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1 Aug
An extra-time strike from forward Chloe Kelly gave England a 2-1 win over Germany in the Women's European Championship final on Sunday to claim their first ever major title in front of a record crowd on home soil.
1 Aug
Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez was unveiled as a Nacional club player on Sunday, a return to his footballing roots. Former Liverpool and Barcelona forward Suarez rejoined the Montevideo-based team on a free transfer, returning to the club where he started his professional career in 2005.
27 Jul
We look at reactions to the resignation of a close adviser to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, following comments he made about the “race mixing” of Europeans and non-Europeans. Also, France's women's football team confronts Germany for a spot in the Euro final. Finally, we look at what “Bennifer” got up to during their Paris honeymoon and Damien Hirst's latest project, which will see him burn his own artworks.
27 Jul
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has hinted that Lionel Messi may make a sensational return to Camp Nou. In an interview with ESPN, Laporta said he hoped that Messi would return to the club.
26 Jul
Sweden's Kosovare Asllani labelled the VAR at Euro 2022 a 'catastrophe' on Monday ahead of the semi-final against hosts England on Tuesday at Bramall Lane in Sheffield.
25 Jul
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay finished first in the 5,000 meters at the World Championships late on Saturday, in an event that saw a fan run onto the field carrying what appeared to be a Tigray flag.
25 Jul
Armand Duplantis brought down the curtain on the World Championships in stunning fashion on Sunda, breaking his own pole vault world record in the final act of the 10-day track and field meet in Eugene.
22 Jul
Free agent James Harden has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Philadelphia 76ers. The contract is valued at $68.6m and will see Harden earn $14.5m less this coming season compared to his previous deal. The 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player will take less salary this season in order to help the team improve elsewhere.
22 Jul
Bayern Munich unveiled new signing Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt on Wednesday. De Ligt was signed from Juventus on a deal until 2027, the German Bundesliga champions said.
22 Jul
Sadio Mane was named African Footballer of the Year on Thursday after a season in which he kicked the winning penalty for Senegal as they claimed their first Africa Cup of Nations title and repeated the feat when they secured World Cup qualification.
22 Jul
Argentina international forward Paulo Dybala has agreed a deal in principle to sign for Serie A side AS Roma on a free transfer following his departure from Juventus, a source close to the club told Reuters on Monday.
22 Jul
Magnus Carlsen will not defend his world championship in 2023 against Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi as he is not motivated to play another match, the Norwegian five-time champion said in a podcast on Wednesday.

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Firefighters in the German capital are still trying to secure an explosives disposal site amid a continuing wildfire. Parts of the wooded area are reportedly also littered with munitions.
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A young Nigerian graduate has embarked on an ambitious drive to address Nigeria's worrying levels of voter apathy. He says he's troubled by the "emotional detachment" from political activities by most people — especially in northern Nigeria.
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A year ago, the Taliban retook Kabul. In their first press conference after seizing power in Afghanistan, they surprised the world with the announcement of moderate policies. A key pledge was to address women's rights.
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Translation and language-learning giants like Google and DuoLingo are expanding language databases available online, in a push to widen representation and reduce bias in artificial intelligence systems. Residents in countries like Uganda where the native tongue Luganda is not taught in schools, say adding their languages to these platforms could be a game changer.
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Germany's €9 monthly travel pass has boosted rail usage, particularly in more rural and tourist areas, the latest statistics suggest. However, road usage is virtually unchanged, suggesting little impact on commuters.
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Beijing's military threats against Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi's visit are unprecedented. For the time being, however, not much will likely change as neither country can do without the other as a trading partner.