Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

There is nothing Arsene Wenger relishes more than confounding his doubters and the Arsenal manager will know on Saturday whether he has a strong chance of doing so once again.Wenger's side travel to Stoke having boosted their chances of qualifying for ...

Canada maintain perfect record at worlds

Titleholders Canada maintained their perfect record at the world ice hockey championships on Thursday sealing a late 3-2 win over tournament co-hosts France at a sold-out Paris-Bercy Arena.France had been riding high after beating world silver medallis...

Venues on show as Olympic officials inspect LA bid

Iconic venues from across Los Angeles's sporting skyline took center stage on Thursday as a team of International Olympic Committee officials scrutinized the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics.Members of the IOC Evaluation Commission, visiting Los Angele...

Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a forthcoming Windows update aimed at keeping its desktop and laptop computers at the heart of lifestyles increasing reliant on smartphones.Enhancements to the widely used operating system to roll out later this year are ...

Shakira plans new album this month

Shakira announced Thursday that she will release a new album later this month after the superstar sported a reggaeton sound on her first single.Shakira, one of the top-selling Latin artists of all time, told her nearly 45 million Twitter followers that...

Bailly off as Man Utd squeeze into Europa final

Manchester United survived a sizeable scare to reach their first Europa League final after a nervy 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo on Thursday completed a 2-1 aggregate victory.Marouane Fellaini's 17th-minute header put United 2-0 up on aggregate, but Celta h...

Brazil calls off Zika emergency

Brazil's government on Thursday declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus which was detected in the Latin American country late in 2015 before becoming a global concern.Brazil has informed the World Health Organization, citing "the de...

Microsoft aims at ‘mixed reality’ with new devices

Microsoft on Thursday debuted hardware for reaching into virtual worlds powered by its technology as it looked to "mixed reality" as the next big computing platform.An update coming to Windows 10 operating system later this year will "see the magic of ...

Rod Rosenstein: a grey man in the American spotlight

The dramatic sacking of the FBI director has left a bespectacled 52-year-old most Americans have never heard of holding the credibility of the US justice system -- and possibly even its democracy -- in his hands.Rod Rosenstein, a man more used to beave...