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FIFA President Sepp Blatter has questioned the timing of arrests of top FIFA officials.
29/05/2015 - Football

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter questions hotel raid timing

FIFA President Sepp Blatter questioned the timing of a police raid that led to the arrest of key football officials just two days ahead of Friday’s presidential vote.

28/05/2015 - World football

Uefa boss calls for Blatter to step down

A day before Fifa elects its new leader, Uefa president Michel Platini called on Sepp Blatter to stand down as head of world football's governing body because of the corruption scandals engulfing the ...
Maria Sharapova.
27/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer advance to third round

There was a shock as the women's third seed Simona Halep lost. But the defending champion Maria Sharapova is safely through to the third round so too the men's second seed Roger Federer.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter  attends a news conference  in Zurich 26  September 2014
27/05/2015 - Football

Fifa corruption probe has taken everybody by surprise, expert

The arrest of senior members of Fifa is "quite extraordinary”, an expert told RFI Wednesday as two crimininal investigations into corruption within world football's governing body were opened.

Novak Djokovic faces Finland's Jarkko Nieminem.
27/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Djokovic, Nadal, Serena Williams through to second round of French Open

Three of the big names in tennis Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams progressed to the second round at the French Open yesterday with straight sets victories.

Rafael Nadal congratulated France's Quentin Halys after beating him at Roland Garros on Tuesday
26/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Halys shows Nadal shape of tennis to come at Roland Garros day three

Halys showed the new way for tennis, Nadal showed the future of tennis racquets, Djokovic and Serena Williams completed an all-star line-up but Jankovic was eliminated at Roland Garros day ...
Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a shot to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during the women's singles match at Roland Garros
26/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Sharapova, Murray into Roland Garros second round with straight set wins

Favourites Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray moved into the second round of the French Open with straight sets victories.
France's Alizé Cornet triumphs over  Roberta Vinci of Italy
25/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

French hope Cornet grabs triumph, Berdych shows promise at Rolande Garros

Day two of the French tennis open at Roland Garros saw Alizé Cornet return on the crowd's love, the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych showed grace, Italy's Fabio Fognini was happy and Sharapova ...
Roger Federer won his first round match at Roland Garros before being approached on court by a fan.
24/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Federer slams security at French Open

Organisers of the French Open said they would review procedures after a spectator eluded security guards and accosted the Swiss star Roger Federer as he was leaving centre court.

Roger Federer appeals to security after a spectator tries to take a selfie on court after his win
24/05/2015 - Rolans Garros 2015

Five things we learned from day one at the French Open

On opening day at Roland Garros security was a little bit too relaxed for Roger Federer, who was clearly perturbed by a fan's selfie attempt on the centre court.