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Hosts and favourites, the pressure is on England

23 May 2019

MANCHESTER, England Hosts of the World Cup for the fifth time, there is an air of optimism around England's team and a sense of belief that they can finally clinch the trophy that has eluded them in its 44-year history.

FIFA to stick with 32 teams for Qatar World Cup

22 May 2019

MANCHESTER, England The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle

22 May 2019

BUDAPEST She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool.

Soccer: Hat-trick Hegerberg happy but hungry for more after Champions League win

19 May 2019

BUDAPEST Olympique Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg confirmed her status as the star of the women's game with a blistering first half hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League final win over Barcelona -- and then urged Europe's other clubs to try to catch the dominant French side.

Hegerberg hat-trick fires Lyon to fourth straight Champions League

18 May 2019

BUDAPEST Norwegian Ada Hegerberg fired Olympique Lyon to an unprecedented fourth straight Women's Champions League title with a first-half hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Barcelona in Saturday's final at Budapest's Groupama Arena.

Hat-trick Hegerberg happy but hungry for more after Champions League win

18 May 2019

BUDAPEST Olympique Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg confirmed her status as the star of the women's game with a blistering first half hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League final win over Barcelona -- and then urged Europe's other clubs to try to catch the dominant French side.

Soccer-Hat-trick Hegerberg happy but hungry for more after Champions League win

18 May 2019

BUDAPEST, May 18 Olympique Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg confirmed her status as the star of the women's game with a blistering first half hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League final win over Barcelona -- and then urged Europe's other clubs to try to catch the dominant French side.

Soccer-Hegerberg hat-trick fires Lyon to fourth straight Champions League

18 May 2019

BUDAPEST, May 18 Norwegian Ada Hegerberg fired Olympique Lyon to their fourth straight Women's Champions League title with a first-half hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Barcelona in Saturday's final at Budapest's Groupama Arena.

Barca look to end Lyon's domination of Women's Champions League

17 May 2019

BUDAPEST Women's football giants Olympique Lyonnais face a strong challenge to their domination of the Champions League when they take on Barcelona in Saturday's final at Ferencvaros Stadium, looking for a fourth straight title.

PREVIEW-Soccer-Barca look to end Lyon's domination of Women's Champions League

17 May 2019

BUDAPEST, May 17 Women's football giants Lyon face a strong challenge to their domination of the Champions League when they take on Barcelona in Saturday's final at Ferencvaros Stadium, looking for a fourth straight title.

World News

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis

Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the sailors' release in hours.