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Nurmagomedov's manager refutes retirement rumours

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager Ali Abdelaziz has responded to rumours that his client has retired from UFC - stating he is still grieving the loss of his father.   Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov tragically …

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Poirier wants Gaethje to beat Khabib at UFC 253

UFC’s interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is looking out for his own best interest as he chases the UFC Lightweight Championship. Speaking to TMZ Sports, Poirier revealed he's rooting for Justin Gaethje to win the …

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World's No. 1 tennis player tests positive for COVID-19

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and then apologised to all individuals who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament he organised in Serbia and …

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Champions League 'Final 8' to be held in Lisbon

The Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be held in Lisbon between August 12-23, UEFA have confirmed.   The remaining last-16 games, which include Manchester City v Real Madrid and Bayern Munich v …

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Tokyo Olympic board member would support another delay

Executive board member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Haruyuki Takahashi says another delay should be sought if the games can’t be held next year. The Tokyo Olympics were to be held this year but were postponed …

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Nurmagomedov may face Gaethje in September

Russia’s UFC Reigning Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may face Interim Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje of the United States in September, Nurmagomedov’s manager Rizvan Magomedov said. "We have an …

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Azerbaijani Grand Prix may not take place

F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix may be canceled this season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier, the source said that the Rosgonki company - the official promoter of the Russian Grand Prix - is in talks with the leadership of the …

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Japan to explore 'simplified' Olympics?

Tokyo’s governor Yuriko Koike has said it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes. …

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Conor McGregor puzzles fans by eating bees (VIDEO)

Irish fighter Conor McGregor has puzzled fans after being filmed eating dead bees during his time in self-isolation. Posting a video on Instagram, McGregor is handed a jar of bees and pretends to trick his viewers after …

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McGregor comments on protests taking place in U.S. 

Irish fighter Conor McGregor has urged people to 'learn from those in pain' as the fallout continues from the shocking death of George Floyd. As widespread protests against police brutality take place in America and beyond, …

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Boston Marathon cancelled for the first time

The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled to be held in April and then postponed until September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been cancelled for the first time in its history, organisers said. The race, held annually …

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UFC head says no to Kamaru Usman vs. Conor McGregor

UFC president Dana White shot down the rumors of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman vs. Irish fighter Conor McGregor after ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ called out McGregor on Twitter earlier this week and offered the Irishman a title …

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NHL announces plans to resume season

The NHL season will resume this summer, directly into playoffs that will be contested in two "hub cities" for the duration of the tournament, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced. Cities being considered as playoff hosts are …

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