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Football rules suppressing on-field activism

European soccer's anti-discrimination group says it was wrong for the referee to book Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho for removing his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd'' message during a Bundesliga game. To most watching Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho remove his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd” message […]

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We need an alternative to saliva: Bumrah

The ICC Cricket Committee, led by former India captain Anil Kumble, had recommended a ban on using saliva on the ball as an interim measure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic Premier India pacer Jasprit Bumrah won’t miss the hugs and high-fives as part of a wicket celebration but he will certainly miss applying saliva […]

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Jadon Sancho hat-trick keeps Dortmund in title hunt

England forward Jadon Sancho capped a blistering individual performance with a second-half hat-trick which helped Borussia Dortmund to a 6-1 win at Paderborn on Sunday and kept alive their slim Bundesliga title hopes. The result left Dortmund second on 60 points from 29 games with five rounds of matches remaining, seven behind champions and league […]

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Bundesliga: Thuram, Plea dazzle as Gladbach rout Union

Marcus Thuram and Alassane Plea combined to score three goals as Borussia Moenchengladbach crushed Union Berlin 4-1 on Sunday to reclaim third place in the Bundesliga with five matches left. The 22-year-old Thuram headed in at the far post from fellow Frenchman Plea’s cross in the 41st minute after Florian Neuhaus had put the hosts […]

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Future of stadiums, arenas promise high tech, low capacity

The coronavirus pandemic that brought sports to a standstill for months has everyone wondering what games will be like when spectators are finally allowed back in. It will almost surely be different in ways big and small. Fans could have their every move scrutinized by cameras and lasers. There might be nobody in the next […]