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Niki Lauda: looking back at the life of a Formula One legend – video obituary

The three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time, has died at 70 after battling declining health.In 1976, Lauda was almost killed at the German Grand Prix in one of the most famous a…

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Super Bowl LIII in numbers: how the New England Patriots beat the LA Rams – video report

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay admits he was ‘out-coached’ by his counterpart Bill Belichick after a humbling defeat in Super Bowl LIII. The New England Patriots won a record-equalling sixth championship on Sunday, beating the Ra…

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The 2018 world of sport in viral videos

From astonishing tricks to unlikely goalkeepers, via both irate and elated athletes, here is a selection of some of the most popular videos of the yearThe amazing world of sport: watch more of the good, the bad and even the downright ugly  Continu…

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Mourinho v the media: the road to his Manchester United sacking – video

José Mourinho has been sacked by Manchester United after overseeing the club’s worst start to a campaign for 28 years.The Portuguese coach was often criticised for the team’s pragmatic playing style and his treatment of some players, leading …

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Black Power salute: 50 years on how much has changed? – video explainer

Fifty years ago, two 200m runners set the Olympics in Mexico City alight by giving Black Power salutes on the podium as they collected their medals. Tommie Smith and John Carlos said their clinched fists showed the solidarity of black America. The pair…

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‘It’s OK to not be OK’: what top athletes have said about mental health in sport – video

Professional athletes are said to be seeking mental health help in record numbers. More than ever before sportspeople have been speaking out on their struggles to cope with the pressure that comes with competing at an elite level. Here’s what Serena Wi…

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All forgiven?: Wada lifts ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency – video explainer

The majority of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee has voted in favour of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) being reinstated. Rusada had been suspended since 2015 over alleged state-backed drug abuse in sport.Sportsblog: Wada appe…

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George Weah leads Liberia in politics and on the pitch at the age of 51 – video

Liberia president and former World Player of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international football when playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday.The friendly match had been arranged to retire the No 14 shi…

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George Weah leads Liberia in politics and on the pitch at the age of 51 – video

Liberia president and former World Player of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international football when playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday.The friendly match had been arranged to retire the No 14 shi…

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Antonio Conte’s rollercoaster tenure as Chelsea head coach – video report

Chelsea have parted company with Antonio Conte, ending an acrimonious relationship after two years. Despite leading the side to FA Cup glory this season, the Italian manager had been at odds with the club’s hierarchy and was always expected to mov…

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Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers: The biggest moments of the NBA finals so far – video

From JR Smith’s blunder to Steph Curry’s record game two, via LeBron James storming out of a press conference, the NBA Finals has seen plenty of drama already Continue reading…

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Klopp v Zidane: the Champions League final in the managers’ words – video

Does the Champions League title mean more Liverpool or Real Madrid? Who is more crucial to their team – Mohamed Salah or Cristiano Ronaldo? And who is most likely to walk away from the final victorious?Jürgen Klopp and Zinedine Zidane on the fight…