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UN urged to seek Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibi's freedom from Thai jail

UN urged to seek Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibi's freedom from Thai jail

Supporters of the Australia-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi have petitioned the United Nations to seek the young footballer’s freedom from a Thai jail cell, where he awaits extradition to Bahrain over a conviction he says is politically motivated....

yesterday, 00:37 in World News
 
Talking Horses: Frodon can bag Gold Cup prize on big day at Cheltenham

Talking Horses: Frodon can bag Gold Cup prize on big day at Cheltenham

The BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham in November is often the best guide to the big handicap chase at the December meeting, even if the former is staged on the old course at the home of jumps racing while the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup is on the new. It...

yesterday, 00:18 in Sport
 
Jürgen Klopp: trophies are not everything, Liverpool need solid base

Jürgen Klopp: trophies are not everything, Liverpool need solid base

Jürgen Klopp has said silverware is not the only measure of success but Liverpool’s progression as a club should provide the basis for sustained achievement at Anfield. The Liverpool manager accepted José Mourinho’s latest reminder that “trophies...

Friday, 23:59 in Sport
 
Hodgson feels bloodied Crystal Palace sink into ‘absolute doom and gloom’

Hodgson feels bloodied Crystal Palace sink into ‘absolute doom and gloom’

Roy Hodgson was discussing defeat, a numbed sense of disappointment Crystal Palace have had to endure too often this season, when the conversation veered unexpectedly into even gorier territory. “You will never get away from the classic American...

Friday, 23:59 in Sport
 
Mauricio Pochettino: sometimes it is better not to sign players in January

Mauricio Pochettino: sometimes it is better not to sign players in January

Mauricio Pochettino has said he would not be disappointed if Tottenham failed to strengthen their squad in January because he is mindful of the integration difficulties that mid-season signings face. The manager took Lucas Moura from Paris...

Friday, 23:59 in Sport
 
Pep Guardiola: Kevin De Bruyne is fresh, recovered … he is a special player

Pep Guardiola: Kevin De Bruyne is fresh, recovered … he is a special player

Pep Guardiola believes Kevin De Bruyne’s injuries may prove a blessing in disguise for Manchester City because the Belgian will return fresh for the second half of the season. De Bruyne is back in full training after his second knee problem of the...

Friday, 23:59 in Sport
 
Marco Silva rules out loan move for Everton midfielder Tom Davies

Marco Silva rules out loan move for Everton midfielder Tom Davies

Marco Silva has said a loan exit for Tom Davies in January is impossible and that Everton’s club captain, Phil Jagielka, remains in his plans for the remainder of the season. Davies has been consigned to the bench since André Gomes established himself...

Friday, 23:59 in Sport
 
Gary Anderson beats Kevin Burness to make third round of PDC World Darts

Gary Anderson beats Kevin Burness to make third round of PDC World Darts

Two-time world champion Gary Anderson booked his place in the third round of the PDC World Championship by beating Northern Ireland’s Kevin Burness 3-1, hitting seven 180s on the way. Anderson won three legs in a row to take the opening set against...

Friday, 23:28 in Sport
 
Great Britain begin Track Cycling World Cup with double pursuit gold

Great Britain begin Track Cycling World Cup with double pursuit gold

Great Britain enjoyed a successful first day of the Track Cycling World Cup in London that produced golds in the women’s and men’s team pursuit. Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson claimed their third consecutive World Cup...

Friday, 23:17 in Sport
 
Mick Mulvaney named as acting White House chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney named as acting White House chief of staff

President Donald Trump has named his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, as acting chief of staff, replacing John Kelly in the new year. Trump tweeted on Friday that Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next...

Friday, 22:53 in World News
 
Tropical Cyclone Owen weakens to category 2 storm after crossing Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Owen weakens to category 2 storm after crossing Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Owen has weakened to a category 2 system after crossing the Queensland coast south of remote Kowanyama on the western Cape York. The storm hit land as a category 3 cyclone early on Saturday, with winds of 120km/h near the centre and...

Friday, 22:53 in World News
 
Exeter keep hopes alive with hard-fought victory at Gloucester

Exeter keep hopes alive with hard-fought victory at Gloucester

A week in Europe can be a very long time, both in politics and in rugby. Last Saturday Exeter were desperately disappointed to lose at home to Gloucester in a result which appeared to have scuppered their European hopes. This time it was the Cherry...

Friday, 22:26 in Sport
 
Dina Asher-Smith a real contender for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Dina Asher-Smith a real contender for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

A hugely successful and exhilarating year for British sport will be acknowledged in time-worn fashion on Sunday night when the country’s leading athletes – along with 12,000 paying spectators – gather at the Genting Arena in Birmingham for the 65th...

Friday, 22:16 in Sport
 
Between a rock and a bed place: giant boulder smashes through bedroom wall

Between a rock and a bed place: giant boulder smashes through bedroom wall

A giant boulder weighing several tons has smashed through the wall of a man’s bedroom. Firefighters were called to the home in White Rock on the seafront in Hastings, East Sussex, at about 3pm on Thursday after reports the structure of the building...

Friday, 21:57 in World News
 
Labor pledges $30m for Rohingya and Palestinian humanitarian crises

Labor pledges $30m for Rohingya and Palestinian humanitarian crises

Labor has pledged a $30m boost to foreign aid to the Rohingya and Palestinian humanitarian crises if it wins the next election. The joint announcement from Labor frontbenchers Penny Wong and Shayne Neumann comes before the party’s national conference...

Friday, 21:11 in World News
 


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