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Atleast 76 dead in Brazilian soccer team’s plane crash

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A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Five people survived. The British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by a charter airline named LaMia, declared an emergency …

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FA’s Greg Clarke says he cannot rule out sex abuse cover-up

The FA chairman says he doesn’t know if sex abuse in football was covered up, calling it “the biggest crisis I can remember”. Greg Clarke promised to fully disclose any conclusions reached by an independent inquiry and act upon them. Asked if he could rule out a cover-up, Mr Clarke …

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Brazil Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Police say five people survived the crash but the rest of those on board died. The chartered aircraft was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team. The …

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LeBron James donating $2.5M to Muhammad Ali exhibit at Smithsonian

WASHINGTON — A longtime admirer of Muhammad Ali, LeBron James said he jumped at the opportunity to support an exhibit honoring the life of the boxing giant at the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. “Muhammad Ali is such a cornerstone of me as an athlete because of …

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Former British, European & Commonwealth champion dies at 76

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Former British and European heavyweight champion Jack Bodell has died, aged 76. The Derbyshire-born fighter won amateur honours at light-heavyweight and claimed the British heavyweight title as a professional in October 1969. He lost the belt to Henry Cooper but won it back in 1971 when a victory over Joe …

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Messi’s Anger Gets Him a Yellow Card (Sevilla 1-Barcelona 2)

Messi gets a yellow card in the match. … He gets booked, then huffs to the touchline, spending some minutes outside before being called back in.

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