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UEFA shuts PSG stands over abuse of disabled Chelsea fans GENEVA: French club Paris Saint-German were ordered by UEFA to close part of their stadium as punishment for their supporters' abuse of disabled Chelsea fans during their Champions League quarter-final match in April.UEFA said that it had ordered a one-match closure of sectors 104 and 105 of the Parc des Princes, the club's home stadium in the French capital."The sanction has been imposed for the discriminatory conduct of some Paris Saint-Germain supporters towards disabled fans of Chelsea," UEFA said. Disabled fans' rights campaigners hailed the announcement."We welcome the determined decision taken by UEFA which sends a clear message to all clubs that abuse of disabled fans will not be tolerated," Joyce Cook, head of the Centre for Access to Football in Europe said in a statement emailed to AFP.The sanction applies to the next European club competition match in which PSG play as hosts. The Parisians have an automatic berth ...

Expect biting words as Tyson praises Holyfield LAS VEGAS: Mike Tyson will serve as the presenter for fellow former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at next month's Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Hall officials announced Tuesday.Tyson infamously bit a chunk out of Holyfield's right ear leading to his disqualification in their 1997 showdown at Las Vegas, a rematch of Holyfield's victory seven months earlier.Now Tyson will praise Holyfield's career achievements in a speech during an August 9 gathering that ...
Taele signs for Bayonne BORDEAUX: New-Zealand born Samoan international Pelu Taele has signed for two seasons with Top 14 outfit Bayonne from relegated Biarritz, his new club confirmed on Tuesday.Taele passed his medical on Monday evening and will join his new teammates at a training camp at Hagetmau in southwest France later on Tuesday.The 32-year-old second row forward had been with Biarittz since 2009 after previously playing for Saracens, Parma and Leeds Tykes.He played just eight matches last season, ...
Loew made honorary citizen of his hometown BERLIN: Germany's World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is to be made an honorary citizen of his hometown of Schoenau im Schwarzwald, the town mayor said on Tuesday."We are proud of Jogi Loew. He has carried the name of Schoenau throughout the world," mayor Peter Schelshorn told the DPA news agency.Loew, 54, was born and grew up in the town in the Black Forest of southwestern Germany which now counts 2,300 inhabitants.The city council unanimously voted ...
Court quizzes Ex-Barca boss over Neymar case MADRID: Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell was questioned in a Spanish court on Monday over the 86-million-euro ($117 million) signing of Brazilian striker Neymar.Rosell did not speak to journalists as he arrived at the Madrid headquarters of the National Court, Spain's top criminal court, to be questioned by investigating judge Pablo Ruz.The judge in June issued a summons for Rosell and the football club, through its legal representatives, to appear in court as tax crime ...
English FA chief certain no summer 2022 World Cup LONDON: The head of England's Football Association told lawmakers Tuesday he is certain the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be held in the summer because it would be "too dangerous".Greg Dyke, giving evidence to the British parliament's Culture, Media and Sport select committee, re-iterated his belief that temperatures would be too high to hold World Cup in the Gulf state in the traditional summer months.The bidding process that saw wealthy Qatar win a ...
Sri Lanka president skips games amid protest threats COLOMBO: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games starting this week in Glasgow despite being chair of the bloc, his office said Tuesday, after activists threatened to protest at his attendance.Rajapakse's spokeswoman denied he had decided to stay away because of the threat of demonstrations over Colombo's alleged human rights abuses."No such visit was scheduled," Mohan Samaranayake told AFP.Rajapakse is the current chair of the 53-member bloc of mostly former British colonies ...


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