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Borussia Dortmund. The football factory where superstars are made

Borussia Dortmund. The football factory where superstars are made

There must be magic in the water at Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga club has gained a reputation of finding and fostering world-class talent; taking young players with potential and developing them into world beaters. Its record speaks for itself. The likes of Christian Pulisic and Ousmane Dembélé have all, at different stages, walked through Dortmund’s…MORE

Former head of world athletics Lamine Diack is jailed for corruption

Former head of world athletics Lamine Diack is jailed for corruption

The former head of athletics’ governing body, Lamine Diack, has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty on charges of corruption related to the Russian doping scandal, a Paris courthouse announced on Wednesday. Diack, 87, was found guilty of soliciting $4.1 million (3.45 million euros) from athletes suspected of doping to…MORE

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement

WNBA players repeated their calls for the officers who killed Breonna Taylor to be arrested after hearing news of the historic settlement between the family and the city of Louisville, Kentucky. The league, which began its playoffs on Tuesday, dedicated the 2020 season to Taylor and the Say Her Name movement, which raises awareness for…MORE

Dominic Thiem dedicates US Open win to family after ‘so many sacrifices’

Dominic Thiem dedicates US Open win to family after ‘so many sacrifices’

Newly-crowned grand slam champion Dominic Thiem has dedicated his US Open triumph to his family for making “so many sacrifices” over the years in support of his career. The Austrian, 27, came from two sets down against good friend Alex Zverev in a brutal, nerve-shredding four-hour marathon to finally win the first major of his…MORE

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