Can a team win 79-0?

Two Nigerian matches that produced an incredible 146 goals are referred by the country’s football authorities to the police as a “criminal matter.”

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Egypt’s Mubarak leaves jail for hospital under house arrest

CAIRO: Egypt’s toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital on Thursday, in a move overshadowed by a blistering crackdown against his successors. The former strongman, forced to quit in early 2011, was flown by medical helicopter to a military hospital, where he will remain under house arrest as he stands trial on corruption ...

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Football fans warned on online abuse

Abuse of football players or supporters on online social media is being targeted this season by police and prosecutors, fans are warned.

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Becker tours hometown

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker talks about his career and his first tennis court.

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Paraguay president gets more powers

Paraguay’s congress gives new President Horacio Cartes powers to deploy the military to tackle unrest in the country, after a series of rebel attacks.

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Teenager defies the odds

17-year old Charley Hull will be the youngest player in Solheim Cup history after receiving a wildcard pick.

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India urged not to hang suspected bombing mastermind

GENEVA: India must not go ahead with the imminent execution of a professor convicted of charges related to bombing the All Indian Youth Congress in 1993, the International Commission of Jurists said on Thursday. Devinder Pal Bhullar, a German-based Sikh, was sentenced to death in 2001 for masterminding the bombing, which killed nine people. The bomb targeted Maninderjit Singh Bitta, a leader of the ruling Congress Party ...

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FIFA puts heat on Qatar

Qatar will discover its World Cup fate in October after FIFA revealed it will make a decision over whether to move the tournament from summer to winter.

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Bradley Manning ‘should be free’

Jesselyn Radack says Bradley Manning’s harsh sentence and the government’s despotic desire to “send a message” represents a dismal step toward secrecy from an administration that pledged to be the “most transparent in history.”

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Al Fayed’s reign at Fulham ends

Mohamed Al Fayed played a major role in cementing Fulham’s spot in the Premier League. But now 84, Al Fayed sold the Cottagers to billionaire Shahid Khan to give the league another U.S. owner.

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Last Arellano-Felix brother gets 15 years

Eduardo Arellano-Felix, the last of four brothers who ran the drug cartel in Mexico known as the Arellano-Felix Organization, was sentenced to 15 years in U.S. federal prison.

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Woman RAF officer joins top military

The RAF has appointed its first female two-star officer, Air Vice Marshal Elaine West, in the most senior position ever to be held by a woman in the UK armed forces.

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