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Manchester City produces stunning comeback to secure English Premier League title on dramatic final day

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Manchester, UK If you're going to win a league title, you might as well add a bit of drama. Manchester City did exactly that when producing a simply stunning comeback to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and win the English Premi...

Manchester City and Liverpool write thrilling new English ‘Clasico’ chapter in friendliest of rivalries between managers

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Eithad Stadium, Manchester Football rivalries are often difficult to define. This is, in large part, due to the numerous complex historical, sometimes political, reasons that shape decades-long feuds between two opp...

American teacher who taught Ukrainian mom English raises funds to help her flee

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Julia Temchenko and her two young children were in their living room in Kyiv, Ukraine when a rocket flew past, shattering the window. For so long, she believed Russia wouldn't actually invade. Then it was reality. T...

Le breakdancing? French Olympic planners plot to end the invasion of the English language

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Paris When Paris clinched the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games, it may have been in part thanks to a slogan that embodied the Olympic spirit: "Made for sharing." But for French officials, that generosity doesn't e...

Kate takes over from Prince Harry as patron of English rugby

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London The Duchess of Cambridge has become the official patron of English rugby, a role previously held by her brother-in-law, Prince Harry. From Wednesday, she becomes the figurehead for the Rugby Football League (...

Manchester City takes big step to defending English Premier League title after beating Chelsea

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Manchester City stretched its lead at the top of the English Premier League to 13 points after a 1-0 victory against Chelsea on Saturday. It was talisman Kevin De Bruyne who made the difference with a beautifully c...

In Beijing’s subway, English names are being replaced by romanized Chinese ahead of Winter Olympics

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong As B...

English Premier League hit by record 103 Covid-19 cases between Dec 20-26

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The English Premier League has reported a record 103 Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to Boxing Day. "The League can today confirm that between Monday 20 December and Sunday 26 December, 15,186 COVID-19 tests w...

English Premier League witnesses surge in Covid-19 cases with 77% of players double jabbed

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The English Premier League has seen a sharp rise in new Covid-19 cases among players as the Omicron variant continues its rapid spread through Britain. From December 13 to December 19, the league reported 90 new po...

Barclays to invest $40M in English women’s soccer as sponsor

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The bank has extended a deal through 2025 to be the title sponsor of the Football Association-run Women's Super League and it will also now be linked to the second-tier Championship. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERA...

‘Vax’ is Oxford English Dictionary publisher’s 2021 Word of the Year

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"Vax" is the Word of the Year for 2021, according to the annual report from Oxford Languages. Defined as "a colloquialism meaning either vaccine or vaccination as a noun and vaccinate as a verb," vax was relatively ...

Thousands of dead sea creatures are washing up on English beaches

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British environmental watchdogs have launched an investigation after thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on beaches in North East England. Sharon Bell, a Marske-by-the-Sea resident, told CNN she walked the bea...

NBA great Alex English on being left off 75th anniversary team: ‘Can’t say I’m not disappointed’

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But English was among those left off the NBA’s 75th Anniversary team earlier this week. He expressed his dismay about not making the list. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 29:  ...

Deadly and ‘very agitated’ snake found in English shipping container

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Staff at an English animal hospital were in for a shock when they responded to a call about an unusual creature -- which turned out to be an aggressive and deadly snake. A call from a local stonemasonry firm alerted...

With some ‘more open to conspiracy theories,’ vaccination rates of English Premier League players remain shrouded in mystery

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While the likes of the NFL are leading the way in public vaccine advocacy and transparency -- the league said it had reached a vaccination rate of over 90% among players by late September -- the uptake among footbal...

‘Korean wave’ sweeps Oxford English Dictionary as new words are added

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Korean exports seem to be sweeping the world's screens, headsets and runways -- and now more than 20 words of Korean origin have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in its September update. Over the pa...

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