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Footballers in Slovenia, 73% of whom have self-employment contracts according to a FIFPro survey, will soon have better legal protection thanks to a new agreement which their union is brokering.   Negotiations are in the final stages between the...
07/12/2017
Russian ice hockey squad members should definitely take part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, despite the fact that they will have to compete under the neutral flag, national team member Ilya Kovalchuk said on Tuesday.   "We should...
06/12/2017
Austria's Marcel Hirscher, who broke his ankle in August, won the men's World Cup giant slalom at Beaver Creek on Sunday.   Hirscher, the six-time defending overall World Cup champion, finished with a combined time of 2min 37.30secs with Norway's...
05/12/2017
If they dream of playing in a World Cup they know it can come true because their national team is going. On Friday, Iceland, the smallest nation ever to qualify, was drawn with Argentina, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D.   The latest achievement...
04/12/2017
Portuguese football manager Andre Villas-Boas will drive in the Dakar Rally in January, the organisers announced on Wednesday.   Villas-Boas, who coached Porto, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Zenit St Petersburg and Shanghai SIGP, will drive a Toyota...
30/11/2017
The Danish national women’s team has successfully negotiated a new four-year agreement on working conditions.   Under the accord, the European Championship finalist will benefit from an annual total of about 4.4 million Danish kroner ($700,000 USD...
29/11/2017