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  • FA chairman Dyke keen to trial video technology

    FA chairman Dyke keen to trial video technology

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
    FA chairman Dyke keen to trial video technology

    Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke said he would be keen to pilot the use of video technology in British football to aid referee's decision making. Dyke's proposal would mirror the Dutch Football Association's (KNVB) policy of utilising replays to aid referee's decision making via a headset. The KNVB had wanted to extend their trial but at Saturday's meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) in Belfast, football's lawmakers opted to delay the trials for 12 …

  • Skiers angry at dangerous conditions in Bansko resort

    Skiers angry at dangerous conditions in Bansko resort

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
    Skiers angry at dangerous conditions in Bansko resort

    Lindsay Vonn was among several leading skiers who felt the conditions were "way too dangerous" as fog caused havoc in the women’s World Cup races at the Bulgarian resort of Bansko this weekend. “It’s a joke, this snow is way too dangerous to ski,” American Vonn, the sport’s most successful woman competitor, told reporters after the first run of a super-combined race on Sunday. The main thing is that I managed to go the finish without hurting myself,” added Vonn, who returned to the World Cup …

  • Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

    Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

    Associated Press - 23 minutes ago
    Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles. …

  • Henderson, Coutinho hit Man City's title bid

    Henderson, Coutinho hit Man City's title bid

    AFP News - 25 minutes ago
    Henderson, Coutinho hit Man City's title bid

    Spectacular long-range strikes by midfielders Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho earned Liverpool a 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Sunday that seriously compromised the Premier League champions' title defence. After Henderson's fine 11th-minute opener had been cancelled out by Edin Dzeko at Anfield, Coutinho curled home in sumptuous fashion from 25 yards to enhance Liverpool's hopes of Champions League qualification. …

  • Lazio beats Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli

    Lazio beats Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli

    Associated Press - 26 minutes ago
    Lazio beats Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli

    MILAN (AP) — Lazio kept up the pressure on third-placed Napoli with a comfortable 3-0 win at Sassuolo in Serie A Sunday as the race for the final Champions League spot gathered pace. …