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  • Barca to open academy in southern China

    Barcelona will open a soccer academy in southern China this year in partnership with local developer Mission Hills Group, the La Liga club said on Friday.

  • Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Messi or Ronaldo? No thanks

    Neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo would be considered fresh enough at youthful Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig, says sports director Ralf Rangnick.

  • Messi made in North Korea?

    Undaunted by sanctions and hard realities on the pitch, North Korea's lone football academy has set its sights high -- producing players better than Lionel Messi, and teams that can dominate the world.

  • 'Didn't need a major change in my action'

    Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.

  • Bushmen were quick in evolving hunting methods

    Although academic awareness of African people hunting with poison-tipped arrows extends through centuries, knowledge of this inventive practice remained scattered among entomology, anthropology and chemistry texts.

  • 30 military cadets hurt in pillow fight

    Thirty cadets at the prestigious US Military Academy at West Point were injured when an annual pillow fight tradition turned bloody.