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Brazilian Soccer Legend Pelé Is 'Doing Fine' in Hospital

Brazilian soccer star Pelé says he is “doing fine” after he was transferred to a special care unit on Thursday for monitoring after being treated for …

Manchester United Transfer News: Radamel Falcao Deal Done, Angel Di Maria Happy

Radamel Falcao's stay at Manchester United is set to extend further than next summer when his current loan deal expires, with terms for a permanent move from Monaco reportedly agreed.<p>The Colombian striker made a deadline-day loan move to Old Trafford in September in a deal worth £6 million for the …

The casual, understated side of Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliance

Isco, Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez are drawing more praise than usual for their performances against Barcelona, but Cristiano Ronaldo was as fantastic as ever.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo's only goal in this Saturday's Clásico was from the penalty spot and he did not directly assist either of Real …

Messi, Ronaldo & six Germans in Fifa Ballon d'Or contention

World football's governing body has announced the 23-men shortlist for the prestigious individual award, with the winner to be announced on January 12<p>Six members of Germany's World Cup-winning squad feature in Fifa's shortlist for the Ballon d'Or released on Tuesday, with Barcelona star Lionel …

Barcelona say Lionel Messi did not have prematch heel treatment

Transfer Talk: Cavani quitting PSG for Napoli return<p>Transfer Talk less than a minute ago<p>Read<p>Transfer Talk: Donnarumma, Morata swap<p>Transfer Talk 20 …

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie nicks point off 10-man Chelsea

Now, perhaps, Louis van Gaal has a better understanding of why Sir Alex Ferguson used to boast no other side on the planet had Manchester United’s penchant for late drama. They were in the fourth minute of stoppage time when Robin van Persie pulled back his left foot to rescue them and here was …

Iraqi forces, Peshmerga claim gains against ISIS; battle for Kobani continues

Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check.<p>In a post on Facebook, al-Abadi saluted the efforts made by Iraqi forces to liberate the area and …

Angel Di Maria Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Thigh and Return

Manchester United have a massive match looming on Sunday against league leaders Chelsea, and Angel Di Maria faces a race against time to be fit due to a thigh problem picked up at West Brom.<p><b>Latest update from Friday, Oct. 24</b><p>Manchester United's official Twitter feed has an update on Di</b> …

Rosetta mission: Philae comet probe could unlock secrets of the universe

Craft named after Egyptian obelisk will land on comet and collect samples that could give clues to origins of the galaxy<p>Next month, if all goes to plan, a 10-year journey through space will culminate in a landing craft called Philae touching down on a comet as part of the Rosetta mission and, …

Sandia Labs Reveals New Sniper Sight [Video]

The lens borrows from eyeball mechanics for effortless changes in focus.<p>In the tense moments of a long-range gun battle, unnecessary movements can give away a combatant's position, cause them to lose sight of the enemy, and possibly lead to fatalities. For America’s special forces, Sandia National …

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Liverpool dealt ruthless reality check by Ronaldo and Real Madrid

The home fans served up a breathtaking atmosphere at Anfield, but could not save the hosts from the Champions League holders, who were simply too good<p><b>COMMENT</b><br>By Paul Macdonald at Anfield<p>Real Madrid had scored 32 times in their last seven matches before arriving at Anfield. By any standard of …