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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laments ‘darkest day’ after Liverpool dismantles Manchester United
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laments ‘darkest day’ after Liverpool dismantles Manchester United

It is a day that Manchester United fans would rather soon forget. Sunday’s emphatic 5-0 thrashing at the hands of fierce rival Liverpool highlighted everything that is currently wrong at the club and has put untold pressure on United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The hosts simply showed an apathetic level of intensity with individual errors…MORE

Tyson Fury: ‘He’s not the greatest,’ says Dillian Whyte as he reviews the state of boxing’s heavyweight division
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Tyson Fury: ‘He’s not the greatest,’ says Dillian Whyte as he reviews the state of boxing’s heavyweight division

Undefeated in 32 fights and victorious across a thrilling trilogy of bouts against Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury has cemented his status as the best heavyweight boxer of the current era over the past two years. But where does Fury stand in comparison to boxing’s legendary fighters? According to rival British heavyweight Dillian Whyte, the 33-year-old…MORE

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo helped redefine El Clasico, but will the world still watch without either?
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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo helped redefine El Clasico, but will the world still watch without either?

At the absolute peak of their rivalry, El Clasico often seemed more about Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi than it did Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. This Sunday, for the first time since 2007, neither player will be at the two clubs when they meet for the 247th edition of one of football’s greatest clashes. Messi’s…MORE

Chess players withdraw from Grand Swiss amid Latvia Covid-19 lockdown

Chess players withdraw from Grand Swiss amid Latvia Covid-19 lockdown

Some of the world’s leading chess players have withdrawn from next week’s Grand Swiss tournament in Riga, Latvia, citing health concerns after the country entered into a four-week long lockdown due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. From Thursday, October 21 until November 14, a curfew will be in place from 8 p.m and 5…MORE

Houston Astros advance to World Series after beating Boston Red Sox in ALCS

Houston Astros advance to World Series after beating Boston Red Sox in ALCS

The Houston Astros are headed to World Series for the third time in five seasons after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Houston on Friday night. The Astros haven’t won the Series since being embroiled in a sign-stealing controversy after their 2017 championship season, which ended with them beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in…MORE

Chris Taylor’s three home runs keep Los Angeles Dodgers alive against Atlanta Braves
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Chris Taylor’s three home runs keep Los Angeles Dodgers alive against Atlanta Braves

Facing elimination, up steps Chris Taylor. He smashed three home runs to keep the Los Angeles Dodgers alive against the Atlanta Braves in their best-of-seven National League Championship Series, cutting the Braves’ lead to 3-2. The 31-year-old provided six of the Dodgers’ first seven runs, as they cruised to an 11-2 victory in Game 5…MORE

F1 drivers defend Netflix series after Verstappen ‘fake’ snub
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F1 drivers defend Netflix series after Verstappen ‘fake’ snub

Leading Formula One drivers defended the popular Netflix “Drive to Survive” fly-on-the-wall series on Thursday after Red Bull’s championship leader Max Verstappen said he was snubbing it because he felt some of the rivalries were “faked.” The docu-series, now filming its fourth season, has been credited as a big factor in fueling the sport’s growth…MORE

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