Argentina football officials order team to fix crooked field after 30 years

Liniers team president says Google Maps images prompted sudden call to change field, where goal lines are slanted and one half is shorter than the other From above, the football pitch in Liniers a working-class neighbourhood in Buenos Aires looks like an elementary school pupils first attempts at geometry: the touchlines are parallel, but the […]

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Ronda Rousey to make return with title fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207

The most popular female fighter in mixed martial arts will face Amanda Nunes in bantamweight title fight at UFC 207 on 30 December Ronda Rousey, the UFCs most popular female fighter, will fight for the first time in more than a year on 30 December when she faces Amanda Nunes in a bantamweight title fight […]

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Adrien Broner ‘is OK’ despite threats to take his own life, adviser insists

Former four-division title-holder shared a series of alarming posts on Instagram that suggested he was planning to take his own life Former four-division title-holder Adrien Broner shared a series of alarming posts on social media on Wednesday that suggested he was planning to take his own life, though a longtime adviser to the boxer reached […]

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Tyson Fury gives up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles

Tyson Fury has given up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles to concentrate on recovery with Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua likely to fight for the vacant crowns Tyson Fury has voluntarily vacated his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles with immediate effect to focus on his medical treatment and recovery. Fury recently withdrew […]

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Derrick Rose rape trial: LAPD detective’s apparent suicide complicates case

The alleged rape victim appeared shocked when death was shared in court, as Roses lawyer claimed Nadine Hernandez had told him theres no rape case here The apparent suicide of a Los Angeles police department detective who was investigating a rape allegation against NBA star Derrick Rose is a dramatic turn that has injected uncertainty […]

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Federal Reserve minutes show close call on September interest rate hike

Three central bankers voted in favor of increasing rates amid easing risks of Brexit but experts still expect only one hike this year, after December meeting The Federal Reserves decision not to increase rates in September was a close call, met in September, three of the twelve members voted in favor of increasing interest rates […]

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Donald Trump has lost tens of millions on Scottish golf courses, accounts show

Records for resorts in Aberdeenshire and Ayrshire conflict with FEC filings in the US and reveal he has avoided paying UK corporation tax on the two courses Donald Trump has lost nearly 26m ($31.8m) building his golfing empire in Scotland, his company accounts show a sum that means the Republican presidential candidate has avoided paying […]

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Syrian migrant accused of Berlin bomb plot kills himself

Authorities say Jaber al-Bakr, who had been under round-the-clock surveillance, died in custody A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has killed himself in police custody in Leipzig, the justice ministry for the state of Saxony said on Wednesday. Investigators believe Jaber al-Bakr, 22, who arrived in Germany last […]

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Progress Personified: Chunk from The Goonies is all grown up

When he was 10 years old, Jeff Cohen starred in the 1985 blockbuster film The Goonies. However, he later fell on hard times. Listen to him tell the story of how he turned his life around. Paid for by Principal Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/progress-personified/audio/2016/oct/06/chunk-goonies-jeff-cohen-podcast-lawyer-author

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Defining Moment: a doctor gets lost in China and emerges with a new life

Defining Moment contest winner Nidia Diaz traveled the globe to learn the secrets of eastern medicine, but it was an unexpected adventure that made the greatest impact on her. Paid for by Principal Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/defining-moment/audio/2016/aug/10/doctor-eastern-medicine-china-lost-enlightenment-hike

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