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Rooney excited for ‘great moment’ in England farewell

Washington, United States | AFP | Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States. Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer …

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Mayweather to face Japan kickboxer Nasukawa on New Year’s Eve

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr said Monday he will come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer half his age, Tenshin Nasukawa, on New Year’s Eve in Saitama. The 41-year-old unbeaten American, who captured world titles in five different weight divisions and was considered …

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KQ opens E. African skies to United States

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA & AGENCIES | The newly unveiled Kenya Airways non-stop daily flights between Nairobi and New York is set to open up the East African skies to the United States, making a milestone development in travel and tourism business in the region. The carrier’s long-awaited inaugural flight …

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Rooney to make England farewell against USA

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Wayne Rooney is to come out of England retirement for a final one-off appearance against the United States in an international friendly at Wembley this month, the Football Association announced Sunday. Rooney, a record goalscorer for both Manchester United and England, has not played …

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Depression made Fury ‘want to die’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British boxer Tyson Fury has revealed that suffering from depression meant he “wanted to die so bad”. The 30-year-old, who faces Deontay Wilder for the American’s World Boxing Council heavyweight title in Los Angeles on December 1, also had problems with drug addiction and …

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Uganda gets more refugee support from American people

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The U.S. government and the American people are continuing to support refugees in Uganda with nearly $83 million in additional humanitarian assistance by the end of the U.S. fiscal year 2018. According to a press release issued by the U.S Embassy in Kampala on Oct.17, …

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Ibra-mania as Zlatan’s double seals Galaxy fightback

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his arrival in Major League Soccer with two goals on his debut including an injury-time winner as the Los Angeles Galaxy fought back from three goals down to beat Los Angeles FC 4-3 on Saturday. Ibrahimovic — who only arrived …

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Ibrahimovic, Los Angeles Galaxy confirm MLS move

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Zlatan Ibrahimovic completed his move to Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday, aiming to conquer Major League Soccer in the final stop of his glittering career. The iconic 36-year-old striker announced his move in a typically enigmatic full-page advert in the Los Angeles Times, which …

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