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One hundred years on: Remembering the forgotten Black heroes of baseball

One hundred years on: Remembering the forgotten Black heroes of baseball

Ask anyone who the original baseball great is and they’ll tell you the same name: Babe Ruth. A seven-time World Series champion with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, and a 12-time American League (AL) home run leader, Ruth played in Major League Baseball from the age of 19 until he was 40.…MORE

Pele pays new emotional tribute to the ‘incomparable’ Diego Maradona

Pele pays new emotional tribute to the ‘incomparable’ Diego Maradona

Pele has paid a new emotional tribute to his “great friend” Diego Maradona. Both men are considered two of the best players in history and shared a good relationship in the years after their retirement. “Many people loved to compare us all their lives. You were a genius that enchanted the world. A magician with…MORE

David Beckham digitally aged into his 70s in combating malaria campaign

David Beckham digitally aged into his 70s in combating malaria campaign

David Beckham is perhaps as famed for his looks as he is for his football career — but a new campaign is showing him as you’ve never seen him before. The 45-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder has been given a digital makeover which imagines what Beckham might look like in his 70s.…MORE

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following ‘discriminatory and xenophobic’ social media posts

Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera, two other players reinstated following ‘discriminatory and xenophobic’ social media posts

Two days after being disciplined, Pablo Matera has been reinstated as Argentina’s rugby captain and, along with teammates Guido Petti and Santiago Socino, had his suspension from the squad lifted following an investigation into “discriminatory and xenophobic” social media posts dating from between 2011 and 2013. The trio were suspended on Tuesday for the derogatory…MORE

Cristiano Ronaldo nets 750th career goal and edges closer to all-time record

Cristiano Ronaldo nets 750th career goal and edges closer to all-time record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 750th goal of his astonishing career in Juventus’ comfortable 3-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League on Wednesday. The 35-year-old was on target in the second half to double his side’s lead but it’s probably fair to say he’s scored from more impressive efforts in the past. The forward…MORE

Can Mick Schumacher emulate his father Michael in Formula One?

Can Mick Schumacher emulate his father Michael in Formula One?

Towards the end of 2019 the pressure on Mick Schumacher was intense. As the son of a Formula One great, he had always garnered attention, even as a young racer working his way through the ranks. But when the then 20-year-old finished his first season in Formula Two in 12th place, 213 points behind the…MORE

Argentine authorities raid the home and office of Diego Maradona’s psychiatrist

Argentine authorities raid the home and office of Diego Maradona’s psychiatrist

Argentine authorities raided the home and office of Diego Maradona‘s psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov on Tuesday, the San Isidro Attorney General’s Office told CNNE. The raids took place amid an ongoing investigation into possible manslaughter, the prosecutor working on the case, San Isidro’s Attorney General John Broyad, told CNNE. Not a single person has been officially…MORE

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