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July 10, 2018 6:59 AM Soccer-Iceland skipper Gunnarsson signs one-year deal at Cardiff

Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson has signed a new one-year contract with Cardiff City. The 29-year old, who led Iceland in their debut World Cup campaign last month, was hindered by a long-term ankle injury last season as Cardiff finished second in the second-tier Championship to earn promotion to the Premier League. "It was tough work to get back, ready 35

June 14, 2018 9:39 AM Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

LONDON: Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery's first in English football's top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed 17

April 29, 2018 12:05 AM Cardiff on the brink of promotion to the Premier League

LONDON: Cardiff were left in control of their own destiny as they took a giant stride towards automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 win away to Hull on Saturday. Only the top two at the end of the regular Championship season are guaranteed places in English football's lucrative top flight, with champions Wolves having already secured one of those 23

April 10, 2018 11:51 PM Buffon upbeat despite potential Champions League farewell

MADRID: Gianluigi Buffon has admitted he could be playing his final Champions League game when Juventus take on Real Madrid in the quarter-final second leg on Wednesday. But the 40-year-old claims he is not saddened by the prospect, instead insisting there would be few better places to bow out than the Santiago Bernabeu. Buffon is yet to confirm his plans 19

March 31, 2018 11:17 PM Joshua beats Parker on points in world heavyweight title fight

Anthony Joshua celebrates with his belts after beating Joseph Parker. — Reuters picCARDIFF, April 1 — Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his professional career before winning a unanimous points decision in his world heavyweight title unification fight with Joseph Parker in Cardiff yesterday. After 12 rounds, Britain’s Joshua 16

March 16, 2018 10:04 AM Sponsors, officials get over a third of Champions League final tickets

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in action with Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger and N’Golo Kante during their Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match at Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain, March 14, 2018. — Reuters picZURICH, March 16 — Sponsors, officials and corporate hospitality programmes have been allocated more than one third of the 63,000 tickets for this year’s 12

February 14, 2018 12:10 AM Cardiff back on the winning trail as Derby stumble

LONDON: Cardiff returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory at home to Bolton on Tuesday as they closed on the top two in English football's second-tier Championship. First-half goals from debutant Armand Traore and captain Sean Morrison in the Welsh capital saw Cardiff to an ultimately comfortable success. Only the top two clubs at the end of the season 9

December 4, 2017 10:25 PM Wolves restore four-point lead with derby win at Birmingham

REUTERS: Wolverhampton Wanderers re-established a four-point lead at the top of the Championship with the help of goal-line technology in their 1-0 win over Midlands rivals Birmingham City on Monday. Wolves had their lead cut on Friday when second-placed Cardiff City won 3-1 at home to Norwich City but did just enough in a tempestuous second-tier clash 8

December 2, 2017 4:45 PM Wales hold on for narrow 24-22 victory over Boks

CARDIFF: A second half penalty from Leigh Halfpenny allowed Wales to hold off South Africa and emerge narrow 24-22 victors in their test at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. Wales had been 21-3 ahead just past the half-hour mark but South Africa fought back to be 22-21 up. However, the home side won the crucial penalty to regain the lead, which they held onto with some tenacious 7

November 14, 2017 10:30 AM Foot injury rules Davies out of Wales' team for six months

REUTERS: Wales centre Jonathan Davies faces six months on the sidelines, effectively missing next year's Six Nations, after being told he needs surgery on a foot injury suffered in the 29-21 defeat by Australia on Saturday. "Jonathan Davies will undergo surgery to his foot following the injury sustained against Australia. It is envisaged that recovery 12