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‘He’ll live forever’: Argentinians in London react to Maradona’s death

Diego Maradona brought his people joy during hard years under a ruthless military dictatorshipWhen John Rattagan was 11, his father took him to a kids’ show in Buenos Aires. In the interval a boy, about 15 years old and dressed in a red football kit ca…

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Joining the world’s first gay rugby team changed my life. So I made a film about it | Eammon Ashton-Atkinson

At school, the homophobic bullying was worst on the rugby pitch. But the Steelers helped me rediscover my love for the game – and myselfWhen I read Dan Palmer’s brave and honest coming out column in the Sydney Morning Herald last week, suddenly I was j…

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Joining the world’s first gay rugby team changed my life. So I made a film about it | Eammon Ashton-Atkinson

At school, the homophobic bullying was worst on the rugby pitch. But the Steelers helped me rediscover my love for the game – and myselfWhen I read Dan Palmer’s brave and honest coming out column in the Sydney Morning Herald last week, suddenly I was j…

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Joining the world’s first gay rugby team changed my life. So I made a film about it | Eammon Ashton-Atkinson

At school, the homophobic bullying was worst on the rugby pitch. But the Steelers helped me rediscover my love for the game – and myselfWhen I read Dan Palmer’s brave and honest coming out column in the Sydney Morning Herald last week, suddenly I was j…

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Joining the world’s first gay rugby team changed my life. So I made a film about it | Eammon Ashton-Atkinson

At school, the homophobic bullying was worst on the rugby pitch. But the Steelers helped me rediscover my love for the game – and myselfWhen I read Dan Palmer’s brave and honest coming out column in the Sydney Morning Herald last week, suddenly I was j…

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Joining the world’s first gay rugby team changed my life. So I made a film about it | Eammon Ashton-Atkinson

At school, the homophobic bullying was worst on the rugby pitch. But the Steelers helped me rediscover my love for the game – and myselfWhen I read Dan Palmer’s brave and honest coming out column in the Sydney Morning Herald last week, suddenly I was j…

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David Beckham’s esports team to float on London Stock Exchange

Guild Esports plans to raise £20m and £50m valuation as it aims to create global franchiseDavid Beckham’s esports team is to float on the London Stock Exchange to raise tens of millions of pounds to fund its entry into the booming world of online gamin…

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Game on: London street basketball tournament – a photo essay

With the official London basketball league postponed until November – but informal sports fixtures of up to 30 people allowed – a group of local players organised a street tournament to lift their spirits Words and pictures by Juan Trujillo AndradesBas…

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Angela Buxton obituary

British tennis player who won the women’s doubles title at the French Open and Wimbledon with her US partner Althea GibsonThe British tennis player Angela Buxton, who has died aged 85, had the sort of feisty disposition that might be expected of a gran…

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‘It’s lovely to be here’: county cricket fans return to the Oval

First trial of fans returning to live sport since Covid-19 shutdownIt was only 10.30 on a quiet Sunday morning in Kennington, south London, but the beers were already flowing. And for good reason.After four months of cardboard cutouts warming the seats…

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Met police apologise for handcuffing athlete Bianca Williams

Commissioner says incident involving British athlete has been referred to watchdogThe Metropolitan police have apologised to Bianca Williams, the British athlete who was stopped and handcuffed by police alongside her partner and baby son, the force’s c…

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Met police deny misconduct after Linford Christie athletes stopped

Pair trained by Olympic champion consider legal action over incident in west LondonTwo black athletes trained by former Olympic champion Linford Christie who were stopped and handcuffed by police officers while with their three-month-old son are consid…

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London Marathon race director admits event may include only elite runners

Hugh Brasher holds out hope for full October race‘At the moment, I don’t want to discount anything’The race director of the London Marathon has refused to rule out staging the event as an elite-only race in the autumn if social distancing rules make it…

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Peter Bonetti obituary

Agile goalkeeper who helped Chelsea win three cups but fared less well for England in the 1970 World Cup finalsIt was Peter Bonetti’s misfortune that despite his goalkeeping agility – his nickname “the Cat” was well deserved – and despite the many matc…

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Sir Stirling Moss obituary

British motor racing ace who, although he never won the world championship, inspired devotion in followers of the sportHe was content to be known, he often said, as the man who never won the world championship: a way of distinguishing him from those of…

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Olympics ‘gave each Londoner a £900 feelgood factor’

Critics balked at the price tag, but it turns out hosting the 2012 Games paid dividends for the city’s wellbeing The rocketing cost of staging Olympic Games has made it too expensive for many cities to contemplate. In the bidding to host the 2024 Games…

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Man from Sidcup runs marathon in his garden

James Page, 36, did 873 laps and raised over £3,000 for Children With Cancer UK Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage A man in south-east London ran a marathon in his garden to raise money for a cancer charity after the governmen…

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Spurs criticise OED over expanded definition of ‘yid’

North London club says entry referring to its fans’ use of term ‘fails to distinguish context’Tottenham Hotspur have criticised the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) after it expanded its definition of the word “yid” to include a “supporter of or player …

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Michail Antonio: ‘I’m about to fight a guy and he might have stabbed me’

West Ham’s cult hero knows about gang culture and is determined to help kids with ‘boisterous’ lives find a better, calmer path“I had a short temper growing up,” Michail Antonio says. “When I was younger, from primary school to 14, you just needed to c…

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Michail Antonio: ‘I’m about to fight a guy and he might have stabbed me’

West Ham’s cult hero knows about gang culture and is determined to help kids with ‘boisterous’ lives find a better, calmer path“I had a short temper growing up,” Michail Antonio says. “When I was younger, from primary school to 14, you just needed to c…