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Chelsea fan break silence to apologise on sterling racism abuse

Colin Wing, 60, said he was ashamed of his behaviour and had lost his job and his season ticket – but insisted he called Sterling a “MANC c**t”, not “black c**t” The Chelsea fan at the centre of the Raheem Sterling race storm has been named. The Blues yesterday suspended four people from attending matches as police investigate the alleged […]

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Seychellois basketball teams in the lead at regional club championship

Two teams from Seychelles are leading the Indian Ocean basketball club championship taking place in the island nation from December 5-11. Premium Cobras is first in the men’s category after winning all five matches. On the women’s side, Mont Fleuri is leading with victories in all three matches. The 14th edition of the Indian Ocean Club championship, which will end […]

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Copa Libertadores final madness was summed up in one player

Boca Juniors goalkeeper Esteban Andrada was the name on the lips of everyone as the game went to extra-time After the bus attacks, tear gas and postponements, all eyes shifted to Madrid for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final. And thankfully all the focus was on the pitch this time. After the first leg between Boca Juniors and […]

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Buhari congratulates victorious Super Falcons

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria on their victory over the Banyana Banyana of South Africa on Saturday in the final match of the 11thAfrica Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), Ghana 2018. The President, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, expressed delight at […]

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Western Sydney Stadium to host World Cup 9s

Western Sydney Stadium to host League World Cup 9s Sydney has been confirmed as the first city in the world to host the Rugby League World Cup 9s, with the inaugural tournament to be played at the new Western Sydney Stadium in 2019. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the event, which would feature the best rugby […]

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder ends in controversial

The Gypsy King picked himself up off the canvas in the ninth and 12th rounds but the judges were split Tyson Fury picked himself up off the canvas twice but was still cruelly denied a stunning victory over Deontay Wilder after their thrilling heavyweight fight was scored a draw. The Brit out-boxed and out-foxed the WBC world champion throughout but […]

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football legend Robbie Fowler to meet fans in Seychelles

British football legend Robbie Fowler will be in Seychelles on a three-day visit in December to meet fans as part of a promotional campaign by Barclays Bank. In a press statement on Wednesday, the Bank said that the visit of Fowler is part of Barclays Seychelles Premier League card campaign. Customers who swipe their cards a minimum of five times […]

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Dembele Salvages FC Barcelona late Draw at Atletico Madrid

Frenchman Ousmane Dembele’s 90th-minute strike rescued FC Barcelona a point at Atletico Madrid in a 1-1 draw on Saturday which kept the Catalans top of the Spanish La Liga. The France winger came on as a substitute and drove in a low shot which was deflected past goalkeeper Jan Oblak. Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa’s 77th-minute header from Antoine Griezmann’s […]