Former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu cleared of match fixing over bribe claims

The ex-Manchester City and Fulham midfielder, 36, was accused of trying to bribe a former team-mate. Nigeria-born Etuhu – who also played for Blackburn – was charged with approaching AIK goalkeeper Kenny Stamatopoulos, 39, with the alleged intention of fixing a game in 2017. The clash was to be against fellow Swedish side IFK Gothenburg. But the fixture was postponed […]

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Two former Tesco executives CLEARED of £250m fraud and false accounting scandal as case collapses

Chris Bush, ex-UK managing director, and John Scouler, the then UK food commercial director, were today acquitted at Southwark Crown Court. Tesco's shares plummeted by nearly 12%, wiping £2 billion off the share value, when the firm announced in September 2014 that a statement the previous month had overstated profits by about a quarter of a billion pounds. The men […]

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Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt admits to lying about assault

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt warms up for the team’s NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. The Chiefs released Hunt on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, after video surfaced that showed the NFL’s reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway […]

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Former NFL player tackling Seven Summits in turnaround from lowest point of his life

Mark Pattison’s seven summits climb includes Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. A former NFL player used one of the lowest points of his life to propel him forward into doing something no other football player has ever done – climb the Seven Summits. Mark Pattison, 56, played three seasons in the NFL with the Los Angeles Raiders, Los Angeles Rams and […]

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Former West Brom, Norwich and Wigan defender Leon Barnett, 32, forced to retire after medics discover heart condition

The 32-year-old is currently at Northampton Town in League Two, but was told it would be "unsafe for him to continue training and playing." Speaking to the club website, Northampton boss Keith Curle said: "We are all devastated for Leon. "Leon had been having some issues but after a reaction in the Bury game we knew something wasn't right, so […]

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Former Australian judges call for anti-corruption body to restore confidence in democracy

In a letter to prime minister Scott Morrison, 34 ex-judges, including Sir Gerard Brennan, the former chief justice of the High Court of Australia, say there is public suspicion that corruption is behind many government actions. The letter says “secrecy is at the core of corrupt conduct”, adding: “Existing federal integrity agencies lack the necessary jurisdiction, powers and know-how to […]

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Ex-racing driver’s estranged wife says she should get half of £11m

Estranged wife of ex-racing driver demands half of £11m family fortune ‘after he whipped out pre-nup papers for her to sign as they laid in bed relaxing on romantic Niagara Falls break’ Kenny Brack was awarded more than £10million of £11million fortune in court  But Anita Brack, who was left with £500,000, is now appealing the decision  She called for […]

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The former darts world champion Eric Bristow who died for a heart attack in April left over £400,000 in his will

The five-time world champion, nicknamed The Crafty Cockney, died from a heart attack last April, aged 60. He amassed his fortune from dominating the game in the 1980s and went on to work for Sky Sports, as well as appearing on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity in 2012. The divorced dad-of-two, from Leek, Staffs, was awarded an MBE for his services […]

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Former LSU assistant coach offered Duke’s Zion Williamson a football scholarship

Duke freshman Zion Williamson has become college basketball's human highlight reel since the 2018-19 season tipped off, drawing comparisons to LeBron James and having his unique bowling ball-type physicality dissected and fawned over by analysts.  As it turns out, Williamson's athleticism — and the potential that accompanies it — has garnered praise outside the gym — and on the gridiron.  Former LSU tight […]

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