Track legend Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest

Usain Bolt says he’s deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he’s capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an More »

José Mourinho: I’ve never been so happy with Pogba as I am now

  José Mourinho has claimed to be enjoying his strongest ever working relationship with Paul Pogba, with the Manchester United manager praising the France midfielder for his application since returning from the More »

Tanzania to arrest entire village over broken water pipe

Tanzanian police said Thursday it planned to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. More »

‘Save trees when roasting Eid sheep’ in Niger

People in Niger are being urged to curb their use of firewood at next week’s Eid al-Adha Muslim festival. It is an occasion when families often sacrifice sheep before roasting and eating More »

Ronaldo takes just 8 minutes to score for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the greatest goalscorers in the history of football, has found the back of the net for the first time since his monumental move from ​Real Madrid to ​Juventus, and it took More »

 

Track legend Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest

Usain Bolt says he’s deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he’s capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an A-League club.

José Mourinho: I’ve never been so happy with Pogba as I am now

 

José Mourinho has claimed to be enjoying his strongest ever working relationship with Paul Pogba, with the Manchester United manager praising the France midfielder for his application since returning from the World Cup – pointing in particular to last Friday’s display against Leicester City.

Tanzania to arrest entire village over broken water pipe

Tanzanian police said Thursday it planned to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob.

‘Save trees when roasting Eid sheep’ in Niger

People in Niger are being urged to curb their use of firewood at next week’s Eid al-Adha Muslim festival.

It is an occasion when families often sacrifice sheep before roasting and eating them.

Ronaldo takes just 8 minutes to score for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the greatest goalscorers in the history of football, has found the back of the net for the first time since his monumental move from ​Real Madrid to ​Juventus, and it took him just eight minutes.

Hippo bite kills Taiwan tourist in Kenya

A Taiwanese tourist has died after being bitten in the chest by a hippo he was trying to photograph in Kenya.

Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi.

South Sudan’s Kiir grants amnesty to Riek Machar

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has granted amnesty to rebel leader Dr Riek Machar and others across the country.

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not seeking third term

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not be seeking a third term in December’s election, his spokesperson has said.

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper in world record deal

Chelsea have signed Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71m – the highest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper, and a club record transfer.

Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he escaped an « assassination » attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went off during a Caracas military parade and dozens of soldiers scuttling for safety.