russia. The decision, delivered from a luxury resort in the Seychelles, Africa was problematic on many levels. After Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren outlined a brazen state-sponsored doping regime […]

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp and John Henry disagree over major decision – offer rejected

This summer saw the release of All or Nothing – a football documentary produced by Amazon Prime that went behind the scenes of Manchester City’s Premier League title-winning season. Cameras captured detailed insight of Pep Guardiola’s training methods as well as giving fans the chance to see exactly what goes on in the dressing room. […]

'Cheat and you'll get away with it': Canadian athletes sound off on WADA decision to reinstate Russia

OTTAWA — Canadian athletes are not mincing their words when it comes to the World Anti-Doping Agency's decision to reinstate Russia's drug-testing program after a nearly three-year suspension over its widespread, state-sponsored doping scheme. "I'm profoundly disappointed," Canadian Olympian Beckie Scott said Thursday of RUSADA's reinstatement. "I feel this was an opportunity for WADA and they have […]

‘Not my decision’: Raikkonen’s Ferrari exit

Kimi Raikkonen was hardly in the mood to talk about why he’s leaving Ferrari next season. Speaking at a news conference ahead of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix, he reverted to his typically monosyllabic and nonchalant style when asked about the reasons for his departure. It was announced this week that Ferrari will not be renewing […]

EA defies Belgian loot box decision, setting up potential “gambling” lawsuit

Enlarge / The Belgian government says these kinds of randomized in-game cards are a form of gambling. EA is standing firm in its disagreement. In the months since the Belgian Gaming Commission determined that certain video game loot boxes constituted illegal gambling, publishers like Blizzard, Valve, and Take-Two have removed loot boxes from their games […]

NBC News defended their decision to not broadcast Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations

NBC News sent out an internal memo on Monday defending its decision to decline Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations months before the story broke.  The 10-page memo sent to employees by NBC News chief Andy Lack follows allegations that Farrow and his producers were “ordered to stop” by executives who did not […]

Protests erupt over decision not to charge Minneapolis cops who killed Thurman Blevins

Activists are protesting the decision not to charge two Minneapolis, Minnesota police officers who shot and killed Thurman Blevins. Authorities said the African-American man was armed and dangerous, but protesters disagree. Protests interrupted the press conference of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman on Monday, before he could announce that he would not be charging Officers […]

Transfer news LIVE: Hazard to Real Madrid OFF? £70m Man Utd decision, Liverpool, Arsenal

Transfer news LIVE: All the latest from Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal Tuesday, July 24 Hazard to Real Madrid off? Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has declared that the club must adapt to the “dizzying” new-look transfer market by signing the next generation of stars – possibly pouring cold water on a move for […]

A retired judge just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents Michael Cohen labeled as privileged are not — and he’s not challenging that decision in court

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Special master Barbara Jones ruled on Thursday that nearly half of 4,000 documents labeled as privileged by President Donald Trump, his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, and the Trump Organization are not privileged. Cohen, who finds himself at the center of a criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York, is not […]