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Historic victory for Leganes

Victor Diaz scored the only goal as Leganes defeated Celta Vigo 1-0 on Monday in the club’s first ever game in the Spanish top flight.

Super sponsors sink lying Lochte

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost four sponsorship deals on Monday — a major financial hit for the embattled gold medalist stemming from his spurious claim of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio, a story l

Russia loses ban appeal for Rio Paralympics

Russian competitors remained banned from the Rio Paralympics after the country lost an appeal on Tuesday against a suspension issued over evidence of state-run doping.

1.5 kg beast of a truffle is found in Australia

An Australian has uncovered what is thought to be the largest black truffle ever discovered in the country, a 1,511-gram (53.3-ounce) monster that could also be a world-beater.

How technology killed Pakistan’s red-light district

Pakistan’s oldest red-light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes — Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of vibrant Lahore.

Foreign volunteers take aim at ISIS while they still can

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This selfie shows ‘Mike’ a Norwegian former soldier who is volunteering to help peshmerga forces fight the ISIS group north of Mosul in and around Telskuf, Iraq. (Photo: AFP)

Underfire Barack Obama heads to flood-hit Louisiana

US President Barack Obama visited Louisiana, where heavy rains have submerged thousands of homes

Obama ought to get off the golf course and get down there, Donald Trump had said during his visit to Louisiana last week.

Abandoned India-West Indies to be probed

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The farcical abandonment could jeopardise the Queen's Park Cricket Club hosting major international matches in the future.

Pakistan topple India to top ICC Test rankings

Pakistan, who play their home games in the United Arab Emirates, won the fourth and final Test of their recent series in England

Pakistan are only the fifth team after Australia, England, India and South Africa to top the rankings.

Please leave your guns at home: Canada tells US tourists

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Switchblades, nunchucks, crossbows, blowguns and brass knuckles are also banned in Canada.

Prime Minister Modi’s comments on Balochistan, Gilgit and PoK were about 350 words in a speech that lasted more than one hour and a half.

As we look back at the Olympic Games at Rio, we have a lot to be proud about. We had a whopping big contingent of 117 players.