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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.
Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title

Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title Sun, 15 May, 2016

 In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow.
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino

FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino Sat, 14 May, 2016

 FIFA audit and compliance chairman Domenico Scala has resigned in protest against a power grab by President Gianni Infantino over control of independent panels that monitor the scandal-hit soccer body.
Germany beats Slovakia 5-1, Danish player in hospital

Germany beats Slovakia 5-1, Danish player in hospital Tue, 10 May, 2016

Germany beat Slovakia 5-1 in Tuesday's action at the hockey world championship, which also saw Danish defenseman Jesper Jensen taken to hospital after hitting his head against the glass in a game against Switzerland.
Real Madrid beats Man City 1-0 to reach Champions League final

Real Madrid beats Man City 1-0 to reach Champions League final Wed, 04 May, 2016

Real Madrid defeated Manchester City 1-0 thanks to an own goal in the first-half on Wednesday to line up a Champions League final against city rival Atletico Madrid.
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years

Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years Tue, 03 May, 2016

 Leicester City completed one of the greatest-ever sporting achievements Monday when the 5,000-1 underdogs won the Premier League for the first time.
Juventus celebrates Serie A title with 2-0 win over Carpi

Juventus celebrates Serie A title with 2-0 win over Carpi Sun, 01 May, 2016

Juventus celebrated another Serie A title with a 2-0 victory over Carpi in a party atmosphere in Turin on Sunday. Juventus had already clinched its fifth successive title before kicking a ball after Napoli lost 1-0 at Roma on Monday.
Spain bristles at Eurovision ban of Basque flag... alongside IS

Spain bristles at Eurovision ban of Basque flag... alongside IS Fri, 29 Apr, 2016

Spain reacted with fury Friday at the Eurovision's inclusion of the Basque regional flag on a list of banned banners during the song contest, alongside the Islamic State group flag.
Without Ronaldo, Madrid holds City 0-0 in Champions League

Without Ronaldo, Madrid holds City 0-0 in Champions League Wed, 27 Apr, 2016

Real Madrid failed to turn late domination into a goal without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester City held on for a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Tuesday.

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