Mo Salah might be the best Premier League player ever but is the ‘unprecedented’ Liverpool forward still underrated?
Mo Salah might be the best Premier League player ever but is the ‘unprecedented’ Liverpool forward still underrated?     Still only 29, he’s one of the two greatest Premier League players of all-time, yet is Mohamed Salah still undervalued? According to leading sports scientist Simon Brundish, it’s a categorical yes — and he’s got […]
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Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets: Myriad colors a makeshift kicking net and the national anthem sung from atop the stadium: the NFL returns to London
Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets: Myriad colors a makeshift kicking net and the national anthem sung from atop the stadium: the NFL returns to London     It was technically a home game for the Atlanta Falcons home game, but with the array of colored jerseys on display providing a vivid backdrop at the […]
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Lionel Messi substituted on home debut as Paris Saint-Germain score late winner
Lionel Messi substituted on home debut as Paris Saint-Germain score late winner   Lionel Messi’s home debut for Paris Saint-Germain was far from how he would have dreamt it, with the Argentine forward being substituted by Mauricio Pochettino in the second half as his side went in search of a winning goal against Lyon. Lucas […]
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US Women’s National Team players’ association calls identical contract proposal ‘PR stunts’
US Women’s National Team players’ association calls identical contract proposal ‘PR stunts’     The US Soccer Federation offered the women’s and men’s national teams identical contracts, a proposal that the United States Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) called “PR stunts.” The sport’s national governing body made the offer to both teams in an […]
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Lionel Messi’s Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge
Lionel Messi’s Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge     The much-hyped trio of Lionel Messi, Kylian MbappĂ© and Neymar failed to inspire Paris Saint-Germain to victory in its Champions League opener on Wednesday, with the French side being held to a 1-1 draw by Club Brugge. Messi was playing the […]
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Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut
Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut     It took Cristiano Ronaldo less than 13 minutes to score on his second Champions League debut for Manchester United, opening the scoring against Swiss team Young Boys. With practically his first touch of the match, the Portuguese forward turned […]
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Doping spat: Russian Olympic Committee hits back after US swimmer questions whether gold medal winner was ‘100% clean’
Doping spat: Russian Olympic Committee hits back after US swimmer questions whether gold medal winner was ‘100% clean’     The issue of doping reared its head at Tokyo 2020 on Friday as the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) hit back at comments from American swimmer Ryan Murphy which questioned whether Evgeny Rylov’s 200m backstroke gold […]
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Simone Biles and ‘the twisties’: How fear affects the mental health and physical safety of gymnasts
Simone Biles and ‘the twisties’: How fear affects the mental health and physical safety of gymnasts     You can learn a lot about a subculture by the slang it develops. Gymnastics has a lot of slang around fear: the twisties, headcasing, mental block, bailing, balking. Gymnastics is obviously physically demanding with a high injury […]
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