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Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Manchester United fans ‘ejected’ for singing homophobic chants, says Chelsea

Chelsea says a large group of Manchester United fans sang homophobic chants during its English Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge Monday. The club released a statement Tuesday saying a number of away supporters were prevented from entering the stadium while others were ejected from the ground. “This behavior will not be tolerated at Chelsea…MORE

Women’s golf legend Mickey Wright dies aged 85

Women’s golf legend Mickey Wright dies aged 85

One of the most successful women’s golfers of all time, Mickey Wright, has died at the age of 85. The American won 13 majors and 82 LPGA Tour titles to sit second on the all-time women’s major list behind countrywoman Patty Berg (15), who died in 2006. Wright was the dominant force in golf in…MORE

Paul Pogba isn’t a ‘prisoner’ of Manchester United, says agent Mino Raiola

Paul Pogba isn’t a ‘prisoner’ of Manchester United, says agent Mino Raiola

Paul Pogba is not the “property” of Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the French star’s agent said in a combative social media post Monday. Mino Raiola hit out at Solskjaer after the Norwegian said in a pre-game news conference that “Paul is our player, not Mino’s.” Raiola, agent to some of the world’s best…MORE

Lewis Hamilton calls for diversity and inclusivity after winning Laureus award

Lewis Hamilton calls for diversity and inclusivity after winning Laureus award

Lewis Hamilton highlighted gender inequality in motorsport as he was crowned Laureus Sportsman of the Year jointly with Barcelona star Lionel Messi Monday. Simone Biles was named Sportswoman of the Year for the third time after winning five gold medals at the gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart last year. Hamilton won his sixth Formula One…MORE

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Motorsport and sustainability are finally on converging paths, says the woman dubbed the “female Elon Musk.” As the MotoE World Cup prepares for its sophomore season, Livia Cevolini, CEO of the series’ motorcycle manufacturer Energica, believes technology and shifting public opinion mean zero emissions racing is ready to go mainstream. “Finally, we’re able to commit…MORE

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