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Olympic champions Mo Farah & Usain Bolt to face off in UNICEF Soccer Aid match

By ethan / March 15, 2018

British long-distance runner Mo Farah has announced he will play for England in the 2018 Soccer Aid charity match. He will face sprint world record holder Usain Bolt, who will captain the Rest of the World XI team. Soccer Aid brings together football stars and celebrities to raise money for UNICEF and is scheduled for […]


‘It was difficult to discover her potential’ – Zagitova’s ex-coach on Olympic champion’s early steps

By ethan / February 23, 2018

The first coach of Russian figure-skating star Alina Zagitova said that the newly-crowned Olympic champion was a disobedient child with unlikely prospects of becoming a global star. Read more On Friday Zagitova claimed gold in women’s single skating, overtaking her famous teammate, reigning world champion Evgenia Medvedeva, who finished second in PyeongChang. Leading the competition […]


‘If Mourinho stays, Man United will be Premier League champions’ – Russia legend Alenichev

By ethan / February 6, 2018

Former Russia and Spartak Moscow legend Dmitri Alenichev dusted off his boots to take part in the 10th annual Legends Cup six-a-side tournament over the weekend, captaining Russia against teams from around Europe. Alenichev led his country’s veterans at the Malaya Sportivnaya Arena (Small Sports Arena), just a stone’s throw from Luzhniki Stadium, against teams […]


‘The whole team are champions, like Roberto Duran!’ – Panama coach Gomez

By ethan / December 4, 2017

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 17:14 Following Panama’s qualification for Russia 2018, head coach Hernan Darío Gomez, has hailed his team of World Cup first-timers as ‘champions.’ Gomez puts them in the same mould as the country’s legendary boxer Roberto Duran. Read more Gomez was speaking to RT following Friday’s World Cup Final Draw held […]


Ukraine police detain 52 football fans for clashes ahead of Champions League game

By ethan / November 1, 2017

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 15:02 Police in the Ukrainian city of Kharkov detained 52 people after clashes between fans of Shakhtar Donetsk and visiting Dutch team Feyenoord ahead of the teams’ Champions League encounter on Wednesday. According to local media, a group of around 25 fans stormed a pub in the city where Dutch […]


Man City coach dedicates Champions League win to jailed Catalan separatists

By ethan / October 18, 2017

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 19:32 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s UEFA Champions League win over Italy’s Napoli to two jailed Catalan independence activists. The English Premier League club recorded a 2-1 home win against their Champions League Group F rivals on Tuesday, thanks to first-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel […]

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