PL Review: VAR saves Spurs again, Chelsea’s lucky draw
By Guardian Exclusive
20 August 2019 | 8:58 am
The Premier League returns with Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur F.C. in a must-win game.
26 Mar 2021
It's tempting to blame the West for all of Africa's problems. But it's an all too common tactic used by so-called benevolent dictators trying to cover their autocratic tendencies, says DW's Abu-Bakarr Jalloh.
10 Apr 2021
Brussels and Ankara are trading recriminations in the wake of a diplomatic faux pas that observers say smacked of Turkish chauvinism. Turkey has now claimed that it was following EU instructions.
12 May 2021
To celebrate winning the Premier League, Manchester City releases a single-shot drone video in which the UAV flies around, through and above its stadium, ending by circling the Premier League trophy.
20 Jun 2021
Video games company Electronic Arts says hackers managed to steal some of the source code to its popular football game FIFA 21, as well as the Frostbite engine underpinning several titles.
24 Jun 2021
Indigenous Guatemalans practice an ancient ball game in which only the hip can be used to hit the ball. Guatemala boasts 11 teams, all of which have their eyes on December's Mesoamerican Championship.
23 Jun 2021
Munich, hosting Germany's match against Hungary, wanted to light up the stadium in rainbow colors after Hungarian lawmakers passed new anti-LGBT+ legislation.
8 Jul 2021
What's as addictive as alcohol or tobacco, targets the young and underprivileged and makes millions for sports franchises? As we set our gaze beyond the ball at the pitch-side billboards at Euro 2021, ads for beer and home appliances seem a dying breed. Instead, online sports betting rules. It's been more than a decade since most European nations loosened rules on online gambling. What are the consequences?
13 Jul 2021
A cartridge of Nintendo's classic video game "Super Mario 64" sets a world record, selling for $1.56 million (€1.32 million) after a 20% buyer's premium at the Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. The sale, the first ever of a game cartridge to surpass $1 million, came just two days after a sealed copy of "The Legend of Zelda", made for the old Nintendo NES console, sold for a then-record of $870,000.
16 Jul 2021
According to the Israeli club, Barcelona did not want to play the match in Jerusalem, prompting Beitar's managers to call off the game.
29 Jul 2021
Roman Abramovich is suing a British journalist for libel over a book about KGB influence in modern Russia which claims the billionaire was acting as "Putin's cashier" when he bought Chelsea.
14 Aug 2021
Lionel Messi joins his Paris Saint-Germain teammates for training for the second time ahead of the side's Ligue 1 match against Strasbourg.
28 Sep 2021
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta praises his team and the impact of having fans in the stadium after his team struck three times inside 35 minutes to beat Tottenham 3-1 and move above their north London rivals in the Premier League table.
2 hours ago
The European Commission has recommended EU member candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova, but said Georgia still falls short. In Tbilisi, tens of thousands came out to defend their dream of a future in Europe.
2 hours ago
Rescue teams continue searching for survivors after Wednesday's deadly earthquake which killed at least 1,000 people. Afghanistan's leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, warned that the number of casualties could rise.
2 hours ago
Colombians have elected a new president. Gustavo Petro, 62, is set to become the first leftist in the country's top job. The former rebel of the now defunct M-19 movement beat millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernandez in Sunday's election. Petro will take the oath of office in August, replacing the deeply unpopular Ivan Duque. For analysis, we speak to Gerard Martin, a political sociologist based in Medellin, Colombia.
4 hours ago
With young Indigenous people leaving the Amazon in search of jobs the rainforest is losing one of its best lines of defense. Could ensuring they have economic opportunities at home help protect biodiversity?
4 hours ago
The entertainer had molested a 16-year-old in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion, according to a Los Angeles County jury. The victim, who is now 64, was awarded financial compensation.
4 hours ago
Texas official Steven McCraw said that officers searched for a key that was not needed and waited an hour outside classrooms. Relatives of schoolchildren and staff are angry over how police responded to the shooting.