Chinese Super League: Transfer window opens with clubs facing 100% signings tax

Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs face a 100% tax on signings as their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday. The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending. Chinese clubs spent £331m during the country’s winter transfer window, which was more than…

World Super 6: Brett Rumford wins inaugural title in Perth

Australian Brett Rumford captured the inaugural World Super 6 title with victory over 17-year-old Thai Phachara Khongwatmai in his native Perth. Rumford, 39, was top of the leaderboard for all three strokeplay rounds and had a bye into round two for Sunday’s six-hole knockout matchplay format. He saw off Hideto Tanihara, Wade Ormsby and Adam…

World Super 6: Mark Foster slips back, Brett Rumford leads in Perth

World Super 6 second-round leaderboard -13 B Rumford (Aus); -11 D Bransdon (Aus); -10 S Jeffress (Aus); -9 L Herbert (Aus), J Veerman (US) Selected others -7 R Evans (Eng), D Stewart (Sco); -6 J Smith (Eng); -5: M Foster (Eng) Overnight leader Mark Foster slipped back to a share of 26th place with a…

Bouchard honours Super Bowl 'date bet'

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has honoured her promise to join a 20-year-old student for a date, after he won their Twitter wager over the US Super Bowl. While the Atlanta Falcons were 21-0 ahead, Ms Bouchard predicted their victory online. But when New England Patriots fan John Goehrke bet her a date that his…

Foster shares lead at first World Super 6

World Super 6 first-round leaderboard -6 M Foster (Eng), B Rumford (Aus); -5 H Tanihara (Jpn), J Scrivener (Aus), S Heisele (Ger), D Fox (Aus), R Dinwiddie (Eng), A Blyth (Aus), S Dartnall (Aus), L Herbert (Aus), C O’Toole (US), J Veerman (US) Selected others -4: J Smith (Eng), -3 R Evans (Eng), A Chesters…