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Wind of change in South America threatens Sepp Blatter's hegemony

A wind of change is blowing through the corridors of powers in South American football; Sepp Blatter would have felt the uncertain breeze at CONMEBOL congress in Asuncion, Paraguay, last week.<p>Time was when Blatter never had to trouble himself. Argentina’s long-serving Julio Grondona, Brazil’s …

Simple Science Fitness

2.1 billion of the world population, or almost a third of everybody living today, is overweight or obese. Our emotional, physical, and mental health …

World must act on North Korea rights abuse, says UN report

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1053000/1053668_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534461303_48e563b10b2df722d5feb596bdef92b5<p><b>The international community must act on evidence that crimes against humanity are being committed in North Korea, says a long-awaited UN report.</b><p>A …

RAF has fired missiles in Afghanistan using US drones, MoD reveals

British pilots have launched at least 39 missile strikes against suspected Taliban insurgents from American drones based in Afghanistan, according to new figures.<p>The details have emerged from the Ministry of Defence, which has for the first time disclosed how RAF crews using unmanned US aircraft …

Leonardo defends third-party ownership

Former Brazil international Leonardo has hit out at Michel Platini after he vowed to ban third-party ownership throughout “the whole of UEFA.”<p>•</b> …

Man In 1984 Airline Hijacking Will Appear In U.S. Court

An American man who hijacked a plane to Cuba nearly 30 years ago will be in a U.S. court Thursday. William Potts returned from Cuba on Wednesday, saying he wanted to resolve lingering legal issues around his actions. He was arrested immediately.<p>Potts has previously expressed his desire to return to …

In Libya, The Militias Rule While Government Founders

Zintan, a mountain town in northwestern Libya, is a place of gray and brown buildings, with little infrastructure, about 50,000 people and no central government control.<p>The Libyan government doesn't provide basic services, not even water. People use wells to provide for themselves. The local …

Iran nuclear talks begin in Geneva

United Nations Security Council members will be pushing Tehran to accept constraints on its nuclear programme<p>Negotiators from Iran and world powers including the US and Britain on Thursday embarked on two days of talks in Geneva aimed at brokering a deal to end the long-running dispute over the …

In Conversation: Antonin Scalia

On September 26—a day that just happened to be the 27th anniversary of his swearing-in as associate justice—Antonin Scalia entered the Supreme …

The next frontier

CLIMATE science tells us unequivocally that we need to “decarbonise” much of the energy system by the middle of this century. Yet advanced techniques …

Sustainable Development Goals

Iran hints at nuclear compromise

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has given the clearest signal yet that the country's newly elected president and moderate cleric, Hassan Rouhani, has the authority to conduct direct talks with the US and offer compromises in nuclear talks.<p>Khamanei told the Islamic republic's …

This time it's not for real

ON AUGUST 11th, after two months of incessant political broadcasts filling the airwaves and social media, Argentines flocked to the polls. The …

Luis Suarez saga 'won't ruin Reds start'

Prem agents 'bug you' to sign players - Heidel<p>Transfers 1 day ago<p>Read<p>Gudelj joins Sporting on loan from Guangzhou<p>Chinese Super League 1 day …

FIFA fines Brazil FA over doping probe

Lucas Moura relishing Monaco threat

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura has welcomed the emergence of Monaco as serious title challengers as he believes it will only improve the …

Luis Suarez finally returns to first-team training at Liverpool after 'apologising' to team-mates

Luis Suarez has returned to training alongside his Liverpool team-mates after apologising for his outspoken comments in demanding a transfer last week.<p>The Uruguayan forward, who told <i>Telegraph Sport</i> last week that Liverpool had failed to fulfil a ‘promise’ to let him leave Anfield, had been banished …

Premier League preview, Week 1: Welcome back all our old pals!

The Premier League is back, everyone, and it’s Premierier than ever!<p>Liverpool vs. Stoke City<p><i>Anfield; Saturday, 12:45 GMT/7:45 AM ET</i><p>The new Premier League season kicks off with a real, uh, barnburner, with a new-look Stoke City side sure to be energized by the appointment of exciting up-and-comer …