Retired Soccer Players Blame Financial Struggles On Bad Advice

A major motivation behind the growing calls for reform of the Professional Footballers’ Association is the large number of recently retired players struggling with severe financial difficulties, despite having had lucrative careers in the game. From The Guardian

IAAF announce Female World Athlete of the Year finalists

Five finalists have been announced by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for the Female World Athlete of the Year award – but they do not include South Africa’s Caster Semenya.  From insidethegames.biz

IAAF officially sign four-year worldwide sponsorship deal with QNB

Qatar National Bank (QNB), the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has officially come on board as an official partner of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) after a four-year deal was signed in Doha. From insidethegames.biz