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YouTube star KSI defeats Logan Paul in a controversial boxing rematch

YouTube star KSI defeats Logan Paul in a controversial boxing rematch

It’s a bit of a deja-vu moment. Another fight between vlogger Logan Paul and gamer, vlogger and rapper Olajide “KSI” Olatunji ended without quite settling things. Inside Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Saturday night, British sensation KSI was declared the winner by a split decision that Paul made clear he wasn’t happy about. That’s because…MORE

US Women’s National Team granted class action status in equal-pay lawsuit

US Women’s National Team granted class action status in equal-pay lawsuit

Members of the US women’s soccer team scored one of their goals Friday when a federal judge allowed their gender discrimination lawsuit to proceed as a class action. The US Women’s National Team’s lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation was filed in March in US District Court in California, with 28 members of the team…MORE

Toxic soccer matches: Stabbings, fascist salutes and banners mocking Mussolini

Toxic soccer matches: Stabbings, fascist salutes and banners mocking Mussolini

Stabbings, fans appearing to make Nazi salutes as well as supporters mocking former Italian leader Benito Mussolini combined to produce a toxic atmosphere in a leading European football game Thursday. The Europa League match between Italian club Lazio and Scotland’s Celtic in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico was decided by French midfielder Olivier Ntcham’s 95th-minute winner in…MORE

Brescia fans criticize Mario Balotelli after he was racially abused

Brescia fans criticize Mario Balotelli after he was racially abused

Fans of Brescia have criticized Mario Balotelli after the Italian international was racially abused during last Sunday’s match against Hellas Verona. Balotelli threatened to leave the pitch during his side’s 2-1 loss, picking up the ball in the second half and kicking it towards the fans that were directing monkey chants at him. The 29-year-old…MORE

Horse survives wildfire, sets speed record and then sells for $1.5 million

Horse survives wildfire, sets speed record and then sells for $1.5 million

They say there is a story behind every champion, but not many narratives can compare to the incredible journey taken by this one special horse. From escaping the flames and furnace of a wildfire to breaking records at the recent Breeders’ Cup world championships at Santa Anita, Belvoir Bay’s “emotional” tale is the stuff of…MORE

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Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

You’d be forgiven for thinking it was a scene from a futuristic sci-fi movie — a giant, flaming lion leaping across the roof of a football ground in front of thousands of spectators. But for Argentine side Estudiantes, the spectacular big cat hologram marked the reopening of the club’s new stadium. The lion leaps out…

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions of online viewers tuned in to watch the League of Legends World Championship final Sunday and were treated to a thrilling finale. FunPlus Phoenix beat favorite G2 Esports in all three of its games to lift the trophy but the final in Paris arguably pushed the boundaries of what people will come to expect…

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to “change the face of the sport” and become carbon neutral by 2030. The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the climate emergency. Only 0.7% of F1’s emissions come from the cars on track, with the…

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