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VENUS WILLIAMS: ‘OUR FATHER RICHARD TAUGHT US TO BE ENTREPRENEURS’

Venus Williams spoke about her father Richard's importance. One day, he saw that the Wimbledon winner was getting $39,000, which was a very low amount of money according to him. Over the years Williams sisters always encouraged tennis authorities to...

BOLLYWOOD’S SHAH RUKH KAHN BUYS SOUTH AFRICA T20 FRANCHISE

Indian actor and producer Shah Rukh Khan has added another cricket team to his collection. The movie star also has a stake in the Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders, and the GMR Group, who owns the Delhi Daredevils, making the yet-to-be-named South African...

PUTIN PRAISES FIFA FOR TRUST AND COOPERATION AS CONFEDERATIONS CUP STARTS

The FIFA Confederations Cup kicked off on Saturday in St. Petersburg. More than 1500 artists took part in the opening ceremony, which was dedicated to the traditions, history, culture and nature of Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the match between...

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER- I WILL BE AT MAYWEATHER VS MCGREGOR FIGHT

In what is the biggest endorsement for the August 26th 2017 , Mayweather vs Mcgregor fight ,former California governor and super star actor Arnold Schwarzenegger had indicated interest in attending the fight. So the promoters of the fight can already...

NO EXCUSES – WARD VS KOVALEV 2, THE GRUDGE BATTLE.

ME? I watched the first fight and have watched the rerun severally and to say the least i wasn't down with the judges decision.Who am i,am just a boxing fanatic, analyst and indeed a follower of the "knockout game"for about...

McDONALD’S WITHDRAWS OLYMPICS SPONSORSHIP AFTER 41 YEARS

McDonald's announced Friday it has halted a long-standing commercial partnership with the International Olympic Committee three years early. In a joint announcement with the IOC, the fast-food chain explained that it's part of an overall reevaluation of itself. "As part of...

ESPN IS BETTING ON BIG PERSONALITIES TO RESTORE ITS FORTUNES

Just weeks after ESPN laid off about 100 journalists and on-air commentators, the “Worldwide Leader in Sports” unveiled a new programming slate filled with big personalities but short on the kind of highlight shows that for many years were...

FLOYD MAYWEATHER AND CONOR MCGREGOR WILL FIGHT ON AUG.26 IN LAS VEGAS

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the best boxer of this generation, is ending his retirement to meet wildly popular UFC champion Conor McGregor, who’ll test himself against massive odds outside the octagon. Mayweather posted on social media Wednesday that “It’s Official!!!” and...

ROC NATION SPORTS – JAY Z’S FORAY INTO SPORTS SO FAR SO GOOD

ABOUT ROC NATION SPORTS Roc Nation Sports, a sub-division of Roc Nation,was founded by Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter in Spring 2013 in partnership with Creative Artists Agency, a prominent talent agency based in Los Angeles. FOUNDER Founder Shawn "JAY Z" Carter's love of sports led...

NIKE UNVEILS CR7 MERCURIAL CAMPEÕES, SPECIAL BOOTS FOR CRISTIANO RONALDO

Coming off his recent club title; Real Madrid won the Uefa champions league back to back, Cristiano Ronaldo looks to continue his impressive run as he captains the Portugal National Team in this summer's tournament. In celebration of Portugal's Euro 2016 championship,...

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