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British Boxing is at a Crossroads – BoxingInsider.com
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British Boxing is at a Crossroads – BoxingInsider.com

British Boxing is at a Crossroads Posted on 06/10/2019By: Shane Willoughby British boxing by many was seen as the home of Boxing for the last few years. The large Pay-per-view numbers, the huge crowds attending the fights, and the atmosphere is what separates British boxing from anywhere else. However since the start of 2019, Boxing…

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Dina Asher-Smith: British sprinter has more ‘self-belief’ after memorable 2018 season – BBC Sport
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Dina Asher-Smith: British sprinter has more ‘self-belief’ after memorable 2018 season – BBC Sport

Asher-Smith (centre) beat Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and world champion Dafne Schippers to win the 200m at the Stockholm Diamond LeagueRome Diamond LeagueVenue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome Date: Thursday 6 JuneBBC coverage: Watch highlights on Saturday 8 June at 13:00 BST on BBC Two (repeated on BBC Red Button, 00:15-09:00 BST on Sunday 9 June)British sprinter…

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British billionaire Ratcliffe ‘has £90m-plus offer accepted for French club Nice’ – The Sun
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British billionaire Ratcliffe ‘has £90m-plus offer accepted for French club Nice’ – The Sun

BILLIONAIRE Sir Jim Ratcliffe has poured his money into OGC Nice by having a £90million-plus offer accepted, according to reports. Britain’s richest man has an estimated fortune of £21billion and has previously been linked with a takeover of Chelsea. 1 Sir Jim Ratcliffe has poured his money into OGC NiceCredit: ReutersRatcliffe, 66, attempted to buy the…

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Quiz! Can you name all 31 British players to appear in a Champions League final? – FourFourTwo
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Quiz! Can you name all 31 British players to appear in a Champions League final? – FourFourTwo

Time to get this quiz in before it gets out of hand: with two Premier League clubs facing off this weekend, several Brits will be adding their names to it post-Madrid.   Before they do, though, the 31 players below have all either started or come off the bench in a Champions League final up to…

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British tabloid invent crazy Pogba-Sarri rumour with Juve linked – Chelsea News
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British tabloid invent crazy Pogba-Sarri rumour with Juve linked – Chelsea News

Maurizio Sarri is apparently keen on signing Paul Pogba if the Italian coach is hired by Juventus, say the Sun.That’s the kind of mad rumour that this time of year brings around. You’ve got a player on a massive contract at one club, and a manager still managing another, and they’re both being linked with…

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British press hail Liverpool’s victory as the `Miracle of Anfield’ – Premium Times
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British press hail Liverpool’s victory as the `Miracle of Anfield’ – Premium Times

Liverpool’s stunning 4-0 Champions League demolition of Barcelona naturally dominated the front and back pages of British newspapers on Wednesday with most going on a similar theme to the Daily Mail’s splash: “Miracle of Anfield”. “An Anfield miracle transcribed from the pages of pure fantasy,” read the headline of the match report in The Independent,…

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British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments – CNA
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British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments – CNA

DOHA: British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday (May 3) she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya’s “advantage” in middle distance races.”I’ve had death threats. I’ve had threats against my family and that’s not a position I want to be in,” the 28-year-old told the BBC after finishing ninth…

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British police investigate online picture reported to be Sala’s body – Arab News
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British police investigate online picture reported to be Sala’s body – Arab News

Male model dies after collapsing on catwalk at Sao Paulo Fashion Week The 26-year-old model fell while turning to leave the runway Updated 29 April 2019 April 28, 2019 01:45 SAO PAULO: A Brazilian model died Saturday after collapsing on the catwalk during a show on the last day of Sao Paulo Fashion Week, organizers…

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British police investigate online picture reported to be Sala’s body – CNA
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British police investigate online picture reported to be Sala’s body – CNA

LONDON: British Police said on Sunday (Apr 28) they were investigating how a picture reported to be of the body of Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala had been taken and posted online.Sala, 28, had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on Jan 21 to join up with Cardiff City when the…

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British Athletics steps in to back Mo Farah in Gebrselassie dispute – The Guardian
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British Athletics steps in to back Mo Farah in Gebrselassie dispute – The Guardian

• British Athletics satisfied Farah has not met Aden since 2016• Ethiopian athlete Sisay Tsegaye says he was ‘kicked in the neck’ Mo Farah hopes to win his first London Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images The fallout from the extraordinarily public feud between Britain’s most successful athlete, Sir Mo…

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British heavyweight Tyson Fury to make ring return against Germany’s Tom Schwarz – Stuff.co.nz
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British heavyweight Tyson Fury to make ring return against Germany’s Tom Schwarz – Stuff.co.nz

HARRY HOW/GETTY IMAGESTyson Fury is returning to the US for his next fight, against unbeaten German Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas.Tyson Fury will make his long-awaited return to the ring against the unheralded Tom Schwarz on June 15, his US promoters Top Rank have announced. The undefeated British heavyweight – a former three-belt world champion – takes on the…

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EPL: British billionaire holds talks with Abramovich about buying Chelsea – Daily Post Nigeria
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EPL: British billionaire holds talks with Abramovich about buying Chelsea – Daily Post Nigeria

British billionaire, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, is interested in buying Chelsea Football Club and has held initial talks over a potential takeover, the UK Times reports. Ratcliffe, who made his fortune by founding petrochemicals company Ineos, is thought to have a net wealth of £21billion. He has already made his mark on the sporting scene by…

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Watch: British political rivals lay differences aside to share tributes to footballer Gordon Banks – euronews (in English)

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British man detained in UAE after wearing Qatar football shirt to match – The Guardian
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British man detained in UAE after wearing Qatar football shirt to match – The Guardian

Ali Issa Ahmad held over ‘false allegations against security officials’ after initial arrest Ali Issa Ahmad, pictured outside Arsenal’s Emirates stadium. Photograph: Supplied A British football fan has been arrested and detained in the United Arab Emirates after he wore a Qatar national team shirt to a match. Ali Issa Ahmad, 26, a British Arsenal…

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British football fan arrested in UAE for wearing Qatar team shirt – New Zealand Herald
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British football fan arrested in UAE for wearing Qatar team shirt – New Zealand Herald

A British football fan has been arrested and detained for wearing a Qatar national team shirt to a match in the United Arab Emirates. Ali Issa Ahman was on holiday in the UAE when he bought an Asian Cup match ticket to watch Qatar play Iraq on January 22. Excited to support Qatar, the 26-year-old…

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