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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 ...


Newcastle survive Blackburn scare in replay

Newcastle survived an FA Cup scare at Blackburn as they blew a two-goal lead before hitting back to win 4-2 after extra time in Tuesday's third-round replay.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 19:38:42

Man Utd fans angry at reduced ticket allocation for Arsenal tie

Manchester United supporters have been left furious as it appears they are to be offered a reduced ticket allocation for next week's FA Cup fourth-round trip to Arsenal.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/16 19:38:42

Warriors rout Nuggets in record win

The reigning champions Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 19:38:40

Top sports body apologizes for series of sex assault cases

The head of South Korea's top sports body Tuesday apologized for a litany of sexual assault cases between young athletes and their coaches and vowed to impose lifetime bans on offenders.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/15 19:13:40

Williams made sure baby's first doll was black

Serena Williams says she made sure the first doll her daughter Alexis Olympia received was black, and her second one will be white as she teaches a message of “love for each other.”
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 19:08:41

Djokovic begins 7th title bid with romp

Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title in easy fashion Tuesday, crushing 230th-ranked American Mitchell Krueger 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 at Rod Laver Arena.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 19:08:41

For now, there is no better replacement for Lippi as China's head coach

Chinese national soccer team head coach Marcello Lippi has on multiple occasions said he's homesick and wants to leave China, but his sentiments may also indicate that the Chinese Football Association (CFA) is unwilling to extend Lippi's contract.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 17:13:41

Barca 1st club to spend half a billion euros on wages

La Liga champions Barcelona became the first soccer team to spend over half a billion euros in wages after their staff costs shot up by 42 percent over the past year, according to a study by KPMG.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/15 17:13:41

Manchester City cut gap at top

Pep Guardiola said his Manchester City team will be poised to pounce if Premier League leaders Liverpool falter, following a comfortable 3-0 win over Wolves on Monday that left City four points behind Jurgen Klopp's side.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 17:13:40

Harden's 57 points fuel Rockets

NBA scoring juggernaut James Harden poured in a season-high 57 points on Monday to power the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 17:13:40