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South Korea welcomes North Korea’s participation in Olympics

January 21, 2018 12:28 am
South Korea welcomes North Korea’s participation in Olympics

Hyon Song-Wol (C), leader of North Korea’s popular Moranbong Band, arrives at the Gangneung Arts Center where one of the planned musical concerts is due to be held, in the eastern city of Gangneung, South Korea, on January 21, 2018. (AFP photo) Authorities in South Korea have welcomed North Korea’s […]

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Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

Argentinean ace Lionel Messi has claimed his 4th Golden Boot award for being the top scorer in a European league last season. The Barcelona talisman, who scored 37 La Liga goals in the 2016-2017 season, drew level with Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of 4 European Golden Boots by receiving the prize […]

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FIFA panel bans 3 former officials for life

November 21, 2017 8:00 pm
FIFA panel bans 3 former officials for life

FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday. The latest officials to be hit by FIFA bans are Richard Lai, the former Guam […]

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US President Donald Trump renews clash with US sports world over national anthem

September 24, 2017 10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump renews clash with US sports world over national anthem

Jacksonville Jaguars players kneel during the national anthem before Sunday’s NFL game on September 24, 2017, at Wembley Stadium in London, England. (Reuters photo) US President Donald Trump has renewed his clash with the US professional sports world, again calling for National Football League owners to fire the mostly black […]

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Triathlon called off at Donald Trump golf course over event name

September 17, 2017 6:09 am
Triathlon called off at Donald Trump golf course over event name

Donald Trump eats French fries in the presidential skybox during the third round of the US Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. A golf event set to take place at US President Donald Trump’s property in North Carolina has been cancelled due to its name, “Tri at […]

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in invites North to participate in 2018 Winter Olympics to boost peace

June 24, 2017 10:30 pm
South Korean President Moon Jae-in invites North to participate in 2018 Winter Olympics to boost peace

This file photo taken on June 5, 2017 shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a ceremony to mark Korean Memorial Day at the National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by AFP) South Korean President Moon Jae-in has invited North Korea, his country’s archenemy, to the 2018 Winter Olympic […]

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Dozens of fans barred from FIFA Confederation Cup in Russia

June 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Dozens of fans barred from FIFA Confederation Cup in Russia

Russia supporters cheer during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match between Russia and New Zealand at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint-Petersburg on June 17, 2017. (AFP photo) Dozens of fans have been barred from attending football matches at the current edition of FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia as reports […]

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Real Madrid says Ronaldo ‘innocent’ amid tax fraud accusation

June 14, 2017 1:02 am
Real Madrid says Ronaldo ‘innocent’ amid tax fraud accusation

The photo taken on April 12, 2017 shows Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo kissing the ball before taking a free kick during the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match against FC Bayern Munich in Munich, Germany. (Photo by AFP) Real Madrid says it believes Cristiano Ronaldo is […]

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud

June 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud

The photo taken on March 29, 2017 shows Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo standing beside a bust presented during a ceremony where Madeira’s airport in Funchal is to be renamed after Cristiano Ronaldo, Madeira island, Portugal. (Photo by AFP) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was on Tuesday accused of evading 14.7 […]

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‘Manchester United world’s most valuable club’

June 6, 2017 10:30 pm
‘Manchester United world’s most valuable club’

Manchester United’s players celebrates with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final football match Ajax Amsterdam v Manchester United on May 24, 2017 at the Friends Arena in Solna outside Stockholm. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP Manchester United have overtaken Real Madrid as the world’s most valuable football team, US […]

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Georgia Oboh begins journey to Ladies European Tour Access Series

June 2, 2017 2:50 am
Georgia Oboh begins journey to Ladies European Tour Access Series

Georgia Oboh is currently featuring in the Jabra Ladies Open holding at the Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian les Bains, France. One of Nigeria’s brightest prospects in international golf, Georgia Oboh has begun her quest to garner points for the Ladies European Tour Access Series (LETAS), which will give her the […]

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Tiger Woods seen confused, stumbling on police dashcam video

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Tiger Woods seen confused, stumbling on police dashcam video

This still image from a dashcam video released by the Jupiter, Florida, Police Department shows police officers arresting Tiger Woods on May 29.PHOTO: AFP. His speech slow and slurred, Tiger Woods couldn’t follow simple instructions or keep his balance during a dazed and disoriented encounter with police before he was […]

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Manchester attack sparks robust security for FA Cup and other sporting events

May 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Manchester attack sparks robust security for FA Cup and other sporting events

Armed police looked on as thousands watched the Great CityGames in the centre of Manchester on Friday just days after a suicide bomb at a pop concert claimed 22 lives and wounded dozens. Similar robust security measures will be a feature of English football’s showpiece event the FA Cup final […]

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Paul Pogba sends grieving Manchester United to emotional Europa triumph

May 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Paul Pogba sends grieving Manchester United to emotional Europa triumph

Manchester United’s players celebrates with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final football match Ajax Amsterdam v Manchester United on May 24, 2017 at the Friends Arena in Solna outside Stockholm. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP Paul Pogba propelled Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday in […]

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi’s 21-month jail term confirmed

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi’s 21-month jail term confirmed

The photo taken on June 2, 2016 shows Barcelona’s football star Lionel Messi (R) followed by his father Jorge Horacio Messi arriving at the courthouse on June 2, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Spain’s Supreme Court has ratified a 21-month prison sentence handed down to Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi for […]

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