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Jose Mourinho: Tottenham Hotspur announce new head coach

Jose Mourinho: Tottenham Hotspur announce new head coach

Jose Mourinho has been hired as the next head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, the English soccer club has announced. The Portuguese coach will replace Mauricio Pochettino, who was fired Tuesday just six months after leading the London-based team to the Champions League final. “In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football.…MORE

Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur just six months after leading the club to the Champions League final. “The Club can today announce that Mauricio Pochettino and his coaching staff Jesus Perez, Miguel D’Agostino and Antoni Jimenez have been relieved of their duties,” said Tottenham in a statement on Tuesday. The English Premier…MORE

Marc and Alex Marquez united in MotoGP for next season

Marc and Alex Marquez united in MotoGP for next season

Sibling rivalry just took a high-speed, two-wheel twist as Moto2 champion Alex Marquez was announced as Repsol Honda’s new MotoGP rider alongside his older brother and six-time world champion Marc. The Spanish brothers will ride for the team in next year’s premier MotoGP championship following the retirement of Jorge Lorenzo. Marquez senior was adamant in…MORE

Manchester United debt increased by almost $181 million in 2019

Manchester United debt increased by almost $181 million in 2019

If you thought the situation for Manchester United on the pitch was troubling, fans looking for consolation in the club’s financial situation may want to look away now. While rivals Manchester City showed record revenues this year of $692.4 million, the eleventh consecutive year of growth under the ownership of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin…MORE

Gerard Pique hopes to avoid own goal in $3 billion Davis Cup revamp

Gerard Pique hopes to avoid own goal in $3 billion Davis Cup revamp

He’s a World Cup winner and one of Spain’s most celebrated footballers, but Gerard Pique hopes to avoid an own goal in his controversial $3 billion revamp of tennis’ Davis Cup that began in front of a less than packed house in Madrid this week. The Barcelona defender’s investment company Kosmos has signed a 25-year…MORE

Luis Enrique back as Spain boss, months after daughter’s death

Luis Enrique back as Spain boss, months after daughter’s death

Luis Enrique has been reappointed as Spain’s national team coach, five months after he left the job to spend more time with his family during his daughter’s battle with bone cancer. The nine-year-old died in August. Enrique had also been absent from the Spanish camp for three months before resigning in June. His former assistant,…MORE

How a small US town became CrossFit’s global mecca

How a small US town became CrossFit’s global mecca

Imagine if tennis legends Roger Federer and Serena Williams lived and trained in the same small town. Both arguably the greatest of all time in their own disciple, living and training side by side, pushing each other to new heights. Or perhaps soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar all taking root in the…MORE

Qatar World Cup coverage has been unfair, says 2022 chief executive

Qatar World Cup coverage has been unfair, says 2022 chief executive

The chief executive of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organizing committee says the country has been surprised by the “severity” of the criticism it has received since winning the right to host the 2022 tournament. Named as host in 2010, Qatar has rarely been out of the headlines over its human rights record, its prohibiting of…MORE

Sonny Bill Williams hoping to ‘open doors’ with rugby league switch

Sonny Bill Williams hoping to ‘open doors’ with rugby league switch

He’s one of New Zealand’s most famous sporting sons, but Sonny Bill Williams believes his move into rugby league in Canada could help “open doors” to a generation of young players. The All Blacks star is swapping rugby union for the 13-a-side variant to play for the Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal thought to…MORE

Three years on, Colin Kaepernick remains in limbo

Three years on, Colin Kaepernick remains in limbo

From the ‘Kunta Kinte‘ shirt he wore to his workout to his very public calling out of the NFL, Colin Kaepernick made clear to the sport’s bosses that the path to any potential reconciliation will be very much on his own terms. Quarterback Kaepernick shunned the opportunity to workout in front of the NFL scouts…MORE

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