18/10/2017 - 12:21

NFL: League, players vow to work together over social issues

A meeting between NFL team owners and players representatives ended Tuesday with no agreement on the thorny issue of protests during the national anthem, which has bitterly divided the sport. A…

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16/10/2017 - 09:26

Football: Toure pledges help to fight racism at World Cup

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has warned that the World Cup in Russia could be a “big mess” if the tournament is blighted by racism, but vowed to help tackle the…

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13/10/2017 - 10:40

Refugees take northern French town to cricket glory

On a rugby field overlooked by a towering cathedral, a group of young refugees has introduced a small northern French town to the beautiful game of… cricket. Saint-Omer lies 40 kilometres (25…

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11/10/2017 - 11:09

Tears in Damascus as Syria misses shot at World Cup

Syrians in Damascus collapsed into tears of disappointment Tuesday as their war-torn country’s hopes of qualifying for its first ever football World Cup were dashed during extra time against Australia….

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09/10/2017 - 07:19

NFL: Vice president exits game after anthem protest

US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday after some players kneeled for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests…

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06/10/2017 - 07:22

FC Barcelona, Iniesta urge dialogue in Catalonia crisis

Barcelona Football Club and their captain Andres Iniesta on Thursday urged dialogue to resolve a volatile political crisis over Catalonia’s drive for independence. “I have never before publicly commented on…

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