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'Vanished' Diaz set to return to spotlight at UFC 241

Aug 16 2019

The heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic has top billing at UFC 241 in California on Saturday, but all eyes will be on the comeback of Nate Diaz, conqueror of Conor McGregor, after over a thousand days in the wilderness.

Wexford Youths Women seek crowdfunding for Champions League campaign

Aug 08 2019

Ireland's Women's National League champions Wexford Youths have launched a crowd-funding campaign to cover the costs involved in their Champions League qualifying campaign.

Tungesvik crowned Xtri world champion after thrilling sprint finish

Aug 05 2019

GAUSTATOPPEN, Norway With just two hundred meters to go in a 220 kilometers extreme triathlon, Hans Christian Tungesvik burst past favorite Allan Hovda to snatch victory on Saturday in the first Xtri World Championship that ended at the top of a Norwegian mountain.

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he tried to avoid Stockholm fight

Aug 01 2019

STOCKHOLM U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky told a Swedish court on Thursday he had tried to avoid the fight in downtown Stockholm that landed him and two of his entourage in custody and facing a charge of assault.

Swede Sundhage to coach Brazil's women's team

Jul 25 2019

STOCKHOLM Pia Sundhage will take over as manager of Brazil's women's team after quitting as coach to several of Sweden's under-age international teams, the Swedish FA (SvFF) said on Thursday.

Soccer-Swede Sundhage to coach Brazil's women's team

Jul 25 2019

STOCKHOLM, July 25 Pia Sundhage will take over as manager of Brazil's women's team after quitting as coach to several of Sweden's under-age international teams, the Swedish FA (SvFF) said on Thursday.

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko

May 29 2019

STOCKHOLM The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wednesday.

Players hear of match-fixing risks ahead of Women's World Cup

May 29 2019

STOCKHOLM Norway's preparations for the Women's World Cup in France took a turn last week when the players were given a presentation about what to do if they are approached to fix a match.

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage

May 23 2019

STOCKHOLM With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters.

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game

May 23 2019

STOCKHOLM FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women's World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality.

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