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Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell has written a poignant letter to Patrick Day, who is in a critical condition following their super-welterweight bout on Saturday, saying that he ‘never meant this to happen to you.” Day experienced a traumatic brain injury as a result of a 10th-round knockout his promoter, Lou DiBella, confirmed. The 27-year-old boxer underwent…MORE

French politicians call for action after Turkish players repeat military salute

French politicians call for action after Turkish players repeat military salute

French politicians and ministers have called for sanctions against the Turkish national football team after its players repeated a military salute during Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against France. Several leading politicians in the country had previously called for the game in Paris to be canceled after Turkey’s footballers performed the same gesture during Friday’s victory…MORE

Bulgaria football chief resigns after England players suffer racist abuse

Bulgaria football chief resigns after England players suffer racist abuse

The president of Bulgaria’s football association Borislav Mihaylov has handed in his resignation after England players were subjected to racist abuse during Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier. The game was twice temporarily halted in the first half after England debutant Tyrone Mings alerted officials to the abuse being directed at both himself and his teammates from…MORE

48 hours in Paris among racing’s beautiful people

48 hours in Paris among racing’s beautiful people

Shafts of autumn sunshine glint off the golden grandstand as the Scotsmen in natty suits sip drinks on the lawns of Longchamp and reflect on the night before. Friday’s sleep-sapping evening took in the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret near Montmartre, but this morning they’re at another iconic Parisian venue to see an extravaganza of…MORE

Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

A Euro 2020 qualifier match between Bulgaria and England in Sofia was temporarily halted twice Monday night over racist abuse hurled at English players. England’s Football Association tweeted after the match that English players had been “subjected to abhorrent racist chanting” and that it would ask the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to “investigate…MORE

Roger Federer wants to compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Roger Federer wants to compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

As he nears the end of a remarkable career Roger Federer says he wants to play for Switzerland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Swiss great, 38, had been undecided on competing in a fifth Games, but after an exhibition match with John Isner in Tokyo he revealed he will have another shot at one…MORE

Simone Biles is better than ever — and she is redefining her sport

Simone Biles is better than ever — and she is redefining her sport

Simone Biles is taking gymnastics to a new level. It’s not just about the medal haul — though that alone solidifies her case as the greatest gymnast of all time. It’s also how she’s doing it. Biles, 22, doesn’t just win at gymnastics meets. She dominates them. It brings to mind sports giants like Serena…MORE

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