A tale of two number 9s as Napoli crush Frankfurt’s dreams
23 February 2023 | 10:47 am
Eintracht Frankfurt need a minor miracle in Italy next month to avoid a Champions League exit. Napoli’s Victor Osimhen inspired the visitors to a 2-0 victory as a red card for Kolo Muani summed up Frankfurt’s night.
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Nineteen-year-old Ryusei Ouchi uses a cane to ride the rails and drop off large ramps. With a cane to feel out the edge of a three-metre-high ramp, Ryusei Ouchi takes a deep breath, shuffles to the edge and drops in.
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Germany's major biannual fashion event is leaving the capital and moving to Frankfurt. Officials hope the move will transform Germany's financial hub into a new "international fashion metropolis."
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Fallou Diop is one of Senegal's most promising jockeys according to the stable owner he rides for near the Lac Rose's sandy shores. His size, feather weight and passion for horses make him an ideal competitor. Having won the country's most prestigious racing prize two years ago he is now hoping to compete abroad.
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The disability that accompanies him since birth never stopped Ibrahim Traore, a 21-year-old Ivorian legless football player, from playing hard in the field, channelling his idol, football Belgian international Romelu Lukaku. Ibrahim (or simply Lukaku, as his friends and teammates call him) could be seen competing in Bouake, a metropolis that was once the sanctuary of the Ivorian rebellion, on Sunday.
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Footage showing an octopus shifting in colour while asleep has been released by scientists in Brazil, who have published a new study saying the sophisticated cephalopods experience at least two different types of sleep. One of these states, which they dubbed "active sleep," is akin to rapid eye movement (REM) in mammals, birds and some reptiles -- raising the intriguing possibility that, like humans, octopuses experience dreams.
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They were supposed to come from Johannesburg, Brazzaville, Lagos and Abidjan but their travel plans were thwarted by the Covid-19 pandemic The eighth edition of the Lomé International Fashion Festival had to recruit models from closer to home instead, with a handful managing to travel to the Togolese capital from Ghana and Gabon. So what exactly does it mean to be a model in Africa in 2021? We hear first-hand from some of those in the industry.
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