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Spectacular Miami Beach hosts Global Champions Tour

Fresh from a stellar second leg in Mexico City, the Longines Global Champions Tour is set to roll into Miami Beach. The stunning venue just yards from the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean offers an incredible setting for the world’s top show jumpers. Mexico winner Jerome Guery of Belgium will be among the favorites…MORE

Joao Felix: The Benfica teen who is a ‘star already’

At the tender age of just 19, Joao Felix is already breaking records, not to mention attracting admiring glances from Europe’s biggest clubs and comparisons to some of Portugal’s greatest players. The Benfica forward became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the Europa League last week as the Portuguese league leaders dismantled Eintracht…MORE

Tottenham end Man City’s quadruple hopes after mesmerizing clash

Manchester City and Tottenham played out one of the most enthralling Champions League matches in recent memory, exchanging four goals in the opening 11 minutes to set the tone for a pulsating encounter. When Raheem Sterling got the game’s fifth — and City’s third — after 21 minutes, it was the fastest five goals had…MORE

Israel Folau requests hearing following homophobic post

Australian rugby union player Israel Folau has requested a hearing after Rugby Australia issued a breach of contract notice for a homophobic post the fullback made on social media. Folau, a devout Christian who has made 73 appearances for the Wallabies, last week posted on Instagram that “hell awaits” homosexuals. The governing body is now…MORE

Son Heung-Min: The rise of a South Korean superstar

When Son Heung-Min fired home Tottenham’s first ever goal at its shiny, brand new $1.3 billion stadium earlier this month it felt like the next chapter in an extraordinary story. For Son, this season has been one of personal success and recognition from across the sport. His 18 goals for Tottenham Hotspur — Spurs to…MORE

Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo dumped out of Champions League by Ajax

Ajax produced yet another stirring Champions League comeback on Tuesday, this time coming from a goal behind to beat Juventus in Turin. With the tie finely poised after a 1-1 draw in Amsterdam, who else but Cristiano Ronaldo gave the hosts the lead, heading home from a corner after Matthijs de Ligt switched off. But…MORE

Notre Dame: Toulouse rugby to raise money with commemorative shirt

Rugby players for Toulouse will wear shirts embroidered with an image of Notre Dame in their European Champions Cup semifinal against Leinster Sunday. The shirts will be auctioned off after the match to raise money for the reconstruction of the 850-year-old cathedral, large parts of which were devastated by fire Monday. The two towers of…MORE

Is Drake cursing football players?

His album “Scorpion” smashed records last year, but more recently rapper Drake is said to be bringing a poisonous touch to football club’s around the world. The Canadian artist has repeatedly posed for photos with footballers, only for their team to go on and lose in the near future. “All Roma players banned from taking…MORE

Wayne Hennessey: EPL player showed ‘lamentable’ ignorance of Fascism

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey showed a “lamentable degree of ignorance” of Adolf Hitler and Fascism despite being cleared of performing a Nazi salute in a photograph taken at a team dinner, according to a report published by a Football Association (FA) panel. The 32-year-old, who plays for English Premier League side Crystal Palace, was charged by…MORE

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