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Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after being knocked out

Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after he was knocked out during his bout with Charles Conwell on Saturday night in Chicago. Day, 27, succumbed to a traumatic brain injury he suffered that night, according to a statement from his promoter, Joe DiBella of DiBella Entertainment. “He was surrounded by his family, close friends…MORE

Rugby World Cup: The best off-field moments so far

Rugby World Cup: The best off-field moments so far

As the Rugby World Cup pauses for breath between the groups stages and knockout rounds, now seems a good time to reflect on what’s been an eventful tournament so far. Host Japan has been the surprise package, topping its group with victories over Ireland, Scotland, Samoa, and Russia, while Uruguay shocked Fiji to record its…MORE

Spanish league asks to move El Clásico from Barcelona amid Catalan protests

Spanish league asks to move El Clásico from Barcelona amid Catalan protests

Spain’s La Liga has asked the country’s football federation (RFER) to move the upcoming “El Clasico” match from Barcelona to Madrid because of the ongoing Catalonian protests. The match between fierce rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid is due to be played at Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium on October 26. But because of protests by…MORE

Miami Grand Prix ‘agreed in principle’ for 2021: Formula One organizers

Miami Grand Prix ‘agreed in principle’ for 2021: Formula One organizers

Miami could be hosting a Formula One race in 2021 after organizers announced a deal “in principle” had been reached. The proposed race would take place in the vicinity of the Miami Dolphins‘ Hard Rock stadium after plans for a street circuit in the downtown area of the city were postponed in 2018 because of…MORE

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton says he feels like ‘giving up on everything’

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton says he feels like ‘giving up on everything’

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton wrote he feels like “giving up on everything” in a series of emotional messages on his social media account Tuesday. The Mercedes driver, who leads this season’s title race as he chases a sixth world crown, labeled the world “a mess” before encouraging people to go vegan in his…MORE

All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame

All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame

The ugly sound of monkey chants and the sinister sight of football fans performing Nazi salutes have been beamed around the world. Now all eyes turn to UEFA, European football’s governing body. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the racist abuse England’s black players suffered before and during the Euro 2020 qualifying match against Bulgaria…MORE

Bulgaria charged over racist chanting at England match

Bulgaria charged over racist chanting at England match

European soccer’s governing body has charged the Bulgarian national federation over the racist chanting directed at England players at a European championship qualifier match on Monday. UEFA said the disciplinary proceedings would cover the chants and Nazi salutes seen from the stands when England played Bulgaria in Sofia. It also charged England with failing to…MORE

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