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Barcelona fans boo Spain’s national anthem in presence of king

Fans of Catalan football club Barcelona booed the national anthem at the Spanish Cup final, which was attended by King Felipe VI. Whistles and jeers were heard from the stands during the playing of the national anthem before the final clash between football giants Barcelona and Seville on Saturday. The game, which was held at […]

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South Africa football thugs brutally beat guard in riot after cup defeat

Fans of South African football club the Kaizer Chiefs rioted after their team lost in the semi-final of the national cup, charging onto the pitch and causing serious injury to a security guard. The Kaizer Chiefs, One of the most supported clubs in South Africa, were knocked out of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday, going […]

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‘Everybody said Larry Nassar was a good guy’ – former USA Gymnastics official

Former USA Gymnastics women’s team coordinator Martha Karolyi, who stood at the helm of the national squad for more than 15 years, said she was unaware of former team doctor Larry Nassar’s abusive behavior. In an hour-long NBC News Dateline special, aired on Sunday, Martha and her husband Bela Karolyi broke their silence, responding to […]

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Spain loses rights to host European junior weightlifting champs for non-recognition of Kosovo

Spain has been stripped of right to host the 2018 European junior weightlifting championships over the country’s insistence on not recognizing Kosovo as an independent state. Last month, during the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Executive Board meeting staged just before the 2018 European senior weightlifting championships in Romania, the continental weightlifting governing body stated that […]

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Russian ice hockey legend Viacheslav Fetisov turns 60

Legendary Russian and Soviet ice hockey player Viacheslav Fetisov, who spent more than 10 years in the NHL, winning two Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings, celebrates his 60th birthday on Friday. One of the most recognizable players on both sides of the Atlantic, Fetisov was born in Moscow in 1958. His family of […]

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US boxer Wilder loses $4.3mn in Povetkin court case, claims Russian fighter's team

Undefeated American heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder’s team has lost $ 4.3 million in a court case over the cancelled fight with Russian fighter Alexander Povetkin back in 2016. Read more According to representatives from Forward Legal, working for Povetkin and his promoter company, Mir Boksa (World of Boxing), a New York court has awarded the […]

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Russian Sports Ministry plans to open World Cup 2018 Fan Fest in Crimea

Russian Deputy Sport Minister Natalia Parshikova has announced plans to open FIFA Fan Fest squares on the Crimean peninsula during the 2018 World Cup. Zones were rumored to be planned for Simferopol and Sevastopol, as well as smaller sites in Yalta, Yevpatoria and several other large cities for the tournament, which kicks off in Moscow […]

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