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Billionaire bought James Watson’s Nobel prize medal in order to return it

The richest man in Russia and a major shareholder in Arsenal football club has come forward as the buyer of James Watson’s Nobel medal – declaring that he now plans to give the piece back.<p>Alisher Usmanov, the Russian entrepreneur, paid $4.1m (£2.6m) for the medal at an auction at Christie’s in New …

Thierry Henry retires, ending amazing 20-year career

Thierry Henry walks away as an Arsenal legend and one of the best players of his generation.<p>Thierry Henry is calling it quits. The Frenchman has retired after a 20-year career that took him from Monaco, to Juventus, to Arsenal, to Barcelona and finally, to the New York Red Bulls as he established …

World Cup 2014 in stats: The good, the bad and the quirky

Neymar: Messi was one of the best players in the World Cup

In a recent interview for the Brazilian newspaper O' Globo, international star Neymar came to the defense of FC Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi against a wave of criticism surrounding the awarding of the Golden Ball to the Argentine.<p>Neymar: Messi was one of the best players in the World …

Soccer

Pass, move and take your chances: how Stats Zone saw Germany 1-0 Argentina

By half-time, Germany had completed 264 of 307 passes (86% completion), Argentina 93 of 133 (70%). Germany had 70.2% possession.<p>The final-third …

Germany May Be the Best National Soccer Team Ever

Germany didn’t begin the World Cup as the favorite. That honor belonged to (ahem) Brazil. But that’s a slightly deceptive measure. This was a …

Soccer

Lionel Messi is the best player in the world again

Welcome the Barcelona star back to the throne.<p>Do you remember when Lionel Messi was reportedly weighing a move away from Barcelona? When he was struggling post-World Cup, lagging behind Cristiano Ronaldo, surpassed by Neymar as the Blaugrana's biggest star? He has 41 goals in 38 games now.<p>At the …

Lionel Messi breaks Spanish hat-tricks record in Barcelona rout in front of son and girlfriend

Messi scores his 32nd hat-trick in all competitions to surpass Spanish football record as Barcelona go top of La Liga - Cristiano Ronaldo has 27<p><b>Lionel Messi</b> broke a Spanish hat-trick record and <b>Luis Suárez</b> struck twice as a rampant <b>Barcelona</b> took over top spot in La Liga with a 6-1 hammering of Rayo …

Rooney, Messi, Ronaldo and Co feature in 2015's top 20 football richlist

This is not just a list of top earners but also of those soccer stars who have taken the liberty to responsibly spend their money and leave some for …

Barcelona and Messi flying as Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo slump

<i>Five things after the latest topsy-turvy weekend's action in La Liga.</i><p><b>1. It's all coming up Barca (and Messi)</b><p>Helped by Rayo Vallecano's usual …

Soccer

Lionel Messi hat-trick takes him level with Cristiano Ronaldo in ESM Golden Shoe standings

Not so long ago there was talk oF Cristiano Ronaldo smashing Lionel Messi’s Spanish League goalscoring record this season. At the time the Real Madrid man was averaging 1.5 goals per game and was on course to break the mark of 50 goals set by Messi in the 2011-12 season.<p>Now, as we enter the final …

Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo should be dropped by Real Madrid, say Goal readers | Goal.com

The Ballon d'Or holder picked up more than a third of the votes when we asked which of the struggling BBC should be left out of Real Madrid's next …

Old Trafford return was 'hard', admits Arsenal matchwinner Welbeck

The Manchester United academy graduate was sold to the Gunners late last summer and says that coming back in an opposition shirt in the FA Cup on Monday was tough<p>Arsenal FA Cup hero Danny Welbeck admits that he found it "hard" on his return to Old Trafford as his goal sunk Manchester United on …

Angel Di Maria had to see red for Man United, says former ref Poll

Former Premier League referee Graham Poll has backed Michael Oliver's decision to send off Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria.<p>Di Maria was …

Soccer

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus

Why are my lock, keyboard, and camera sounds not working?

Ever typed on your keyboard and noticed you weren't hearing any keyboard clicks? Or taken a photo and didn't hear the shutter go off? Maybe you …

3 Obvious Health Mistakes You Keep Making!

It seems as though new rumors related to perceived mistakes you can make which cause you to put on weight are reported every week as though they are …

Fitness

Sorting the beans from the granules: is coffee really an elixir for long life?

Put the kettle on – two new studies have indicted that drinking coffee helps us to live longer.<p>According to the studies – one the largest ever conducted into coffee drinking – just one 350ml cup of the black stuff a day cuts the risk of dying early by 12 per cent. Up that to three cups a day and …

The 10-Day Detox Diet

Food addiction is a pervasive challenge, and one that can prevent you from implementing strategies you <i>know</i> would benefit your health.<p>In the featured …

Wellness

More evidence a veg diet might lower cancer risk

Here’s another reason to go veg, if you haven’t already: Another study supports the idea that between vegetarian or near-vegetarian diets can prevent colon cancer.<p>While it’s still not clear whether it’s eating more fruits and vegetables or cutting out meat that makes the difference, the researchers …

Diets

Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage, not to a deity but to something similar …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

Learn from one woman’s experience to shave time off your own weight loss journey.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>My weight-loss journey wasn't one of those amazing stories like you see on <i>The Biggest Loser</i> where the pounds just melted off. …

Fitness

3 types of 'voluntary stress' that may actually be good for your body

Todd Becker starts each morning with a ritual that would literally take most people's breath away: a bone-chilling cold shower.<p>He usually skips breakfast. Lunch is often optional, too. In fact, he regularly eats just one meal a day. When it comes to exercise, he likes it intense and done on an …

Wellness

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

Слух: Google сделает Android для виртуальной реальности

В Google разрабатывают версию операционной системы Android для очков виртуальной реальности, сообщает The Wall Street Journal.<p>Источники издания …