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November 19, 2018

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Powerful sheikh steps aside from IOC after forgery charge

Powerful sheikh steps aside from IOC after forgery charge

World sport powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah said he was "temporarily" stepping aside from his International Olympic Committee duties on Monday after the Kuwaiti was charged with forgery in Switzerland.The Kuwaiti, one of the most influential figur

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train, British Transport Police said on Monday.The ex-Tottenham and Lazio player was charged with "one count of sexual assault by touching", said a spokeswo

Browns not considering Condoleezza Rice as NFL coach

Browns not considering Condoleezza Rice as NFL coach

Condoleezza Rice has not been discussed as an interview candidate by the NFL Cleveland Browns for their vacant head coaching job, the team said Sunday in response to a report.US-based sports telecaster ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported on its website that

Family will decide my future, says Schmidt

Family will decide my future, says Schmidt

Joe Schmidt says whether he stays on as Ireland rugby coach after next year's World Cup or moves on, with the likely destination New Zealand, will be decided by his family.The 53-year-old New Zealander -- whose contract comes to an end after the sport's quad

Three things learned from Ireland v New Zealand

Three things learned from Ireland v New Zealand

"Epic stuff!" tweeted Irish rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll after Ireland's historic home win over world champions New Zealand on Saturday.The 16-9 victory yielded a lot of talking points but here AFP Sports whittles it down to three things we learned from a

Dominant Ogier rules world rally for sixth year

Dominant Ogier rules world rally for sixth year

Dominant Frenchman Sebastien Ogier clinched his sixth world rally title Sunday in a gripping final race of the year at Australia, denying Belgian Thierry Neuville and Estonia's Ott Tanak maiden crowns.In one of the closest seasons of recent times, the M-Sport