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    Bundesliga: Two-goal Ibisevic sent off as Hertha go third
    Nov28

    Bundesliga: Two-goal Ibisevic sent off as Hertha go third

    His dismissal came after Mainz's defensive midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin was also sent for an early shower. Vedad Ibisevic scored both goals before being sent off in Hertha Berlin’s 2-1 comeback win over Mainz to lift his side to third in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Both teams finished with ten men for the final quarter of an hour as...

    Steven Seagal: Putin hands action star Russian passport
    Nov26

    Steven Seagal: Putin hands action star Russian passport

    Seagal is the latest in a string of high-profile Westerners to be granted Russian citizenship after buddying up with Putin. President Vladimir Putin on Friday personally handed a new Russian passport to US action star Steven Seagal and said he hoped the gesture showed a “normalisation” of strained relations with Washington.Sitting at...

    In France: Fillon buoyed by debate, heads for finish line
    Nov25

    In France: Fillon buoyed by debate, heads for finish line

    Fillon dismissed suggestions his conservative approach made it hard for voters to distinguish between him and Le Pen. Conservative French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon holds a final rally in Paris Friday as he seeks to clinch the nomination for the centre-right Republicans in a primary vote this weekend.Fillon, whose surge has taken...

    Rooney: Mourinho sets striker Europa League goal
    Nov25

    Rooney: Mourinho sets striker Europa League goal

    Rooney scored his 39th European goal as United crushed Feyenoord 4-0 on Thursday. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho challenged Wayne Rooney to lead the club to Europa League glory after the England captain broke United’s European scoring record against Feyenoord.Rooney, 31, scored his 39th European goal as United crushed Feyenoord 4-0...

    In Russia: FSB detains retired naval officer on charges of spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    In Russia: FSB detains retired naval officer on charges of spying for Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Crimea was incorporated into Russia in 2014 following a referendum. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday said it had detained a retired Russian navy officer suspected of spying for Ukraine in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.”Capt. II rank Leonid Parkhomenko was fulfilling tasks assigned to him by the Main...

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback
    Nov24

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback

    Benfica are still just a point clear of Besiktas with one match to go as they joust for top spot in Group B. Benfica must wait on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Turkey’s Besiktas on Wednesday.The Portuguese cruised into a 3-0 lead inside barely half an hour but were...

    Champions League: Napoli’s Mertens a happy striker ahead of Dinamo clash
    Nov23

    Champions League: Napoli’s Mertens a happy striker ahead of Dinamo clash

    Mertens has been pushed in to the centre of Maurizio Sarri's attack and has delivered with impressive results. Belgium’s Dries Mertens said he’s happy to remain Napoli’s number one striker against Dinamo Kiev on Wednesday, as long as it helps the Italians secure their ticket for the Champions League last 16.With Poland...

    Zaripova: Retroactive dope test catches Russian steeplechase champion
    Nov22

    Zaripova: Retroactive dope test catches Russian steeplechase champion

    There were seven medallists on the latest list of dope cheats released by the International Olympic Committee Steeplechase champion Yuliya Zaripova of Russia was one of 12 athletes disqualified on Monday after failing retroactive dope tests taken at the 2012 London Games.There were seven medallists on the latest list of dope cheats released by...

    Calabar Carnival 2016: 30 countries expected to participate
    Nov22

    Calabar Carnival 2016: 30 countries expected to participate

    The 2016 edition of the annual Calabar Carnival is expected to feature countries apart from Nigeria. This information was revealed by Gabriel Onah, chairman of Calabar Carnival Commission.He said it during thr carnival dry run flag off in Calabar. Some of the countries expected to participate in the carnival are Brazil, Ukraine, China, Italy,...

    Serie A: Baptism of fire for new Inter boss
    Nov18

    Serie A: Baptism of fire for new Inter boss

    Pioli has the toughest of assignments in what will be a cauldron atmosphere at the San Siro stadium. New Inter Milan coach Stefano Pioli faces a baptism of fire in Sunday’s derby against AC Milan, who are on a hot run of form as they seek their first Serie A title since 2011.Chinese-owned Inter wielded the axe when they sacked Frank de Boer...

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