Taxman kicks footballers in testimonials

Osborne swoops on cash earned from sport stars’ benefit events

Eddie Jones joins Goldman advisory board

England rugby coach to attend panel of Japan corporate leaders

Altice wins rights for UK football

Vivendi’s Canal Plus loses out to Patrick Drahi’s group

Coe breaks link with Nike

IAAF leader accused of lobbying for company town

Oman Desert Marathon
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Beyond the marathon

The rise of the ‘ultra’ challenge: a 165km race through the Oman desert

German football chief quits over scandal

Wolfgang Niersbach resigns amid questions about €6.7m payment

Fifa: The fall of the house of Blatter

The inside story on the moves being made by football’s governing body to survive amid US and Swiss corruption investigations

Parlous times for those who never lose

A shock defeat in the mixed martial arts cage

Wentworth plan to take on golf club’s new owners

Talk of legal action over Reignwood’s membership cull

Report criticises football’s opaque finances

National FAs criticised for lack of accountability in how they spend

BBC to reduce sports coverage after cuts

Licence fee income hit by drop in broadcast TV audience

Jonah Lomu, New Zealand rugby great, 1975-2015

Imposing All Blacks winger who transcended his sport

Jonah Lomu dies aged 40

Former All Blacks winger remembered for his domination of 1995 World Cup

Fiddling in sport is not a new game

Defining figure of the new age was the late Primo Nebiolo

Paris: Simon Kuper in the Stade de France

Tonight my family will probably be OK in Paris. But after that?

Athletics doping scandal: Crossing the line

Allegations against its athletes leaves Russia scrambling to limit damage

Russia banned over athletics doping claims

Suspension until proof provided athletics team is clean

Putin seeks to head off Russian doping ban

President calls for co-operation amid fears for Rio Olympic place

NY tells fantasy sport sites to halt bets

Attorney-general says DraftKings, FanDuel violated gambling laws

Russia’s anti-doping chief resigns

Rodchenkov described as being at heart of the system

Amaya shares tumble 28% on profit warning

Full-year revenues will be 11 per cent to 14 per cent lower

Dark day for Russia and world athletics

Suspension of athletes is a harsh measure, but unavoidable

UK retailers spurn Black Friday

Asda leads British volte-face after US import hit last year’s Christmas sales and profitability

Vitargent’s quest for healthy glow

Biotech company’s test for toxins uses fluorescent fish

Olympic works put Rio mayor in the spotlight

Recession worries raise the stakes for a successful games

Russian athletics accused of collusion

World Anti Doping Agency claims cheating at all levels is widely accepted in the sport

Athletics watchdog calls for Russian ban

Wada investigation results follow arrest of former head of world athletics

Gym Group: pumped up

The fitness industry is set to get more crowded

Fox uses Republican debate to target CNBC

Rupert Murdoch-owned channel hopes to exploit rival’s derided performance in earlier event

Shanghai to curb length of trading halts

New rules contrast with easier-going bourse rules in Hong Kong

Don’t play fast and loose with the refs

All-seeing cameras remove doubt from split-second decisions

Commodities — a rising opportunity

Low Chinese demand is blinding us to the obvious

Female jockey rides to Melbourne Cup glory

Long-shot Prince of Penzance takes prize in ‘race that stops a nation’

Royals beat Mets in baseball World Series

Kansas City ends 30-year wait for title in 12-inning victory

Quantity key to Rooney’s waning influence

Anecdotally and statistically he is not the player he once was

Jean Todt: motorsport’s quick thinker

The governing body head on Ecclestone, Schumacher and Ferrari

New Zealand assert their rugby supremacy

Back-to-back World Cup victory fulfils All Blacks’ historic role

New Zealand retain Rugby World Cup

All Blacks dominated the match, but had to weather a second-half comeback by a determined Australia

Lucrative retirement for thoroughbreds

American Pharoah and Golden Horn prepare for stud

Credit Suisse under scrutiny over Fifa

Swiss bank reveals US and Swiss authorities have contacted it


Martin Sandbu

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