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Fans at Millwall boo players taking a knee on return to stadium

Fans at Millwall boo players taking a knee on return to stadium

Spectators at English football club Millwall marked the return to stadiums by booing as players took a knee before Saturday’s game against Derby County. Up to 2,000 supporters are permitted in football stadiums in some areas of England as part of new government measures introduced this week, the first time fans have been allowed to…MORE

US anti-doping bill signed into law

US anti-doping bill signed into law

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday he had signed into law the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act, allowing the United States to impose criminal sanctions on individuals involved in doping activities at international events. Named after whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov who helped expose the Russian doping scandal, the act passed through the senate unopposed last month. It…MORE

One hundred years on: Remembering the forgotten Black heroes of baseball

One hundred years on: Remembering the forgotten Black heroes of baseball

Ask anyone who the original baseball great is and they’ll tell you the same name: Babe Ruth. A seven-time World Series champion with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, and a 12-time American League (AL) home run leader, Ruth played in Major League Baseball from the age of 19 until he was 40.…MORE

Pele pays new emotional tribute to the ‘incomparable’ Diego Maradona

Pele pays new emotional tribute to the ‘incomparable’ Diego Maradona

Pele has paid a new emotional tribute to his “great friend” Diego Maradona. Both men are considered two of the best players in history and shared a good relationship in the years after their retirement. “Many people loved to compare us all their lives. You were a genius that enchanted the world. A magician with…MORE

David Beckham digitally aged into his 70s in combating malaria campaign

David Beckham digitally aged into his 70s in combating malaria campaign

David Beckham is perhaps as famed for his looks as he is for his football career — but a new campaign is showing him as you’ve never seen him before. The 45-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder has been given a digital makeover which imagines what Beckham might look like in his 70s.…MORE

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following ‘discriminatory and xenophobic’ social media posts

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following ‘discriminatory and xenophobic’ social media posts

Two days after being disciplined, Pablo Matera has been reinstated as Argentina’s rugby captain and, along with teammates Guido Petti and Santiago Socino, had his suspension from the squad lifted following an investigation into “discriminatory and xenophobic” social media posts dating from between 2011 and 2013. The trio were suspended on Tuesday for the derogatory…MORE

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