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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 ...


Rockets rally to down Lakers

James Harden scored 48 points as the Houston Rockets rallied from a 21-point deficit to down the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime on a drama-filled NBA on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/20 18:38:39

Lippi: Chinese striker Wu Lei ready to play against Thailand at Asian Cup

China head coach Marcello Lippi Saturday confirmed that Chinese top-scorer Wu Lei will be fit for the match against Thailand in the Round-of-16 of 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 8:09:45

China sweeps all three golds on first day of ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open

China swept all of the gold medals on the first day of finals at the Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open here on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 8:00:25

Emery targets Arsenal glory

Unai Emery believes he will be handed the time necessary to “get Arsenal back to where the club deserves to be” despite a recent slump threatening the Gunners' chances of a return to the Champions League.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/18 13:08:40

Rugby WC plans for calamities

With the final countdown to this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan well under way, organizers are focusing their efforts on contingency planning in the notoriously earthquake and typhoon-prone country, tournament director Alan Gilpin told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/17 20:13:41

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 at the 60,000-seater stadium without the sight of Arsene Wenger in the home dugout. For the man who replaces him and his counterpart in the other technical area it is a brand-new experience. The same can be said for a number of those taking the field in what has become one of the iconic games of the English Premier League.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 20:13:41

More than the sport's loss

The world would be losing not only a tennis star if Andy Murray retires after losing out to Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open, but also a voice for women in sport, advocates say.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/17 20:08:42

NHL ends bid to hold 2020 World Cup of Hockey tourney

The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that it has shelved plans for a World Cup of Hockey tournament in 2020 following a meeting with the players' union.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/17 20:08:41

Dembele leaves Spurs to join Guangzhou R&F

Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/17 20:08:41

Top seed Simona Halep battles through

Top seed Simona Halep was forced to dig deep to stay in the Australian Open on a day of epic battles Thursday that saw Japanese pair Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori survive but 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka crash out.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/17 20:03:43