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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 ...


Bolt the 'business man' worried about young Jamaican athletes' future

Sprint great Usain Bolt said Monday the current generation of Jamaican athletes had it too easy and that they were not working hard enough to get to the highest level.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 17:08:39

Juve beat bottom side Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty but Italian league leaders Juventus eased past bottom club Chievo 3-0 to pull nine points clear on top of Serie A on Monday as AC Milan returned to the European Champions League berths with a 2-0 win in Genoa.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 17:03:40

76ers shoot down Rockets

Philadelphia big man Joel Embiid scored 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Monday as the 76ers withstood a 37-point performance from James Harden in a 121-93 victory over the Houston Rockets.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/22 17:03:39

China's Li Na to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

The first ever Chinese Grand Slam Champion, Li Na, will soon be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/22 16:51:34

Fans furious at choice of pop idol as NBA ambassador

The National Basketball Association's appointment of a milky-faced talent show pop star as the NBA Chinese New Year Celebration Brand Ambassador has sparked a macho backlash among some fans who deem the dainty idol unfit for the role.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 19:12:27

30 races to be staged in China

Spartan race series organizers say they are expanding to stage 30 endurance and obstacle events in China in 2019.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2019/1/21 19:08:40

Patriots reach Super Bowl

New England and 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady will be going to their third consecutive Super Bowl after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-31 in overtime on Sunday, with the Los Angeles Rams standing between the Patriots and a sixth NFL title.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2019/1/21 19:08:40

Serena muscles into quarters

A fired-up Serena Williams slugged past world No.1 Simona Halep on Monday as she inches ever closer to a 24th Grand Slam title on a day that saw Alexander Zverev implode at the Australian Open.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/21 19:08:39

Napoli beat Lazio to keep sight of Juventus

Napoli beat 10-man Lazio 2-1 on Sunday to close the gap on leaders Juventus to six points and consolidate second place in Serie A.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/21 17:53:40

Messi called off the bench to sink Leganes

Lionel Messi came off the bench to inspire Barcelona to a 3-1 win over a dogged Leganes side on Sunday, creating one goal and scoring another to keep the Catalans five points clear at the top of La Liga.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/21 17:53:40