Wednesday, December 13, 2017

UAE striker scores fastest goal in Asian Cup

Mabkhout’s goal has now taken him to the top of the competition’s scorer’s charts with three goals in two games By Ashley M. Hammond Dubai: UAE...

Woman footballer forced to strip naked to prove her gender

Genoveva Anonma lifts lid on how she was forced to take off her clothes by African officials By Gareth Butler Footballer Genoveva Anonma has told...

BBC to bring Africa Cup of Nations to global audiences

The BBC will bring extensive coverage of the 30th Africa Cup of Nations staged in Equatorial Guinea in February. Comprehensive coverage on radio, TV,...

Awesome Kenyan foursome to race in London Marathon

 By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - London Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat will face two former winners and the fastest half-marathon runner ever - all four of...

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or award again

    By Brian Homewood ZURICH — Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the second year running and the third overall on Monday after...

Phil Jagielka admits FA Cup replay vital for Everton

Defender wants struggling Toffees to build on back-to-back draws against West Ham AFP London: Everton captain Phil Jagielka says Tuesday’s FA Cup third round replay at...

Lazar-guided Liverpool close on top four

Lazar Markovic scored the only goal as improving Liverpool provisionally closed to within four points of the Premier League's top four by winning 1-0...

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

By: John Ashdown, Jacob Steinberg and Yemi Abi ade 1) No thrilla for Villa “We’re working on something new and the lads seem to enjoy it,” said Paul...

Manchester City admit Frank Lampard never signed two-year deal with NYCFC

Jamie Jackson Manchester City have admitted making mistakes regarding Frank Lampard’s status, with the club moving to clarify he never signed a two-year deal with...

Arsene Wenger tips ‘incredible’ Thierry Henry for Arsenal role

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Thierry Henry possesses some of the essential characteristics needed to be a manager. Henry, 37, ended his 20-year playing career...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...