Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines https://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Zidane, Conte and Allegri battle for Best FIFA Coach of the Year https://www.albawaba.com/sport/zidane-conte-and-allegri-battle-best-fifa-coach-year-1024856 <p>Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane have been named as the finalists for the Best FIFA Coach of the Year award.</p> <p>The final three were cut down from an initial list of 10, with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, boss of rivals Manchester City, among the names to be dropped.</p> <p>Juventus head coach Allegri won Serie A and the Coppa Italia last season, with defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final denying him a historic treble.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/zidane-conte-and-allegri-battle-best-fifa-coach-year-1024856" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/zidane_champions_league_trophy_s.jpg" alt="Zidane led Real Madrid to Champions League and La Liga glory" title="Zidane led Real Madrid to Champions League and La Liga glory" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.goal.com" title="Goal.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/370.png" title="Goal.com" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2017 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/zidane-conte-and-allegri-battle-best-fifa-coach-year-1024856" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Football Main Headlines Algeria France International Italy Spain Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:31:16 +0000 1024856 at https://www.albawaba.com Can Donald Trump's son make American soccer great again? https://www.albawaba.com/sport/can-donald-trumps-son-make-american-soccer-great-again-1024852 <p>Just when we thought Christian Pulisic was U.S. Soccer's wonder boy, here comes the president's youngest son Barron to steal the spotlight.</p> <p>Barron is currently playing for D.C. United's Under-12 team, where he is listed as a midfielder and has played in four matches so far.</p> <p>A youth&nbsp;soccer reporter first noticed that Barron was on D.C. United's youth roster, and texted out the information that was later tweeted.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/can-donald-trumps-son-make-american-soccer-great-again-1024852" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/donald-and-barron-trump.jpg" alt="President Donald Trump&#039;s son is known to be a fan of the sport, but he took it a step further by joining up with D.C. 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Now he weighs 68 kilos, is a fitness ambassador for Bespoke Ride gym and he's training for triathlon world championship.</p> <p>"In 2013, I became very strict with myself. I heard about triathlon. When I asked my colleagues about it, they laughed at me. That's when I decided to go for it and show them that I can do it better than them," Belal said.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/video-egyptian-expat-loses-40-kilos-dubai-become-fitness-ambassador-1024802" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/Mohamed_Belal5.jpg" alt="Mohamed Belal (Photo: Khaleej Times)" title="Mohamed Belal (Photo: Khaleej Times)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com" title="Khaleej Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/44.png" title="Khaleej Times" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2017 Khaleej Times. 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And, later this year, more headline-grabbing footballing extravaganza is going to continue.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/zayed-sports-city-uaes-playground-world-1024798" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/zayed_sports_city_khaleej_times.jpg" alt="The stadium will be hosting matches of 2017 and 2018 Fifa Club World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup. (Photo: Khaleej TImes)" title="The stadium will be hosting matches of 2017 and 2018 Fifa Club World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup. 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<p><strong>Turkey,&nbsp;Iran&nbsp;and&nbsp;Iraq&nbsp;on Thursday urged&nbsp;Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence, threatening unspecified "counter-measures" if it goes ahead with the&nbsp;vote.</strong></p> <p>The foreign ministers of&nbsp;Turkey,&nbsp;Iran&nbsp;and&nbsp;Iraq&nbsp;held a rare trilateral meeting Wednesday in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, days ahead of the non-binding September 25 referendum.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/kurdish-referendum-iraq-1024756" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/iraqi-kurdistan-afp.jpg" alt="Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq&#039;s Kurdistan region to abandon a planned 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Yemen since April 27, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).</strong> </p><p>In a report released Thursday, the WHO also said at least 2,103 cholera-related deaths had been recorded in 22 out of Yemen’s 23 provinces.</p> <p>Yemen’s Socotra province, a small four-island archipelago in the Arabian Sea, is the only part of the country to remain unaffected by the epidemic.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/cholera-yemen-1024754" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/AFP_Cholera_Yemen.jpg" alt="Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27 (AFP)" title="Over 700,000 ases of cholera have been registered in Yemen since April 27 (AFP)" class="imagecache 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Khloe and Kendall earlier this year to record an interview - but Kylie was noticeably absent from the chat despite posting pictures of herself at the studio on social media.</p> <p>A source explained to the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "She was all set to do the interview with her sisters, and she arrived to the location, ready to go.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/kylie-jenner-keeping-up-with-the-kardahsians-1024708" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Entertainment_English_2017/Kylie_Jenner_and_bestie_-_instagram_-_kyliejenner.png" alt="Kylie Jenner and bestie. 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