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    Why world needs more than one Ebola vaccine
    May25

    Why world needs more than one Ebola vaccine

    In the life-and-death race to make the first effective vaccine against Ebola, one company — Merck — seems bound to win.But others drugmakers, such as Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline, are also in the running — and must stick with it even though they are unlikely to make a profit, experts say, because the world needs more than one Ebola...

    Svitolina no longer in the shadows as she chases French Open glory
    May24

    Svitolina no longer in the shadows as she chases French Open glory

    Had it not been for a bout of childhood jealously, Elina Svitolina might never have become the most successful tennis player to emerge out of Ukraine or be tipped as one of the favourites for this year’s French Open title.Desperate to grab some of the attention her parents Mikhaylo and Olena showered on her older brother Yulian, in 1999...

    Serena, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel; Nadal gets dream draw
    May24

    Serena, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel; Nadal gets dream draw

    Three-time champion Serena Williams could face longtime rival Maria Sharapova in the French Open last-16 after yesterday’s draw which also handed Rafael Nadal a dream route to an 11th title.Serena, the champion in 2002, 2013 and 2015, will start against Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic.Former world number one Williams, now ranked a...

    Champions League price hikes spell misery
    May24

    Champions League price hikes spell misery

    Real Madrid fans have returned 1,000 tickets for tomorrow’s Champions League final against Liverpool as spiralling accommodation and travel costs deter supporters from travelling to Kiev. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said the tickets could not be resold to Liverpool fans for security reasons but they would instead be put on sale for...

    Ronaldo versus Salah — the Ballon d’Or on the line?
    May24

    Ronaldo versus Salah — the Ballon d’Or on the line?

    In an age when individual awards are given ever greater importance, tomorrow’s Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool — and Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah — could determine the winner of the next Ballon d’Or.After all, Ronaldo has won the prestigious prize on the back of helping Madrid to each of their recent...

    Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators
    May24

    Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators

    Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday, for the first time, that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine came from a Russian military brigade. The Joint Investigation Team ‘has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR that shot down MH17 came from 53rd Anti-aircraft Missile Brigade based in...

    Moscow says no Russian missile involved in MH17 plane crash
    May24

    Moscow says no Russian missile involved in MH17 plane crash

    International investigation found a Russian missile downed flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 …read more Source: Gulf...

    Lyon, Wolfsburg cross paths once again
    May23

    Lyon, Wolfsburg cross paths once again

    Before Real Madrid try to get their hands on a third straight Champions League crown this week, Lyon have the chance to achieve the same feat in the women’s showpiece. The dominant French club face Germany’s Wolfsburg in Kiev today at the leafy Valeriy Lobanovskiy stadium, a short walk across the Ukrainian capital from where Real...

    Salah tops Ronaldo this season, says Liverpool great Rush
    May23

    Salah tops Ronaldo this season, says Liverpool great Rush

    Liverpool great Ian Rush says Mohamed Salah has outshone Champions League final opponent Cristiano Ronaldo during an incredible record-breaking season. The Egyptian forward goes into Saturday’s showpiece against defending champions Real Madrid in Kiev needing an unlikely four goals to beat Rush’s Liverpool goals record for a single...

    Decision time for Zidane as Bale awaits his chance
    May23

    Decision time for Zidane as Bale awaits his chance

    Gareth Bale’s relationship with Zinedine Zidane will come to a crossroads when Real Madrid play Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday. The pair have not seen eye-to-eye for some time, ever since Zidane jettisoned the Welshman for Real’s last 16 first leg game at home to Paris Saint-Germain in February.With their La Liga...

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