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    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery
    Dec05

    Pioli refuses to step down as Juventus increase Lazio misery

    Lazio’s coach Stefano Pioli gestures during the Europa League group G soccer match against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/Files Under-pressure Lazio coach Stefano Pioli said he will not ‘desert the sinking ship’ following his side’s 2-0 home defeat to Juventus on...

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare
    Dec04

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare

    FILE – In this May 26, 2014 file photo, Thai soldiers secure a road near the Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AP BANGKOK: Thailand, once a poster child for democracy and freedom in turbulent Southeast Asia, has careened over the past two years from one image disaster to the next. First a military coup. Then revelations of slaves in...

    Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey
    Nov30

    Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey

    Turkish and Russian military officers salute as a Turkish honour guard carry the coffin of Russian pilot Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov into a Russian Air Force transport plane at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. Photo: AP MOSCOW: Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions...

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report
    Nov28

    Shevchenko to join Ukraine coaching staff: report

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before the match during Barclays Premier League Chelsea vs Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko is set to join the national team’s coaching staff, the Ukrainian Football 1 channel quoted assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov as...

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism
    Nov28

    Ukraine get one-game stadium ban from UEFA for racism

    KIEV: Ukraine have been ordered to play their next home game in UEFA competition behind closed doors following racist behaviour, the use of laser pointers, illicit banners and chants at the Euro 2016 qualifier against Spain on Oct. 12. The Football Federation of Ukraine was also fined 97,000 euros (£68,317) in total for the use of laser...

    Devetzi fails doping
    Nov26

    Devetzi fails doping

    ATHENS: Retired triple jumper Piyi Devetzi, 39, could be stripped of her Olympic silver and bronze medals after Greece’s track and field federation (SEGAS) said on Wednesday that she had failed a doping test. “The international federation (IAAF) informed SEGAS that Piyi Devetzi re-tested positive on a sample taken in 2007,” SEGAS said in a...

    Russia looks to cut economic ties with Turkey
    Nov26

    Russia looks to cut economic ties with Turkey

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for the media before their talks during the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey on Monday, November 16, 2015. Photo: AP MOSCOW: Russia said Thursday it would be looking to cut economic ties with Turkey and scrap investment projects in a matter of days in the...

    Ronaldo stars as Real repel strong Shakhtar rally
    Nov26

    Ronaldo stars as Real repel strong Shakhtar rally

    Real Madrid’s Cristano Ronaldo celebrates a goal for Shaktar Donestek during UEFA Champions League game on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Photo: Reuters LVIV: Cristiano Ronaldo sparkled as Real Madrid, who had already sealed a place in the last 16 of the Champions League, clinched top spot in Group A with a remarkable 4-3 win over Shakhtar...

    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify
    Nov26

    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify

    Spain’s Iker Casillas during training at Alicante on November 12, 2015. Photo: Reuters PORTO: A blunder by Iker Casillas helped Dynamo Kiev seal a 2-0 win away to Porto in the Champions League which threw Group G wide open on Tuesday and left the hosts in danger of missing out on the knockout stage. Andriy Yarmolenko put the Ukrainian...

    Global landmine casualties increase, Afghanistan largely to blame
    Nov26

    Global landmine casualties increase, Afghanistan largely to blame

    LONDON: Long-term progress in reducing the number of landmine casualties was reversed last year, and rebel groups used the mines in 10 countries, the largest number since 2006, researchers said on Thursday. Non-state groups were still using the deadly devices in the 12 months to October 2015 in Colombia, Libya, Myanmar, Pakistan, Syria and Yemen,...

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