Sat, 25 May 2019

Neymar to arrive early in Brazil for Copa America

Terespolis - Star striker Neymar will join Brazil's Copa America squad for training Saturday, three days ahead of schedule, an ...

Will it be love or hate for Powell at London Sevens?

Cape Town - Neil Powell has seen the best of times and the worst of times at Twickenham.In 2016, the ...

Liverpool's Alisson ready for biggest test of his life

London - Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker rates next week's Champions League final against Tottenham as the biggest game of his ...

Maduro Accuses US of Attacking Food Aid Program

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program ...

Smiles for miles as Blitzboks get ready for London Sevens

Cape Town - All the teams in the World Rugby Sevens Series play to their own beat, but few would ...

UNHCR: People Fleeing Venezuela Need Protection, Must Not Be Deported

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says the majority of Venezuelans fleeing worsening conditions in their country are in need ...

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new ...

PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's ...

Marler joins Barbarians squad to face England

London - Harlequins prop Joe Marler has joined the Barbarians squad, who will line up against England on June 2.The ...

Blitzboks wish Proteas well ahead of CWC

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have shown their support for the Proteas ahead of next week's Cricket World Cup in ...

FAA Chief Has No Timetable for Boeing 737 MAX Approval

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Wins Key Vote in Congress

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from ...

Maduro asks armed forced to to be 'vigilant' to deter US invasion.

Caracas [Venezuela], May 23 (ANI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday ordered armed forces to be "vigilant" to deter a ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Buenos Aires - Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

How we traced 'mystery emissions' of CFCs back to eastern China

Since being universally ratified in the 1980s, the Montreal Protocol - the treaty charged with healing the ozone layer - ...

SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done'

Johannesburg - The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing ...

Pope Appoints New Auxiliary Bishops in Chile's Scandal-Rocked Church

ROME - Pope Francis has appointed two auxiliary bishops to Santiago, Chile. They are the first bishops who have been ...

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Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...

U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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