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A legendary Giro battle, last-day shenanigans and Jonathan Edwards | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features floodlight failure, dad dancing and smashing golf balls into cars 1) The Giro d’Italia begins this weekend and it’s a ruddy hard race. Tao Geoghegan Hart won last year, much to the surprise of many. The 1974 battle bet…

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A legendary Giro battle, last-day shenanigans and Jonathan Edwards | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features floodlight failure, dad dancing and smashing golf balls into cars 1) The Giro d’Italia begins this weekend and it’s a ruddy hard race. Tao Geoghegan Hart won last year, much to the surprise of many. The 1974 battle bet…

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Jarryd Hayne sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for rape of a woman in 2018

Former NRL player to spend at least three years and eight months in jail following conviction in MarchTwo-time NRL player of the year Jarryd Hayne will spend at least three years and eight months in prison for the rape of a woman in 2018. Hayne on Thur…

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Jarryd Hayne sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for rape of a woman in 2018

Former NRL player to spend at least three years and eight months in jail following conviction in MarchTwo-time NRL player of the year Jarryd Hayne will spend at least three years and eight months in prison for the rape of a woman in 2018. Hayne on Thur…

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Brett Favre says his gut tells him Aaron Rodgers will not return to Packers

Reigning NFL MVP in dispute with team he has led since 2008Hall of Fame QB pessimistic team and player will reconcileBrett Favre believes his successor as the franchise quarterback of the Packers will not be in Green Bay much longer.Reports emerged las…

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Which football manager has the most tattoos? | The Knowledge

Plus: the longest time in the same division; gaps between top and bottom, badge chicanery; and the closest ever league Mail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“With Ryan Mason’s arms showing a bit of ink, I wondered: who are the most heavily ta…

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Which football manager has the most tattoos? | The Knowledge

Plus: the longest time in the same division; gaps between top and bottom, badge chicanery; and the closest ever league Mail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“With Ryan Mason’s arms showing a bit of ink, I wondered: who are the most heavily ta…

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Seahawks’ DK Metcalf to run in 100m at USATF meet with eye on Olympic trials

Metcalf to run 100m on Sunday at USATF Golden Games meetSeahawks star clocked top speed of 22.64mph during NFL gameSeattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, who has earned a reputation as one of the NFL’s fastest players, will test his speed against s…

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José Mourinho to take over as Roma manager next season

Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham last monthPaulo Fonseca to leave Roma job at end of seasonJosé Mourinho is to take over as manager of Roma next season, the Serie A club have announced. The Portuguese was sacked by Tottenham last month and is returning…

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Australian cricketers in limbo after IPL suspended amid India’s deepening Covid crisis

Players unable to return home due to government’s travel banSteve Smith and Pat Cummins among those in isolationIPL Twenty20 cricket tournament indefinitely suspendedAustralia’s IPL cricketers have been left in limbo after the tournament was suspended …

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Premier League and Old Firm derby: 10 talking points from the weekend

Fans show their strength at Old Trafford, Torres comes to the party for Manchester City and Leicester nerves jangle again Related: Manchester United fans’ direct action is an expression of powerlessness | Jonathan Liew Continue reading…

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Premier League and Old Firm derby: 10 talking points from the weekend

Fans show their strength at Old Trafford, Torres comes to the party for Manchester City and Leicester nerves jangle again Related: Manchester United fans’ direct action is an expression of powerlessness | Jonathan Liew Continue reading…

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Premier League and Old Firm derby: 10 talking points from the weekend

Fans show their strength at Old Trafford, Torres comes to the party for Manchester City and Leicester nerves jangle again Related: Manchester United fans’ direct action is an expression of powerlessness | Jonathan Liew Continue reading…

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Gary Neville and Roy Keane support Manchester United fan protests

‘They’re deadly serious and this is just the start,’ says KeaneNeville says action due to ‘distrust and dislike of the owners’Gary Neville has urged the Glazer family to sell Manchester United after Sunday’s dramatic protests. His remarks came as Roy K…

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Timeline: Glazers and their turbulent reign at Manchester United

Glazer family took control of club in 2005 with more than £500m debt, causing much fan unrest ever since2003 Malcolm Glazer buys a 2.9% stake in Manchester United in March, which increases before the end of the year.2004 Glazer’s stake in club reaches …

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Spurs suffer fresh blow in manager search as Ten Hag signs new Ajax deal

Ten Hag agrees extension with Ajax to 2023Nagelsmann and Rodgers also out of reachTottenham have suffered a further setback in their search for a manager after Ajax announced they had extended Erik ten Hag’s contract to 2023.The Dutchman was high on Sp…

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NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers does not want to return to Packers, say reports

Quarterback understood to be unhappy with way team is run37-year-old was named NFL MVP for third time this seasonAaron Rodgers’ relationship with his only professional team could be heading for a messy divorce amid reports that the quarterback has told…

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Guardian Sport joins social media boycott in campaign against hate online

Four-day protest against racism and other forms of online abuseFootball, cricket, rugby and tennis organisations participatingGuardian Sport in the UK is to join the boycott of social media by football and other sports this weekend as part of a campaig…

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Classic YouTube | Ali and Frazier’s studio scrap, Man Utd v Liverpool memories and Phil Tufnell

This week’s roundup also features NHL opportunism, a goalkeeper assist and three monstrous UFC finishes1) Sixty years ago today, ABC’s Wide World of Sports debuted on American television. Here’s Evil Knievel’s first jump on the show, from March 1967; A…

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New Zealand Rugby moves closer to selling off stake in All Blacks

Provincial unions give green light for NZ$387.5m dealProposal still needs consent of players’ union to go aheadNew Zealand Rugby has moved a step closer to selling a stake in the game after the nation’s provincial unions voted unanimously to give the g…