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Asia

Sri Lankan ex-cricket captain charged with corruption

Cricket's world governing body charges ex Sri Lanka captain with two counts of disrupting corruption probe.

Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya faces ICC corruption charges

Witness

Big Wata: The Surfers of Sierra Leone

Members of Sierra Leone's only surf club dream of putting Africa on the surfing map.

Latin America

BMX? Breakdancing? What will the Youth Olympics think of next?

Four new sports have been added to this year's Summer Youth Games, helping keep the Olympics 'relevant' to youth.

Belgium

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

Police carry out 44 searches at top clubs as part of a year-long investigation into financial fraud and match-fixing.

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

India

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

Alakhpura FC is funded by villagers who over time have come to support the players now achieving national success.

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

Sport

Khabib on UFC McGregor brawl: 'He talked about my religion'

Muslim Russian fighter leaps into McGregor's corner and sparks scuffles after retaining lightweight title in Las Vegas.

Khabib on UFC McGregor brawl: 'He talked about my religion'

Latin America

Third Youth Olympic Games kicks off in Buenos Aires

This year's Games in Argentina have added four new sports: karate, roller sports, sport climbing and breakdancing.

Football

Ronaldo left off Portugal squad amid rape allegations

Portugal captain won't be in action against Poland, Scotland and will miss November fixtures, national coach announces.

Football

Ronaldo: 'Rape is an abominable crime'

Star football player categorically rejects accusations of sexual assault, says 'rape is an abominable crime'.

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape accusations on social media

Italy

Refugee football teams battle far-right racism in Italy

There are 250 refugee-led teams in Italy, with many West African players reaching success but limited by bureaucracy.

Refugee football teams battle far-right racism in Italy

Football

Football star Ronaldo sued over alleged rape

Portuguese forward dismisses claims of sexual assault at Las Vegas hotel as 'fake news', as police reopen 2009 case.

Cristiano Ronaldo sued over alleged rape of Kathryn Mayorga