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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...

Why The Soccer World Is Gobsmacked

 Seventeen-year-old wonderkid Theo Walcott's surprise selection for  the England World Cup  football squad was a "jaw dropper"  for even the most seasoned pundits. But the inclusion of  the young striker in the team ...

How racist is English football?

It hasn't been the best of weeks for Chelsea captain John Terry​, writes Barnaby Phillips. It ended with him face down in the grass after a calamitous slip, allowing Arsenal's Robin Van Persie​ to glide elegantly past and score the vital goal in an absorbi ...

Drug testing is failing to detect most sports cheats

Marina Watson PeláezAt the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the world famous “lightening Bolt” sprinted past the finish line effortlessly, glaring at the camera with radiant energy. He had somehow managed to run 100m in 9.69 seconds, and 200m in 19.30 seconds, ma ...

Golf fan tasered for heckling Tiger Woods

Sophie TaylorUpset Tiger Woods while he's preparing for a shot at your peril. That was the lesson from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, US at the Player Championships this weekend after a golf fan who refused to stop heckling Tiger got the shock of his life whe ...

Soccer ace mistress 'kiss-and-tell' will make her rich

Sophie TaylorThe French lingerie model Vanessa Perroncel, with whom the England and Chelsea football captain John Terry is alleged to have had an affair behind the backs of his wife Toni and Perroncel's then boyfriend Wayne Bridge, is said to be at the cen ...

Fond Farewell To Hallowed Turf

Scott Hammond   One of Britain's finest football stadiums was given a 'final salute' on Sunday as the ground in  the capital played host to its last ever game. A hat-trick from Arsenal's star striker Thierry Henry gave Highbury the ...

Sing A Song For England

Deborah Hobson British pop group Embrace have revealed the name and lyrics of the official England World Cup song. The band came to prominence in the late 1990s cultivating a loyal fan base with their flare for big, catchy anthemic music. The ditty, entit ...

Dutch Courage

The-Latest EXCLUSIVE By Phil Simms Replica Nazi helmets bearing pro-Dutch slogans are being sold in a cynical attempt to make money from the bitter football rivalry between Germany and The Netherlands. Both countries are competing in this summer's World ...

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