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Premier League wobbles leave Euro spots chase wide open


Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the riches and prestige of the Champions League next season.

Chinese fans saddened by the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

US basketball legend Kobe Bryant died at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in California, US on Saturday local time, according to a TMZ report. Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed in the crash, said CNN.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/27 4:03:40

Alpine ski orienteering a hit in Finland

A maiden alpine ski orienteering race was held in Suomu, Finland on Saturday and has received praise from local participants, who braved temperatures as low as -20 C.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/26 20:27:28

Their cup runneth off

Footballers are not necessarily the best when it comes to looking after trophies, as many incidents would attest.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 22:58:40

Making switch from pitch to kitchen

"He works in there on match days, son." It's a statement you often hear outside Lou Macari's Fish and Chips in the shadow of Old Trafford, and it remains as untrue today as it was when Macari was delighting Manchester United fans with chips on the pitch in the late 1970s.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 22:48:40

Tebas warns over new reform

La Liga President Javier Tebas has warned that FIFA's launch of a revamped and expanded Club World Cup in 2021 could trigger a damaging impact on domestic leagues.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/21 22:43:41

Qatar, FIFA jointly publish World Cup rights pledges

Qatar and FIFA published Tuesday the first jointly issued legacy planning strategy ahead of a football World Cup, with pledges on labor and LGBT rights alongside protections for activists and journalists.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 22:28:40

Leicester Tigers name Borthwick head coach

Former England captain Steve Borthwick is to be head coach of Premiership strugglers Leicester Tigers next season, the club announced on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 22:23:41

Tirades mar Fognini's epic victory

Italian firebrand Fabio Fognini came through an intense five-set epic at the Australian Open Tuesday in a match overshadowed by expletive-laden rants at the umpire, who was slammed as “pathetic.”
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 22:23:40

Premier League wobbles leave Euro spots chase wide open

Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the riches and prestige of the Champions League next season.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 21:28:40

Nadal in full flight down under

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/21 21:23:40