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Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish journalist Salvador Sostres has apologized and denied any racist intent after comparing Barcelona football star Ansu Fati to a “young, black street vendor” running away from the police through the Catalan city’s streets. Fati’s Barcelona teammate Antoine Griezmann posted the section of the ABC article on his Twitter page, sparking an outcry on social…MORE

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua took to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria, following eyewitness reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday. Demonstrators have taken part in daily protests across the country for nearly two weeks over widespread claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion…MORE

‘English football needs reshaping,’ says Manchester United great Gary Neville

‘English football needs reshaping,’ says Manchester United great Gary Neville

Player, pundit, club owner, manager, captain, board member — Gary Neville has worn a lot of different hats throughout his time in football. Now, alongside former English Football Association chairman David Bernstein, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham and Conservative lawmaker Helen Grant and others, Neville may have a new moniker: game-changer. They’ve recently released a…MORE

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury

Flamengo defender Gustavo Henrique is recovering from a testicle injury sustained during his side’s 5-1 victory over Corinthians. The Brazilian was subbed off in the first half of Sunday’s game with a bloodied patch visible on his shorts. “The athlete Gustavo Henrique went through an evaluation with urologist Paulo Henrique, who recommended three days of…MORE

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

She’s been dubbed the world’s greatest stuntwoman and has worked alongside Hollywood stars such as Scarlett Johansson, but Sarah Lezito shows no sign of slowing down. The 27-year-old motorcycle stunt rider is determined to get more women involved in her line of work and wants to be a role model to the next generation. Lezito…MORE

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Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish journalist Salvador Sostres has apologized and denied any racist intent after comparing Barcelona football star Ansu Fati to a “young, black street vendor” running away from the police through the Catalan city’s streets. Fati’s Barcelona teammate Antoine Griezmann posted the section of the ABC article on his Twitter page, sparking an outcry on social…

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