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Mohamed Salah scores second wonder goal in as many Premier League games to spoil Claudio Ranieri return
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Mohamed Salah scores second wonder goal in as many Premier League games to spoil Claudio Ranieri return

Mohamed Salah scored his second wonderful solo goal in as many Premier League games as Liverpool spoilt Claudio Ranieri’s return to management in the UK. In the 54th minute of Liverpool’s comfortable 5-0 win against Watford at Vicarage Road, Salah picked up the ball on the edge of the Watford box with a host of…MORE

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United forward told to ‘prioritize’ football by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Marcus Rashford: Manchester United forward told to ‘prioritize’ football by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been advised by his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to “focus on football” rather than off-field commitments as he gets set to return from injury. Last year, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Rashford led a campaign to end child food poverty and successfully lobbied the British government to…MORE

Oman ready to savor ‘one in a million’ opportunity as host of cricket’s T20 World Cup
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Oman ready to savor ‘one in a million’ opportunity as host of cricket’s T20 World Cup

Think of cricket-playing nations and the likes of India, Australia and England might come to mind. Not so much Oman, a country nestled on the corner of the Arabian Peninsula with limited history when it comes to red or white-ball versions of the game. But that could be about to change come Sunday as Oman,…MORE

Mo Salah might be the best Premier League player ever but is the ‘unprecedented’ Liverpool forward still underrated?
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Mo Salah might be the best Premier League player ever but is the ‘unprecedented’ Liverpool forward still underrated?

Still only 29, he’s one of the two greatest Premier League players of all-time, yet is Mohamed Salah still undervalued? According to leading sports scientist Simon Brundish, it’s a categorical yes — and he’s got the statistics to prove it. In 1999, a swaggering Frenchman by the name of Thierry Henry arrived at Arsenal from…MORE

South Korean speed skater Shim Suk-hee barred from training following leaked text messages
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South Korean speed skater Shim Suk-hee barred from training following leaked text messages

South Korean short track speed skater Shim Suk-hee, who was at the center of public sentiment for revealing physical and sexual abuse by her former coach, has been dropped from the national team over controversial text messages, putting her hopes of taking part in the Winter Olympics in jeopardy. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shim had…MORE

NBA’s Kyrie Irving may not play a single game. But he could still score up to $19M
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NBA’s Kyrie Irving may not play a single game. But he could still score up to $19M

Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets’ star who won’t be allowed to play this season because of his refusal to get the Covid-19 vaccine, could net as much as $19 million without setting foot on the court. Irving, 29, defended his decision to not get vaccinated on Wednesday — one day after Nets general manager Sean…MORE

Afghanistan women’s junior football team granted UK visas
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Afghanistan women’s junior football team granted UK visas

Afghanistan’s women’s junior football team and their immediate families will be relocated to Britain from Pakistan “shortly” after being granted visas by the UK government. “We are working to finalise visas to the Afghan Women’s Development Team and look forward to welcoming them to the UK shortly,” a UK government spokesperson told CNN. “The Government…MORE

Colin Kaepernick details intensive training regime in rare interview as he refuses to give up on NFL return
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Colin Kaepernick details intensive training regime in rare interview as he refuses to give up on NFL return

While the legacy of his kneeling protest against police brutality and racial injustice continues to underscore sporting events around the world, Colin Kaepernick has not been involved in an NFL game in over five years — and he hasn’t given up on playing again. In a rare interview ahead of the release of his upcoming…MORE

Jon Gruden: EA Sports are ‘taking steps’ to remove former Las Vegas Raiders head coach from Madden NFL 22
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Jon Gruden: EA Sports are ‘taking steps’ to remove former Las Vegas Raiders head coach from Madden NFL 22

EA Sports will remove former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22, the video game company announced Wednesday. Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders following reports of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails uncovered as part of an NFL investigation into workplace misconduct at the Washington Football Team. “EA Sports…MORE

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