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Zidane’s place in pantheon of great coaches secure
May27

Zidane’s place in pantheon of great coaches secure

Considered one of the all-time greats as a player, Zinedine Zidane was lauded with similar respect as a manager yesterday after making more Champions League history with Real Madrid.The Spanish giants’ 3-1 win over Liverpool on a dramatic evening in Kiev allowed Zidane to become the first coach ever to win the Champions League in three...

Madrid parade CL trophy in front of ecstatic fans
May27

Madrid parade CL trophy in front of ecstatic fans

Tens of thousands of ecstatic fans lined the streets of the Spanish capital to greet Real Madrid’s players as they returned home yesterday after winning their third Champions League title in a row in Kiev.Real supporters cheered and waved club scarves as a bus carrying Cristiano Ronaldo and the rest of the team crawled past crowds lining...

Karius unable to sleep after final nightmare as death threats investigated
May27

Karius unable to sleep after final nightmare as death threats investigated

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius told fans he was “infinitely sorry” for his two catastrophic errors in the side’s 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final and said he had struggled to sleep after Saturday’s game.The German keeper gifted Karim Benzema the first goal by accidentally throwing the ball against the Real...

Salah ‘confident’ for WC despite shoulder injury
May27

Salah ‘confident’ for WC despite shoulder injury

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is “confident” of being fit for the World Cup despite suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid.Salah was forced off in tears during the first half of the 3-1 loss in Kiev on Saturday, sparking fears he wouldn’t make it to next month’s World Cup.The...

Publicity stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa’s death
May26

Publicity stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa’s death

A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury $100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest’s summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company said yesterday.Social networking startup Ask.fm has become embroiled in controversy after a Sherpa who guided four climbers sponsored by the company went missing near the...

Cryptocurrency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death
May26

Cryptocurrency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death

A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury $100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest’s summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company said on Saturday. Social networking startup Ask.fm has become embroiled in controversy after a Sherpa who guided four climbers sponsored by the company went missing near...

Ahead of Champions League final, Kiev closes metro stations after bomb warnings
May26

Ahead of Champions League final, Kiev closes metro stations after bomb warnings

Five metro stations have been closed in Ukraine’s capital Kiev after bomb warning on Saturday.The warnings come simultaneously with the kickoff of the Champion’s League final held in Kiev. …read more Source: Al...

Russia ‘responsible’ for downing of flight MH17
May26

Russia ‘responsible’ for downing of flight MH17

The Netherlands and Australia took the first step yesterday towards dragging Russia to court over the shooting down of flight MH17, accusing Moscow of being responsible for the disaster over war-torn eastern Ukraine in 2014.The move won swift support from international allies, a day after investigators concluded that the Russian-made BUK missile...

Protectionism risks economic crisis: Putin
May26

Protectionism risks economic crisis: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned yesterday that the world could be heading for an unprecedented economic crisis due to the confrontational trade policy and protectionism being pursued by the United States.Without directly naming US President Donald Trump, who has slapped on tariffs and pulled out of trade deals, Putin lamented that a new...

Liverpool, Real up for battle of attack-minded aristocracy
May26

Liverpool, Real up for battle of attack-minded aristocracy

Ils sont les meilleurs. Sie sind die Besten. These are the champions! At least they are if you squint a little. When Liverpool and Real Madrid walk out at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, neck hairs prickling to the wonderfully overblown strains of Tony Britten’s choral Champions League theme, they will do so in the capacity of genuine European...

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