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Pep mulls future amid England rumors

England’s top clubs will pay particular attention to a certain Spaniard in Bavaria this festive season with Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola due to announce his future plans before Christmas.
Source: AFP | 2015/12/18 5:03:03

Fury at BBC Awards

For the last six decades the people of Britain have settled down on a dark December evening and told the BBC who they think deserves to be awarded the title ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/18 5:03:02

The luck of the draw

The draw for Euro 2016 takes place in Paris on Saturday and one thing that has become clear as the permutations are discussed is that FIFA and UEFA rankings are ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/11 5:03:03

Coe vows to lead athletics out of abyss

IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) President Sebastian Coe said Wednesday he was the right person to clean up athletics and make it responsible and accountable in the wake of ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/12/4 5:03:02

We Are The Champions

The FIFA Club World Cup is the closest thing we have to decide which club actually deserves to call themselves genuine world champions, despite what their fans think. Fifteen years ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/4 5:03:02

Chelsea in right direction: Drogba

Chelsea great Didier Drogba has challenged his former teammates to dig deep and show the mental fortitude that will restore the club's place among the Premier League's elite.
Source: Reuters | 2015/11/27 5:03:03

In the pink

Scotland released their new kits for World Cup 2018 qualifying and they are going to stand for more reason than being the only British Isles team to miss out on ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/27 5:03:03

The only way is up

There are lies, damned lies and statistics. That's how the adage goes and it rings true for the Premier League this season.
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/20 5:03:02

Lomu changed rugby forever

Less than three weeks after the All Blacks emerged triumphant at rugby’s most successful World Cup, the sport was plunged into mourning following the untimely death of one of its ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/11/20 5:03:02

Military-minded Lancaster resigns

It is fitting that England coach Stuart Lancaster, who introduced the Victoria Cross to the team’s shirt design, chose Remembrance Day to leave his post after his “cultural revolution” was ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/11/13 5:03:02

Hodgson’s choice

England were the only team to emerge from Euro 2016 ­qualifying with a 100 percent record but there are sterner tests ahead.
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/13 5:03:02

CSL review of the season

The 2015 season of the Chinese Super League (CSL) drew to a close on Halloween and it was a case of the more things change, the more they stay the ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/6 5:03:03

Forever Young

German top-flight side Hoffenheim have revealed this week that they will install their current Under-19 coach Julian Nagelsmann as first-team manager next season. The Dutchman is only 28-year-old. When he ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/30 5:03:02

Scrum Like It Cold

The success of the Southern Hemisphere at this year's Rugby World Cup, where a side from south of the equator will lift the William Webb-Ellis trophy on November 1, has ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/23 5:03:02

Dutch can find courage in failure to qualify

The Netherlands went out of Euro 2016 with defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday as Robin van Persie's miserable season continued. The former Manchester United and Arsenal striker was ...
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/16 5:03:03

Rugby spans the sectarian divide

As Ireland won their place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, Catholics and Protestants sat side by side in Laverys bar in Belfast to cheer on an all-island team that ...
Source: Reuters | 2015/10/16 5:03:03

Rosberg remains defiant in title bid

Nico Rosberg is heading into this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix determined to keep alive his bid for the drivers’ world title by beating defending two-time champion and Mercedes teammate Lewis ...
Source: AFP | 2015/10/9 5:03:03

Entering The Euro Zone

The international break is upon us again but for the players contesting the final two European Championship qualifiers this weekend is far from meaningless.
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/9 5:03:03