Barefoot doctor: ‘We did have shoes…’

In 1968, Chairman Mao officially launched a scheme to improve healthcare in rural China, by giving thousands of people basic medical training and sending them out to work in villages. They were known as the “barefoot doctors”. Gordon Liu was one of them. Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were […]

Will ‘revolutionary’ City win the cup?

It may have taken two penalty shootouts en route the Carabao Cup final but Pep Guardiola is on the brink of his first trophy in English football. Alison Bender and Don Hutchison look ahead to Sunday’s Carabao Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City. Pep Guardiola wants Manchester City to bounce back from their Monday […]

Liverpool’s attacking trio dazzle in 4-1 rout of subpar West Ham

Liverpool passed 100 goals for the season with a comfortable win over West Ham United. Former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop examines how Liverpool stood firm in defence and punished a ‘poor’ Hammers side at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is “a boy who is full of greed” and that’s exactly what his […]

David De Gea demands to be world’s best-paid keeper to stay at Man United

Former Premier League goalkeeper Shaka Hislop examines the improvements David De Gea has made that’ve helped transform him into the world’s best goalkeeper. Sevilla forward Luis Muriel has complimented David De Gea on Manchester United goalkeeper’s wonder save during their 0-0 UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg clash. ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop assesses today’s […]

More ‘special meaning’ playing Liverpool than Chelsea – Jose Mourinho

Amid all the hype ahead of Manchester United’s showdown with Chelsea, the FC crew explain why Jose Mourinho would be content with merely a draw at Old Trafford. Antonio Conte expects to see Paul Pogba on the pitch when Chelsea face Man United, but admits it’ll be better if he’s left out by Jose Mourinho. […]

Winter Olympics: IOC votes to lift Russia ban if no further doping violations

Winter Olympics: IOC votes to lift Russia ban if no further doping violations

Russia’s Olympic ban will be lifted if there are no further doping violations from their athletes at Pyeongchang 2018, the International Olympic Committee has voted unanimously. However, the IOC says Russian athletes will not be allowed to parade under their own flag at the closing ceremony. Russia was banned because of state-sponsored doping at Sochi […]

Sridevi: Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

Sridevi: Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Sridevi was one of India’s biggest film stars Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says. She was 54. The actress known simply as Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding. From the age of four, she had worked […]

Sheltering from the bombs in Eastern Ghouta

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Hair to stay: Australians celebrate the mullet

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Postcard-perfect images of Norway

Postcard-perfect images of Norway

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