Joy for Venezuela in U20 final vs England
09 June 2017 | 12:20 pm
They are suffering hunger and violence, but baseball-mad Venezuelans found unexpected solace in football as their under-20 team won through to Sunday's World Cup final against England.
11 Jul 2021
Hundreds of England fans are already at Wembley Stadium, many without tickets, just to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. Home side England are ready to make history as they chase a first major trophy in 55 years, but rivals Italy are in the mood to spoil the party at Wembley.
12 Jul 2021
Italy defeated England 3-2 on penalties following a high-octane match that finished 1-1 after 120 minutes. Italy clinch their first European title since 1968 with Roberto Mancini credited with raising the Azzurri from the ashes. For England, football will not be coming home but the team still has the potential to dominate for years to come. Catch all the analysis on our final Euro 2021 show!
12 Jul 2021
UK PM condemns racist abuse of England soccer team
12 Jul 2021
England supporters who gathered in London to watch the Euro 2020 final say they're "gutted" about the team's defeat to Italy on penalties, but "proud of them" for getting so far in the tournament.
13 Jul 2021
Gareth Southgate condemns the "unforgivable" racist abuse aimed at the three England players who missed penalties in Sunday's Euro 2020 final defeat against Italy. Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were the victims of sickening social media taunts in the aftermath of the 3-2 penalty shoot-out loss at Wembley.
13 Jul 2021
Rashford missed a penalty along with teammates Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka in the 3-2 shoutout. Rashford responded in a lengthy statement on social media in which he apologised for his penalty miss in the shoot out. The forward wrote: "All I can say is sorry. I wish it had of gone differently." He also said messages of support daubed on a defaced mural of his face left him "on the verge of tears".
14 Jul 2021
A mural commissioned by London's City Hall celebrates England's football team, who reached the finals of the Euro 2020 championship, showing Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling next to the slogan 'You did us proud'. One of the artists who created the piece, street artist 'Mr Meana' of the MurWalls collective, says the work highlights 'the importance of getting racism out of football' in the wake of racist comments about the team online.
16 Jul 2021
With the Metropolitan Police investigating racist abuse directed at three of England's black football players after the team's loss last Sunday in the Euro 2020 finals against Italy, AFP takes a look at racism in football and what can be done to tackle the abuse off the pitch.
20 Jul 2021
The decision to ditch most coronavirus restrictions is being strongly criticized by some medical professionals who have been at the forefront in the fight against COVID.
29 Jul 2021
The changes apply to those with a vaccine approved by the US or in Europe. Arrivals will still need to test negative before departing for England.
20 Aug 2021
When Luis Diaz retired, he was unable to feed his family by relying solely on the food parcels provided by the government at subsidized prices, so he and his friends decided to grow their own. Eight years of recession and four years of hyperinflation have decimated Venezuela’s economy that has lost 80 percent of its value since 2014 leading to regular shortages of basic necessities.
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Security outside the Al-Thumama stadium in Doha stopped our journalists from filming as clashes erupted between rival Iranian supporters after the Iran-USA game. #Football fans opposed to the Iranian regime were attacked by pro-regime supporters.
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The United States are through to the last 16 of the World Cup. They secured a 1-0 win through forward Christian Pulisic, sending home an Iran team who have left a lasting impression on the tournament.
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Ever since Washington started offering billion-dollar incentives for high-tech companies to relocate to the United States, Europe has been in panic mode. But do they need to be? We look into all the EU offers.