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Love Island star and pro boxer Tommy Fury eyes fight with KSI

Love Island star and pro boxer Tommy Fury eyes fight with KSI

After watching KSI and Logan Paul’s debut professional boxing fight, Love Island star and professional boxer Tommy Fury wants in. You can understand why. British YouTuber KSI and vlogger Paul did battle in front of a packed-out Staples Center on November 9, for which they both earned $900,000. That’s more than some boxers earn for…MORE

Novak Djokovic loses at ATP Finals to set up showdown with Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic loses at ATP Finals to set up showdown with Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic succumbed to the impressive Dominic Thiem at the ATP Finals Tuesday as the Austrian became the first man to qualify for the semifinals in London. Despite winning the first set tie-break, Djokovic was second best to Thiem, who found his form to comeback 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) in a thrilling encounter. The…MORE

Xavi Simons: The Dutch soccer prodigy with two million Instagram followers

Xavi Simons: The Dutch soccer prodigy with two million Instagram followers

He’s only 16, but already plays for one of the world’s biggest soccer clubs and has more than two million followers on social media. His name: Xavi Simons. Even in a sport that is littered with scores of promising teen prodigies and even more broken dreams, the young Paris Saint-Germain midfielder stands out. The young…MORE

Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

You’d be forgiven for thinking it was a scene from a futuristic sci-fi movie — a giant, flaming lion leaping across the roof of a football ground in front of thousands of spectators. But for Argentine side Estudiantes, the spectacular big cat hologram marked the reopening of the club’s new stadium. The lion leaps out…MORE

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions of online viewers tuned in to watch the League of Legends World Championship final Sunday and were treated to a thrilling finale. FunPlus Phoenix beat favorite G2 Esports in all three of its games to lift the trophy but the final in Paris arguably pushed the boundaries of what people will come to expect…MORE

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to “change the face of the sport” and become carbon neutral by 2030. The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the climate emergency. Only 0.7% of F1’s emissions come from the cars on track, with the…MORE

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘is not a problem,’ says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘is not a problem,’ says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri says the team’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo “is not a problem” after substituting the Portuguese international for a second consecutive game. Replaced by Paulo Dybala in the 55th minute in Sunday’s 1-0 win over AC MIlan, Ronaldo didn’t look best pleased as he made his way off the pitch. After high-fiving…MORE

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison sent off for reacting to racist abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison sent off for reacting to racist abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison was shown a red card for his reaction to racist abuse from the traveling Dynamo Kyiv fans during a Ukrainian league fixture on Sunday. In the 74th minute of the home side’s 1-0 win, the Brazilian put his middle finger up at the section of visiting Dynamo supporters and kicked a…MORE

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