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Sala worried about plane in final message


Cardiff City's record new signing Emiliano Sala expressed concern about his plane shortly before the light aircraft disappeared over the Channel, according to an audio message sent to friends and relatives.

Onward and upward

Molly Thompson-Smith is dreaming of a medal when climbing makes its bow at next year's Olympics and hopes her exploits will encourage more black people to take up the sport.

London calling

Saturday evening at the Emirates will be a new experience for many. For the fans in the stands, it is the first time any will have seen Arsenal play Chelsea ...


Messi on target again as Barca stretch lead

Lionel Messi scored for the seventh time in four La Liga games as champions Barcelona scrapped their way to a hard-fought 2-1 win at Getafe on Sunday that propelled them five points clear at the top of the table.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/7 17:28:40

Raptors maul Pacers

Norman Powell scored 23 points and Kyle Lowry returned from injury to tally 12 as the Toronto Raptors snapped the Indiana Pacer's six-game NBA win streak with a 121-105 victory on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/7 17:28:39

Construction underway on Chongli rail link for Beijing 2022

Construction on a high-speed railway linking Beijing with Chongli district of Zhangjiakou city is underway, local authorities said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/7 17:26:21

China calls a foul for US map mix-up at Asia Cup

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) protested over a brochure distributed during the opening ceremony of this year's Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi that wrongly contained a map of the US to represent China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/7 16:28:40

Falling Frenchman

Lyon's French fly-half Jonathan Wisniewski (left) is tackled by Montpellier's French center Benoit Paillaugue during their French Top 14 rugby union match on Saturday at the GGL stadium in Montpellier, France. Lyon won 25-14.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 19:18:39

Cowboys rally past Seattle, Colts top Texans in playoffs

Dak Prescott rallied the Dallas Cowboys to an NFL playoff victory over Seattle on Saturday while Andrew Luck powered the Indianapolis Colts into the second round with a victory at Houston.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 19:13:39

Knicks' Turkish player Kanter to skip England trip in fears for life

The New York Knicks' Turkish center Enes Kanter said he won't make the NBA team's trip to Britain this month for fear he might be murdered by Turkish spies.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 19:13:07

Stars cautious on new tiebreaker rule

Star players Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber have cautiously welcomed new tie­breaker rules for the deciding set at the Australian Open.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 19:13:06

Alaves go 4th with victory over troubled Valencia

Alaves continued their excellent home form by recovering to beat struggling Spanish powerhouse Valencia 2-1 on Saturday, climbing into fourth place in La Liga and boosting their chances of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 16:58:41

Golden steak warrior: Ribery blasts critics of his 24-carat gold meal

French soccer star Franck Ribery on Saturday launched a foul-mouthed response after he was criticized for eating a gold-coated steak, telling his critics, "I will spend my money how I like."
Source: AFP | 2019/1/6 16:58:41