Jan 24, 2017

Kubo on verge of move to Belgian club Ghent: reports

Forward Yuya Kubo appears bound for Belgian first-division side Ghent, according to multiple Belgian media reports Tuesday. The 23-year-old striker, who made his pro debut at the age of 17 for J. League second-division team Kyoto, has been playing for Swiss outfit Young Boys ...

Dec 22, 2016

Argentina finishes year atop FIFA world rankings

Lionel Messi’s beaten Copa America finalist Argentina ends the year at the top of FIFA’s world rankings while France, defeated in the Euro 2016 final, was named “mover of the year.” Argentina finishes 2016 out in front of archrival Brazil to inherit the “team ...

Belgian region's rejection imperils EU-Canada trade deal

Oct 21, 2016

Belgian region's rejection imperils EU-Canada trade deal

The Belgian region of Wallonia rejected new amendments to a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement on Thursday, reaffirming its opposition and so threatening the entire deal, a flagship of European Union trade policy. All 28 EU governments support the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ...

Sep 15, 2016

World's biggest collection of pickled brains moves to Belgium

A new collection in the psychiatric hospital of Duffel in the north of Belgium makes for a ghoulish sight: around 3,000 preserved brains that were originally saved by a British doctor. The collection of frontal lobes, hippocampi and other key parts of the brain ...

Sep 10, 2016

Sint-Truiden's Ono sidelined with broken jaw

Forward Yuji Ono will be out for at least a month after breaking his jaw during a training session, his Belgian club Sint-Truiden said Friday on its website. The 23-year-old, who moved from Standard Liege in the summer last year, has yet to open ...

Aug 26, 2016

Henry joins Belgium coaching staff

Thierry Henry will be an assistant to new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as the squad start its bid to qualify for the next World Cup finals in Russia. The former France striker joins Martinez’s former Everton assistant Graeme Jones on the team’s coaching staff ...