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Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan on Monday with Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez scoring for the first time in five months.
Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Australia have rallied from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 win over Brazil in their second group match at the Women's World Cup.
Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.
Ecuador’s highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on Wednesday said the United Nations Security Council had “failed to live up to its responsibilities” in conflict prevention.
Brazil’s Neymar gave a statement at a Rio de Janeiro police station Thursday in a probe into whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape.
Andy Robertson was full of admiration for Alisson after the Liverpool goalkeeper’s superb display in the 2-0 Champions League final win over Tottenham.
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described its May 30 sit-at-home order as a huge success, saying over 100 countries where Biafra people resided participated.
Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed.
Neymar will not captain Brazil during next month's Copa America, with Dani Alves handed the armband for the showpiece South American tournament on home soil.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo hangout with Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton at Monaco ahead of Sunday Grand Prix.
Lionel Messi is “not finished yet”, says Xavi, with rivals of the Barcelona superstar warned that the mercurial Argentine still has “three or four good years left”.
Lucas Torreira has thrown his Arsenal future into doubt by admitting that he wants to one day play for Boca Juniors.
Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger says he left Manchester United for Chicago Fire in 2017 because he could not imagine playing for another club in Europe.
Former UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been detained on suspicion of corruption.
US President Donald Trump is set to announce his candidacy for a second four-year term at a rally in Florida.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption has been described as not only fruitful but key to ending poverty in Nigeria.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, strongly condemns the multiple suicide bombings that claimed the lives of no fewer than 30 civilians and injured more than 40 others on Sunday evening in Mandarari community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
The Trump administration has announced plans to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
The interbank segment of the Foreign Exchange Market has received a boost of $210 million from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) following sales concluded last Tuesday.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Monday in Gombe, organised a pre-retirement workshop for prospective retirees who are due to retire in 2020 under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).
The European Union looks increasingly likely to impose disciplinary procedures on Italy over the management of its huge public debt, after inconclusive meetings on Friday between the Italian finance minister and his EU partners.
Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, on Sunday urged Christians to be instruments of unity in the society.