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FIFA boss Infantino moves to Doha to monitor World Cup progress

PARIS - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has moved to Doha on a temporary basis to oversee the build-up to the 2022 World...

Algeria knocked out of AFCON after Ivory Coast defeat

DOUALA, Cameroon - Nicolas Pepe scored a superb solo goal as Ivory Coast thumped Algeria 3-1 to send the defending champions crashing...

FIFA set to cap number of loan transfers

FIFA is set to implement rules in which clubs will be limited to signing and sending six players on loan internationally from...

Raducanu positive after painful Australian exit

MELBOURNE - Britain's Emma Raducanu said she will take the positives from her painful Australian Open exit on Thursday when a blistered...

Women’s seeds tumble at Australian Open as Medvedev faces Kyrgios test

MELBOURNE - Garbine Muguruza was among several seeds to fall on a day of shocks at the Australian Open on Thursday (Jan 19)...

Medvedev halts Kyrgios show to reach third round

MELBOURNE - World number two Daniil Medvedev put an end to the Nick Kyrgios show at this year's Australian Open on Thursday,...

Dembele must leave in January for his and Barca’s sake, says club director

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele must leave the club before the January transfer window closes for both his sake as well as the...

Australian Open organisers deny slack COVID testing

MELBOURNE - Australian Open organisers insisted on Thursday their COVID-19 protocols have been "really successful" despite some top players pointing to lax...

Argentina rest Messi for World Cup qualifiers

SAO PAULO: Argentina have left Lionel Messi out of their squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia as the Paris...

Bavuma, Van der Dussen tons help S Africa beat India in first ODI

PAARL - Captain Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen scored centuries and shared a partnership of 204 as hosts South Africa...

Putin to hold online meeting with Russian Olympians for upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold an online meeting on January 25 with the Olympians of the national team before...

Ghana whipped, out and finish last

YAOUNDE - Four-time champions Ghana were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations after crashing to a 3-2 defeat against minnows Comoros in...

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Quick loop: IMF’s Georgieva says more than central bankers need to fight inflation

WASHINGTON - IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday it is not just central bankers who need to fight inflation, but...

EU health ministers seek common line over fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

BRUSSELS - European Union health ministers will try to find a common line on Friday (Jan 21) over a potential fourth dose...

Australia records deadliest day of pandemic with 80 deaths

CANBERRA - Australia on Friday (Jan 21) reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with 80 coronavirus fatalities, as an outbreak of the...

China Southern Airlines completes Boeing 737 MAX test flight

BEIJING/SYDNEY - China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three biggest carriers, completed a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on...