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Other Sport 30 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Final at the ‘Old Lady’ stadium with a Nazi past

Vienna, which chose to revamp a 77-year-old stadium rather than build a new one for the Euro, will host the June 29 final in a venue that was once the site of Nazi propaganda and racial experiments.

Other Sport 22 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kickabout for the sake of peace

At first glance there was nothing too unusual about Brazil's 6-0 win over Haiti in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday - except that the match took place there at all.

Other Sport 20 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Real-Barca top-of-the-table clash promises to be a cracker

Twice a year Spain is brought to a virtual standstill when its two biggest clubs cross swords in the league, the media shamelessly billing every encounter as the 'game of the century'.

Football 26 Jul 2013 | 10:15 PM

Man United unveil new away jersey at Osaka

OSAKA (Japan): Manchester United chose a samurai-era castle in the Japanese city of Osaka Thursday to unveil their new away kit, with the gingham check from the city's industrial heritage intact.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

US PGA Championship set for longest major layout

The world's top players will have to tackle the longest course in major history when Medinah Country Club hosts this year's US PGA Championship, organisers said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 02 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

W-Cup opening day now on June 7

FIFA announced on Friday that the opening ceremony of the 2006 World Cup will be moved forward by a day to June 7 instead of June 8 as originally planned.

Other Sport 15 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

G4S chief questions future after Olympic shambles

LONDON (Reuters) - G4S Chief Executive Nick Buckles said he had considered his future following the security firm's botched London Olympics contract, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

Football 27 Dec 2013 | 11:47 PM

Keeper Hart is 'best in England' says Pellegrini

(Reuters) - Two months after dropping him following a string of mistakes, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on Friday hailed goalkeeper Joe Hart as "the best in England".

Football 04 Oct 2014 | 2:22 AM

Champagne fights for the "uncertainty of the result"

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne fears that soccer’s unpredictability, central to its pulling power, is under threat as the game's top players are concentrated at a few rich clubs based in a handful of prosperous countries.

Rugby 03 May 2015 | 5:02 PM

Kiwis stun Kangaroos with first-half try blitz

SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealand stunned Australia with four tries in 20 first half minutes to beat the Kangaroos 26-12 at Lang Park on Sunday and record three straight wins over their neighbours for the first time since 1953.