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Football 15 Jul 2019 | 7:09 AM

Last-gasp Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Nations Cup final

CAIRO (Reuters) - Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez's stunning free kick in stoppage time gave Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semi-final played in a volatile atmosphere on Sunday.

Football 17 Jul 2019 | 12:13 AM

PSG sign defender Diallo from Dortmund

(Reuters) - Paris St Germain have signed French defender Abdou Diallo on a five-year deal from German side Borussia Dortmund, the French champions said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 18 Jul 2019 | 3:19 PM

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event

SHIDASHITA BEACH, Japan (Reuters) - Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organisers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut.

Golf 18 Jul 2019 | 11:21 PM

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open on Thursday with American J.B. Holmes ending in the lead after shooting a five under-par 66 at Royal Portrush.

Football 19 Jul 2019 | 12:22 AM

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong

(Reuters) - Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has "big shoes to fill" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong.

Football 20 Jul 2019 | 11:37 PM

Premier League braced for VAR controversies during debut season

(Reuters) - The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will undoubtedly cause controversies in its English top-flight debut next season but any flaws will be ironed out in future, the Premier League's interim chief executive Richard Masters has said.

Rugby 21 Jul 2019 | 6:34 AM

All Blacks defence denies Pumas historic result with 20-16 win

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - New Zealand held on by the skin of their teeth for a 20-16 victory over Argentina in a tense Rugby Championship clash at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2019 | 10:05 AM

Olympics - Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture

ENOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometres south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture.

Other Sport 24 Jul 2019 | 9:51 PM

Olympics: More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games.

Football 25 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

FAS hope new training complex will raise players and coaches’ spirits

SHAH ALAM: The Football Association of Selangor’s (FAS) hope of recapturing their glory days continues to gain traction as they launched their new training and office complex.