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Sammy says Sammy says "My teammates calls me Kalu affectionately"
- Июня 14, 2020

But now he has reversed his words and he has said that now I understand that everybody used to call me Kalu affectionately. I'm confident&proud to be black . Sunrisers declined to comment on Sammy's allegations when contacted by AFP . "That's not what Daren is", said the former West Indian skipper. "Don't get me wrong I'm not condoning what was done/said". (more...)
PSG confirm Cavani and Silva to leave PSG confirm Cavani and Silva to leave
- Июня 14, 2020

Now the Champions League is still in sight and the idea is to continue competing with them until the end of August. Click through the gallery to see PSG's all-time highest goal scorers . They are also waiting to play in the finals of both the Coupe de France and Coupe de La Ligue, against Saint-Etienne and Lyon respectively. PSG won a third successive French Ligue 1 title and made striker Mauro Icardi's move to the club permanent but their financial position has been significantly ... (more...)
Arsenals Aubameyang on future No offer received on most important career decision Arsenals Aubameyang on future No offer received on most important career decision
- Июня 14, 2020

A likelier scenario is that Arsenal are forced to sell him this summer if they can not agree a new contract for him, with Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain two of the clubs credited with an interest in the 30-year-old. It is a turning point in my career. It will be of course a very hard decision to make. "Of course [I want to win titles]". However, according to the report in the British tabloid, Arsenal want as much as £20 million as transfer fee for the 22-year-old, who is "a very ... (more...)
Beauden Barrett rattled by Dane Coles on Blues debut vs Hurricanes Beauden Barrett rattled by Dane Coles on Blues debut vs Hurricanes
- Июня 14, 2020

New Blues fullback Beauden Barrett got caught up in his former Hurricanes team's celebrations in their Round 1 Super Rugby Aotearoa clash in Auckland on Sunday. It was good to get a try but he [Barrett] got the treats. Indeed, the Blues were too good, winning 30-20 for a fifth successive victory either side of Covid-19 lockdown. (more...)
I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem
- Июня 14, 2020

The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) this week voted to repeal a policy requiring players to stand while The Star-Spangled Banner is played before games. We apologize to our players - especially our Black players - staff, fans, and all who support eradicating racism, Sports are a powerful platform for good, and we have not used our platform as effectively as we should have. (more...)
La Liga to file charges against fan who invaded field in Mallorca La Liga to file charges against fan who invaded field in Mallorca
- Июня 14, 2020

The 32-year-old provided two assists and got on the score sheet himself at the Estadio de Son Moix . With no beard and longer hair , it was a throwback look for Messi as he terrorised Mallorca's defense like it was 2015 all over again. (more...)
Players Coalition gets 1,400 signatures for bill to end police immunity Players Coalition gets 1,400 signatures for bill to end police immunity
- Июня 14, 2020

Over 1,400 athletes across a number of different leagues have signed the letter, in a hope to hold police accountable. The Players Coalition cited several cases in which qualified immunity shielded corrupt law enforcement officials across the country. (more...)
French protesters clash with police at anti-racism protests in Paris French protesters clash with police at anti-racism protests in Paris
- Июня 14, 2020

Weyman Bennett, the co-convenor of SUTR, said: 'It's a disgrace that the far-right were allowed to be involved in thuggery and rioting, and that's because our prime minister gave them a green light by not properly supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, which is a call for equality. (more...)
US Olympic boxer Virginia Fuchs cleared of doping violation caused by sex US Olympic boxer Virginia Fuchs cleared of doping violation caused by sex
- Июня 14, 2020

She was the U.S. team's flyweight before the Rio Olympics in 2016, but fell just short of qualification for the Games. Fuchs, 32, has been cleared after the anti-doping body said her partner had been using therapeutic doses of the two substances. (more...)
Norwich player to miss Premier League restart after testing positive for coronavirus Norwich player to miss Premier League restart after testing positive for coronavirus
- Июня 14, 2020

Many football players have been showing their support for the BLM movement in recent weeks, as protests have swept around the globe following the death of George Floyd in the US, an unarmed black man killed by a police officer kneeling on his neck. (more...)
Liverpool step up restart progress, hammer Blackburn in friendly Liverpool step up restart progress, hammer Blackburn in friendly
- Июня 14, 2020

The Senegalese global was having one of his most prolific seasons to date before the coronavirus pandemic caused the suspension of the Premier League, with 14 goals and nine assists. "(It) had (the) knock-on effect of STFC not getting anywhere near the financial rewards that were to be expected from an FA Cup fourth-round replay including a potential live TV fee against the world and European champions and Premier League champions-elect. (more...)
No. 1 pick Spencer Torkelson surprisingly announced as third baseman No. 1 pick Spencer Torkelson surprisingly announced as third baseman
- Июня 14, 2020

As you can see below, both Anthony Fenech and Jeff Seidel have already called out the Tigers for ignoring them. "It's a privilege to be in the position I'm in". "I'm kind of still learning about different things and still trying to ideal what works best for me". Cabrera is a patient hitter and a prominent defensive fielder. (more...)
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien: 'I'll take a knee' alongside players Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien: 'I'll take a knee' alongside players
- Июня 14, 2020

Floyd did in May while in police custody after former police officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on his neck for almost nine minutes. The 50-year-old, who will be entering his seventh season as the Texans' coach, spoke last week about the state of race relations in the United States, saying, "We all have to stand up and understand that what is going on in this country right now is wrong". (more...)
Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford hand Manchester United boost ahead of restart Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford hand Manchester United boost ahead of restart
- Июня 14, 2020

With matches set to be played behind closed doors when the Premier League returns, United have set up a campaign to show the pictures of supporters on a mosaic that will be displayed in their first home match. "When I talk to him on the phone, he's super motivated, so I really want to see not a new Pogba, but Pogba with support". But given Brazilian star Fred and Scott McTominay were in flawless shape before the cancellation of the campaign, Solskjaer has to rethink his squad set up with ... (more...)
MLB Rumors: Yankees' 2017 sign-stealing could be detailed in unsealed letter MLB Rumors: Yankees' 2017 sign-stealing could be detailed in unsealed letter
- Июня 14, 2020

But now it appears the Yankees were doing their own illegal sign-stealing during the 2017 season, and the plaintiffs pushing for the letter to be unsealed allege it details a "more serious" sign-stealing scheme than Major League Baseball originally revealed in 2017. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll says team called him asking about Colin Kaepernick Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll says team called him asking about Colin Kaepernick
- Июня 14, 2020

It remains to be seen if, with increased support, more National Football League players will take part in kneeling in protest should games resume this fall. Although they apologized for not listening earlier, they didn't apologize to Colin Kaepernick for blackballing him after his peaceful kneeling protest. (more...)
McCutchen, Flaherty, Bauer roast MLB's latest proposal on Twitter McCutchen, Flaherty, Bauer roast MLB's latest proposal on Twitter
- Июня 14, 2020

The players' last offer, on Tuesday, was for an 89-game regular season at full prorated pay. Under the March agreement between the two sides, commissioner Rob Manfred has the power to mandate a 2020 season. "Players remain united in their stance that a day's work is worth a day's pay, particularly in a situation where players and their families are being asked to take additional burdens and risks", MLBPA negotiator Bruce Meyer wrote in a letter to deputy commissioner Dan Halem. (more...)
Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans tomorrow! Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans tomorrow!
- Июня 14, 2020

There will be two auto classes - LMP and GTE - and most teams have an even split of professional drivers and sim racing pros, which should keep things competitive. Each team will be allowed to use its own livery, with the designs to be revealed in the coming days. ByKolles-Burst Esport's Slovenian Pro Sim racer Jernej Simoncic clinched pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual in this evening's 20 minute qualifying session. (more...)
Sevilla beat Betis as La Liga relaunches after three-month coronavirus lockdown Sevilla beat Betis as La Liga relaunches after three-month coronavirus lockdown
- Июня 14, 2020

Audiences around the world enjoyed the match in a similar way. "It is the situation". Barcelona and Real Madrid are once again expected to battle for the title, and we expect a grueling battle as they are now separated by two points. "I don't like playing without fans", Zidane said. It is true that we're used to playing at the Bernabeu but we'll adapt. "The Di Stefano is our stadium", Zidane said. (more...)
German Bundesliga wrap: Erling Haaland nets dramatic victor for German Bundesliga wrap: Erling Haaland nets dramatic victor for
- Июня 14, 2020

Borussia Dortmund substitute Erling Braut Haaland headed a stoppage-time victor to give them a 1-0 victory at Fortuna Düsseldorf on Saturday and keep their slim Bundesliga title hopes alive. Freiburg rallied back from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw at Wolfsburg , whose European hopes took a knock. All the goals came in the first-half through a double in the first 30 minutes for Wolfsburg's Wout Weghorst. (more...)