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November 02, 2017

Lewis Hamilton, Mo Farah and Co: successful and Black?

Taking a knee or opting for braids are just a couple of things that may shock some sport fans. Shocking, perhaps, because of the reminder that the people you cheer on in the pub, court or pitch side...

Tennis champion Henin announces shock retirement

The world of tennis has been left reeling after Justine Henin, ranked the women's number one player, announced her retirement with immediate effect.Henin, 25, had recently experienced bad form and pulled out of this week's Rome Masters, citing fati ...

FA Cup magic is back as David slays Goliath

Ben AraujoCardiff City and Portsmouth will be the two teams that contest this year's British Football Association Cup final in May. For the first time since 1995 when Everton overcame Manchester United, a soccer team not recognised as one of the so cal ...

Peru's star turn for West Ham

Aspiring young footballers coming through the ranks don't realise how easy they have it nowadays - or ar least compared to Nolberto Solano's rise to the top, writes James Randall. As a teenager in his home country of Peru, the West Ham star, nickna ...

Bionic Pistorius should not be allowed to run

Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius has vowed to keep fighting for a chance to compete in this year's Olympics in Beijing despite being banned. But athletics fan Ollie Richter says he supports the the controversial decision of the sports chiefs.Def ...

Let him run in the Olympics

Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius has vowed to keep fighting for a chance to compete in this year's Olympics in Beijing despite a serious set-back handed him by his sport's chiefs, writes Deborah Hobson.Defiant Pistorius has pledged to appeal ...

Tale of a British loser and US winner

James Randall Motor-racing ace Lewis Hamilton has been compared to golfing giant Tiger Woods. But the Brit does not deserve the comparison made by over-enthusiastic UK journalists. When American Tiger Woods entered his first major championship, the US Mas ...

Star racing ace may quit UK

British sports sensation Louis Hamilton says he may leave the country to live abroad to get away from the hounding he has been experiencing at the hands of the paparazzi.The 22-year-old newcomer who is at the top of the Formula One championship table said: ...

Top soccer boss: 'give our youngsters a chance'

With five out of every six footballers not making the cut at professional level, Professional Footballers Association Chief Executive  Gordon Taylor  talks to  Phil Simms  about how the FA is failing the countries young footballers.Gord ...

Fury over England's foreign stars

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPhil Simms Former England manager Howard Wilkinson has slammed the FA for not doing enough to safeguard the national side, claiming England is facing a  'football global warming,' with the pool of native players dwindli ...

Sporting fireworks hit paradise islands

Armstrong VazCaribbean cricket fever has been sparked by the start of the prestigious World Cup tournament. West Indian islands have decked themselves out to play host to this mega sporting show which will has seen steel pan and drum playing fans whipped i ...

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