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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 ...


Ageless Federer sounds confident warning

Ageless Roger Federer said Sunday he was in a confident mood and warned his rivals he was "playing good tennis" as he aims for a third successive Australian Open title.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/13 18:58:39

Sarri seeks reinforcements as Chelsea strengthen grip on fourth place

Even though Chelsea breezed past Newcastle 2-1 on Saturday boss Maurizio Sarri says he needs replacements in midfield if they are to keep up their push for the last automatic Champions League spot in the Premier League.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/13 17:08:40

Maradona recovering in hospital after surgery: lawyer

Argentina's World Cup winning captain Diego Maradona was recovering in hospital on Saturday after successfully undergoing a routine operation for stomach bleeding, his lawyer said.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/13 17:08:40

Lazio into last eight with 4-1 win

Lazio were embroiled in controversy on Saturday after racist and anti-Semitic chanting which scarred a Coppa Italia tie was dismissed by the club as a “psychosis focusing on a minority or nonexistent incidents.”
Source: AFP | 2019/1/13 17:08:40

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs

Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/13 17:08:39

FIFA demands Bahraini refugee player be allowed back to Australia

International soccer's governing body FIFA says a Bahraini refugee player facing possible deportation from Thailand should be freed and be allowed to return to Australia to continue his career.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/10 19:18:41

Ningbo develops through sports

Among the runners who participated in the New Year's Day race in Ningbo, 57-year-old Xu Jianyong was proud to have his 23rd run in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 19:14:51

'Lads, it's Tottenham'

Wembley has been the scene of many winner-takes-all matches since a stadium first opened there 95 years ago. The 1966 World Cup final between England and West Germany and the 1968 European Cup final between Manchester United and Benfica were two of the biggest games at the old Wembley. The 2010 Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona was maybe the biggest in the 11 years since the new Wembley Stadium has stood on the site.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 19:13:40

History beckons

Serena Williams is back in Melbourne as hot favorite to repeat her 2017 Australian Open win and claim a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam with rivals, including defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, battling health issues and poor form.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/10 19:08:43

Kohlschreiber flogs feeble Fognini in Auckland quarters

Evergreen Philipp Kohlschreiber rolled back the years to storm into the Auckland Classic semifinals Thursday with a straight-set demolition of second seed Fabio Fognini.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/10 19:03:41