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Mo Farah under fire over controversial London Marathon injections

Mo Farah under fire over controversial London Marathon injections

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah is under the spotlight for injections he received ahead of the London Marathon in 2014. An investigation by BBC’s Panorama, entitled “Mo Farah and the Salazar Scandal,” raises renewed questions over Farah’s relationship with former coach Alberto Salazar, who is appealing against a four-year ban for doping violations which…MORE

Deontay Wilder blames heavy costume for defeat by Tyson Fury in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder blames heavy costume for defeat by Tyson Fury in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder blamed the elaborate costume he wore during the ring walk for his heavyweight world title defeat by Tyson Fury. The American donned a 40-pound costume as a tribute to Black History Month as he made his way into the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas Saturday. Britain’s Fury clinched the WBC belt with…MORE

Liverpool continues its unbeaten streak to equal English Premier League record

Liverpool continues its unbeaten streak to equal English Premier League record

“Special” and “incredible” was how Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described his team’s astonishing pursuit of the English Premier League title as the league leader equaled a record the German “never thought was possible.” In battling back to beat West Ham 3-2 at Anfield, Liverpool matched Manchester City’s EPL record of 18 consecutive victories, set in…MORE

UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

Children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland will no longer be allowed to head soccer balls during training sessions. The new guidance for kids aged 11 and under follows a study of ex-professional soccer players in Scotland, which found they were 3.5 times more likely to die from degenerative neurocognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s than…MORE

How Tyson Fury stunned Deontay Wilder and who is next for the ‘Gypsy King’

How Tyson Fury stunned Deontay Wilder and who is next for the ‘Gypsy King’

With a new coach by his side and extra power laced in his gloves, Tyson Fury delivered. His ruthless, seventh-round stoppage against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas is being talked about as one of the greatest performances in the history of heavyweight boxing. No one has negated Wilder’s vicious right fist as effectively as Fury…MORE

Italian soccer faces further disruption amid spike in coronavirus cases

Italian soccer faces further disruption amid spike in coronavirus cases

Italian soccer is facing the threat of further postponements as the country struggles to control the coronavirus outbreak. Four top-flight fixtures were called off over the weekend as strict emergency measures were implemented across northern Italy, after a spike in confirmed cases in the regions of Lombardy and Veneto. Torino’s game at home to Parma,…MORE