Disappearance of player Peng Shuai: women’s tennis boss threatens to withdraw China from the circuit

Peng Shuai, October 4, 2017, at the China Open in Beijing. GREG BAKER / AFP The Peng Shuai case is gaining momentum. The tennis world has not heard from the player since she accused a former senior Communist regime official in early November of forcing her to have sex. Faced with this lingering silence, Steve … Read more

World Cup qualification: team boss question is clarified after Moldova

According to ÖFB sports director Peter Schöttel, the 4: 2 against Israel has no direct impact on the future of the team boss. Afterwards, neither Schöttel nor the new ÖFB President Gerhard Milletich made a clear commitment to go to the World Cup play-offs in March with the 55-year-old. Both were satisfied with the performance. … Read more

World Cup qualification: Two construction sites for Neo-ÖFB boss Milletich

World Cup qualification The two final games in the World Cup qualification on Friday against Israel and on Monday against Moldova mark a kind of turning point for the Austrian Football Association (ÖFB). For the first time in twelve and a half years, the association is no longer headed by Leo Windtner at an international … Read more

New conflict at Volkswagen weakens boss Herbert Diess

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess in Zwickau, Germany on June 23, 2021. MATTHIAS RIETSCHEL / REUTERS A new violent conflict has broken out at Volkswagen (VW), between the group’s boss, Herbert Diess, and employee representatives, and no one knows how it will end. On the stock market, the quarrel has already caused the price to unscrew … Read more

Epstein case: British bank Barclays boss Jes Staley quits his post

Jes Staley, January 11, 2018 in London. TOLGA AKMEN / AFP He was cited in an investigation by British financial regulators into his links with Jeffrey Epstein, this financier accused of trafficking in minors and who has since committed suicide in prison. British bank Barclays boss Jes Staley is stepping down, the bank said in … Read more