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Man City confirm Bony capture from Swansea

ABU DHABI — Wilfried Bony joined Manchester City from Swansea yesterday to strengthen the English Premier League champion’s striking options and fulfil his dream of playing in...

Messi in danger of spoiling his own fairy tale

Messi in danger of spoiling his own fairy tale

On his most magical nights, when the world switched channels just to watch him play, the impossible dream was that Lionel Messi would some day jog on to an English football...

Jordan striker Hayel mistreated in drug test: JFA

Jordan striker Hayel mistreated in drug test: JFA

MELBOURNE — Striker Ahmad Hayel was mistreated during a doping test following the 1-0 loss to Iraq in the Asian Cup on Monday (Jan 12), the Jordanian Football Association said...

China stun Uzbekistan 2-1 at Asian Cup

China stun Uzbekistan 2-1 at Asian Cup

BRISBANE — China scored twice in 13 minutes to come from behind and upset Uzbekistan 2-1 at the Asian Cup today (Jan 14) to book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals.

AFC president backs referees despite criticism

AFC president backs referees despite criticism

SYDNEY — AFC President Shaikh Salman Ebrahim Al Khalifa has ignored the complaints of players and coaches about the standard of officiating at the Asian Cup and praised the work...

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