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What is the new European Super League and how will it work?

What is the new European Super League and how will it work?

Football fans, politicians and governing bodies are united in fury after 12 of the sport’s biggest teams announced plans to breakaway from European football competitions and form their own “Super League” — a move that poses an existential threat to the world’s favorite sport. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about the…MORE

Football fan groups condemn ‘ultimate betrayal’ of European Super League

Football fan groups condemn ‘ultimate betrayal’ of European Super League

Football fan groups have reacted angrily to the prospect of the European Super League, calling it the “ultimate betrayal” and “cynical greed.” The breakaway league, which has been announced by 12 of Europe’s most prominent clubs, would involve 15 founding clubs and five other teams who would qualify each year based on achievements from the…MORE

Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead

Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point. The win, by a commanding 22 seconds at the chequered flag, was the 11th of the Dutch youngster’s career. “It was…MORE

Paris Saint-Germain ends Lyon’s stranglehold on Women’s Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain ends Lyon’s stranglehold on Women’s Champions League

For the first time in six seasons, there will be a new Women’s Champions League winner. Paris Saint-Germain’s stunning quarterfinal comeback against perennial champion Lyon finally ended one of the most dominant dynasties in modern football. Lyon has won the last five Women’s Champions League titles and during this season’s competition had looked in imperious…MORE

YouTube star Jake Paul wins latest boxing match in first round against Ben Askren

YouTube star Jake Paul wins latest boxing match in first round against Ben Askren

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul defeated former MMA fighter Ben Askren in a much-anticipated boxing match with a first-round TKO, as the two squared off Saturday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Paul, 24, entered the match with a professional record of 2-0, previously defeating fellow YouTube personality AnEsonGib and former NBA star Nate Robinson. Askren, 36,…MORE

How Hideki Matsuyama became Japan’s new national hero

With one small putt, Hideki Matsuyama ascended from professional golfer to national treasure. Like Naomi Osaka before him, the 29-year-old’s victory at the 2021 Masters propelled him into a Japanese superstar and a potential Olympic poster boy. By claiming a dramatic one-shot victory, Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a golf major. One…MORE

What you need to know about the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren boxing match

What you need to know about the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren boxing match

YouTube star Jake Paul is set to fight in his third professional boxing match against former UFC fighter Ben Askren. Tonight’s eight-round pro boxing match will be held by Triller, a video-making and social-networking app. This will be the second time the platform has hosted a fight. Who is fighting? Paul, 24, first entered the…MORE

Hamilton sees off the Red Bulls to seize his 99th pole

Hamilton sees off the Red Bulls to seize his 99th pole

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his 99th Formula One pole position after seeing off Red Bull’s Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Saturday. Mexican Perez, in only his second race for Red Bull, lines up alongside Mercedes’ seven-time world champion for what will be his first front…MORE

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