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July 4, 2019
Maro Itoje: England rugby union star says lack of education behind football racism

There is more racism in football than rugby because of a lack of education, according to England rugby union international Maro Itoje. Football has seen a number of high-profile incidents of alleged racist abuse in recent months involving the likes of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling. When asked why rugby seems to suffer less overtly from…

July 4, 2019
Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic through after Reilly Opelka knocks out Stan Wawrinka

Top seed Novak Djokovic cruised into the Wimbledon third round after three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka lost to American Reilly Opelka. Serbia’s Djokovic, 32, needed just one hour and 33 minutes to beat American Denis Kudla 6-3 6-2 6-2. Ex-world number three Wawrinka had the upper hand against 2015 boys’ junior champion Opelka after…

June 25, 2019
Mali produced a dominant display to beat tournament debutants Mauritania at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Abdoulay Diaby drilled a powerful effort into the top corner from 25 yards to give the Eagles the lead. A Moussa Marega penalty and a strike from Monaco’s Adama Traore increased Mali’s advantage, before Moctar Sidi El Hacen pulled a goal back from the spot. Metz’s Adama Traore, on for his namesake, completed the scoring,…

June 20, 2019
Amir Khan says he may retire if he does not feel good when facing Neeraj Goyat

Amir Khan expects to retire if he does not perform or “feel good” when he faces Neeraj Goyat on 12 July. The Briton, 32, has drawn scrutiny for choosing to face India’s Goyat in Saudi Arabia for a reported £7m. Khan lost to Terence Crawford in April and has been linked with fights against British…

June 18, 2019
Joshua comments on the Fury’s victory

Anthony Joshua commented on Tyson Fur’s victory over Tom Schwarz on Saturday, initially congratulating his rival and then questioning the quality of the opponent he overcame. Saturday night, Tyson Fury did what his rival in the heavyweight category, Anthony Joshua, could not do a week earlier. He defeated his rival, keeping the record unbeaten in…

June 18, 2019
Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar

Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini, 63, was head of European football’s governing body until being banned in 2015 for ethics breaches. The former France midfielder and three-time Ballon d’Or winner has always denied any wrongdoing. Qatar beat…

June 18, 2019
Ferrari lodge ‘right to review’ Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at Canadian Grand Prix

Ferrari have officially lodged a “right to review” the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix. The German won the race on the road but was penalised five seconds for dangerous driving, which demoted him behind Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari said they would appeal but withdrew that intention last week. Now…

June 18, 2019
Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for five months as defending champions Chile beat Japan 4-0 in the Copa America.

Sanchez, who has struggled with form and injuries since joining United in January 2018, headed in Chile’s third in the 82nd minute. It was his first goal in any competition since scoring against Arsenal in the FA Cup on 25 January. Erick Pulgar had given Chile the lead, with Eduardo Vargas scoring twice. After the…

June 14, 2019
Virat Kohli on India v Pakistan after New Zealand game abandoned

India captain Virat Kohli’s focus turned to Pakistan immediately after his side’s match against New Zealand was abandoned without a ball being bowled on Thursday. India face Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday in a match which is likely to draw a global television audience of one billion. “It’s an opportunity to create excitement,” said…