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Do you believe in miracles? Longshots Leicester defy football odds (part 1)

5000 to one. Those were the odds on offer back in August if you picked Leicester to win its first Premiership title, odds longer than Elvis being found alive. The rest as they say is history.But is the success of the Foxes a one-off, or an argument that bloated payrolls can only take you so far? Does Leicester's title kill the argument for a salary cap in sports, or is it the world's greatest fluke?

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2018-07-19 François PICARD

Heavy meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

For those who remember the Cold War, the current news cycle might sound familiar. Maria Butina, a 29-year-old gun rights activist from Siberia, is accused of attempting to...

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2018-07-18 Americas

Nicaragua's boiling point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

Has Nicaragua reached its boiling point? What started as peaceful protests against pension reform has descended into a brutal crackdown by forces loyal to longtime president...

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2018-07-17 François PICARD

Collusion? Backlash after Trump praises Putin in Helsinki

Is it collusion? Donald Trump has returned home to a political storm after his summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin. What to make of Trump's praise for the Russian president...

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2018-07-12 François PICARD

More than a game: France face Croatia in World Cup final

Exactly 20 years ago today, host nation France won its only World Cup, prompting mass celebrations to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". A nation embraced the...

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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