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September 6, 2018 8:46 AM Jorginho reveals his desire to return to Italy but insists he is relishing Chelsea move

'Serie A is one of the best leagues in the world... I hope to go back one day': Jorginho reveals his desire to return to Italy but insists he is relishing Chelsea move and intensity of Premier League Jorginho has insisted he is relishing life in the Premier League, but revealed his desire to one day return to Italy. The midfielder followed Maurizio Sarri 12

September 2, 2018 3:16 PM Vladimir Putin leads mourners at moving funeral of 'Soviet Sinatra' Iosif Kobzon

Vladimir Putin leads mourners at moving funeral of 'Soviet Sinatra' Iosif Kobzon following his death from cancer aged 80 Russian President Vladimir Putin led mourners at the moving funeral of the 'Soviet Sinatra' Iosif Kobzon today. The crooner, who was a perennial fixture on Soviet and Russian radio in the early 1960s, died aged 80 after a protracted 2 1

July 27, 2018 8:20 AM Lyudmila Rudenko: Who was the influential chess champion honoured by Google Doodle?

A colourful Google Doodle dominates the search engine’s homepage today. The Doodle marks 114 years since chess champion Lyudmila Rudenko was born. The pioneer is considered “one of the world’s most influential chess players”, according to the blurb. Google writes: “Today’s Doodle – which draws artistic inspiration from 1960s graphic art and posters – reimagines 15

July 21, 2018 1:02 AM Trump and Putin 'discussed Ukraine' crisis at Helsinki summit

DONALD TRUMP discussed the Ukraine crisis with President Vladimir Putin during their private meeting, the Russian leader has told a state television channel. Last Monday’s Helsinki summit between the pair of world leaders was met with large media attention. However, the one-on-one discussions were fairly private with no officials being briefed on what had been said, as Trump 14

July 12, 2018 1:25 AM 'It was a JOKE' – Croatian defender Vida BOOED by Russians for 'glory to Ukraine' comments

CROATIAN defender Domagoj Vida was booed every time he touched the ball in the World Cup semi-final against England after shouting "glory to Ukraine" in the aftermath of his side's victory against the host nation Russia in the quarter-finals. Domagoj Vida claimed he was not trying to bring politics into football with his comments. But under FIFA rules 17

June 29, 2018 3:30 PM How do the World Cup´s last 16 compare on penalty shoot-outs?

The World Cup knockout rounds begin on Saturday after two weeks of group stage action. Here, Press Association Sport looks at each tie and the penalty shoot-out records of each competing nation. Les Bleus were the first team to lose a World Cup finals penalty shoot-out when West Germany beat them in the 1982 semi-finals. Their most famous defeat though 12

June 24, 2018 7:42 PM Nature Valley International Results

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 2-6, 7-5, 6-4. Danielle Collins, United States, def. Katie Swan, Britain, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Maria Sakkari, Greece, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, def. Alizé Cornet, France, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and Ekaterina Makarova, Russia 7

June 22, 2018 7:42 PM Record crowds expected at Royal International Air Tattoo

ORGANISERS of next month’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford are expecting record crowds, with Saturday already sold out. Last year 160,000 people went through the gates, but this year the capacity on the Friday has been increased to meet demand as the nation gears up to celebrate the RAF centenary. Among the highlights at the three-day 12

June 21, 2018 1:39 PM 5 things you may not know about Manchester United new boy Fred

Manchester United have finally announced the signing of Brazil midfielder Fred on a five-year deal from Shakhtar Donetsk. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things you may not know about the 25-year-old Brazilian. Fred – full name Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos – was born in Brazil’s sixth largest city Belo Horizonte on March 5, 1993. Belo Horizonte 8

June 16, 2018 6:15 AM RAF centenary takes centre stage at Air Tattoo

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. It forms part of international celebrations marking the Royal Air Force’s centenary. Fast jets, transport planes, surveillance and training aircraft will be joined by warbirds from the Battle of Britain Memorial 8