DJOKOVIC BREAKS FEDERER’S RECORD FOR WEEKS AT WORLD NUMBER ONE

Mon 08 March 2021: Novak Djokovic has broken Roger Federer’s record for most weeks as the ATP world No. 1, holding the top spot for the 311th week in Monday’s rankings. Djokovic surpassed Federer after beginning his 311th week as the number one player in the men’s rankings on Monday. “Chase your dreams. Thank you guys so […]

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FIFA INTRODUCES RULE CHANGE FOR ACCIDENTAL HANDBALLS

Sat 06 March 2021: World football’s governing body, FIFA, announced on Friday a rule change for accidental handballs when scoring a goal. “Accidental handball that leads to a team-mate scoring a goal or having a goal-scoring opportunity will no longer be considered an offence,” FIFA said in a statement. Various changes and clarifications to the […]

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LEBRON JAMES HITS BACK AT ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC ON POLITICS

Sun 29 February 2021: NBA champion James says he will not stop talking about ‘things that are wrong’ after criticism from Zlatan Ibrahimovic. American basketball superstar LeBron James slammed Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic for criticizing him over his political activism. James has been a force for social change in the United States, focusing much […]

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UEFA LAUNCHES PROBE INTO ABUSE AIMED TOWARD IBRAHIMOVIC

Thu 25 February 2021: UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation after Italian club AC Milan’s striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was subjected to ethnic abuse in last week’s Europa League match against Red Star Belgrade in Serbia. Serbian media reported that Ibrahimovic, who has Bosnian roots, was insulted by an individual seated in the Red Star stadium’s […]

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BASKETBALL LEGEND JORDAN GIVES $10M FOR NORTH CAROLINA HEALTH CLINICS

Tue 16 February 2021: Basketball legend Michael Jordan is donating $10 million to launch two medical clinics in underserved communities near his hometown in North Carolina, a regional health care system announced Monday.  The clinics, which are planned to open in 2022, will provide health services for people who do not have any or adequate […]

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TOKYO OLYMPIC TEST EVENT POSTPONED OVER CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS

Thu 28 January 2021: The first Tokyo Olympics test event of 2021 has been postponed because of travel restrictions under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, organisers confirmed Thursday. The artistic swimming event will double as the sport’s final qualifier for the virus-postponed Games. It was due to be held on March 4-7 in Tokyo but will now […]

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