David Ortiz undergoes third surgery after shooting

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has undergone a third surgery for complications resulting from being shot in his native Dominican Republic, the team said Thursday. The 43-year-old retired All-Star went under the knife earlier this week — a month after he was mistakenly targeted by hitmen at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo. “The operation was performed by […]

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FIFA announces tougher sanctions on racism, homophobia

Players to be suspended for at least 10 games for discriminatory behaviour under FIFA’s new disciplinary code. FIFA, world football’s governing body, is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start inviting players to make victim statements at disciplinary hearings, according to its new disciplinary code.  Stricter handling of discrimination allegations is a key theme […]

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Man City eye stunning summer move for former target and 36-year-old full-back Dani Alves – The Sun

MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly plotting an audacious move for free agent Dani Alves. The 36-year-old right-back is without a club after running his contract down at Paris Saint-Germain. According to Globoesporte, the ex-Barcelona ace is on his way back to Europe to listen to two offers from clubs. Alves recently captained Brazil to their first Copa America title since 2007, […]

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Lionel Messi referee slams Argentina star over ‘corrupt’ talk – saying he is ‘surprised’ at the reaction – The Sun

THE referee slammed by Lionel Messi in Argentina’s Copa America defeat by Brazil has spoken for the first time – saying he's surprised at the Barcelona star. Ecuadorian official Roddy Zambrano has spoken about the controversial semi-final, as the Brazilians went on to lift the trophy. Argentine maestro Messi lashed out at South America's governing body Conmebol after his side […]

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