Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue vandalised in hometown
The statue of footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic's statue in his hometown of Malmo, Sweden was vandalised overnight Saturday, with vandals cutting the feet off. The statue has been the target of numerous attacks since the Swedish footballer invested in Stockholm-based Hammarby, angering supporters of Malmo FF, the club where he began his professional career.
Bundesliga: Klinsmann's Hertha revolution continues with January transfer window
Two new coaches, a record signing and a rich investor, 2019 was a year of change for Hertha. But with Jürgen Klinsmann in charge and rumors about Granit Xhaka and Julian Draxler, they look set to start 2020 with a bang.
157 boats start 75th Sydney to Hobart yacht race
157 yachts cross the start line for the 75th edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in sunny conditions on Thursday. The race features some of the top sailing vessels in the world, who will vie for honours throughout the 628 nautical miles separating Sydney Harbour from Hobart, the capital of Australia's island state of Tasmania.
Football/EAFF: Hong Kong supporters turn out in force to see their side face China
Hong Kong faces off with China in Busan, South Korea, in a football match during the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) E-1 Football Championship 2019. Around 250 Hong Kong fans came along to cheer on their team, while just 20 China supporters were at the stadium to see their side win 2-0.
Survival surfing: Indonesians riding the waves to beat tsunami trauma
Surfboard tucked under his arm, Dery Setyawan sprints into the crashing waves. It is not just a physical challenge but an emotional one -- most of his family and friends were swept to their deaths when a tsunami hit these shores 15 years ago. His hometown of Lampuuk was almost destroyed entirely, but despite his devastating loss, the father-of-two sees the water as a way to heal. On December 26, 2004, a monstrous 9.3 magnitude quake struck undersea off the coast of Sumatra. It sparked a tsunami nearly 100 feet (30 meters) high that killed more than 220,000 across a string of Indian Ocean countries, including Thailand, Sri Lanka and India.