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October 24, 2017 1:30 AM Real success earns Ronaldo and Zidane top FIFA honours

The forward collected his award at a ceremony held at the London Palladium last night, with fellow nominees Lionel Messi and Neymar both in the crowd. "Thank you a lot to the guys for voting for me," Ronaldo (pictured) said. "(I want) to give a mention to Leo and Neymar to be here, Real Madrid supporters, my team-mates, my coach, my president - they support 134

October 23, 2017 8:15 PM Cristiano Ronaldo crowned 'The Best' at Fifa awards

The Portuguese ace, who has scored 44 goals in just 48 games for club and country so far this calendar year, played a major role in Real winning both La Liga and the Champions League. He scored twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus in the continental final at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on June 3. Real boss Zinedine Zidane took the corresponding Manager 164

October 22, 2017 5:02 AM Jose Mourinho knows where Manchester United must strengthen after Huddersfield defeat

Man Utd were deservedly beaten by Huddersfield Town and here are the talking points from the Premier League fixture. Maybe the reason why Lingard stayed on for the entirety of the match was by virtue of his poorer teammates. Lingard started as the playmaker and a United forward has not been more unsuitably positioned since Bebe graced the wing. Although 134

October 21, 2017 10:11 PM Western Province stout defence keeps Lions at bay

CAPE TOWN – Western Province’s defence provided the sheet-anchor for a well-taken 19-5 Currie Cup semifinal win over the Golden Lions at Newlands on Saturday evening, after leading 13-5 at halftime. The match produced typically finals rugby and in the final analysis, the Lions paid heavily for their errors. They also had several chances to kick for goal when penalties 131

October 21, 2017 2:02 PM Chelsea 4-2 Watford: Bullish Blues Battle Back to Clinch Crucial Win Over Hardy Hornets

Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 4-2 in a pulsating Premier League match on Saturday afternoon. Pedro gave the hosts the lead early in the first half in stunning style - curling home an emphatic 25-yard effort from the edge of the area. Watford then punished the hosts for failing to stamp their authority on the match, as Abdoulaye Doucouré thumped 128

October 17, 2017 11:28 PM Keylor Navas earns Real Madrid a point vs. Spurs with sparking performance

Real Madrid and Spurs shared the spoils in an evenly contested game in the Bernabeu and neither side will lament missed opportunities in the 1-1 draw. The results were fair and made that much more palatable because of the stalemate between APOEL and Dortmund. A Raphael Varane own goal gave Tottenham the lead and Cristiano Ronaldo equalised from the spot in an open encounter 145

October 15, 2017 2:42 PM Rooney rescues point but Koeman under pressure after Everton draw

BRIGHTON - Three quick thoughts on Brighton 1-1 Everton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Ronald Koeman took a gamble when he signed Wayne Rooney this summer. Rooney just paid him back. The former England captain's 90th minute penalty at Brighton salvaged a point for Everton on what might otherwise have been a disastrous day for the Dutch manager 133

October 13, 2017 9:48 AM UK-Dutch-built Sentinel launches to track air quality

A UK-assembled satellite has launched from Russia on a mission to monitor air quality around the globe. Its Dutch-designed instrument will make 20 million observations daily, building maps of polluting gases and particles known to be harmful to health. S5P rode to orbit on a converted Russian intercontinental ballistic missile called a Rockot. The vehicle 147

October 10, 2017 11:04 PM GameTech: May the force be with you in Battlefront II

“Witness the power of this fully operational battle station!” the Emperor cackled, as Luke Skywalker’s face fell in anguish. The Death Star was in perfect working order after all, ready to blow up Luke’s friends. You can almost hear EA cackling in the background as Star Wars Battlefront II nears its launch. The first Battlefront was well received, but quickly 135

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM Missing equipment, shoot-to-kill and gripens: Galebotswe reflects Pt II

One issue that captured newspaper headlines during General Galebotswe’s tenure was the court action over the so-called “missing spy equipment”. The essence of the matter smacked of a power struggle within the highest offices of the military and the intelligence agencies. The matter, initially kept under wraps within the BDF, blew out into the public 132