22/08/2018 - 09:39

Beckham to receive UEFA President’s award

Former England captain David Beckham is to receive the 2018 UEFA President’s Award in honour of his achievements in the game and his work since retiring as a player, European football’s governing…

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21/08/2018 - 09:52

Tributes pour in for former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

From his native Africa to the United States, tributes continued to pour in from around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and “diplomatic rock star” Kofi Annan died…

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20/08/2018 - 09:52

In rebel-held Idlib, displaced Syrians bond through football

Beyond an olive grove in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rebel fighter Zakaria Abdelwahhab, 29, dashes across the astroturf towards the football, hoping to score a goal for his lost hometown. Seven…

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13/08/2018 - 14:39

Young S. Korean footballers head to Pyongyang

As the South Korean delegation travelled north, 64 North Korean workers arrived in Seoul for a football match slated for Saturday. Waving mini white and blue “unification” flags — a…

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12/08/2018 - 12:34

Iraq football team plays first match in Palestinian territories

Iraq’s national team played its first-ever football match in the Palestinian territories on Saturday and beat the home side 3-0 in a friendly. Some 2,000 people attended the match in…

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11/08/2018 - 12:34

Gay Games in Paris for a week of sport, culture and equality

The Gay Games will kick off in Paris on Saturday, bringing together participants from around the world for a week of sport and culture in a carnival atmosphere. “We want…

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