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Christian Radnedge

Obstacle course racing scaling its way to Olympic inclusion

11 May 2019

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Manchester City clinch domestic double with FA Cup triumph over West Ham

04 May 2019

LONDON Manchester City completed a domestic double by comfortably beating West Ham United 3-0 in the Women's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, following on from their League Cup triumph in February.

Women's World Cup preparations kick off with four-tournament festival

26 Feb 2019

LONDON United States will get a flavour of what awaits them in their quest to retain their title at this year's World Cup as they take part in one of four tournaments kicking off this week featuring teams bound for France in June.

WRAPUP 2-Soccer-Man City slump to second defeat as Spurs, Liverpool and Everton run riot

26 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 26 Manchester City suffered their second straight defeat in the Premier League for the first time in two years after going down 2-1 at Leicester City in a goal-packed set of Boxing Day fixtures.

Talking points from the Premier League weekend

24 Dec 2018

LONDON Five talking-points from the Premier League weekend after Manchester City suffered a shock home loss to Crystal Palace, meaning that Liverpool stayed four points clear at the top following their win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Governing body FINA says it wants more athlete input

21 Dec 2018

LONDON World swimming's governing body FINA has said that it will look for new ways to improve its structure after several world and Olympic champions raised concerns at a summit in London this week.

Peaty leads call for fair pay from governing body

19 Dec 2018

LONDON Swimming's governing body FINA needs to show more transparency and give 50 percent of its revenues to athletes, Britain's Olympic and world breastroke champion Adam Peaty said on Wednesday as he also warned that the sport had 'no integrity'.

Yearender : France triumph as football World Cup proves the jewel in the sporting crown

19 Dec 2018

LONDON Any fears that the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be overshadowed by political antagonism were completely smashed as the June-July extravaganza set pulses racing and ended with a young, exciting France team clinching the title.

Another acrimonious exit for Mourinho in growing list

18 Dec 2018

Jose Mourinho is undoubtedly one of the most successful managers of his generation, yet the manner in which he often leaves a club after delivering success points to why he may never enjoy universal love and acclaim despite a glittering resume.

Pochettino bookmakers' hot favourite to take over at United

18 Dec 2018

LONDON Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino emerged on Tuesday as hot favourite to succeed Jose Mourinho, sacked as coach of Manchester United.

World News

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities.