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Rugby league mourns the passing of 20-year-old Keith Titmuss

Rugby league mourns the passing of 20-year-old Keith Titmuss

Rugby league is mourning the death of promising star Keith Titmuss who one official said “had the world at his feet” after the 20-year-old died suddenly on Monday. According to his club the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Titmuss was taken ill after a training session in the Sydney suburb of Narrabeen, Australia. He was taken…MORE

Liverpool sets a new club record after victory against Leicester City

Liverpool sets a new club record after victory against Leicester City

The current Liverpool side is used to breaking records and the Reds set yet another on Sunday after beating Leicester City 3-0 at Anfield. Victory means Jurgen Klopp’s side is now unbeaten in its last 64 league games at home — a run that stretches back to May 2017. The previous record of 63 was…MORE

US swimmer Caeleb Dressel breaks two world records in one hour

US swimmer Caeleb Dressel breaks two world records in one hour

Weekends are times when some people struggle for motivation. Caeleb Dressel apparently has no such issues. On Saturday, the American swimmer broke two world records as he competed in the International Swimming League final in Budapest, Hungary. Dressel smashed the previous 100-meter butterfly world record of 48.08 seconds to 47.78, pushed by previous holder Chad…MORE

Tottenham Hotspur upset Manchester City to go top of Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur upset Manchester City to go top of Premier League

Goals from Heung-min Son and Giovani Lo Celso helped Tottenham Hotspur surprise Manchester City 2-0 and move to the top of the Premier League table. Son’s early stabbed finish gave Tottenham the lead early on, after a sumptuous through-ball from French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. Despite constant Manchester City pressure including a disallowed goal from Aymeric…MORE

Haiti’s soccer chief banned for life for sexual abuse of young football players

Haiti’s soccer chief banned for life for sexual abuse of young football players

International football’s governing body, FIFA, has banned the president of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF), Yves Jean-Bart, from the sport for life, following an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and abuse, the organization said in a statement. In May, Jean-Bart, also known as “Dadou,” was provisionally suspended by FIFA while the organization’s ethics committee…MORE

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France rugby legend Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

France rugby legend Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

France rugby legend Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48, according to his former club Stade Francais. “It is with immense sadness and deep sorrow that the Stade Francais Paris learns of the passing of Christophe Dominici,” read the statement, released on Tuesday. “During the 11 years spent under our colors, Christophe has,…

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore used to be “so afraid” of going to school given the bullying was so relentless. At its lowest point, her backpack and favored Justin Bieber hardpack were ruined after they were dowsed in water by bullies picking on her because of her size. But refusing to be downtrodden and using golf as an…

Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss social injustice

Five NBA players visited the Vatican on Monday to discuss social and economic injustice with Pope Francis. According to the NBPA — the league’s players association — the meeting took place in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace where the players spoke about their efforts to address inequality in their communities. The players present…

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