European Club Association backs Gianni Infantino for FIFA job

Europes biggest football clubs have given their support to Uefa interim chief Gianni Infantinos Fifa presidential campaign, the European Club Association (ECA) said in Paris, France on 9 February. ECA vice-chairman Umberto Gandini announced the decision at a news conference during the general assembly of the organisation, which represents over 200 European clubs including major ones such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern Munich. Feb 9, 2016

Aaron Hadlow wins King of the Air 2016 windsurfing title

Aaron Hadlow of Great Britain retained his King of the Air kitesurfing title in dramatic style in Cape Town, South Africa on 7 February. Huge waves and strong winds made for a superb spectacle in front of 13,000 spectators on the Big Bay beach, with Hadlows precision impressing the judges to put him ahead of Jesse Richman of the United States and Kevin Langeree of the Netherlands. The Dutchman had some compensation for his third place by taking the competitions Mystic Best Move with his kiteloop front roll inverted one foot in the semi-final. Feb 9, 2016