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World 26 Jun 2019 | 11:52 AM

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's top court on Wednesday quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang for misconduct in public office, bringing to a close a legal battle that had tarnished his reputation after what had been a stellar career.

Football 26 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

A much-awaited game that fails to take off

MANCHESTER United vs Liverpool, it’s England’s El Clasico. The game that the world wants to watch. It’s one of football’s greatest rivalries; two clubs with illustrious histories, era-defining teams, and global fan bases.

Football 12 Feb 2019 | 9:18 PM

England's World Cup-winning keeper Banks dead at 81

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (Reuters) - Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City said on Tuesday.

Tennis 11 Jan 2019 | 8:03 PM

Murray, the gift who kept giving for British tennis

LONDON (Reuters) - For a nation steeped in tennis history but long starved of success, Britain's Andy Murray was the gift that kept giving.

Rugby 29 Dec 2018 | 7:56 AM

World Rugby chairman Beaumont knighted in UK honours list

LONDON (Reuters) - World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognised in the British New Year's Honours list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport.