Kom caught in Olympic qualification row in India

MC Mary Kom has inspired many young boxers in India but one of the new generation feels the six-times world champion has received special treatment from the country's federation over Olympic qual...

China Accuses NBA Exec of Lying, Says it ‘Never Raised Demands’ to Fire Manager Over Hong Kong Tweet

Earlier this month, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted, and then deleted, a message of support for anti-Beijing protesters in Hong Kong, triggering a firestorm of criticism from NBA fans in China.

El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest

This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.

South Korea wants action against North Korea over closed-door game:...

South Korea's national soccer federation has asked the sport's continental body to consider action against North Korea for staging their 2022 World Cup qualifier behind closed doors, accordi...

Eddie Hearn states no one to blame for Patrick Day's death

The 27-year-old was pronounced dead on Wednesday evening despite having undergone emergency brain surgery over the weekend

Oil ebbs as China's slowest GDP growth in almost three decades...

Oil prices slid on Friday on jitters over demand from China after the world's largest oil importer recorded its weakest quarter of economic growth in nearly three decades, dragged down by a trade...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Calls for Social Media Ban on Trump, Defends Platform’s Ad Policy

Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign lashed out at Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday over a speech where the Facebook CEO defended his company's decision not to remove political adverts containing what is alleged to be false information.

Yankees’ Chad Green couldn’t get it done this time

As Masahiro Tanaka seemed to flirt with disaster throughout much of his ALCS Game 4 outing against the Astros, Chad Green warmed up multiple times in the bullpen, waiting to come to Tanaka’s — and …

Podcast: Is this the best weekend of World Cup quarter-finals ever?

Jack de Menezes is joined by Samuel Lovett to reflect on the devastation of Typhoon Hagibis, how Japan’s victory over Scotland united the nation and preview the four quarter-finals this weekend

The backlash over China’s NBA bullying is only going to get worse

The fallout from Beijing's outrage at the NBA isn't over yet. This time it just might be China's turn to be on the receiving end.

Concerned over Haiti’s political crisis, Guterres promises ‘continuous commitment’

In the light of on-going instability across Haiti and this week’s transition away from fully-fledged peacekeeping operations, the UN chief on Thursday promised “the continuous commitment” of the Organization “to support the Haitian people on their path to peace and development”.

Doubts over fate of Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Northern Ireland's DUP say they will not accept Boris Johnson's deal with the European Union.

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