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Chris Wright

Chris Wright

    'Sense of urgency' on Rio Olympics
    'Sense of urgency' on Rio Olympics
    The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission ended a sixth visit to the Brazilian host city with a message to the...
    The most bizarre sporting moments of 2011
    The most bizarre sporting moments of 2011
    From the malign to the ridiculous, the madcap to the simply weird -- there was no shortage of offbeat moments in world sport in 2011, from fining a...
    Brazil welcomes world to World Cup draw
    Brazil welcomes world to World Cup draw
    The eyes of the footballing world were focused on Rio de Janeiro on Saturday for the preliminary draw for the 20th World Cup.
    European adventure almost over for Spurs, Inter
    European adventure almost over for Spurs, Inter
    Tottenham Hotspur managed to come back from the dead right at the start of their Champions League adventure last August after handing Swiss minnows...
    United, Barcelona close in on last four
    United, Barcelona close in on last four
    A composed Wayne Rooney netted a potentially priceless goal as Manchester United earned a 1-0 Champions League quarterfinal, first-leg victory at...
    Crouch stuns Milan, Raul haunts Valencia
    Crouch stuns Milan, Raul haunts Valencia
    Tottenham shocked seven-times European champions AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro on Tuesday with Peter Crouch firing the only goal on a superb night...
    England edge Danes, France beat Brazil
    England edge Danes, France beat Brazil
    England overcame a stuttering start to edge out Denmark 2-1 in Copenhagen on Wednesday with Aston Villa pair Darren Bent and Ashley Young cancelling out an early effort from Liverpool's Daniel Agger....
    Spurs and United net top spots
    Spurs and United net top spots
    Not satisfied with reaching the last 16 of the Champions League in their debut season, Tottenham Hotspur wrapped up top spot in Group A at the...
    Euro 2012: England struggle while tempers flare in Italy
    Euro 2012: England struggle while tempers flare in Italy
    Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifiers brought drama on and off the pitch as Germany walloped Kazakhstan, Spain edged Scotland and The Netherlands trounced...
    Mercurial Messi adds Fifa award to Ballon d'Or trophy
    Mercurial Messi adds Fifa award to Ballon d'Or trophy
    Lionel Messi, who on Monday added Fifa's World Player of the Year award to his prestigious Ballon D'Or accolade, has certainly proved he can handle...
    Barca, Liverpool facing tough times in Europe
    Barca, Liverpool facing tough times in Europe
    It would normally be unthinkable -- but it is just possible that holders Barcelona will become the first winners since the 1993 introduction of the...
    Desperate Liverpool look for European boost
    Desperate Liverpool look for European boost
    Liverpool, their English Premier League hopes punctured by their bizarre 'beachball' loss at Sunderland, must establish their European credentials...