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George Floyd: Ujah Proud Of Players Staging Anti-Racism Protests

Union Berlin’s Nigerian striker Anthony Ujah said he is “proud” of Jadon Sancho and other Bundesliga players who staged on-pitch protests following the death of black American George Floyd and pledged to do the same if he scores against Schalke this Sunday.  “I am proud of the players who are taking a stand. I am proud of Jadon Sancho. I ...

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Nobody Tells Me Who To Pick For Super Eagles Games – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said nobody dictates to him the players pick for the team’s matches. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) last week handed the German coach a fresh two-year contract after the expiration of his last deal with the West African nation. While speaking on Monday during an interview on Channels Television’s Sports This Morning, Rohr said he critically ...

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The Return Of La Liga: What’s At Stake?

La Liga resumes on June 11 after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Real Madrid and Barcelona have been unable to pull away from each other at the top of the table while Atletico Madrid is involved in what looks like a four-way fight for Champions League qualification. AFP Sport takes a look at some key issues ahead ...

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Trump hits the golf course as US kicks off summer season

President Donald Trump returns to the White House after golfing at the Trump National club in Sterling, Virginia on May 23, 2020 President Donald Trump kicked off the start of the American summer season on Saturday with his first golf outing in two months, underlining his push for a return to normal life in the United States. With lockdowns easing ...

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Olympics official sees ‘real problems’ in holding Games in 2021

The 2020 Olympics were postponed by a year over the coronavirus A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for Tokyo 2020, indicated that officials would start deciding in October if ...

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