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All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame

All eyes on UEFA after football’s night of shame

The ugly sound of monkey chants and the sinister sight of football fans performing Nazi salutes have been beamed around the world. Now all eyes turn to UEFA, European football’s governing body. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the racist abuse England’s black players suffered before and during the Euro 2020 qualifying match against Bulgaria…MORE

Bulgaria charged over racist chanting at England match

Bulgaria charged over racist chanting at England match

European soccer’s governing body has charged the Bulgarian national federation over the racist chanting directed at England players at a European championship qualifier match on Monday. UEFA said the disciplinary proceedings would cover the chants and Nazi salutes seen from the stands when England played Bulgaria in Sofia. It also charged England with failing to…MORE

Tiger Woods plans to publish a memoir titled ‘Back’

Tiger Woods plans to publish a memoir titled ‘Back’

Tiger Woods will be the author of a new book. The 15-time major champion is working on a memoir titled “Back,” which he calls the “definitive story” of his life. HarperCollins Publishers has acquired the rights to the book, it was announced Tuesday. Described as a “candid and intimate narrative,” Woods’ memoir will cover his…MORE

Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell has written a poignant letter to Patrick Day, who is in a critical condition following their super-welterweight bout on Saturday, saying that he ‘never meant this to happen to you.” Day experienced a traumatic brain injury as a result of a 10th-round knockout his promoter, Lou DiBella, confirmed. The 27-year-old boxer underwent…MORE

French politicians call for action after Turkish players repeat military salute

French politicians call for action after Turkish players repeat military salute

French politicians and ministers have called for sanctions against the Turkish national football team after its players repeated a military salute during Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against France. Several leading politicians in the country had previously called for the game in Paris to be canceled after Turkey’s footballers performed the same gesture during Friday’s victory…MORE

Bulgaria football chief resigns after England players suffer racist abuse

Bulgaria football chief resigns after England players suffer racist abuse

The president of Bulgaria’s football association Borislav Mihaylov has handed in his resignation after England players were subjected to racist abuse during Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier. The game was twice temporarily halted in the first half after England debutant Tyrone Mings alerted officials to the abuse being directed at both himself and his teammates from…MORE

48 hours in Paris among racing’s beautiful people

48 hours in Paris among racing’s beautiful people

Shafts of autumn sunshine glint off the golden grandstand as the Scotsmen in natty suits sip drinks on the lawns of Longchamp and reflect on the night before. Friday’s sleep-sapping evening took in the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret near Montmartre, but this morning they’re at another iconic Parisian venue to see an extravaganza of…MORE

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