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July 31, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Forest Green Rovers became the world’s first United Nations certified carbon neutral football club on Monday (July 30), after signing up to the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now initiative for the upcoming season. FGR, who play in the English football’s fourth professional league, is the world&#...
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July 27, 2018 2:36 am gmt |
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England leg-spinner Adil Rashid says former captain Michael Vaughan’s comments about his recall to the Test squad are “stupid” and “do not matter”. Rashid, 30, was named in a 13-man squad for the first Test against India next week despite signing a white-ball-only contra...
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July 26, 2018 2:53 am gmt |
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Serena Williams says she is a victim of “discrimination” as she is the most drug tested American tennis player. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion made the claim in a tweet the day before (Tuesday), after doping officials visited her. The American had previously expressed frustration...
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July 25, 2018 2:48 am gmt |
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Samoa Sevens player Gordon Langkilde has been arrested after an altercation that left Wales’ Tom Williams with broken facial bones and two other players injured. The incident occurred in the tunnel after Wales’ Rugby World Cup Sevens win over Samoa on 22 July in the United States. San Fra...
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July 24, 2018 3:01 am gmt |
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Twelve-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte says he is “devastated” by his 14-month ban for a doping violation. The 33-year-old American has been sanctioned by the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) for an intravenous infusion. While Lochte was not using a banned substance, athletes cannot usual...
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July 23, 2018 2:54 am gmt |
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Francesco Molinari has become the first Italian to win a major, holding off a pack of star names to claim The Open Championship at Carnoustie. Molinari produced a two-under final round of 69 in windy conditions on the Scottish links to finish eight under. He finished two ahead of four players, includ...
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July 22, 2018 2:32 am gmt |
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One of the world’s most picturesque cricket stadiums is at risk of being demolished because it threatens the heritage status of a nearby fort. Galle cricket stadium, in southern Sri Lanka, is famed for its stunning views of the Indian Ocean. But it is the 17th Century Dutch fort which looms ove...
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July 20, 2018 5:26 am gmt |
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Liverpool have made Roma’s Alisson the world’s most expensive goalkeeper after signing him on a six-year deal. The Reds have not revealed how much they have paid for the Brazil number one but Roma said the deal is worth up to £66.8m (72.5m euros). “In terms of my life and my career,...
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July 17, 2018 2:46 am gmt |
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World Cup winners France were welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of supporters as they paraded down the Champs Elysees in Paris on yesterday (Monday). France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday to win the tournament for the second time in 20 years. They were given a raucous receptio...
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July 16, 2018 2:55 am gmt |
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France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps’ side repeated the success on home soil at France ’98 by a margin that hardly looked possible as Croatia stood toe-to-to...
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July 15, 2018 2:50 am gmt |
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Croatia face France at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium today (Sunday) aiming to win a first major international trophy, while their opponents are in a third final in six World Cups and attempting to add a second title to the one they won in Paris 20 years ago. The man leading them, Didier Deschamps, ...
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July 12, 2018 3:06 am gmt |
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Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in from Ivan Perisic’s flick-on into the area. Gareth Southgate’s side – playing England’s first semi-final since they were beaten on penalties by West Germany at Italia 90...
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July 11, 2018 2:51 am gmt |
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France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg. Defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal for the 1998 champions in the second half with a towering header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner. Didier De...
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July 10, 2018 4:15 am gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal reached his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2011 with a straight-sets win over unseeded Czech Jiri Vesely. The second seed, 32, converted his third match point to win 6-3 6-3 6-4. The Spaniard is still on track to meet top seed Roger Federer – on the 10th anniv...
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July 9, 2018 2:55 am gmt |
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Rohit Sharma made a stunning 100 not out to help India beat England by seven wickets in the third Twenty20 and secure a 2-1 series victory. England, batting first, could manage only 87 runs from the final 10 overs to post 198-8 in Bristol, despite Jason Roy’s 67 from 31 balls. Rohit shared an 8...
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July 8, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov lamented that luck had turned against the World Cup hosts after they lost on penalties to Croatia in the quarter-finals. Cherchesov’s team beat Spain in a shootout in the last-16, but fell short in Sochi after extra-time ended with the sides deadlocked at 2-2. ...
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July 7, 2018 9:26 am gmt |
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When Karl Marx was defining socialism, he mentioned how it’s the movement of the socius. Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was not as subtle, and went on to use football as an example for the nature of organisation. He suggested any activity (praxis) done by an individual which is for the benefit of the t...
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July 7, 2018 3:50 am gmt |
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Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years, holding off five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday in one of the country’s greatest soccer feats. A superb first half display by Belgium ended Brazil’s hopes of a record sixth World Cup crown as a Fernandinho own goal and a ...
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July 6, 2018 2:58 am gmt |
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The France captain said so much was at stake that there could be no room for error. “It’s a game that is going to be settled on the small details,” he told a news conference. “We cannot afford to give away cheap corners or free kicks or anything that close to our penalty box b...