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Messi free kick not enough as Argentina held to draw by Chile

Argentina's Lionel Messi scored one of his trademark free kicks in the first half but Eduardo Vargas equalised for Chile to leave honours even at 1-1 in their Copa America opener in Rio de Janeiro on Monday...

Neymar, Brazil open Copa with 3-0 win over Venezuela

Brazil opened the 2021 Copa America with a 3-0 win over a depleted Venezuela on Sunday (June 13), dominating their inexperienced opponents from start to finish in a one-sided match. Defender Marquinhos scored the...

Finnish fans wish Christian Eriksen quick recovery

 Finland's Euro 2020 win celebration was tinged with sadness on Saturday (June 12) after Denmark's Christian Eriksen was rushed to hospital after collapsing during the match. Gathered in a rainy beer garden, scores of...

Paul outweighs Mayweather by nearly 35 pounds on eve of their exhibition fight

Floyd Mayweather will give up nearly 35 pounds (16 kg) to YouTube personality Logan Paul when they step into the ring for their exhibition fight at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on Sunday (June 6) but that...

Serena offers support to Osaka after French Open withdrawal

Serena Williams offered her support to Naomi Osaka on Monday (May 31) after the Japanese player's decision to withdraw from the French Open in the wake of her boycott of press conferences. In an...

Man City fans dejected after defeat

Chelsea won their second Champions League title and denied Pep Guardiola's Manchester City their first with Kai Havertz grabbing a first-half goal to secure a 1-0 win in Saturday's all-English final at the Estadio Do Dragao.

Jubilant Chelsea fans celebrate Champions League win on streets of London

Chelsea fans thronged the streets of west London to celebrate their club's Champions League final victory over Manchester City on Saturday night (May 29). Fans screamed, hugged and sang songs to celebrate clinching Europe's...

Chelsea supporters show their spirit in fan zone hours before Champions League final

Hundreds of Chelsea fans gathered at the team's fan zone in Porto on Saturday (May 29) to warm up before the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City set to kick-off at 1900GMT.

Nike says ended Neymar deal after non-cooperation in sexual-assault probe

Nike Inc said on Thursday (May 27) it ended its partnership with Brazilian soccer star Neymar last year because he refused to cooperate in an investigation into sexual assault allegations levelled against him by a Nike employee.

Fury signs contract for trilogy fight with Wilder

World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury has signed a contract to fight American Deontay Wilder for a third time in Las Vegas on July 24, Top Rank Boxing said on Sunday (May 23).

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New York state skylines glow with fireworks as COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Fireworks in major cities across New York state on Tuesday night (June 15) celebrated a major milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic: the...

Suspect stopped with spike strip after lengthy chase on Beltway 8

HOUSTON - A driver running red lights has been caught after a lengthy chase overnight, according to Houston police.

Woman being questioned after man stabbed to death in west Houston hotel room

HOUSTON – Authorities have launched investigation after a man who was found stabbed in the chest in a west Houston hotel Monday...