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Chile defeats Panama 4-2, advances to Copa quarterfinals

Chile defeats Panama 4-2, advances to Copa quarterfinals Wed, 15 Jun, 2016

Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez each scored twice and Chile advanced to the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals with a 4-2 win over Panama on Tuesday.

France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence

France bans alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence Sun, 12 Jun, 2016

The French government Sunday announced a ban on alcohol near Euro 2016 venues and fan zones, after three days of drunken violence among fans in the southern city of Marseille.
Violence back to haunt football at Euro 2016

Violence back to haunt football at Euro 2016 Sun, 12 Jun, 2016

Hundreds of fans charging through streets holding chairs above their heads ready to throw and bloodied, bare-chested men brawling with police -- football's plague of violence has returned with a vengeance in France.
Emotional farewell to Muhammad Ali in Louisville

Emotional farewell to Muhammad Ali in Louisville Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville on Friday said farewell to the boxing legend hailed by Bill Clinton as a "universal soldier for our common humanity."
France kicks off Euro 2016 party with Eiffel Tower gig

France kicks off Euro 2016 party with Eiffel Tower gig Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

France kicked off Euro 2016 festivities with a huge open-air concert at the Eiffel Tower Thursday, as President Francois Hollande vowed the event would run smoothly despite ongoing strikes and looming terror attack fears.
Venezuela beats Uruguay 1-0 to advance to Copa quarters

Venezuela beats Uruguay 1-0 to advance to Copa quarters Fri, 10 Jun, 2016

Salomon Rondon scored on a rebound after a shot from midfield struck the crossbar and Venezuela beat Uruguay 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals.
Frenchman held in Ukraine 'planned Euro 2016 attacks'

Frenchman held in Ukraine 'planned Euro 2016 attacks' Mon, 06 Jun, 2016

Ukraine said Monday it had arrested a suspected far-right French extremist with a huge arsenal of weapons who allegedly planned to attack the European Championships in France this week.
Canada secures Rio volleyball berth with 3-2 win over China

Canada secures Rio volleyball berth with 3-2 win over China Sun, 05 Jun, 2016

Canada beat China 3-2 on Sunday to secure the final Olympic berth at a men's volleyball qualification tournament.
Boxing legend, social icon Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Boxing legend, social icon Muhammad Ali dies at 74 Sat, 04 Jun, 2016

Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali, a 20th Century icon whose fame transcended sport during a remarkable career that spanned three decades, died Friday, his family said.
Barcelona star Messi appears in court at tax fraud trial

Barcelona star Messi appears in court at tax fraud trial Thu, 02 Jun, 2016

Argentina football star Lionel Messi said Thursday he trusted his father with his finances and "knew nothing" about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial.

Mexico rescues kidnapped footballer Alan Pulido

Mexico rescues kidnapped footballer Alan Pulido Mon, 30 May, 2016

Mexican authorities have rescued football star Alan Pulido following his kidnapping in his crime-plagued home state of Tamaulipas, with the player declaring early Monday he was "very well" despite the ordeal.
Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout Sun, 29 May, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid.
WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika Sat, 28 May, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.
US beats Czech Republic 2-1 to reach semifinals at worlds

US beats Czech Republic 2-1 to reach semifinals at worlds Thu, 19 May, 2016

The United States reached the semifinals of the hockey world championship on Thursday with a 2-1 shootout win over the Czech Republic. Auston Matthews scored the only goal in the shootout and also scored in the second period to tie the game. Tomas Zohorna had put the Czechs in front with a penalty shot.
'Unviable' device blown up at Old Trafford as Manchester United finale abandoned

'Unviable' device blown up at Old Trafford as Manchester United finale abandoned Sun, 15 May, 2016

Army experts blew up a suspect device at Old Trafford on Sunday after tens of thousands of fans were evacuated ahead of Manchester United's final English Premier League game of the season.
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