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Counting down the 100 players to look out for in Brazil this summer

Jermain Defoe: 'The pitch is where I find peace'

Four months ago, his brother died following an alleged attack on a London street. For the first time, the England striker speaks about their relationship and the day his mother broke the news

The Big Six: Latin American island retreats

Discover dazzling beaches and captivating views at one of these heavenly hideaways

Pavlyuchenko hints at Tottenham exit

Roman Pavlyuchenko is set to feature in Tottenham's Carling Cup clash at Doncaster but has suggested he may need to move to keep his place in Russia's World Cup squad.

Curfew imposed after Honduras protests

Honduras' interim government reinstated a nighttime curfew for the capital after thousands of anti-coup protesters marched into Tegucigalpa to demand the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.

The world in pictures at Foto8's Summer Exhibition

From African tribesmen to Sunday League football, intriguing images from around the world are on show at the Foto8 summer exhibition which opened yesterday.

The world on pictures at Foto8's Summer Exhibition

From African tribesmen to Sunday League football, intriguing images from around the world are on show at the Foto8 summer exhibition which opened yesterday.

Final collapse of Honduras talks raises threat of new violence

Honduras's political foes are on a collision course after negotiations collapsed over control of the country and the exiled President Manuel Zelaya vowed to return home, despite warnings from the de facto government.

Democracy hangs by a thread in Honduras

The right-wing coup d'état is faltering, but its supporters have powerful friends in Washington. Hugh O'Shaughnessy reports

Honduras rivals reject face-to-face negotiations

Hopes for a quick resolution to the post-coup leadership crisis in Honduras have dimmed, with the two rivals fighting over the presidency refusing to meet.

Coup leaders lock down Honduras

Capital's airport closed as military enforces curfew

High noon in Honduras as Zelaya kept out

Violent clashes at airport as exiled president, backed by other Latin American leaders, attempts return

Honduras military ordered to turn back Zelaya's jet

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya said he was getting on a flight home to reclaim his post today, accompanied by the UN General Assembly president and a group of journalists.

Coup leader willing to hold early election

Honduras tries to fend off sanctions but rejects calls to re-instate ousted President

Wigan mine seam of Honduran talent

The high volume of calls from Honduras to the Wigan Athletic press office is not about to drop off in a hurry. The club yesterday made the defensive midfielder Hendry Thomas the third player to have been signed from the Central American republic in the space of two seasons.

Johann Hari: The other 9/11 returns to haunt Latin America

It was inevitable that the people at the top would fight to preserve their privileges
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Arsenal know battle with Besiktas is a season-defining fixture

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Pete Jenson: Athletic Bilbao’s locals-only transfer policy shows success does not need to be bought

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