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Thierry Henry steps down as coach of CF Montreal due to family reasons

Thierry Henry steps down as coach of CF Montreal due to family reasons

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry is stepping down as head coach of Major League Soccer (MLS) side CF Montreal due to family reasons. Henry made the announcement on Twitter, saying: “It is with a heavy heart that I’m writing this message. The last year has been an extremely difficult one for me personally. Due to…MORE

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is mourning the loss of his father, who drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Alisson Becker’s father, Jose, in Brazil on Wednesday,” Liverpool said on its Twitter feed. The thoughts of everybody at the club are with…MORE

Brisbane is the ‘preferred host’ for 2032 Olympics, IOC announces

The Australian city of Brisbane is the “preferred host” for the 2032 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Wednesday, in a move which officials said was designed to bring “stability” to the Games after the delay of the Tokyo 2020 edition. IOC President Thomas Bach announced at a news conference Wednesday that the…MORE

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Reigning Chinese Super League champion Jiangsu FC ‘ceases operations’

Reigning Chinese Super League champion Jiangsu FC ‘ceases operations’

The owners of Jiangsu FC, the defending Chinese Super League (CSL) champion, announced on Sunday that the club would “cease operations” with immediate effect. Jiangsu FC — formerly known as Jiangsu Suning — hit the headlines in 2019 after it was reported to have offered Gareth Bale a highly lucrative contract to leave Real Madrid.…

Jasmine Harrison delights in Atlantic Ocean world record row

When your phone goes off in the middle of the night, it isn’t usually good news. At best, it signals a call into action, albeit with a foggy head and a scrambled mind. At worst, the incessant ringing or buzzing represents news of a dreadful event, or an impending one. As the British rower Jasmine…

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