Skip to main content
Inside the Americas

Ice hockey: Players take on NHL over head injuries

By: Genie GODULA Follow | Camille FEVRIER | Sonia BARITELLO | Stéphanie CHEVAL
1 min

After dozens of complaints before American courts, the US-Canadian National Hockey League has agreed to pay out $22,000 to 318 former players as compensation for head injuries from their days on the ice. But the players say that's not enough. Many of them consider that amount an insult coming from the NHL, an organisation worth $4.5 billion. Our reporters have more from Canada, where ice hockey is the national sport.


Meanwhile, in the US, there's more legal trouble for Donald Trump as the New York attorney general accuses his charitable Trump Foundation of being a personal piggy bank for the US president and his children.

And a celebrity faith healer from Brazil, who was once featured by Oprah Winfrey, turns himself in to authorities. He is accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women and faces up to 15 years in jail.

Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning

Page not found

The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.