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Canada beat Cameroon in FIFA Women’s World Cup

Canada registered a 1-0 win in their FIFA Women’s World Cup Group E fixture against Cameroon in Montpellier. Cameroon, who won two matches on their only previous World Cup appearance in 2011, were undone by one set piece in the dying…

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the tournament to 48 sides was scrapped, FIFA announced on Wednesday. World football's governing body said in a statement that "following a thorough…

Manchester City lifts Premier League title

Manchester City rewrote the record books in a near flawless campaign to win the Premier League last season but by holding off Liverpool to retain the title, they have secured their status as true greats of the English game. A year ago,…

Messi scores 600th goal as Barcelona downs Liverpool

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi put Barcelona on the verge of the Champions League final with a devastating double in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in the first leg of their last-four clash on Wednesday, taking his goal tally for the Catalans to…

Messi’s Barcelona lifts La Liga title

MADRID: Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming…