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by / on October 20, 2017 at 10:59 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Kremlin says ‘old friend’ Blatter welcome to attend World Cup in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA head Michel Platini will both be welcome to attend the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia as “old friends” of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Frida…

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by / on October 20, 2017 at 10:16 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Cycling: Doctor at center of ‘jiffy bag’ probe resigns due to ill health

LONDON (Reuters) – The British Cycling doctor at the center of Team Sky’s “jiffy bag” saga has resigned due to ill health, the organization said in a statement on Friday.

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by / on October 20, 2017 at 10:07 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Golf: Korean women’s scores scrubbed after controversial ruling

SEOUL (Reuters) – A top Korean golf official resigned on Friday after a rules controversy at a domestic tournament saw penalties issued then rescinded, players threaten to withdraw, and all first-round scores at the KB Financial Star Championship scrub…

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by / on October 20, 2017 at 9:18 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Golf: Thomas slips back at CJ Cup, List leads

SEOUL (Reuters) – After opening the CJ Cup with a stunning nine-under-par 63, Justin Thomas battled blowy conditions and some bad breaks before slipping out of the lead after a two-over 74 at the Nine Bridges course on the South Korean island of Jeju o…

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by / on October 20, 2017 at 8:14 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

South Korea stresses safety of Pyeongchang Olympics to diplomats, companies

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s foreign ministry stressed the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations in a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies in the country on Friday, as concerns persist over tensions wi…

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