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Austria's Greens approve coalition with conservatives

World / Politics Jan 5, 2020

Austria's Greens approve coalition with conservatives

Austria's Greens on Saturday formally approved a coalition deal with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz, backing their leader's argument that it would keep the far right out of power and bring ambitious environmental reforms despite misgivings. The parties struck the deal on New Year's Day, ...

China hails history maker Wu Lei after heroics against Barcelona

Soccer Jan 5, 2020

China hails history maker Wu Lei after heroics against Barcelona

Wu Lei's late equalizer for Espanyol against Barcelona heralds "a new chapter" in Chinese soccer, the country's media declared on Sunday, as the forward's heroics went viral. The Chinese international came off the bench and struck in the 88th minute to salvage a 2-2 home ...

Ash Barty donating Brisbane winnings to wildfire relief

Tennis Jan 5, 2020

Ash Barty donating Brisbane winnings to wildfire relief

Ash Barty was flying home across Australia following the Fed Cup final when she saw the early signs of devastation from the wildfires that are still raging in large parts of the vast island continent. So the problem hasn't just dawned on her, the highest-profile ...

Man City eases to F.A. Cup win; United settles for draw

Soccer Jan 5, 2020

Man City eases to F.A. Cup win; United settles for draw

Watching John Stones make defensive mistakes while playing for England in the Nations League finals in June, Port Vale striker Tom Pope took to Twitter to say he'd "love to play . . . every week" against the Manchester City center back. "I'd ...

Brandon Tanev's OT goal lifts Penguins over Canadiens

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 5, 2020

Brandon Tanev's OT goal lifts Penguins over Canadiens

Teddy Blueger set up Brandon Tanev's overtime goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins with a shot that turned into a juicy rebound. The Montreal Canadiens were stunned that officials let it stand. Tanev scored a disputed goal in overtime, lifting the Penguins over the Canadiens 3-2 Saturday ...

Novak Djokovic says wildfires could cause problems for Australian Open

Tennis Jan 5, 2020

Novak Djokovic says wildfires could cause problems for Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has voiced concerns about the impact of the devastating wildfires in Australia on tennis' season-opening major, saying organizers may have to consider delaying the tournament if conditions around Melbourne deteriorate. Djokovic has won a record seven Australian Open men's championships at Melbourne Park ...