Barcelona confidence unaffected by fan frustration, says Setien

Barcelona’s head coach Quique Setien says supporters have to take their rivals into account. (AP pic) BARCELONA: Quique Setien insisted Barcelona have not lost their confidence, despite needing a dubious late penalty, converted by Lionel Messi, to scrape past Real Sociedad 1-0 on Saturday inside a frustrated Camp Nou. Messi’s 24th goal of the season, and […]

Women power: Venezuela’s biker Ratgirls fight sexism

A member of female motorcycle club “Ratgirls” stands outside a bar in Caracas. (AFP pic) CARACAS: When she rides alone around the streets of Caracas astride a Suzuki GS500, Ana Julia Mosquera tucks her long hair inside her helmet and wears baggy clothes. “Sometimes I prefer to ride looking like a man, for safety,” she […]