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Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Published 15/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A week later than they would have preferred Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered [more…]

‘The cat of the match’ gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

‘The cat of the match’ gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

Published 15/03/2018

(Reuters) - Turkish soccer club Besiktas ended up in trouble with European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, on Thursday, a day after a cat sneaked on [more…]

Factbox: Australian Open women’s singles champions

Factbox: Australian Open women’s singles champions

Published 12/01/2018

(Reuters) - List of Australian Open women’s singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated): 2017 Serena Williams (U.S.) bt Venus Williams [more…]

Factbox: Australian Open men’s singles champions

Factbox: Australian Open men’s singles champions

Published 12/01/2018

(Reuters) - List of Australian Open men’s singles champions since the event began in 1905 (Australian unless stated): 2017 Roger Federer (Switzerland) bt Rafa Nadal [more…]

Surrogacy: Child Trafficking or Patronage?

Surrogacy: Child Trafficking or Patronage?

Published 24/11/2017

 

The list of countries where surrogacy is legal is expanding every year. In 2015, main destinations for commercial surrogacy, such as India, Nepal, Thailand and Mexico, banned this practice for foreigners. However, global demand for surrogacy is not decreasing.  [more…]

Factbox: List of U.S. Open men`s singles champions

Factbox: List of U.S. Open men`s singles champions

Published 10/09/2017

List of U.S. Open men's singles champions since the open era began in 1968: [more…]

German judge authorizes arrest of Iraqi detained after Dortmund blasts

German judge authorizes arrest of Iraqi detained after Dortmund blasts

Published 13/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Borussia Dortmund v AS Monaco - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany - 11/4/17 The Borussia Dortmund team bus is seen after an explosion near their hotel before the game. Reuters / Kai...

A German judge authorized on Thursday the arrest of a 26-year-old Iraqi man detained after an attack on a bus carrying players of a soccer team, and prosecutors said they believed he was a member of Islamic State.

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German judge approves arrest warrant for Iraqi detained after Dortmund blasts

German judge approves arrest warrant for Iraqi detained after Dortmund blasts

Published 13/04/2017

A German judge on Thursday approved an arrest warrant against an Iraqi man detained after an attack against a bus carrying players belonging to the Borussia Dortmund soccer team, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

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Germany probes possible Islamist links to Dortmund bus attack – media

Germany probes possible Islamist links to Dortmund bus attack – media

Published 12/04/2017

Football Soccer - Borussia Dortmund v AS Monaco - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany - 11/4/17 Police with the Borussia Dortmund team bus after an explosion near their hotel before the game Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach Livepic

German investigators are looking into the possibility that explosions targeting a bus carrying players of soccer club Borussia Dortmund may have been carried out by Islamists militants, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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Two-goal Dybala upstages Messi as Juve thump Barcelona

Two-goal Dybala upstages Messi as Juve thump Barcelona

Published 12/04/2017

Football Soccer - Juventus v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Juventus Stadium, Turin, Italy - 11/4/17 Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action with Juventus' Mario Mandzukic Reuters / Giorgio Perottino Livepic

Paulo Dybala upstaged his fellow Argentine Lionel Messi by scoring two exquisitely taken goals to set Juventus on the way to an emphatic 3-0 win over an underwhelming Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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