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Bizarre protest disrupts Premier League clash

The Premier League meeting between Everton and Newcastle was delayed in bizarre circumstances when a protester wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan ‘Just Stop Oil’ attached himself by the neck to one of the goalposts. The game at Goodison Park was in the early stages of the second half when …

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Kyrgios almost takes out ball boy with racket smash (VIDEO)

Australian tennis rebel Nick Kyrgios caused outrage when launching his tennis racket and almost striking a ball boy following a quarter-final defeat to Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells. The world number 132 was beaten 7-6(0), 5-7, 6-4 by the recently-crowned Australian Open champion. And though seeming calm as he headed to …

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Chelsea learn Champions League quarterfinal fate amid sanctions turmoil

Chelsea will face record 13-time winners Real Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals as the London club’s defense of their title continues.  The draw for the elite continental club competition’s next fixtures was made on Friday, and elsewhere placed Premier League leaders Manchester City against Atletico Madrid, Villarreal against Bayern Munich, …

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Protests as trans swimmer storms to US college title (VIDEO)

Lia Thomas has become the first transgender swimmer to win an NCAA championship after she blitzed her rivals to win the 500-yard freestyle on Thursday, but the victory has again initiated a debate as to the Thomas’ right to compete against biologically-born women.  The University of Pennsylvania’s Thomas began the NCAA women’s …

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Russia dealt blow as sports court backs FIFA

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has rejected a bid by Russia to freeze a ban placed upon its football teams in advance of next week’s World Cup qualification playoffs, it was announced on Friday. The Russian Football Union (RFU) had called for an emergency CAS ruling in advance …

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Serbian fans list litany of US military campaigns in peace display

Fans of Serbian football club Red Star Belgrade issued their own particular message of peace ahead of their European clash with Glasgow Rangers, unveiling banners listing American military incursions on foreign soil spanning more than half a century. Before kick-off in their Europa League last-16 second leg match in the …

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Life after Abramovich: The contenders for the Chelsea takeover

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich stunned the football world when putting the Premier League giants up for sale before he was slapped with sanctions by the UK government.  A deal is still possible if the British authorities give it the green light and Abramovich doesn’t benefit in any way, with some reports claiming …

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