Hockey dispute in Canada: Are young players employees?

Posted by - November 8, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — The commissioner of the Ontario Hockey League believes the players are there for the love of the game and should not be paid. It appears the Ontario government agrees. Commissioner David Branch has written to the provincial government, The Canadian Press reports. He wants the league’s 425 players to remain amateurs and

Qatar’s BeIN Sports Says It Has Proof of Saudi Role in Piracy Dispute

Posted by - August 16, 2018

“The reports speak for themselves,” said Cameron Andrews, the executive responsible for coordinating beIN’s antipiracy operation. “There’s no possible way these internationally well-known firms would compromise their reputations.” Arabsat and its outside legal counsel, Squire Patton Boggs, did not respond to a request for comment on the most recent beIN accusations, or the companies’ findings.

Cristiano Ronaldo Settles Tax Dispute With Spain

Posted by - July 27, 2018

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese soccer star, will pay about $22 million in back taxes and fines as part of a settlement reached with the Spanish tax authorities over undeclared earnings from his advertising contracts, prosecutors have said. The settlement for Ronaldo, 33, follows a preliminary agreement reached last month, shortly before he played