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Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return

Colombian pop star Shakira on Wednesday cancelled the remainder of her world tour because of a problem with her vocal cords and said she hoped to be back on stage in June of next year.

Real Madrid are the best team in the world – Kylian Mbappe

Real Madrid are the best team in the world, but Paris Saint-Germain are not far behind and can still knock them out of the Champions League this season, Kylian Mbappe says.

Kylian Mbappe reveals Real Madrid talks ahead of Paris Saint-Germain move

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe revealed he held talks with Real Madrid prior to moving to the French capital, though he insisted it is in the past.

£300 million spent is not enough for Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United are struggling to compete with Manchester City's financial might and the sum of nearly £300 million he has spent on transfers is not enough to win the Premier League.

Harry Kane could star for Real Madrid or Barcelona – Alan Shearer

Tottenham star Harry Kane is capable of performing for Barcelona and Real Madrid, according to Alan Shearer.

Counting under way in Liberia presidential run-off

Vote counting was under way in Liberia on Wednesday following a peaceful run-off election for a new president, pitting former international footballer George Weah against Vice-President Joseph Boakai.

Voting ends in contentious Liberia presidential run-off election

Liberia voted Tuesday in a delayed but peaceful run-off election for a new president, contested by former international footballer George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai.

Nice’s Mario Balotelli will not be sold in January – club president

Mario Balotelli will not be sold in the January transfer window, Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere has said.

255 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Some 255 migrants were rescued overnight in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, just before a front of bad weather hit the area, the Italian coastguard said Tuesday.

George Weah: ex-football star who could be Liberia’s next leader

George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country's young and poor in his second run for the presidency.

History can wait as Pep Guardiola plans Christmas rotation

Pep Guardiola will put squad rotation ahead of rewriting the European football history books when runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City visit Newcastle on Wednesday.

I’m not going to sleep thinking if I am going to break a record...

Pep Guardiola will put squad rotation ahead of rewriting the European football history books when runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City visit Newcastle on Wednesday.

Burnley in fight for European qualification – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Burnley are among the contenders for European qualification.

Mohamed Salah determined to win titles at Liverpool

Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah said on Monday he hopes he can help Liverpool end a five-year wait for silverware after making a blistering start to life at Anfield.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists 2017 was a ‘great year’

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Sunday that the club's fans have to be proud of their team's achievements in 2017, despite the 3-0 El Clasico defeat by Barcelona that left them 14 points adrift in the La Liga title race.

Pep Guardiola still behind Jose Mourinho and Alex Ferguson – Gary Neville

Manchester City cannot be put in the same bracket as Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United and Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea, says Gary Neville.

Clasico: Hurting Real Madrid refuse to throw in the towel – Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane accepted responsibility for a bruising 3-0 El Clasico defeat on Saturday that left the European champions 14 points adrift of Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Saturday.

Five conclusions from Barcelona’s El Clasico cruise

Barcelona further tightened their vice-like grip on the La Liga title by sweeping aside eternal rivals Real Madrid 3-0 on Saturday to leave the European champions 14 points adrift down in fourth place.

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