2011 SEASON

  • $3 billion spent on football transfers in 2011 March 3, 2012

    London: Figures compiled by the world football governing body FIFA showed that clubs paid a total $3 billion in 2011 to sign players. The total was calculated by FIFA's new Transfer Matching System, which has been introduced in an attempt to strengthen policing of football's money flows. The new system requires clubs...
  • Sutil convicted, gets suspended sentence January 31, 2012

    Munich: Former Force India driver Adrian Sutil was convicted of causing grievous bodily harm to a Formula One team owner in a night club confrontation in China and given an 18month suspended sentence on Tuesday. The Munich district court passed the verdict and the sentence after a twoday trial. The prosecutors...