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Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize

Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize

Yes Yes Yes and her jockey, Glen Boss, upset favorite Santa Ana Lane to win the prestigious Everest race, winning a record $4.8 million in prize money. The victorious three-year-old colt is trained by Chris Waller, the man that led the now-retired Winx to its unbeaten, 33-race run. The Everest — held at Sydney’s Royal…MORE

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov and the Bulgarian Football Union’s executive committee has resigned following Monday’s controversial Euro 2020 qualifier when England players were subjected to racist abuse. The game was twice temporarily halted in the first half after England debutant Tyrone Mings alerted officials to the abuse directed at him and others from various…MORE

Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan ‘has been with us for four years’

Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan ‘has been with us for four years’

Much has changed since South Africa’s shock defeat by Japan at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, but the Springboks’ scars from that day in Brighton have never completely healed. Siya Kolisi, a second-half substitute back then but now the Springboks’ captain, is praying history won’t repeat itself as the two sides meet again on Japanese…MORE

Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation

Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation

Kansas City Chiefs players had their heads in their hands. Even some Denver Broncos players took a knee as a mark of respect. Patrick Mahomes’ knee “didn’t even look like a knee,’ according to one teammate, after the NFL’s reigning MVP suffered a freak dislocation. It should have been a night of celebration for the…MORE

El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan protests

El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan protests

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has postponed El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid later this month due to the ongoing Catalan protests. The lengthy jail sentences handed to pro-independence politicians earlier this week sparked furious protests across the region, which continued into a fourth day Thursday. El Clasico is one of the most highly…MORE

Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton: Is it time to stick or twist?

Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton: Is it time to stick or twist?

In a society where instant gratification is so highly prized, time is a commodity few can afford. That’s certainly the case in the English Premier League, where managers are often discarded as soon as results begin to suffer. Though just one coach has been fired so far this season — Javi Gracia lost his job…MORE

Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

It’s a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it’s estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey carried out Manuel Velazquez. That is an average of 13 deaths a year. The 27-year-old American boxer Patrick Day,…MORE