Football

Mark Sampson: FA sorry over race remarks to Eniola Aluko & Drew Spence

FA chief’s request ‘bordering on blackmail’ – Aluko addresses inquiry The FA has apologised to two players for racially discriminatory remarks by sacked England women’s boss Mark Sampson. An independent barrister ruled Sampson made unacceptable “ill-judged attempts at humour” on two occasions, to Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence. As the report of Katharine Newton’s reopened […]

Football

Eniola Aluko: FA bosses set for inquiry over Mark Sampson investigations

Sampson said he had a ‘clear conscience’ after Aluko’s claims Football Association bosses are set to face a parliamentary inquiry over the investigations into former England women’s boss Mark Sampson’s alleged racism and bullying of Eniola Aluko. The Chelsea Ladies striker – and her ex-England team-mate Lianne Sanderson – have also been invited to give […]

Hockey

Canadiens place veteran Mark Streit on waivers: report – NHL on CBC Sports

Veteran defenceman Mark Streit is suddenly the odd-man out in the Montreal Canadiens’ ongoing blue-line shuffle. A person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Canadiens placed the 39-year-old on waivers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Canadiens have not announced the move. The […]