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Lionel Messi in Israel despite rockets and boycott threats

Nov. 17, 2019 3:57 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Soccer superstar Lionel Messi finally arrived in sports-crazed Israel on Sunday, after a Palestinian protest campaign derailed his previous visit and the latest round of cross-border fighting in Gaza threatened to scare him off once again. Messi and his Argentine teammates are in...

Cardiff to appeal to CAS against FIFA ruling on Sala

Oct. 2, 2019 5:40 AM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff will appeal to sport's highest court against FIFA's ruling that the club should pay 6 million euros ($6.5 million) to Nantes as a first installment of the transfer fee for the late Argentine striker Emiliano Sala. Sala died in an airplane crash near the Channel Island of...