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Fact-check: Pogba hasn’t quit France team after Macron’s anti-Islam remarks

Social media reports and a few publications claimed that Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba had quit his national team following French President Emmanuel Macron’s Islamophobic comments. The claims were made on Twitter here, here here, here, here. The same claim was also made here, here, here, and here. …

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Rafael Nadal swaps tennis rackets for golf clubs and finishes sixth in professional event

The Spaniard, who was born in Mallorca, swapped his tennis rackets and balls for golf clubs and balls as he competed in the Balearic Golf Championship less than two weeks after winning at Roland Garros. Turns out he is equally adept on the fairways and greens as he is on …

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Jeremy Wisten: Raheem Sterling leads tributes to former Manchester City youth player who died at 17

Malawi-born Jeremy Wisten, who was a defender, joined City’s elite youth squads in 2016, according to PA Media. The club confirmed Wisten’s death in a statement posted on Twitter on Sunday. “The Manchester City family are saddened to learn of the passing of former academy player Jeremy Wisten. We send …

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Lewis Hamilton vs Michael Schumacher: Who is the greatest?

History was made on Sunday at the Portimao Circuit in Portugal. A track which has never hosted a F1 race prior to this coronavirus-affected 2020 season, in a country where Hamilton had never raced an F1 car. Both drivers are regarded as greats, racking up wins with Terminator-like ruthlessness, and …

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Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d’Italia after thrilling conclusion in Milan

But after a superb time trial performance that secured his maiden victory in a Grand Tour, it was anything but a regular weekend day for the 25-year-old. Geoghegan Hart had started the Giro d’Italia and as a support rider to Ineos Grenadiers’ Geraint Thomas, only for his teammate — the …

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Hamilton overtakes Schumacher with record 92nd F1 win

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton became the most successful Formula One driver of all time in terms of race wins on Sunday with a dominant 92nd career victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver, who took the chequered flag a huge 25.592 seconds ahead of second-placed team-mate Valtteri …

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Tom Brady becomes NFL’s all-time passing touchdown leader

When Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the field in Las Vegas, he trailed Drew Brees by three career touchdowns. The New Orleans Saints’ quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns earlier in the day to stretch his career tally to 558, increasing his lead over Brady’s 555. But …

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Tabish Khan claims another 5-wicket in First Class Cricket

Fast bowler Tabish Khan claimed another 5-wicket haul on Sunday, the 38th of his First-Class Cricket career, taking his total FC wickets tally to 573. The 35-year-old is still waiting for his maiden call from selectors to wear Pakistan’s colours. The long non-inclusion of Tabish Khan is surprising for many. …

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Babar emphasise fitness and aggression in Zimbabwe ODIs

Captain Babar Azam and vice-captain Shadab Khan, who will be in the leadership role for the first time in the ODI format, have vowed to play an aggressive brand of cricket when they start their stints with Pakistan’s first ODI against Zimbabwe at the Pindi Cricket Stadium next Friday. The …

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