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Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years

Sep 18 2018

DUBLIN Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for commercial gain. | Video

Lata Akbaba double gives Turkey 3-2 Nations League win in Sweden

Sep 10 2018

STOCKHOLM Turkey's substitute Emre Akbaba got two late goals to snatch a stunning 3-2 win over Sweden in the Nations League as the visitors recovered from two goals down at the Friends Arena on Monday.

Boxing: Medics call for mandatory suspensions and scans to protect knocked out fighters

Aug 18 2018

STOCKHOLM Ringside doctors in combat sports such as boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) have called for suspensions and examinations for fighters who get knocked out to ensure they have enough time to recover before they fight again.

Mixed Martial Arts - Style clash key in McGregor title fight, says Duffy

Aug 15 2018

STOCKHOLM Irish fighter Joe Duffy is looking forward to a thrilling clash of styles when his compatriot Conor McGregor pits his striking skills against the wrestling of Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov in a UFC lightweight title fight in October.

Soccer - Swede Larsson moves home to chase glory with AIK

Aug 09 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Sebastian Larsson has moved home to swap relegation battles in England for a title run with table-topping Stockholm side AIK after spending more than half his life away.

Biathlon - Swedish Olympic champion Femling hurt in freak accident

Aug 02 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Olympic biathlon champion Peppe Femling was injured in a freak accident when one of his ski poles went through his calf muscle as he dived to avoid a car ahead of a competition on Thursday.

Small Swedish club wins big with Olsen's Roma transfer

Jul 30 2018

STOCKHOLM The multi-million euro transfer of Swede Robin Olsen from Danish side FC Copenhagen to Serie A club AS Roma has provided an unexpected boost for a small lower-division club where the national team goalkeeper rediscovered his love of the game.

Swedes stumble against England but leave Russia rejuvenated

Jul 08 2018

SOCHI, Russia Sweden's gritty performances in Russia that ended with a 2-0 defeat to England in their quarter-final indicate a bright, if not very entertaining, future for Janne Andersson's side.

Croatia's Modric chasing World Cup dream after shootout win

Jul 07 2018

SOCHI, Russia Croatia captain Luka Modric put in a man of the match performance to lead his side to a penalty shootout victory over hosts Russia, but he has no interest in personal awards as they chase their World Cup dream in a semi-final against England.

Croatia's Modric chasing World Cup dream after shootout win

Jul 07 2018

SOCHI, Russia Croatia captain Luka Modric put in a man of the match performance to lead his side to a penalty shootout victory over hosts Russia, but he has no interest in personal awards as they chase their World Cup dream in a semi-final against England.

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