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Katherine Jackson: I miss Michaelupdated: Tue May 22 2012 11:40:00

Katherine Jackson talks to CNN's Piers Morgan exclusively and tells him about missing Michael every day.

Third time lucky to score Olympic tickets?updated: Wed May 09 2012 07:58:00

British sports fans who struck out twice trying to land Olympic tickets will get a third chance starting Friday.

Six arrested after fan dies at Wembleyupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 14:46:00

Police in London have arrested six men for questioning in connection with death of a man outside Wembley Stadium.

Ash cloud forces Barca onto early flightupdated: Thu May 26 2011 13:41:00

Barcelona FC will travel to London on Tuesday evening ahead of Saturday's Champions League final because of fears Iceland's volcanic ash cloud could disrupt their travel plans later in the week.

Who will win the Champions League?updated: Thu May 26 2011 13:41:00

Sports journalists John Cross and Begona Perez tell us who they think would be the worthy winners of the biggest club prize.

Wembley: 'A cathedral of football'updated: Wed May 25 2011 19:40:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto visits Wembley Stadium and looks at its history ahead of the 2011 Champions League final.

Football 'cathedral' prepares for finalupdated: Wed May 25 2011 19:40:00

In the world of football, Wembley is more than a stadium. It's a shrine.

Guardiola hits out at Mourinho as Clasico tensions buildupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 12:38:00

Barcelona head coach Josep Guardiola hit back at his Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho ahead of the European Champions League semifinal first leg between the two teams on Wednesday.

Barcelona set for battleupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 12:38:00

A Barcelona Super Fan predicts a battle in the El Clasico Champions League semifinal.

'Envious' Ferguson wants to match Real Madridupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 09:15:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has admitted he is "envious" of the success Real Madrid have enjoyed in the European Champions League.

Soccer trophy dropped, run over by busupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 17:28:00

Real Madrid took the coveted 'King's Cup' on a ride to celebrate with fans and that's when things went horribly wrong.

Real Madrid star Ramos laughs off trophy blunderupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 17:28:00

As far as celebrations go, it was hardly the most fitting end to a night of joy for Real Madrid football fans.

Mancini takes blame for Liverpool loss; Tevez to miss derby clashupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 10:18:00

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has accepted the blame for his team's 3-0 English Premier League defeat at the hands of Liverpool on Monday.

Construction of 1,000 mph car beginsupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 18:03:00

Building work on a car designed to break the 1,000 mph (1609 kph) barrier has started.

Lucky kick earns $380K for rugby fanupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 11:18:00

A British rugby fan has received an unexpected late Christmas present after winning $380,000 in a competition during halftime at a match.

49ers too strong for Broncos at Wembleyupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 12:28:00

The San Francisco 49ers beat the Denver Broncos 24-16 as Wembley Stadium in London played host to an NFL match for the fourth time on Sunday.

Big guns await Champions League drawupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 11:34:00

Inter Milan will learn their early group opponents as they begin their defense of the Champions League crown when the draw is made in Monaco on Thursday.

Chelsea seal historic league/cup doubleupdated: Sat May 15 2010 12:46:00

Chelsea have completed the English Premier League and FA Cup double for the first time in their history after a hard-fought 1-0 cup final win over Portsmouth at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

Hoping for a miracleupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 12:04:00

Former Aston Villa boss John Gregory tells CNN about his task to keep a soccer team in Nazareth, Israel from being relegated.

Future bright for clubs united by Glazerupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 07:57:00

Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have felt disappointed with their sides' 35-7 National Football League (NFL) loss to the New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium in London this week, but from the wreckage of defeat there was optimism to be found, for Bucs' fans and, bizarrely, those of Manchester United too.

Look around inside Wembley Stadiumupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 07:26:00

The National Football League (NFL) visited London this week for a league clash between the New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Singer Gary Go makes sweet music with iPhoneupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:53:00

Cool suit? Check. Edgy spectacles? Check. Warm vocal chords? Check.

Singer makes noise with iPhoneupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:53:00

UK singer Gary Go uses iPhone apps to perform and make music. He talks to CNN's Shanon Cook.

FA Cup final retains its global appealupdated: Fri May 29 2009 08:18:00

The English club football season closes this weekend with one of the sport's oldest contests: the FA Cup final.

The $100m soccer matchupdated: Mon May 25 2009 13:40:00

The most lucrative match in world football took place at Wembley Stadium on Monday -- with Burnley defeating Sheffield United 1-0 to collect a prize which is estimated to be worth nearly $100 million -- more than any Superbowl or World Cup final.

Wembley surface to be dug-up immediatelyupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 13:07:00

The controversial pitch at the new Wembley stadium is to be dug up immediately.

Wembley pitch will be dug up say FAupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 11:29:00

Wembley's controversial pitch will be dug up and replaced before the start of next season, the English Football Association said on Monday following criticism from losing semifinal managers Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger.

The world's ugliest stadiumsupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 06:45:00

Whether you're a fan of any sport, or even just a keen music follower -- you've probably visited a major stadium.

Wembley chosen to host 2011 Champions finalupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 11:37:00

Wembley Stadium has been chosen by UEFA as the venue for the 2011 Champions League final.

People.com: Gwyneth, Kate and Nicole Get Into Groove for Madonnaupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 17:47:00

The singer's superstar pals cheer on her Sticky and Sweet show in London

Fanny Blankers-Koenupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 01:36:00

Fanny Blankers-Koen stands alone as the only woman to have matched Jessie Owens and Carl Lewis by winning four athletics gold medals at a single Olympics, in London in 1948.

People.com: Madonna World Tour Kicks Off in Augustupdated: Thu May 08 2008 12:35:00

The pop singer's tour arrives in the U.S. on Oct. 3 following its European leg

Time.com: Man Tries Grabbing Olympic Torchupdated: Sun Apr 06 2008 11:00:00

In west London on Sunday, a protester tried to grab the torch out of the hands of a TV presenter, forcing police to briefly stop the procession

Bernabeu will host 2010 Champions finalupdated: Fri Mar 28 2008 16:28:00

Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium will be the venue for the 2010 Champions League final.

Czech coach Bruckner to stand downupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 14:45:00

Czech Republic coach Karel Bruckner will step down at the end of the European Championships this summer.

SI.com: World Soccer: England's millions will not buy international successupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 13:07:00

If you are not careful when discussing England's crushing failure to qualify for Euro 2008, and the subsequent appointment of Fabio Capello as the national-team manager, you can appear to morph from cosmopolitan man of the world to foaming xenophobe. To demonstrate that you have nothing against foreign players or managers, it has to be picked through, step by step.

NBA plans expansion into Europe - reportupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 08:01:00

American basketball is planning to create up to five new European franchises who would compete for the NBA Championship, according to a report by Sports Illustrated.

Time.com: Chelsea vs. Liverpool in Beijing?updated: Fri Feb 08 2008 05:00:00

England's Premier League seeks to boost its global brand by staging regular-season fixtures in cities around the world

SI.com: The Limey: With McClaren out, England needs something Specialupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 15:19:00

Also in this column: • EPL clubs rock Champions League • Readers' picks for Prem. champion

People.com: Report: Prince Harry and Girlfriend Chelsy Davy Splitupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 15:23:00

Prince Harry and his girlfriend of more than three years, Chelsy Davy, have split, London newspapers are reporting.

NFL first as gridiron hits London updated: Fri Oct 26 2007 21:21:00

It's a historic time for football -- American football, that is -- and not only because some top players have been turned into robots.

SI.com: Dr. Z: Trying to figure out the meaning of today's NFLupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 22:52:00

I got a call the other day from a club official who's been around a long, long time. He's the kind of person I would call every now and then to get my head straight, when the crush of NFL affairs became almost too overpowering. He saw things through a wry and caustic eye, especially the hypocrisy not only in the football world, but in big-time sports in general -- even though he was a part of that world. He used to get a special kick out of the way different clubs chose to handle, if that's really the right word, their disciplinary problems.

England are waiting on Hargreavesupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 02:42:00

England manager Steve McClaren suffered a fresh blow before Saturday's Euro 2008 qualifying match against Israel, when Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves aggravated a hamstring injury.

People.com: Live Earth Concerts Rock the Worldupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 09:22:00

Color this rock green.

People.com: Prince William Skirts the Kate Questionupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 15:12:00

Prince William deftly sidestepped questions about on-again, off-again girlfriend Kate Middleton on Saturday when he and Prince Harry checked out the final preparations for the next day's Concert for Diana.

People.com: Duran Duran Rocker Talks About Being in Di's Favorite Bandupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 06:04:00

Sunday's Concert for Diana will feature one of the late princess's favorite bands: Duran Duran. So what was it like having the world's most famous royal as a fan?

People.com: No Jail Time for George Michael in DUI Caseupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 17:32:00

George Michael will not serve any jail time after pleading guilty last month to driving while under the influence of drugs.

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Wed May 30 2007 14:29:00

Mischa Barton was hospitalized for two hours on Memorial Day weekend after an antibiotic she was taking interacted badly with alcohol.

United claim title as Chelsea heldupdated: Sun May 06 2007 12:45:00

Manchester United were crowned English Premier League champions on Sunday as nearest challengers Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

SI.com: Down to the wireupdated: Fri Apr 20 2007 11:56:00

Where banter is a mantra, The Limey is back from across the Atlantic.

Woodgate ruled out of Israel clashupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 10:33:00

England defender Jonathan Woodgate has been ruled out of Saturday's vital Euro 2008 qualifier against Israel because of a knee injury.

New Wembley assured of a sell-outupdated: Tue Mar 13 2007 10:16:00

The first game at the new Wembley Stadium sold out in less than six hours and demand for the 60,000 tickets was so great it caused the English Football Association's (FA) Web site to crash.

Chelsea and United on final courseupdated: Mon Mar 12 2007 09:55:00

The prospect of Chelsea facing Manchester United in the first FA Cup final at the new Wembley Stadium moved a step closer on Monday when they were kept apart in the draw for the semi-finals.

'Fighter' Beckham dreams of recallupdated: Fri Mar 02 2007 08:23:00

Former England captain David Beckham believes he can re-establish himself in the national team despite plying his trade in Major League Soccer with Los Angeles Galaxy.

Arsenal out to end Bolton hoodoo updated: Mon Feb 12 2007 05:55:00

No love will be lost between Bolton Wanderers and Arsenal when they meet for a Valentine's Day FA Cup replay at the Reebok Stadium on Wednesday.

Portsmouth face Old Trafford tripupdated: Mon Jan 08 2007 09:27:00

Premier League leaders Manchester United will face high-flyers Portsmouth at Old Trafford in the FA Cup, after the draw for the fourth round was made on Monday.

Wembley Stadium chief steps downupdated: Thu Dec 14 2006 13:31:00

Michael Cunnah has quit as chief executive of Wembley Stadium, with the long-delayed project nearing completion but still facing reported problems.

Diana concert sells out in minutesupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 06:45:00

Tickets for a pop concert to mark the 10th anniversary of Princess Diana's death sold out 30 minutes after going on sale, organizers have said.

Princes plan pop concert for Dianaupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 05:49:00

Princes William and Harry say they plan a pop concert and memorial service to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of their mother Diana, Princess of Wales.

English FA settle Wembley disputeupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 15:09:00

The Football Association and the firm building England's new national stadium at Wembley have settled a long-running dispute over costs, paving the way for the stadium's much-delayed opening.

No Wembley final likely until 2008updated: Tue Aug 01 2006 03:16:00

The English FA Cup final is unlikely to be played at the new Wembley stadium until at least 2008 after the construction company in charge of the project said it would not be ready to host a major event until June 2007.

Hamann leaves international sceneupdated: Sat May 20 2006 07:27:00

Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has retired from international football after being overlooked for Germany's World Cup squad.

Germany draw line under '66 grudgeupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 16:12:00

A 40-year-old grudge over a goal Germans say never went in failed to dampen the atmosphere when stars of the 1966 World Cup final swapped jokes and anecdotes in London.

Liverpool face Utd in cup showdownupdated: Mon Jan 30 2006 09:47:00

Liverpool were drawn to play Manchester United at Anfield in the outstanding tie of the fifth round of the English FA Cup on Monday.

The challenge for Live 8 and Geldofupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 10:20:00

"If something's going to change, it's going to involve shifts in the attitudes of governments."

Live Aid 1985: A day of magic updated: Fri Jul 01 2005 05:34:00

"The sun was shining ... so were the people, and so were the bands," U2's Bono said after coming off stage, one of the undoubted major stars of "The Global Jukebox," Live Aid 1985.

Investors flee troubled Multiplexupdated: Mon May 30 2005 21:30:00

Shares in Australian developer Multiplex slumped 27 percent in early trading Tuesday, as investors reacted to news of a second profit downgrade for the group over problems with its construction of Wembley Stadium in the UK.

Wembley to stage 2006 FA Cup finalupdated: Thu Mar 03 2005 13:53:00

The 2006 FA Cup final, the first match scheduled for the new Wembley Stadium, will be played on Saturday May 13.

London Olympic bid under scrutinyupdated: Wed Feb 16 2005 07:06:00

London's bid to host the 2012 Games comes under the scrutiny of the Olympics evaluation commission on Wednesday as it began its inspection of the British capital.

Fireworks for new Wembley Archupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 06:28:00

British Prime Minister Tony Blair, England football captain David Beckham and England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson helped London celebrate the "topping out" of the new Wembley stadium in a glittering ceremony.

NFL could touchdown at new Wembleyupdated: Thu May 13 2004 10:04:00

America's National Football League has opened talks regarding the staging of exhibition games at the new Wembley Stadium in London.

Olympic heroine Blankers-Koen diesupdated: Sun Jan 25 2004 11:11:00

Francina "Fanny" Blankers-Koen, who won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, has died aged 85.

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