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Bayern Munich fans protest at Champions League ticket prices

Bayern Munich fans protest at Champions League ticket prices

Bayern Munich fans mounted a renewed protest over Champions League ticket prices as the Bundesliga club romped to a 3-0 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Bayern’s supporters unfurled a banner during the last-16 first-leg tie in London that read: “Away end CFC £55 FCB 59+1€,” a reference to Chelsea and Spanish club…MORE

Saudi Arabia launches a soccer league for women

Saudi Arabia launches a soccer league for women

Saudi Arabia is launching a soccer league for women, another gesture toward loosening some of the strict rules that are still imposed on women living in the ultra-conservative kingdom. Until recently, Saudi women were mostly barred from participating in sports in public. But the country has been under pressure from various sports governing organizations to…MORE

Tiger Woods to serve fajitas, sushi at Masters Champions Dinner

Tiger Woods to serve fajitas, sushi at Masters Champions Dinner

It’s one of the most anticipated storylines at the Masters, but Tiger Woods has let the cat out of the bag early by revealing what’s on the menu at his Champions Dinner at Augusta in April. As defending champion Woods gets to host and choose the menu for the exclusive pre-tournament gathering of past winners…MORE

Mo Farah under fire over controversial London Marathon injections

Mo Farah under fire over controversial London Marathon injections

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah is under the spotlight for injections he received ahead of the London Marathon in 2014. An investigation by BBC’s Panorama, entitled “Mo Farah and the Salazar Scandal,” raises renewed questions over Farah’s relationship with former coach Alberto Salazar, who is appealing against a four-year ban for doping violations which…MORE

Deontay Wilder blames heavy costume for defeat by Tyson Fury in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder blames heavy costume for defeat by Tyson Fury in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder blamed the elaborate costume he wore during the ring walk for his heavyweight world title defeat by Tyson Fury. The American donned a 40-pound costume as a tribute to Black History Month as he made his way into the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas Saturday. Britain’s Fury clinched the WBC belt with…MORE

Liverpool continues its unbeaten streak to equal English Premier League record

Liverpool continues its unbeaten streak to equal English Premier League record

“Special” and “incredible” was how Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described his team’s astonishing pursuit of the English Premier League title as the league leader equaled a record the German “never thought was possible.” In battling back to beat West Ham 3-2 at Anfield, Liverpool matched Manchester City’s EPL record of 18 consecutive victories, set in…MORE

UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

Children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland will no longer be allowed to head soccer balls during training sessions. The new guidance for kids aged 11 and under follows a study of ex-professional soccer players in Scotland, which found they were 3.5 times more likely to die from degenerative neurocognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s than…MORE

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