Liverpool legends Michael Owen and Jason McAteer KICK each other in stunning pitch bust-up

The pair were playing for England and Ireland in the Star Sixes competition when sparks flew on the pitch. Owen appeared to kick out at his former team-mate McAteer, to which the Irishman reacted furiously. Both players ended up on the floor as Joe Cole and David Dunn rushed in to separate them. But McAteer […]

‘Whole world is watching’: Russia-Turkey-Germany-France talks on Syria kick off in Istanbul (VIDEO)

Leaders of Russia, Turkey, Germany and France have gathered in Istanbul to discuss the Syrian peace process. While the outcome of such tricky talks is hard to predict, the new format appears to be, at least, quite refreshing. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Istanbul […]

This National Sports Icon Gives a Different Kind of Kick

When Ide Oumarou hits the ground, drumbeats and chants in the Zarma language rise from one side of a crowded bleacher in the Palais du 29 Juillet, Niamey’s main sports facility. Skinny and physically smaller than his 14 years, Ide still somehow resembles his hero, Abdoul Razak Issoufou Alfaga. Red headgear lightly tied around his […]

Motorola and Verizon kick off the 5G smartphone hype with the Moto Z3

Cellular carriers everywhere are hyping up the rollout of “5G” network technology in the coming years, and now it looks like the hype for the hardware side of things is starting to pick up, too. Verizon and Motorola are announcing what they’re calling “the world’s first 5G upgradable smartphone,” the Moto Z3 (not to be confused […]

This is how global trade looks before economic wars kick in (INFOGRAPHICS)

Global commerce is descending into the era of trade wars and protectionism. Here is how the global trade environment looks after decades of falling barriers – which are now being set up again. The United States is the leader in imports, buying $ 2,409 billion worth of goods in 2017, about 13.4 percent of the […]

Jedinak's penalty kick helps Australia draw with Denmark in crucial Group C game

Mile Jedinak's penalty kick gave Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark on Thursday and new life at the World Cup. Christian Eriksen scored in the opening minutes for Denmark, which has gone unbeaten in 17 straight international matches. But Jussuf Poulsen's handball after a video review set up Jedinak's opportunity in the 38th minute. Going into the tournament, No. 36 Australia was the lowest-ranked […]

Messi misses penalty kick as Iceland holds Argentina to draw

Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an impressive World Cup debut on Saturday. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes Halldorsson. The Iceland goalkeeper dived to his right and got two hands behind the […]

A Fair-Trade Model With a Spicy Kick Rises in Landlocked Africa

One wintry lunch break in 2002, graphic designer Joe Roques and his then-business partner Richard Armstrong were enjoying much-needed ham and cheese toasties. “I’m sick of spending all my time building other people’s brands,” said Roques in between mouthfuls. They’d soon resolved to create their own edgy, irreverent brand but were hamstrung by their location […]

Man Utd kick off summer spending with Fred deal as Jose Mourinho eyes Man City battle

The Brazil midfielder will be tasked with helping to replace Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini in Mourinho’s engine room. The 25-year-old is set for a medical after coming through the Brazil vs Croatia friendly at Anfield unscathed. Manchester United have agreed a £53m fee with Shakhtar Donetsk and expect the agreement of personal terms to […]