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February 12, 2018 7:47 AM Miguel Berchelt beat Ghana’s Maxwell Awuku to retain WBC title

WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt (33-1, 29 KOs) made easy work of replacement opponent Maxwell Awuku (44-4-1, 30 KOs) in stopping him in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Berchelt flattened Awuku twice in the 3rd round. Berchelt finished the job after the second knockdown in connecting 3

February 9, 2018 8:05 AM Nigeria’s Dana Air blames passenger after door falls off

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja was taxiing on the runway when the emergency exit door came away. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off “without a conscious effort by a passenger to open it”. But one passenger 1

February 8, 2018 4:48 PM Emergency door falls off Nigerian plane

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja was taxiing on the runway when the emergency exit door came away. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off “without a conscious effort by a passenger to open it”. But one passenger 9

November 16, 2017 12:17 PM Australian diplomat dies in New York building fall

An Australian diplomat has died after falling from a New York City balcony while socialising with friends. Julian Simpson, 30, accidentally slipped from a seventh-floor ledge of his Manhattan building and fell to a landing on the second floor, New York police said. US media report he was playing a “trust game” with a friend before he fell. Mr Simpson 43

October 6, 2017 2:37 AM FIFA U17 World Cup: Ghana boys can't wait for fans and vuvuzelas to invade Delhi

During the 2010 World Cup, South African fans gifted the world the vuvuzela. The din created by the two-feet long instrument remained part of World Cup culture even in Brazil four years later. When the U-17 World Cup kicks off in the Capital on Friday, with the match between Ghana and Colombia, one can expect to hear the same noise -according to Ghana 4

September 15, 2017 11:02 PM North Korea will reach its nuclear force goal

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to reach the country's nuclear goals, according to state media. The aim was to establish "equilibrium" of military force with the US, the KCNA news agency quoted him as saying. Mr Kim's comments come after North Korea fired its latest missile over Japan - in what is being described as the country's farthest-reaching 11

September 12, 2017 8:55 PM Marouane Fellaini the catalyst on Man United's Champions League return

Manchester United dominated throughout on their way to a 3-0 win over Basel in the opening game of their return to the UEFA Champions League. The only major downside was the hamstring injury to Paul Pogba. United were incisive, their passing and movement several levels beyond Basel at times, and their goals again came from a range of scorers -- the crucial 29

September 10, 2017 2:44 AM Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches

MIAMI — The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida on Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. More than 5 million people across Florida have been ordered to evacuate and thousands 21

August 28, 2017 1:54 PM Transfer News LIVE: Liverpool agree Keita deal claim, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man Utd gossip

Transfer News LIVE: The latest gossip, done deals and rumours from the Premier League with the window closing on Thursday. 3.15pm: Chelsea are trying to complete a deal for Danny Drinkwater of Leicester. Sky Sports reporter Kaveh Solhekol revealed the news, but says the Foxes’ valuation is still a long way above what the champions are prepared to pay. And Antonio 20

August 28, 2017 10:49 AM Liverpool make club-record bid for Arsenal target Lemar

Liverpool are attempting to push through a club-record deal for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar understood to be worth over £70 million inclusive of extras, with the France international enthusiastic over a switch to Anfield. The 21-year-old, adept with both feet, that can operate across the frontline or as an attacking midfielder, would provide more vibrancy 34