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September 4, 2018 2:25 PM Liverpool's Adam Lallana leaves England squad with groin injury

Adam Lallana has been forced to withdraw from the England squad and return to Liverpool because of an issue with his groin. England have said Lallana pulled out of a training session on Tuesday morning and requires further assessment. The midfielder is back with Liverpool and will miss England's upcoming matches with Spain in the UEFA Nations League 231

September 4, 2018 8:30 AM Scotland women reach first-ever World Cup after beating Albania to top group

Scotland qualified for the Women's World Cup for the first time in the country's history with a 2-1 victory over Albania on Tuesday. Jane Ross scored the second goal that sealed top spot for Scotland in European qualifying Group 2 above Switzerland. Germany, Norway and Sweden also qualified on Tuesday for the finals next year. Fifteen of the 24 slots 55

September 3, 2018 9:58 AM How Nigerians fared in Europe this weekend

KweséESPN reviews the weekend performances of Nigerian players across the top European leagues. In the Premier League, Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi maintained his good start to the season in an eventual 2-1 home loss to Liverpool. The midfielder had a 83.6 percent pass accuracy, and won three aerial duels. Compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho played a decisive 52

August 28, 2018 6:43 PM Basler KB to pay $60.4 million to settle U.S. tax dispute

WASHINGTON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Basler Kantonalbank said on Tuesday it had settled a long-standing tax dispute with the U.S. Justice Department and will pay $60.4 million in penalties, less than the 100 million Swiss francs ($100 million) it had set aside for the purpose. “The bank signed a Deferred Prosecution Agreement and committed to pay $60.4 million 50

August 28, 2018 9:33 AM Deloitte reports 6 percent rise in full-year revenue in UK, Switzerland

(Reuters) - Deloitte on Tuesday reported a nearly 6 percent increase in full-year revenue in Britain and Switzerland, driven by growth in its audit and risk advisory segment. Deloitte said it had also launched legal services in Britain, moving onto turf of traditional law firms. Earnings and market share at Deloitte, EY, PwC and KPMG, the “Big Four” accounting 82

August 28, 2018 12:10 AM Federer, Djokovic headline day two at Flushing Meadows

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Roger Federer kicks off his quest for a sixth U.S. Open crown against Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is in action against Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics. Croatia’s Marin Cilic, the 2014 champion, faces Romanian Marius Copil, while fourth seed Alexander 55

August 22, 2018 7:30 AM 'LazyTown' Robbie Rotten Actor Stefan Karl Stefansson Honored With Acting Academy

Stefan Karl Stefansson -- the actor who played Robbie Rotten on the popular children's show "LazyTown" -- will have a performing arts academy built in his honor ... TMZ has learned. The Stefan Karl Academy & Center for the Performing Arts will be constructed and launched next year in Switzerland. It's the actor's dream project. Stefansson died Tuesday 522

August 11, 2018 9:01 AM Iran foreign minister says no meeting planned with U.S. counterpart: news agency

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no meeting planned with U.S. officials including his counterpart Mike Pompeo at the United Nations General Assembly, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Saturday. Asked about the likelihood of a meeting with U.S. officials, including Pompeo, on the sidelines of the United 53

August 6, 2018 7:09 PM Swimming: Teenager Kolesnikov achieves remarkable 'double-double'

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Kliment Kolesnikov, Russia’s new teenage phenomenon, completed the European Championships 50 and 100 meters backstroke double on Monday less than five weeks after achieving the same feat at the equivalent junior championships. The 18-year-old, who broke the world record in Saturday’s 50m event, smashed his own world junior mark while 60

August 5, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia to admit Iranian diplomat: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to admit an Iranian diplomat to head an office representing Iranian interests in the kingdom, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a rare move after the rivals broke off relations in 2016. “An informed diplomatic source said Sunday that Saudi Arabia had agreed to grant a visa to the head ... of Iran’s 50