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Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua took to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria, following eyewitness reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday. Demonstrators have taken part in daily protests across the country for nearly two weeks over widespread claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion…MORE

‘English football needs reshaping,’ says Manchester United great Gary Neville

‘English football needs reshaping,’ says Manchester United great Gary Neville

Player, pundit, club owner, manager, captain, board member — Gary Neville has worn a lot of different hats throughout his time in football. Now, alongside former English Football Association chairman David Bernstein, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham and Conservative lawmaker Helen Grant and others, Neville may have a new moniker: game-changer. They’ve recently released a…MORE

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury

Flamengo defender Gustavo Henrique is recovering from a testicle injury sustained during his side’s 5-1 victory over Corinthians. The Brazilian was subbed off in the first half of Sunday’s game with a bloodied patch visible on his shorts. “The athlete Gustavo Henrique went through an evaluation with urologist Paulo Henrique, who recommended three days of…MORE

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

She’s been dubbed the world’s greatest stuntwoman and has worked alongside Hollywood stars such as Scarlett Johansson, but Sarah Lezito shows no sign of slowing down. The 27-year-old motorcycle stunt rider is determined to get more women involved in her line of work and wants to be a role model to the next generation. Lezito…MORE

Marcus Rashford gives Paris Saint-Germain deja vu with another late winner

Marcus Rashford gives Paris Saint-Germain deja vu with another late winner

Paris Saint-Germain was left experiencing some unwanted Champions League deja vu, as Marcus Rashford struck a late winner to give Manchester United all three points in the opening match of the group stages Tuesday. Anthony Martial’s own goal in the second half had canceled out Bruno Fernandes’ early penalty but Rashford, as he did in…MORE

Premier League facing backlash over $19 pay-per-view charge

Premier League facing backlash over $19 pay-per-view charge

The Premier League is facing a wave of criticism for charging fans £14.95 ($19.39) to watch games via pay-per-view (PPV). With fans still not permitted to attend games, all fixtures have been made available to watch live in the UK. But he five matches per round not initially selected as part of broadcast packages have…MORE

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