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18 Apr 2019
Jurgen Klopp stands by his father's opinion that Pele is the greatest footballer across all generations, before hailing the influence his Brazilians have had at Anfield in recent years.
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.
16 Feb 2019
The wife of jailed refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has written a personal plea to Thailand's prime minister to send him back to Australia, warning that "time is running out" as he fights extradition to Bahrain.
25 Jan 2019
The search for missing footballer Emiliano Sala has been resumed on Thursday. Earlier, a desperate message from Sala, sent shortly before the plane disappeared, emerged.
25 Mar 2017
Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez believes Neymar has what it takes to become the world's best footballer.

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The West African country's new military leader has said constitutional order will return "when the conditions are right." The junta has also pledged to bring security to Burkina Faso.
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Every two years, football comes home... to Africa. This year, the Africa Cup of Nations is hosted by Cameroon and, no doubt, there's plenty to criticise: dodgy calls by the ref, questionable Covid-19 protocols and a deadly stampede that left eight dead. And yet, football fans the world over are enthralled. Every day brings new twists: minnows have upset powerhouses, and stars who normally spend winter in the European leagues have shown up for their national sides. So what exactly is it about AFCON that's got us riveted?
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In Israel, the number of gang-related murders is soaring in the Israeli Arab community. A record 128 Israeli Arabs were killed in gang-related violence within their own community last year, including women and children caught in the crossfire. The victims' families accuse the police of inaction, while the government has promised to do more. Our correspondents Gwendoline Debono and Irris Makler report from Qalansuwa, a town in the country's centre, where criminals have formed a state within a state.
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French unions are staging a major nationwide strike Thursday, with more than 170 protests calling for salary hikes to deal with the rising cost of living. Rail workers, teachers and other professions are pressuring the government just months ahead of presidential elections.
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France is considered one of the top destinations in the world for winter sports, known as "les sports d'hiver". They're a major part of the country’s tourism industry. Ski culture goes beyond the slopes, and like many things in France, it also involves a lot of food. But has skiing become too expensive? And how can resorts cope with climate change? In this episode of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula slalom the ins and outs of the white gold that is French skiing.