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Lomachenko v. Rigondeaux, a Fight-and-a-half!

Vasyl Lomachenko (L) takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden on Saturday   It is a fight befitting of the most iconic of boxing halls. Across a combined 899 fights, Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux have tasted only 14 defeats. At Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, they clash for the WBO super featherweight world

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Gary Lineker questions fifa over integrity

  Gary Lineker hosted FIFA’s World Cup draw last week but has now hit out at the governing body  FIFA critic Gary Lineker has once again hit out at football’s governing body despite agreeing to present the 2018 World Cup draw just a week ago. Lineker has hit out at FIFA on several occasions in

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United in trouble without Pogba v. Man City?

Jose Mourinho has a number of options available to him as he looks to replace Paul Pogba  The difference between Manchester United being a good side and a very good side this season is Paul Pogba. Jose Mourinho‘s men have dropped just two points in the the eight Premier League games Pogba has played this

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Borussia Dortmund giving refugees hope

  Football is an important tool in helping refugees settle under the DFL’s popular initiative In the shadow of the towering stands of Borussia Dortmund’s Westfalenstadion just up the road, 16 refugees from around the world are engaged in a frenetic game of football. After a particularly heavy challenge, Shamil Ilqasim, a 19-year-old Yazidi from

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Mbappe, Europe’s most valuable young player

Kylian Mbappe is Europe’s most valuable young player according to CIES Football Observatory Kylian Mbappe is now Europe’s most valuable young player as the 18-year-old’s form begins to match up to his £166million planned purchase fee for Paris Saint-Germain. French striker Mbappe tops a list of 100 players under the age of 21 in Europe’s top

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Foul play dressed as fairplay for Russia 2018!

Excitement may be building for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with all 32 teams now confirmed for the next edition of football’s showpiece event. However, ekowasmahsports.com notes that fairplay is hardly at play, checking the representations of the respective confederations for Russia, next year. ekowasmahsports demonstrates the terrible bias – inspite of fifa’s dubious

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Gordon made $10k/month dealing drugs

  Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has admitted to dealing drugs during his college days at Baylor. In an interview with Ben Baskin of Sports Illustrated, Gordon said he would receive up to six pounds of marijuana each week through the mail and estimated he made “upward of $10,000” per month from selling it in

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Improve Athlete Welfare – Dame Grainger

Dame Katherine Grainger is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete and the first British woman to win medals at five successive Games UK Sport chair and Olympic gold medallist Dame Katherine Grainger has urged British sports to improve athlete welfare. Several governing bodies are embroiled in bullying allegations and Grainger said they must “rise to

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Chelsea barber cut over image rights

Former captain John Terry poses with Alsanawi after a haircut CHELSEA have given their personal training ground hairdresser the chop in the latest shock departure from the Premier League champions. Ahmed Alsanawi has been banned by Blues chiefs from the club’s plush Surrey HQ in a row over image rights and for cashing in on

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Why won’t Texans be honest about Kaepernick?

Colin Kaepernick believes he is being blackballed from the NFL.  Last week, the Houston Texans embarked on a two-pronged effort to a) restock their quarterback depth chart after star quarterback Deshaun Watson was injured and b) not signanyone named Colin Kaepernick. They succeeded by bringing in Matt McGloin, who was last seen completing a whopping

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Jockeying for position inside Roman’s Empire

 Roman Abramovich has been in charge at Chelsea since buying the club in 2003 Chelsea may have got back on track in the Premier League following victory over Manchester United last time out, but Michael Emenalo’s departure has rocked the club at the top. Following over 10 years service where Emenalo eventually rose to become

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How are wantaway EPL stars faring?

Alexis Sanchez came so close to a dream reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City It was the summer the clubs fought back and big-name players like Philippe Coutinho, Alexis Sanchez and Virgil van Dijk were forced to stay no matter the amount of tears, tantrums and transfer requests. But how have those players coped

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Africa: who qualifies for Russia 2018?

The third and last round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws to a close this weekend, with three of the five berths at next year’s tournament still to be determined. Egypt and Nigeria have already secured their spots, but there is all to play for in Groups A, C and

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Emenalo’s exit: does it help or hurt Conte?

Michael Emenalo left Chelsea on Monday after 10 years at the club  Roman Abramovich lost one of his most trusted lieutenants on Monday with the resignation of Michael Emenalo, and Chelsealost one of the most important men from their last decade of success. As fast as managers have come and gone from Stamford Bridge, Emenalo

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