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February 6, 2017 5:04 AM With a record fifth Super Bowl win, Brady cements his legacy as the greatest ever

On the goal line, James White dragged three Atlanta Falcons into the end zone. Ten yards back, Tom Brady tore off his helmet and stepped into history. It was as breathtaking as the roar that filled NRG Stadium, as glittering as the red, white and blue confetti that fell from the ceiling, and as simply unbelievable as anything ever seen in the 51 years 13

January 30, 2017 7:42 AM Kwesi Nyantankyi targeting AFCON trophy after DR Congo victory

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has stated that the 2017 African Nations Cup title is the team’s target after booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Ghana beat DR Congo 2-1 in the quarter-finals thanks to goals from Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew in the match played in Oyem. The team has now booked a semi-final 5

January 23, 2017 9:22 AM Last gasp Arsenal go second as Wenger loses his cool

Two penalties in injury time make for a dramatic finale at the Emirates as the Gunners emerge victorious A controversial penalty from Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal a precious three points on a weekend when Liverpool, Tottenham and the two Manchester clubs all failed to win. But, boy, did the Gunners do it the hard way against a Burnley side who arrived 5

January 20, 2017 3:00 AM Protests already underway in Washington ahead of Trump's inauguration

As the nation’s capital prepares to welcome Donald Trump into the White House on Friday, protests here that may ultimately include tens of thousands of people — or more — have already begun. Trump, who fell more than 2.8 million votes short of his opponent in the popular vote and enters the Oval Office with historically low approval ratings for an incoming 13

January 18, 2017 12:27 AM ALEX BRUMMER'S ANALYSIS: Speech sent pound soaring

Just a few weeks after the Brexit vote, I was confronted by one of Britain’s most senior bankers at a social event stuffed with the nation’s business elite. Now the banker, who has been patrolling the corridors of Whitehall with the same message ever since, has received a similarly robust response from the Prime Minister herself. Britain will not remain 19

January 9, 2017 3:41 AM Tributes for ex-Iran President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has led tributes to former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has died at the age of 82. Ayatollah Khamenei hailed a "companion of struggle" despite their differences, saying this was a "difficult" loss. President Hassan Rouhani praised Mr Rafsanjani as a great man of the Islamic revolution. The government 21

January 7, 2017 10:29 AM How the late Obetsebi-Lamptey’s predictions on Mahama came to pass

Apparently, the late President Mills elbowed his way through stiff resistance on his decision to hand pick John Dramani Mahama as his running mate for the 2008 general election. Nevertheless, the unwearied Mills defied the fierce opposition, stood by his then running mate John Dramani Mahama, worked synergistically and emerged victorious in the 2008 general 4

January 6, 2017 6:32 AM People who knew of Russia's cyberattacks 'were celebrating a victory over the United States'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA has identified Russian officials who fed material hacked from the Democratic National Committee and party leaders to WikiLeaks at the direction of Russian President Vladimir Putin through third parties, according to a new U.S. intelligence report, senior U.S. officials said on Thursday. The officials, who spoke on condition 59

January 4, 2017 9:53 PM Alli the greatest; other winners, losers from Premier League's wild holiday slate

Over 10 days and 30 matches, the Premier League holiday spectacular was always building to the final climax on Wednesday. After Chelsea won its first two matches of the stretch to extend its winning run to a record-tying 13 matches, Tottenham grew as the great Lillywhite hope of the puffing pursuing pack. When they met in a match played at a ferocious 6

December 31, 2016 5:25 AM Andy Murray & Mo Farah knighted in New Year Honours list

British tennis champion Andy Murray and athlete Mo Farah have been knighted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Paralympic dressage rider Lee Pearson also becomes a Sir, while heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and rower Katherine Grainger are made dames. There are CBEs for cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny, swimmer Sascha Kindred and equestrians Charlotte 11