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UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

UK football authorities ban children from heading footballs in training

Children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland will no longer be allowed to head soccer balls during training sessions. The new guidance for kids aged 11 and under follows a study of ex-professional soccer players in Scotland, which found they were 3.5 times more likely to die from degenerative neurocognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s than…MORE

How Tyson Fury stunned Deontay Wilder and who is next for the ‘Gypsy King’

How Tyson Fury stunned Deontay Wilder and who is next for the ‘Gypsy King’

With a new coach by his side and extra power laced in his gloves, Tyson Fury delivered. His ruthless, seventh-round stoppage against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas is being talked about as one of the greatest performances in the history of heavyweight boxing. No one has negated Wilder’s vicious right fist as effectively as Fury…MORE

Italian soccer faces further disruption amid spike in coronavirus cases

Italian soccer faces further disruption amid spike in coronavirus cases

Italian soccer is facing the threat of further postponements as the country struggles to control the coronavirus outbreak. Four top-flight fixtures were called off over the weekend as strict emergency measures were implemented across northern Italy, after a spike in confirmed cases in the regions of Lombardy and Veneto. Torino’s game at home to Parma,…MORE

Dave Ayres, 42, emergency goaltender and Zamboni driver gets win in NHL debut

Dave Ayres, 42, emergency goaltender and Zamboni driver gets win in NHL debut

Dave Ayres, a 42-year-old goaltender, was victorious in his National Hockey League debut for the Carolina Hurricanes in Toronto on Saturday evening. Carolina summoned the emergency backup goalie in the second period of a 6-1 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs after both Hurricanes goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek went down to injuries. Ayres…MORE

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch

Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch

The self-styled “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury produced a boxing masterclass to reign again as a world heavyweight champion after he pummeled Deontay Wilder to claim a seventh round stoppage in their eagerly awaited rematch in Las Vegas Saturday. Fourteen months after their epic split-decision draw, the British boxer wrested the World Boxing Council (WBC) version…MORE

The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post. How fans feel about the possible changes is up to them — some might want to watch more games, while others might be traditionalists and resistant to change. But for…MORE

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