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  • Spain's 'computer' Rodri finally in charge at Euro 2024

    Spain's 'computer' Rodri finally in charge at Euro 2024

    "We have Rodri, who is a perfect computer, he administers everything, the emotions, all the moments in a magisterial way - that's a great help for everyone," said De la Fuente after Spain's 4-1 last-16 win over Georgia.

  • Kane out to crown England legacy with Euros glory

    Kane out to crown England legacy with Euros glory

    Wayne Rooney, who Kane surpassed to become his country's all-time leading goalscorer, has hailed him as England's greatest-ever player.Kane's controversial penalty against the Netherlands took him into a share of the lead for the Golden Boot on three goals and made him the top scoring European in ma...

  • Argentina seek 'triple crown' but Colombia aim for upset in Copa final

    Argentina seek 'triple crown' but Colombia aim for upset in Copa final

    Colombia's sole Copa America title came in 2001.There is an emotional factor for Argentina with Sunday's game also a farewell to the national team for 36-year-old winger Angel Di Maria.

  • Benjamin wins clash of titans, Sedjati and Hall shine

    Benjamin wins clash of titans, Sedjati and Hall shine

    The feat came after Hull obliterated her personal best in the 1500m by more than five seconds as she finished second to Kenya's Faith Kipyegon in her own world record-setting run in Paris on Sunday.There was victory for Warholm's teammate Ingebrigtsen, however, perfectly led out by two pace-setters...

  • Inzaghi extends contract with Serie A champions Inter Milan

    Inzaghi extends contract with Serie A champions Inter Milan

    Inter finished 19 points ahead of AC Milan at the Serie A summit to seal a 20th league title with five games left following a 2-1 victory over their city rivals in April.

  • Several students killed, others trapped as school collapses in Nigeria

    Several students killed, others trapped as school collapses in Nigeria

    Parents desperately looked for their children at the Saint Academy in Jos North district of Plateau State after the building fell in on students taking their exams, an AFP correspondent at the site said.

  • Key battles as England face Spain in Euro 2024 final

    Key battles as England face Spain in Euro 2024 final

    La Roja have been the tournament's dominant side, storming to the final by beating holders Italy, hosts Germany and favourites France, while England have scraped by but boast an array of attacking stars who can produce moments of magic.

  • Elon Musk's X 'deceives' users with blue checks, EU charges

    Elon Musk's X 'deceives' users with blue checks, EU charges

    EU regulators are unhappy with the blue badge system under Musk's ownership since anyone can now obtain it with a premium subscription, whereas before it was reserved for verified accounts including leaders, companies and journalists, after approval.

  • Spain star Yamal's hometown buzzing over teen's Euro success

    Spain star Yamal's hometown buzzing over teen's Euro success

    After his parents separated, Yamal lived between the nearby town of Granollers and Mataro, but his constant visits to his grandmother, who arrived from Morocco decades ago and still lives in Rocafonda, has kept up his ties to the neighbourhood where his father is greeted as a local hero.Just back fr...

  • Bayern sign Portugal star Palhinha at second time of asking

    Bayern sign Portugal star Palhinha at second time of asking

    Palhinha, who has scored twice in 31 international appearances, took part in Portugal's Euro 2024 campaign which ended at the hands of France in the quarter finals.His signing is Bayern's third major arrival of the summer, as the club continues a summer rebuild after a first season without a trophy...