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  • Uruguayan Cunha to referee France v Belgium semifinal

    Uruguayan Andres Cunha will referee the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday evening, FIFA said on Monday.

  • Agony Japan

    Agony for Japan

    Japan coach Akira Nishino says his players were lost for words after their crushing 3-2 defeat by Belgium on Monday in the World Cup last 16.

  • Lukaku double drives Belgium

    Belgium's creativity and power prove too much for World Cup debutants Panama as the Group G favourites overcome the heroics of goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and a massed defence to run out 3-0 winners on Monday.

  • Brussels train station 'terrorist' bomber shot dead

    Belgian soldiers shot and killed a suspected "terrorist" bomber after an explosion rocked a central Brussels train station Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe.

  • Belgium to face Aus in semis

    Belgium's David Goffin defeated Italy's Paolo Lorenzi in straight sets to seal a 3-1 Davis Cup victory for the hosts in Charleroi and a semifinal showdown with Australia.

  • Ex-boxing champ steers young Belgians away from jihad

    He was one of the best middleweight boxers of his time and is now a Belgian lawmaker, but Bea Diallo says he understands what turns youngsters to the dark side.

  • Belgium dish up eight-goal feast

    Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku score twice as Belgium destroy Estonia 8-1 to seize top spot outright in World Cup Group H qualifying.

  • Netherlands, Belgium play out a draw

    The Netherlands and Belgium played out a 1-1 friendly draw Wednesday where Premier League stars Kevin de Bruyne and Eden Hazard struggled and the Dutch suffered injury setbacks ahead of a key World Cup qualifier.

  • Netherlands, Belgium in low-key friendly draw

    The Netherlands and Belgium played out a 1-1 friendly draw Wednesday where Premier League stars Kevin de Bruyne and Eden Hazard struggled and the Dutch suffered injury setbacks ahead of a key World Cup qualifier.

  • First mercy killing of minor in Belgium: report

    A terminally ill child becomes the first minor to be euthanised in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014.

  • Silva on the double

    Spain earn a World Cup qualifying boost by beating Belgium 2-0 in an international friendly on Thursday thanks to a David Silva double.

  • Henry new Belgium assistant

    Thierry Henry will be an assistant to new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as they start their bid to qualify for the next World Cup finals in Russia.

  • Wales secure historic semi-final place

    Hal Robson-Kanu scores a sensational goal as Wales come from behind to stun Belgium 3-1 in the Euro 2016 quarter-final in Lille and reach their first major tournament semi-final.

  • Golden generations of Wales, Belgium bid for glory

    Wales are happy to cast themselves as underdogs in their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium on Friday but such modesty belies their proven ability to bite hard.

  • Hazard sits out training

    Eden Hazard misses training on Tuesday with an injury suffered in Belgium's 4-0 Euro 2016 victory over Hungary on Sunday.

  • Sad end for Ibrahimovic as Belgium advance

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic's international career ended in a damp squib when Sweden lost 1-0 to Belgium in their final Euro 2016 Group E match on Wednesday and failed to reach the last 16.

  • Belgium counter-terror raids

    3 charged after counter-terror raids in Belgium

    Belgian authorities have charged three men with terrorism offences, including attempting to commit murder, following a huge overnight operation.

  • Italy looking to heal 'open wound': Conte

    Italy's great start to Euro 2016 is tempered by memories of the last World Cup when they also opened with a win before crashing out of the tournament, coach Antonio Conte said after Monday's 2-0 victory over Belgium.

  • Pelle cracker caps Italy win over Belgium

    Goals in either half from Emanuele Giaccherini and Graziano Pelle ensured Italy hit the ground running at Euro 2016 as the Azzurri confined highly-fancied Belgium to a 2-0 defeat on Monday.

  • Belgium take aim at Azzurri

    Italy coach Antonio Conte is banking on a workmanlike team full of energy to outfox Belgium's exciting young forwards when they meet on Monday.

  • Hazard limps out of training

    Eden Hazard has suffered a knock and is expected to return to training for Belgium after limping out of their behind-closed-doors session on Friday.

  • Hazard limps out of training

    Eden Hazard has suffered a knock and is expected to return to training for Belgium after limping out of their behind-closed-doors session on Friday, coach Marc Wilmots said.

  • Belgium must deliver

    Brimming with talent and buoyed up by a quarter-final place at the 2014 World Cup, Belgium will be a popular choice as an outside bet at the European Championship.

  • Brother of Brussels bomber wins taekwondo title

    Belgian Mourad Laachraoui, the younger brother of one of the Brussels airport bombers wins a gold medal at the European Taekwondo Championships.

  • HAZARD-OUS NEW BELGIUM CAPTAIN

    Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard headlines Marc Wilmots' 24-man Belgium squad for Euro 2016, with Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany missing out due to injury.

  • Abdeslam slapped with terror charges over Paris attacks

    A French court charges Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over his role in the November 2015 carnage that left 130 dead, just hours after his extradition from Belgium.

  • ‘Women cannot drive a F1 car quickly’

    Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says female drivers would "not physically be able to drive a F1 car quickly".

  • Govt appoints new envoys for 4 countries

    Bangladesh government has appointed new envoys to United Kingdom, Belgium, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, foreign ministry says.

  • Belgium minister quits in Brussels airport security row

    The Belgian transport minister resigns over accusations she ignored lapses in security at Brussels airport before the attacks of 22 March.

  • Belgium minister quits in Brussels airport security row

    The Belgian transport minister resigns over accusations she ignored lapses in security at Brussels airport before the attacks of 22 March.

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