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A LOOK AT JERMAINE JENKINS ,NAOMI OSAKA’S NEW COACH

  On Feb. 11, Osaka announced her split with Sascha Bajin, who coached her during all three of her previous tournament wins, and focused heavily on her mentality. In 2018, he was named the WTA's inaugural Coach of the Year. Jenkins played  for Clemson University and...

FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP – MEET THE 8 SEEDED TEAMS

Eight seeded teams for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 draw, including host China, have been confirmed after FIBA updated its World Ranking Men on Tuesday following the conclusion of World Cup Qualifiers. The latest ranking serves as the basis to...

BOXING – EUBANK JR BEAT DEGALE TO WIN WORLD IBF SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT...

Chris Eubank Jr. (28-2, 21 KOs) had too much youth, speed and talent for former IBF super middleweight champion James ‘Chunky’ DeGale (25-3-1, 15 KOs) in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision tonight in their long awaited...

RUSSIAN FOOTBALL UNION NAMES OIL EXECUTIVE AS NEW PRESIDENT

The Russian Football Union (RFU) on Friday chose Alexander Dyukov, a senior oil executive, as its new president until 2021, RFU said. Dyukov is the chief executive officer of oil producer Gazprom Neft. He succeeds Vitaly Mutko, a deputy prime...

FIFA BANS CHELSEA FROM SIGNING PLAYERS IN TWO TRANSFER WINDOWS

Chelsea was banned by FIFA on Friday from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window for breaching rules covering youngsters. The Premier League club has the right to appeal against the sanction, which covers the next two transfer...

LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS: SIMONE BILES AND NOVAK DJOKOVIC WIN TOP HONOURS

Gymnast Simone Biles and tennis player Novak Djokovic won the top prizes at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards. American Biles, 21, was named Sportswoman of the Year after winning four gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the...

MANCHESTER UNITED: SAUDI ARABIA PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN DENIES TAKEOVER BID

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's media minister has denied reports linking him with a £3.8bn takeover of Manchester United. Rumours of his interest resurfaced over the weekend, although reports suggest the Glazers are not looking to sell. United's American owners bought...

NBA and FIBA announce plan to launch

The NBA League and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Saturday their plan to launch a new professional league, the Basketball Africa League (BAL), featuring 12 club teams from across Africa, according to the official website of NBA...

CHAMPIONS UNITED – MAYWEATHER AND CRISTIANO ….

Champions celebrated together as undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr joined Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus team-mates in the dressing room following their Italian Super Cup win over AC Milan. Mayweather and his entourage popped in to see the jubilant Juve players and the American couldn't resist...

PIQUE TAKES CONTROL OF FC ANDORRA

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has taken control of Spanish lower-league club FC Andorra for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the club that plays in the First Regional Catalan Division (level 5 in Spanish football) was made via Pique’s Kosmos...

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