Retrial of ex-footballer Giggs abandoned after charges dropped
18 July 2023 | 11:45 am
The retrial of ex-Manchester United soccer player Ryan Giggs over domestic violence allegations has been abandoned, PA Media reported on Tuesday, after the charges were withdrawn by Britain's Crown Prosecution Service.
28 Mar 2019
Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi spoke out about his time spent in a Thai prison, at a forum about human rights in sport on Thursday.
23 May 2019
Young Palestinian, Omar Abu Hashim, dreamt of becoming not just a professional footballer, but a famous one. However, a bullet to the leg during a protest march led to his left leg being amputated. With the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the 20-year-old and others like him could still achieve fame playing the beautiful game.
6 Jun 2019
Women's World Cup: Why the best female footballer is not taking part.
13 Jun 2019
New Real Madrid signing Luka Jovic was presented to Los Blancos fans for the first time, as he was warmly welcomed at the Santiago Bernabeu.
11 Aug 2019
A media report that Hamburg footballer Bakary Jatta is playing under a false name has sparked investigations by the DFB (German FA) and city authorities. The report claims there are also doubts about Jatta's age.
8 Jan 2020
Sadio Mane was named African Footballer of the Year for 2019 on Tuesday after winning the Champions League with Liverpool and leading Senegal to the Africa Cup of Nations final.
17 May 2020
Ryan Giggs said young Manchester United players would have never wanted to cross Alex Ferguson.
13 Aug 2020
This is a brief look into the life, times, and achievements of Samuel Okwaraji who died playing against Angola in Lagos, thirty-two years ago.
29 Aug 2021
Speaking to DW from her basement, a female Afghan football player describes her horror at the return of the Taliban and begs for help. While aid efforts continue behind the scenes, here is her story.
21 Apr 2022
Shakhtar Donetsk player Mykola Matviienko tells DW how Russia's war in Ukraine has changed his life, with his team training in Turkey. He has never played in the club's home city, given the conflict in eastern Ukraine since 2014.
30 Apr 2022
Ukrainian footballer Alan Aussi playing for Borussia Dortmund fearing for friends at front line
22 Jul 2022
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.
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As a nation enters a third winter of fighting for its very existence, it must wait – one ocean away – on a domestic partisan feud. Republicans in the US Senate have shrugged off Joe Biden's plea not to gift a win to Vladimir Putin and have blocked aid for Ukraine over a dispute on funding for the border with Mexico.
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While the world watches Israel's war with Hamas and the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza, surely anything that eases tensions is to be welcomed? So why won't Israel's government call time on attacks by Jewish settlers in the West Bank, settlers who since October 7 have stepped up their push to forcefully expel Palestinians from their land?
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Cyclone Michaung has hit the coast of Andhra Pradesh state in southeastern India, causing widespread damage. At least eight people have been killed in intense floods in the city of Chennai further down the coast.
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In tonight's edition: more than 60 people have been injured in a dawn blast at an explosives depot in the Seychelles. Also, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the two warring sides in Sudan have committed war crimes.
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President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina speaks about how fiscal decentralization will move Nigeria forward.
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Hunter Biden indicted on nine new federal tax evasion charges in California, which carries a maximum sentence of 17 years in prison. It follows previous charges of tax evasion and unlawfully owning a gun filed in July.
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