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Eagles, Steelers clinch division titles


The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East divisional crown with a roller-coaster NFL victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday but saw quarterback Carson Wentz exit early with a knee injury.

‘Brazilian storm’

Slightly built and aged just 10, Rickson Falcao looks no match for the waves crashing onto Brazil’s Atlantic coast, but within seconds of launching his board, the kid surfer is ...

The Ashes 2017

On Thursday at the Gabba in Brisbane, one of the oldest long-standing rivalries in world sport resumed when England arrived in Australia to take on their hosts for the 70th ...


Chapecoense remember fatal crash

Grieving fans of Chapecoense soccer club held a candlelit vigil at their stadium in southern Brazil on Wednesday, exactly one year after the team's plane crashed into a hillside in Colombia, killing most of the players on board.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/29 22:38:39

3 more Russians banned

Three more Russian bobsleighers were named and shamed for doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/29 22:33:40

Syrian wins Asian award

Syrian striker Omar Khrbin was awarded the Asian Football Confederation's 2017 Player of the Year Wednesday, after starring both for his club and for his war-ravaged country's attempt to make the World Cup.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/29 22:33:40

US college football rankings shaken up

On Saturday, Auburn defeated Alabama 26-14 in the biggest rivalry game for both schools, dubbed The Iron Bowl. While Alabama's loss sent many Tide fans home in a devastated mood, it might have actually improved Alabama's chances to advance to this year's College Football Playoff (CFP).
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 22:33:39

West Brom Albion appoint Alan Pardew as new manager

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Alan Pardew as manager on a 2.5-year contract, the Premier League club said in a statement on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/29 22:28:40

Spain’s La Liga aims to close income gap with English Premier League

La Liga, which runs the top two divisions of Spanish soccer, believes it can close the gap in revenues between it and the English Premier League in the next 10 years with an ambitious plan to expand its international audience.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/29 22:28:39

Gay fans told not to hold hands

Gay soccer fans at the 2018 World Cup will be warned about holding hands in public as part of advice on keeping safe in Russia.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/29 22:23:40

Ali-oop

Leicester City midfielder Demarai Gray (left) vies with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli during their English Premier League match on Tuesday in Leicester, England. Spurs’ Premier League challenge is fading fast after they slumped to a 2-1 defeat.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/29 22:23:39

Cavs streak continues

LeBron James' first career ejection was just a blip in his Cleveland Cavaliers' ninth straight NBA victory on Tuesday - a 108-97 triumph over the Miami Heat.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/29 22:18:39

Premier League managers must earn their salt over festive period

We're but a third into the Premier League season, and anyone with access to a calculator and understanding of multiplying by three can speculate how many points Manchester City are going to finish the season with and the extrapolation that they will proceed unbeaten. One man disagrees, though, and he happens to be Pep Guardiola.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 23:08:40