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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 ...


Pressure on Brazil, Argentina as draw looms

They may boast seven World Cup victories between them and two of the game's biggest stars in Lionel Messi and Neymar, but Argentina and hosts Brazil will be under immense pressure when the Copa America begins in June.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 17:23:41

Chinese boxer Xu Can ready for world title bout in Houston

Chinese boxer Xu Can said Tuesday he is ready for his WBA featherweight world title bout against Jesus Rojas of Puerto Rico, which will be held on Saturday in Houston, Texas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 17:23:40

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.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 17:13:41

Westbrook triples as Thunder edge Portland

Russell Westbrook bagged his 14th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder overpowered Western Conference rivals the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 17:13:40

NBA's choice of idol Cai Xukun as spokesperson sparks controversy

After the NBA official Sina Weibo account posted a 30-second video of NBA stars sending out Chinese New Year greetings on Friday, it quickly went viral, garnering 108 million views and 18,000 reposts. However, these high numbers were not solely because NBA stars including Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard and Giannis Antetokounmpo made appearance, there was another factor - Chinese singer Cai Xukun also walked into the video.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 16:18:40

Beijing Olympics 10,000m bronze medalist relishes London Marathon challenge

Former world 10,000m champion and Beijing Olympic bronze medalist, Linet Masai on Tuesday warned her rivals not to rule her out when she makes her debut in London marathon on April 28.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 8:55:10

Cardiff striker Sala feared missing in plane crash

Premier League club Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentina-born striker Emiliano Sala, was on board a light aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday night, police sources told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 18:58:41

Djokovic concerned about 'Big Brother' cameras

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has expressed concern about “Big Brother” surveillance cameras that capture behind-the-scenes footage of players at the Australian Open, making the season-opening Grand Slam resemble a reality television show.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 18:58:41

Emotional Kvitova reaches semifinals

An emotional Petra Kvitova swept into her first Grand Slam semifinal Tuesday since a terrifying knife attack almost ended her career as the fairy-tale runs of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Danielle Collins continued at the Australian Open.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 18:58:40

Albion cruise amid Bolton fans' protest

West Bromwich Albion ignored a bizarre tennis ball protest from furious Bolton fans as the promotion chasers moved into third place in the Championship with a 2-0 win at the Macron Stadium on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 17:18:39