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A football referee is in the spotlight after he allegedly told players they would be sent off if they spoke Basque during a Spanish fifth-tier match. The incident happened despite the fact that the match was being played in Spain’s Basque Country, which has its own language and unique culture. The region’s culture and sports […]

An anti-doping case has been launched against a Russian athlete who won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles curling event. Twenty-five-year-old Alexander Krushelnitsky is suspected of testing positive for the banned substance meldonium. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) opened the case after they received a request from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Wigan Athletic have recorded a massive upset in their fifth-round FA Cup tie by defeating Manchester City. They won 1-0 at the DW Stadium with Will Grigg scoring 11 minutes from time to triumph in a heated encounter.    City’s task to find the back of the net was made tougher when Fabian Delph was […]

Afghanistan crushed Zimbabwe in the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) at Sharjah to seal a 4-1 series victory. Batting first, Afghanistan finished their innings on 241 for 9, with Javed Ahmadi and Rahmat Shah scoring a half-century each. They then went on to bowl Zimbabwe out for just 95 with Sikandar Raza, Blessing Muzarabani […]

Former Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships winner Sara Errani has secured a place in the main draw of this year’s event. The Italian, who won the tournament in 2016, overcame Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 in their qualifying tie. It comes as another former champion, Agnieszka Radwańska, crashed out in the first round. The Polish […]


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