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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

December 8, 2017 11:52 pm
Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A former US sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison over accusations of sexually assaulting female athletes […]

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Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

Argentinean ace Lionel Messi has claimed his 4th Golden Boot award for being the top scorer in a European league last season. The Barcelona talisman, who scored 37 La Liga goals in the 2016-2017 season, drew level with Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of 4 European Golden Boots by receiving the prize […]

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FIFA panel bans 3 former officials for life

November 21, 2017 8:00 pm
FIFA panel bans 3 former officials for life

FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday. The latest officials to be hit by FIFA bans are Richard Lai, the former Guam […]

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US President Donald Trump calls on National Football League players to ‘stand for the US National Anthem’

October 19, 2017 3:51 am
US President Donald Trump calls on National Football League players to ‘stand for the US National Anthem’

Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. US President Donald Trump has called on the US National Football League (NFL) players again to “stand for the National Anthem.” In a tweet […]

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Milan football derby fever rages from Chinatown to Beijing

October 14, 2017 6:06 am
Milan football derby fever rages from Chinatown to Beijing

Flags of Italian football clubs Inter Milan and AC Milan in Paolo Sarpi street, a Chinese neighborhood of Milan Italy’s traditional derby match between footballing giants Inter and AC Milan now has a distinct Asian flavour and following, fuelled by multi-million dollar investments by the Chinese owners of the two […]

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Jose Mourinho relishing trip to a ‘beautiful place’ in Liverpool’s Anfield stadium

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Jose Mourinho relishing trip to a ‘beautiful place’ in Liverpool’s Anfield stadium

Manchester United’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, […]

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Jose Mourinho surprised by Roberto Martinez handling of Marouane Fellaini

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Jose Mourinho surprised by Roberto Martinez handling of Marouane Fellaini

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez selected Jose Fellaini, pictured here, for the game in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the United star suffered strained knee ligaments inside half-an-hour  Jose Mourinho has admitted his surprise that Marouane Fellaini was used by Belgium manager Roberto Martinez in a World Cup qualifier which ended with the Manchester […]

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Bruce Arena resigns as US soccer coach after World Cup failure

October 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Bruce Arena resigns as US soccer coach after World Cup failure

Bruce Arena, pictured here, resigned as United States men’s national team head coach after the Americans failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia Bruce Arena, called upon last November to replace Jurgen Klinsmann as coach of the United States, resigned Friday, three days after the Americans failed […]

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Monaco beaten by late Lyon thunderbolt goal

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Monaco beaten by late Lyon thunderbolt goal

Lyon’s French forward Nabil Fekir (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Monaco on October 13, 2017 at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu, France  Nabil Fekir’s last-gasp free-kick delivered three crucial points to Lyon in Ligue 1 Friday as their […]

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Michael Jordan says NBA superteams will create 28 ‘garbage’ teams: report

October 12, 2017 10:13 pm
Michael Jordan says NBA superteams will create 28 ‘garbage’ teams: report

Michael Jordan speaks to the crowd at halftime during their game against the Duke Blue Devils at the Dean Smith Center on March 4, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Retired NBA legend Michael Jordan has warned that the “superteam” era will create a league with 28 “garbage” clubs that […]

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