Mbappe’s new celebration, a sign or arrogance or anger?

French sensation Kylian Mbappe netted his 25th Ligue 1 goal of the season during Paris Saint Germain’s 3-1 dismantling of Marseille last Saturday, but his confusing celebration was the main talking point. After slotting home cooly past Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda to open the scoring, the 20-year-old raced over to the PSG fans, before theatrically shrugging his shoulders whilst making […]

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England face Czech Republic in first Euro 2020 qualifiers

Gareth Southgate’s England side look to kickstart their Euro 2020 qualifying matches with a win over the Czech Republic at Wembley, despite their current injury crisis. Recent additions to the treatment table include Jordan Henderson, John Stones and Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Henderson and Stones regularly featured in the Lions’ successful World Cup Semi-Final campaign. Jesse Lingard has also been excluded, only […]

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Sports stars who’ve been convicted of crimes.

  5. Who: Riddick Bowe – Former Heavyweight Boxer. Crime: Kidnapped his wife and five children, forcing them to leave his Maryland home against their will.He also stabbed his wife, Judy, in the chest.It was suspected that his behaviour was altered by a brain injury inflicted by his boxing career.  Punishment: Bowe was captured in Virginia and was later charged with assault and kidnapping. He […]

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Connor McGregor arrested in Miami for alledged strong-armed robbery and Criminal mischief.

UFC star Connor McGregor, 30, has been arrested in Miami Beach on suspicion of strong-armed robbery and criminal mischief. The fighter who fought Floyd Mayweather in 2017 allegedly smashed and stole a fans mobile phone worth $1000 (£760). The incident, which occurred at 05:20 local time, was witnessed by onlookers as McGregor left the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. McGregor supposedly […]

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Kane fires Spurs into the Champions League Quarter Finals.

Despite relentless Dortmund pressure, Tottenham’s defence were again the backbone to an exceptional performance as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 at the Signa Iduna Park. Harry Kane found himself in acres of space for Tottenham’s goal, after latching onto a through ball from Moussa Sissoko, before curling an accurate shot past a despairing Roman Burki into the […]

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UK Basketball in turmoil as funding is cut.

UK Sport has been accused of ‘abandoning basketball’ after fully cutting their funding to invest in  ‘other prosperous sports’, with Tokyo 2020 on the horizon. The decision was made with a view that Basketball was unlikely to challenge for medals in Japan. Football for the visually impaired, waterpolo, weightlifting, goal-ball, wheelchair fencing and synchronised swimming also had their funding decreased. […]

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Is there too much pressure put on young British athletes?

Team GB have excelled in recent Olympics, with London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016 combined seeing a total medal haul of 132, including 56 golds, an amount that totally surpassed expectation from UK Sport. However, following these recent successes, has pressure on young athletes risen too much, to a point where it’s become unrealistic, and unhealthy? It’s been scientifically […]

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