“Spoiled kids, let’s resolve this then …” wrote the Sporting president, Bruno de Carvalho, on his personal Facebook account at the start of April. Two months on, after a period in which 19 players have been suspended and a group of hooded men forced their way into the club’s training ground armed with sticks after defeat in the final league match of the season, it’s fair to say things have not worked out quite the way the man some have labelled the “Donald Trump of football” would have planned. … [Read more...] about Sporting meltdown casts shadow over Portugal’s World Cup buildup
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France were crowned World Cup champions on Sunday afternoon, after beating Croatia 4-2. Despite skepticism before Russia 2018 kicked off, the tournament has been widely hailed as a success. But did your team contribute to the tournament’s success or did they freeze on the big stage? … [Read more...] about How did your team fare at the 2018 World Cup?
France cannot be written off after a sluggish start. At the last World Cup they struggled sorely throughout the group stage yet, when a switch was flicked in the last 16, they advanced majestically to the final. Domenech is a keen follower of omens and he had to hope that this dull showing could presage something more exciting. "I want to keep you on your toes," he said with a smile. … [Read more...] about World Cup 2010: Ten-man Uruguay and France begin with stalemate
According to satellite footage published by the Indian news channel NDTV, there has been large-scale construction work at a Chinese military airbase less than 120 miles from the border in recent weeks, including the building of a new runway suitable for warplanes. … [Read more...] about China and India move troops as border tensions escalate
There are fears villages in low-lying Bangladesh could be cut off by floods caused by Cyclone Amphan as it sped onto India’s east coast on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Cyclone Amphan kills 84 as it rips through India and Bangladesh at 115mph