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Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills 3

The riot broke out after crowds threw stones at the bus carrying members of the Motagua team, sending shards of window glass at the players inside, according to the Motagua club.

Mallorca make dream start to life back in La Liga

Backed by American former professional tennis player Andy Kohlberg and Robert Sarver, owner of NBA team Phoenix Suns, the good times appear to be returning for the 100-year-old club.

Taliban say killing of leader’s brother will not derail US talks

There is no claim of responsibility for the bomb that killed the younger brother of Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada near the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Bale to stay after helping Madrid in Celta win, says Zidane

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale was reportedly on the verge of signing for Chinese club Jiangsu Suning in July, but the move was called off.

Medvedev shocks Djokovic at Cincinnati

Ninth-seeded Russian Medvedev stepped up his game after losing the first set eventually beating Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

England lead Australia, leave second Ashes test on knife edge

England, 1-0 down in the series, led by eight runs in the first innings but they quickly slumped to 9-2 on a gloomy evening.

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is coming under pressure from politicians across the political spectrum to prevent a disorderly departure from the EU.

City held by Spurs amid new VAR controversy

Lucas Moura rescues a point for Spurs by scoring with his first touch after coming on as a substitute before Gabriel Jesus has stoppage-time goal ruled out by VAR for Aymeric Laporte's handball.

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker in season opener

Goals from Paco Alcacer, Jadon Sancho and Marco Reus help Borussia Dortmund recover from conceding an early goal to land an emphatic opening-day victory over Augsburg.

Kroos piledriver helps 10-man Madrid win at Celta

Real Madrid start off their new campaign with a win over Celta Vigo as Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Lucas Vasquez get on the scoresheet.

Trossard shines on debut as Brighton draw 1-1 with West Ham

Leandro Trossard's superb strike earned Brighton a point after Javier Hernandez put West Ham ahead early in the second half.

No home joy for Villa as Bournemouth earn first victory

Douglas Luiz scores an early goal of the season contender but goals from Joshua King and Harry Wilson seal the victory for Bournemouth.

Bernard’s early goal earns Everton a nervy win over Watford

Bernard's early strike gives Marco Silva a win against his old club as Everton hang on to win all three points while leaving Watford at the bottom of the table.

Teemu Pukki’s hat-trick gives Norwich comfortable win over Newcastle

The Norwich City striker's hattrick gave the club their first home victory in the Premier League after a three-year absence.

Mane and Firmino give Liverpool 2-1 win at Southampton

Goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane help Liverpool survive a late scare as Super Cup hero Adrian commits huge blunder to allow Southampton's Danny Ings to score against his former team.

Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on

Those who attended Woodstock in 1969 reflected on the kindness of strangers who offered food and medical aid among others.

James’ work rate has earned teammates’ respect, says Solskjaer

Daniel James’s hard work has seen him earn praise from manger and teammates alike.

Standard Chartered faces fine for sanctions breaches

The bank agreed in April to pay US$1.1 billion to US and British authorities for conducting illegal financial transactions.

Neymar left out of PSG team again

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel says Neymar is still not fully fit hence his omission from the squad.

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea...

Serkzhan Bilash wanted to secure his release for the sake of his two children and health.

Alibaba’s US$15 bil conundrum: Amid HK’s protests, when should they list?

Two sources involved in the deal say Alibaba's thinking on the deal is ‘fluid’ and the company is considering several timetables.

2-time world welterweight champion Napoles dead at 79

Jose Napoles ended his career with an outstanding 81-7 record with 54 knockouts.

Lewandowski double rescues draw for Bayern in season opener

Bayern were stunned after conceding two goals in three minutes and needed Robert Lewandowski to score the equaliser to save them the blushes.

Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

A Thai military official declined to comment on whether a meeting had taken place.