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Qatar 2022: Professor defends stadium cooling method

Qatar 2022: Professor defends stadium cooling method

Like a glistening pearl on a sandy ocean floor, the Al Janoub Stadium stands out from the desert landscape of Al Wakrah in Qatar. It is one of the first of eight stadiums completed for the 2022 World Cup in the small Gulf State and is equipped to deal with the unique challenges facing this…MORE

Jose Mourinho and Tottenham: A match made in heaven … or hell?

Jose Mourinho and Tottenham: A match made in heaven … or hell?

The past 12 hours at Tottenham Hotspur have felt more like a day in the life of a bored teenager playing Football Manager than reality. Given the transformation of both parties in recent years, Jose Mourinho’s appointment at Tottenham feels like an antithetical match. While the north London club developed a reputation under the affable…MORE

Mark Sampson: Ex-England women’s coach charged with racist language

Mark Sampson: Ex-England women’s coach charged with racist language

Former England women’s manager Mark Sampson has been charged with alleged racist language by the English Football Association. The 37-year-old is the caretaker boss of League Two side Stevenage having taking over on a temporary contract at the start of the season. The allegations of racist language were reportedly made by a former coach and…MORE

‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order’: Gareth Bale pokes fun at critics

‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order’: Gareth Bale pokes fun at critics

He’s won four Champions League titles with Real Madrid and scored over a hundred goals for the club. But Gareth Bale is facing a backlash from the club’s fans after celebrating with a flag that suggests he prefers appearing for Wales and playing golf ahead of starring for Real. After helping Wales secure qualification to…MORE

GC Prague Playoffs: World’s best primed for $13 million season finale

GC Prague Playoffs: World’s best primed for $13 million season finale

A year of fierce competition culminates in the Czech Republic this week as equestrian’s most lucrative competition reaches its dramatic conclusion at the Global Champions Prague Playoffs. The world’s greatest showjumping talent will head to the capital Prague to compete for eye-watering prizes worth more than $13m (12 million euros) between November 21-24. Held at…MORE

Jose Mourinho: Tottenham Hotspur announce new head coach

Jose Mourinho: Tottenham Hotspur announce new head coach

Jose Mourinho has been named Tottenham Hotspur’s head coach after the surprise sacking of Mauricio Pochettino. The Portuguese coach, who has won 25 senior trophies in his career, has signed a contract until the end of the 2022/2023 season. Pochettino was fired Tuesday just six months after leading the London-based team to the Champions League…MORE