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Chinese investors buy stake in Manchester City group

01 Dec 2015

LONDON Chinese investors are paying $400 million (£265 million) for a stake in the group that owns football clubs including England's Manchester City and New York City FC, the country's most significant overseas investment in the game. | Video

Chinese investors buy stake in Manchester City group

01 Dec 2015

LONDON Chinese investors are paying $400 million for a stake in the group that owns soccer clubs including England's Manchester City and New York City FC, the country's most significant overseas investment in the game. | Video

German president warns of limits to number of refugees

28 Sep 2015

BERLIN Germany's president has warned that there are limits to how many refugees his country can absorb as it prepares for as many as 800,000 arrivals this year, showing growing concern even at the highest level over how to look after so many newcomers.

German president warns of limits to number of refugees

28 Sep 2015

BERLIN Germany's president has warned that there are limits to how many refugees his country can absorb as it prepares for as many as 800,000 arrivals this year, showing growing concern even at the highest level over how to look after so many newcomers.

New William Hill CEO enjoys strong start to reign

21 Oct 2014

LONDON Leading British bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results.

New William Hill CEO enjoys strong start to reign

21 Oct 2014

LONDON Leading British bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts after the soccer World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results.

American football back in London with extra game

17 Sep 2014

LONDON The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base and lay the foundations for a team in the British capital.

American football back in London with extra game

17 Sep 2014

LONDON The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base and lay the foundations for a team in the British capital.

Newcastle say owner Ashley has no plans to sell

12 Sep 2014

LONDON Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley remains committed to the club and will not sell it for any price over the next two years, the Premier League outfit said on Friday.

Newcastle say owner Ashley has no plans to sell

12 Sep 2014

LONDON Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley remains committed to the club and will not sell it for any price over the next two years, the Premier League outfit said on Friday.

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