Category: Foreign Sports

Former super-bantamweight contender murdered

The boxing world is both shocked and saddened at the death of former super-bantamweight contender and world title challenger Alejandro Gonzalez Junior. The 23-year-old was murdered not far from his home in Guadalajara, Mexico last Friday. Reports say Gonzalez and two other people were “executed” gangland style and were found in a truck. 0emailprint

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Barca faces PSG  … As Arsenal, Bayern clash in last 16

Barca faces PSG … As Arsenal, Bayern clash in last 16

Arsenal were once again drawn against Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League on Monday, while Barcelona will also come up against familiar foes in the shape of Paris Saint-Germain. Arsene Wenger’s side had hoped winning their group for the first time in five years would spare them a tie against one of the continent’s giants […]

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Chelsea sets new Premier League record

Chelsea sets new Premier League record

Chelsea’s 1-0 win over West Brom extended the Blues’ winning run to nine games, the fifth time the club have won nine or more games in a row, which is also a new Premier League record. A single goal by Diego Costa was enough to give Antonio Conte’s side victory and moves them three points clear at the top of […]

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Joshua retains heavyweight title

Joshua retains heavyweight title

Anthony Joshua paved the way for a fight against Wladimir Klitschko next year by making quick work of Eric Molina in a third round win on Saturday. The Briton successfully defended his IBF world heavyweight title for a second time with another brutal demonstration of his power-punching to claim an 18th stoppage win from as many professional bouts at the […]

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Sanchez, Ozil demand $370,000   … Per week contracts from Arsenal

Sanchez, Ozil demand $370,000 … Per week contracts from Arsenal

A report from the London Evening Standard states that both of Arsenal’s superstars, who are currently in negotiations with the club over a new deal, want in excess of $370,000 per week, which is equal to Paul Pogba‘s salary at Manchester United. Per the report, Arsenal is willing to offer only $254,000 a week to each of Sanchez and Ozil […]

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Joshua, Klitschko IBF fight set for Wembley April 29

Joshua, Klitschko IBF fight set for Wembley April 29

If Anthony Joshua does as expected on Saturday when he faces Eric Molina, he will defend his IBF heavyweight title on April 29, 2017, in a big-time fight against former world champion Wladimir Klitschko, according to ESPN.com. The fight is set for Wembley Stadium, where Carl Froch once beat George Groves in front of 80,000 spectators. Joshua (17-0, 17 KO) […]

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Chelsea dazzles title rivals City as Arsenal climbs to second place

Chelsea dazzles title rivals City as Arsenal climbs to second place

Chelsea cemented their position on top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at title rivals Manchester City, while Alexis Sanchez’s hat-trick in a 5-1 thrashing of West Ham took Arsenal into second place on Saturday. Gary Cahill’s own goal from a Jesus Navas cross gifted City the lead on the stroke of half-time, but Diego Costa equalised with […]

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Chapecoense to be crowned South America champions

Chapecoense to be crowned South America champions

CHAPECOENSE, the club decimated by this week’s tragic plane crash, will be crowned Copa Sudamericana champions. Colombian champions Atletico Nacional, who were due to play the Brazilian minnows in a two-legged final that Chapecoense hoped would complete their fairytale, officially asked CONMEBOL, the South American federation, to award the title to Chape earlier in the week.

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Vigil held for victims of Brazil club disaster …. As 71 players, officials confirmed dead

Vigil held for victims of Brazil club disaster …. As 71 players, officials confirmed dead

Supporters of Chapecoense have attended a vigil at the club’s Arena Conda in memory of those tragically involved in the plane crash over Colombia on Tuesday. Seventy-six players and staff were travelling to a game against Atletico Nacional in the Copa Sudamericana on Tuesday when it crashed, killing 71 of those on the flight. The game was to be Chapecoense’s […]

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Disaster hits Brazil … As plane carrying football team crashes

Disaster hits Brazil … As plane carrying football team crashes

A plane carrying a South American football team has crashed in Colombia. The flight was transporting the Brazilian side Chapecoense to Medellin airport when it disappeared off radar. There were 72 passengers and nine crew on board the charter plane, which was carrying the team to their match against Atletico Nacional. Officials from Jose Maria Cordova International Airport reported only […]

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