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 Owen Gibson

Owen Gibson

    Ranieri proves nice guys do not always come second
    Ranieri proves nice guys do not always come second
    “Claudio Ranieri? Really?” As much of the planet now knows, with the world’s media descending on Leicester, that was how Gary Lineker last...
    Can any of these men clean up Fifa?
    Can any of these men clean up Fifa?
    As world football cries out for a new start, the eight candidates who have lined up to reconstruct the discredited Fifa that Sepp Blatter built...
    Usain Bolt wins 100m in 'clash of good against evil'
    Usain Bolt wins 100m in 'clash of good against evil'
    When Usain Bolt crossed the line 0.01 seconds ahead of his twice-banned American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title, it wasn’t...
    Fifa gets a hard kick in the shins
    Fifa gets a hard kick in the shins
    The stylish lobby of the five-star Baur au Lac hotel on the shores of Lake Zurich is where Fifa's secrets have traditionally gone to die.
    Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
    Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
    Either way, in confirming the 2022 World Cup will start in late November in the tiny Persian Gulf state of Qatar to avoid searing heat, a Fifa task...
    Don't pop the cork yet, Champagne
    Don't pop the cork yet, Champagne
    As stirring slogans go, it is not exactly up there with Margaret Thatcher's "Labour Isn't Working"or Barack Obama's "Yes...