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This generation has made history’ – North Macedonia hero Pandev says they can cause Euro 2020 upset
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This generation has made history’ – North Macedonia hero Pandev says they can cause Euro 2020 upset

The country are preparing for their first major international tournament and their 37-year-old captain believes they can survive the group stage Goran Pandev says North Macedonia have made history by qualifying for Euro 2020 and their goal is to progress beyond the group stage. North Macedonia secured a place in a major international tournament for the first time when they beat Georgia in the play-offs. Pandev says his country should be proud just to reach the finals, but is confident they can put in a strong performance.
Premier League Club, Wolves Appoint new manager
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Premier League Club, Wolves Appoint new manager

Premier League club, Wolverhampton Wanderers, have announced the appointment of Bruno Lage as their new manager. Wolve made the announcement in a statement via their website on Wednesday. The statement read in part, “Bruno Lage has been appointed as the new first-team head coach of Wolves. “The Portuguese joins having most recently spent 18 months at the helm of Benfica, who he led to the Primeira Liga title in his first season in management.” Reacting to his appointment, Lage told the club’s website, “First of all, I’m very happy. It’s a big opportunity. I’m very happy because I’ve returned to this country, and to be the manager of a big team. “It’s a team and a club that wants to make history and a chance to compete in the Premier League. So, I’m happy, excited, with a...
17 year old Coco Gauff Breaks History as She Reaches First Grand Slam Quarter final at French Open
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17 year old Coco Gauff Breaks History as She Reaches First Grand Slam Quarter final at French Open

17-year-old tennis starlet, Coco Gauff, has made history again. On Monday, June 7, Gauff became the youngest woman to reach a grand slam quarter final since 2006 at the 2021 French Open. She beat Ons Jabeur in just 53 minutes at Roland Garros, 6-3 6-1, to reach her first ever grand slam quarterfinal. "I feel like all my matches have been -- I don't know how to say it, but straightforward wins, like no crazy three sets and stuff," said world No. 25 Gauff. "As we know, I have had a lot of those in the past. "I just feel like this has been the most consistent tennis I have played at this level. Hopefully I can keep that going. " At 17 years and 86 days old, Gauff is the youngest player to make a grand slam quarterfinal since Nicole Vaidisova reached the last eight at th...
Kevin De Bruyne wins PFA Player of the Year award for second time in a row
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Kevin De Bruyne wins PFA Player of the Year award for second time in a row

Manchester City star, Kevin De Bruyne has become just the second player in history to win back-to-back PFA 'Player of the Year' awards. The Belgium international follows in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo in landing the gong in successive seasons. He won the award ahead of City team-mates Phil Foden, Ruben Dias, Ilkay Gundogan as well as Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes and Tottenham's Harry Kane. Speaking about the award, he said: "The fact that players chose me for this award means that I've done really well. You want to win all the trophies with the team, and this is probably the most important one as an individual trophy in the league. "To be voted by your competitors, by players you compete with every game, to choose you, that says a lot. "They're the peop...
Barcelona Midfielder, Miralem Pjanic’s Preferred Move Revealed
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Barcelona Midfielder, Miralem Pjanic’s Preferred Move Revealed

  Barcelona midfielder, Miralem Pjanic, wants a return to Juventus this summer transfer window. Pjanic has been linked to a transfer to Chelsea this summer. The Bosnian international joined Barcelona last summer from Juventus in a move that saw Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo move the other way. The 31-year-old has since endured a torrid ten-month period, having struggled to establish himself in the plans of Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, in the recently-concluded 2020/2021 campaign. But according to Sport, Pjanic has the preference to return to Juventus, where he would link up with the new manager, Massimiliano Allegri, at Allianz despite the interest from Chelsea. Pjanic made just 30 appearances for Barcelona in his debut season, with only 13 of those comin...
Igbos are not Murderers- Senator Okorocha Warns against Ethnic profiling
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Igbos are not Murderers- Senator Okorocha Warns against Ethnic profiling

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has cautioned against ethnic profiling of Igbo people, maintaining that the Igbos are not killers as being speculated. Okorocha stated this at the centenary celebration in honour of the former Premier of Eastern Nigeria, the late Michael Okpara, in Abuja recently. In his words, “I appeal to all Nigerians to stop the ethnic profiling of the Igbo. They are not murderers, otherwise they won’t be in Kano or Lagos doing business. Indeed, we are passing through one of the ugliest moments of our history.”
Usain Bolt’s 200m Record Broken by ‘Lightning-fast’ 17-year-old boy
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Usain Bolt’s 200m Record Broken by ‘Lightning-fast’ 17-year-old boy

Florida teenager Erriyon Knighton has broken Usain Bolt's 200m record for athletes under the age of 18. The 17-year-old made history while competing at the Duval County Challenge Track League in Jacksonville, Florida, winning the 200m with a time of 20.11 seconds. Usain Bolt, who won three Olympic gold medals in the 200m, previously held the record for under-18s. However, Knighton beat Bolt's record by 0.02 seconds. Knighton said after he beat Bolt's record: "I feel like I brought my A game today." Usain Bolt still holds the record for the fastest 200m time by a 17-year-old, having recorded a time of 19.93 back in April 2004. However, due to the fact that Bolt turned 18 during that calendar year, US Track and Field rules mean that time does not count towards the record ...
Victorious Chelsea Stars Return to England with the Champions League Trophy
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Victorious Chelsea Stars Return to England with the Champions League Trophy

Chelsea's victorious players have returned to Cobham in England with the Champions League trophy after winning their second European title on Saturday May 29. The Blues overcame Manchester City 1-0 at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto on Saturday night thanks to Kai Havertz' calmly taken first-half goal. Chelsea captain, Azpilicueta said after the match: 'That's done, we are very happy, we will celebrate, we are champions of Europe again after nine years, second time in our history. 'I'm pleased that I could get my hands on the trophy that I missed before. But that's gone, we are part of the history of Chelsea and then we will go for the next challenge. 'I was proud to lead the team out but I wanted to be prouder. 'Of course to lift the trophy, to lead the team, this c...
Yeremy Pino: Villarreal wonderkid who rejected Barcelona
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Yeremy Pino: Villarreal wonderkid who rejected Barcelona

The 18-year-old has enjoyed a breakout campaign at El Madrigal and could become the youngest winner of the Europa League on Wednesday Regardless of the result on Wednesday, this promises to be a momentous week in the history of Villarreal. Their Europa League showdown with Manchester United marks the club's first ever European final, less than 20 years after they first played in continental competition. Much of their success since the turn of the century has been built around their academy, with the likes of Santi Cazorla, Bruno Soriano and current Spain No.9 Gerard Moreno having flourished both in La Liga and further afield.
Real Madrid Captain, Sergio Ramos Dropped by Spain for Euro 2020
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Real Madrid Captain, Sergio Ramos Dropped by Spain for Euro 2020

Sergio Ramos has been sensationally left out of the Spain squad for this summer’s Euros. The Real Madrid captain has won 180 caps for his country and lifted the World Cup with them in 2010. Ramos has also won the Euros twice with Spain, and won't a chance to add a third crown this summer after manager Luis Enrique left him out of his squad following an injury-hit season. Enrique has named a 24-man group, despite Uefa allowing countries to pick 26, with not a single Real Madrid player representing Spain at a major tournament for the first time in history. The Premier League have 10 players, including four from Manchester City with Aymeric Laporte, Eric Garcia, Ferran Torres and Rodri all making the cut. FULL SPAIN EURO 2020 SQUAD Goalkeepers: Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao), ...
CAF Champions League semi-final draw confirmed
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CAF Champions League semi-final draw confirmed

The draw for this year’s CAF Champions League semi-final has been confirmed. Kaizer Chiefs play Wydad Casablanca, with the two teams having already met in the group stages. The South African side progressed despite losing 3-0 to Simba in the quarter-final second-leg clash on Saturday. Chiefs advanced to the last four for the first time in their history, winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate. Wydad secured their place in the last four, after defeating Algerian club MC Alger 2-1 on aggregate in the quarter-finals. Wydad thumped Chiefs 4-0 in a Group C encounter at home in February 2021, but Amakhosi won the reverse fixture 1-0 in Johannesburg last month. The other semi-final tie will be between Al Ahly and Esperance, after they eliminated Mamelodi Sundowns and CR Belouzidad’s r...
Rooney Goal Secures St Johnstone Cup Double
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Rooney Goal Secures St Johnstone Cup Double

Shaun Rooney was again the hero as St Johnstone beat Hibernian 1-0 in the Scottish Cup final to secure an extraordinary cup double. The 24-year-old wing-back scored the only goal in the Scottish League Cup final win over Livingston at Hampden Park in February and made the difference against Hibs at the national stadium to confirm the greatest season in the Perth club’s history. Rooney’s header after 31 minutes proved to be crucial, with Hibs keeper Matt Macey’s penalty save from Glenn Middleton with 15 minutes remaining ultimately rendered academic. St Johnstone, founded in 1884, won the Scottish Cup for the first time in 2014 – their first major honour – and now have won two in the last three months.
Steven Gerrard and David Beckham inducted into Premier League Hall of Fame
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Steven Gerrard and David Beckham inducted into Premier League Hall of Fame

Steven Gerrard and David Beckham have become the latest players to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame. The former England captains are the seventh and eighth players to be handed the honour, joining Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane, Frank Lampard and Dennis Bergkamp. Gerrard spent 17 years at Liverpool - including 12 as captain - during which time he scored 120 goals and provided a further 92 assists in 504 Premier League appearances. Those figures place him 11th on the all-time list for appearances in the Premier League, 18th for goals and seventh for assists. Gerrard won the Premier League Player of the Month award on six separate occasions but failed to get his hands on the title itself, finishing as a runner-up in 2014, 2009, and 20...
Chelsea great Lampard enters Premier League Hall of Fame with Bergkamp joining him as sixth inductee
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Chelsea great Lampard enters Premier League Hall of Fame with Bergkamp joining him as sixth inductee

The former Blues midfielder has been recognised for his outstanding 20-year top-flight career, with an Arsenal legend also making the final cut Chelsea great Frank Lampard has entered into the Premier League Hall of Fame, with Dennis Bergkamp following him as the sixth inductee on Wednesday. Lampard and former Arsenal forward Bergkamp have joined Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Eric Cantona and Roy Keane in the top-flight history books following a vote from the public. Ex-Blues midfielder Lampard has been handed the league's highest individual honour after an outstanding 20-year career which also saw him take in spells at West Ham and Manchester City.
Why Chelsea Players Decided to Punish Leicester City – Rudiger
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Why Chelsea Players Decided to Punish Leicester City – Rudiger

  Antonio Rudiger has hit back at Leicester City players after Chelsea’s 2-1 win over the Foxes on Tuesday. Rudiger said that him and his teammates decided to punish Brendan Rodgers side for ‘disrespecting’ Chelsea after the FA Cup final on Sunday. Recall that while celebrating Leicester’s FA Cup victory at Wembley, Ghanaian defender, Amartey was filmed throwing Chelsea’s pennant on the floor in the dressing room. Rudiger and his team-mates got their revenge on Tuesday evening as they secured a 2-1 victory over Brendan Rodgers’ side at Stamford Bridge to tighten their grip on a top-four finish in the Premier League. And Rudiger pointed out that Amartey’s actions gave Chelsea’s players extra motivation to beat Leicester. “We wanted to show to them because top four...
EPL: Kelechi Iheanacho Makes history as Chelsea Defeat Leicester City 2-1
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EPL: Kelechi Iheanacho Makes history as Chelsea Defeat Leicester City 2-1

  Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, on Tuesday night made history following his side’s 2-1 defeat against Chelsea. Chelsea defeated Leicester at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Antonio Rudiger and Jorginho. Iheanacho’s goal wasn’t enough to give Leicester a point against Thomas Tuchel’s men. According to OptaJoe, Iheanacho’s strike against Chelsea means the Nigerian international has now become the first player in Premier League history to score a goal on all seven days of the week within a single season in the competition. Iheanacho will now hope to lead Leicester to victory when they tackle Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in their final Premier League tie of the season. Leicester are now in the fourth position on the Premier League table log with 66 ...
Champions City Edge Newcastle in Seven-goal Thriller
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Champions City Edge Newcastle in Seven-goal Thriller

Man City began their latest Premier League reign with a thrilling 4-3 victory at Newcastle, with Ferran Torres' hat-trick helping City to more history. Pep Guardiola's side walked out to a guard of honour at St James' Park, having clinched the Premier League title on Tuesday evening after Manchester United's defeat to Leicester gave them an unassailable lead. It was a good thing they already had the trophy wrapped up too, otherwise Friday's game would have proved to be a nail-biting and nervous evening where the pendulum continuously swung between the two sides. Newcastle - who are already assured of their own Premier League safety - took a shock lead when Emil Krafth (25) nodded home his first top-flight goal, beating Man City debutant Scott Carson. But City replied with a qu...
Chelsea Women Realising their Champions League Final Dreams
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Chelsea Women Realising their Champions League Final Dreams

After a string of near misses, Chelsea Women will finally realise their dream of playing in a Champions League final when they face Barcelona Femeni in Sweden on Sunday, and are eager to prove themselves as winners. It is no secret that manager Emma Hayes has long targeted a spot in the European showpiece, having twice been knocked out at the semi-final stage in recent seasons. But after an incredible semi-final second leg performance against Bayern Munich, Chelsea Women's staff and players will finally be involved in arguably the biggest game in the team's history with one aim - to bring home the trophy. They will be hoping to add the silverware to an already growing collection this season, having secured their second successive WSL title last weekend and the Wo...
95-year-old man Becomes Oldest Organ Donor in US History
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95-year-old man Becomes Oldest Organ Donor in US History

A 95-year-old man from West Virginia has become the oldest organ donor in United States history after he died last week. Cecil Lockhart, of Welch, West Virginia died on May 4, and his liver was donated to a woman in her 60’s. The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) announced the news in a statement. “CORE is incredibly proud to have been able to make this historic organ donation possible,” said Susan Stuart, CORE president & CEO. “This landmark in the field of transplantation is just another example of CORE’s pioneering legacy and commitment to innovation, which, over the last 40 years, has given 6,000 people in the United States the opportunity to save more than 15,000 others as organ donors.” Lockhart’s family said he decided to become an organ donor over...
Diaz Makes AC Milan History with Juventus Goal
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Diaz Makes AC Milan History with Juventus Goal

The Spanish youngster of Moroccan descent becomes the youngest Red and Blacks scorer at the Juventus Stadium since 2008. Brahim Diaz made AC Milan history on Sunday after a finely taken goal which inspired his team to a 3-0 away win over Juventus in a Serie A encounter. The Spain youth international found the net in the 45th minute to open the scoring at the Juventus Stadium to give Hakan Calhanoglu’s free-kick fell to the far post for Diaz, who took a touch to get past Juan Cuadrado before unleashing a curling effort that nestled into the roof of Wojciech Szczesny’s net. With that strike, he became the youngest player to score for AC Milan on Juventus ground at the age of 21 years and 279 days. Alexandre Pato – who now represents Orlando City in the Major League Soccer ...
Temwa Chawinga nets brace as Tabitha makes Wuhan scoring debut against Sichuan
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Temwa Chawinga nets brace as Tabitha makes Wuhan scoring debut against Sichuan

The Malawi internationals made bright starts to the season, providing three of the goals for the hosts in the opening game Tabitha Chawinga made a goalscoring debut and sister Temwa scored a brace in Wuhan's 4-0 victory over Sichuan in Saturday’s 2021 Chinese Women's Super League opener. In October, both sisters faced off in the 2020 Chinese final, with Temwa helping Wuhan silence Tabitha's Jiangsu 4-0 to celebrate their first league diadem in 19 years of their history. Tabitha joined Wuhan from Jiangsu Suning in January 2021, teaming up for the first time since Kvarnsvedens in 2017 with sister Temwa, who enters her second season with the Chinese champions.
Ashley Young Criticizes Man United, says Lukaku was Right to Leave Old Trafford
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Ashley Young Criticizes Man United, says Lukaku was Right to Leave Old Trafford

  Inter Milan star, Ashley Young has criticized Man United’s decision to sell Romelu Lukaku to Serie A champions. Young said he ‘couldn’t understand’ Man United’s decision to sell ‘unbelievable’ Lukaku, adding that the Belgium international was right to leave Old Trafford. The England full-back believes the decision the Red Devils made to part ways with Lukaku was made quickly. Lukaku scored 42 goals in 96 matches for Man United before being sold to Inter Milan in 2019. The 27-year-old striker has thrived in Italy, scoring 61 goals in 92 games for Inter and helping the club to win their first Serie A title in 11 years under Antonio Conte. But Young, who also played for Man United before joining Inter Milan, told Sky Sports: “I said it at the time, I couldn’t unde...
Champions League: Mount Makes History as Chelsea Eliminates Real Madrid
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Champions League: Mount Makes History as Chelsea Eliminates Real Madrid

Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount, on Wednesday night, made history following his side’s UEFA Champions League semi-final 2-0 win over Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge. Two goals from Timo Werner and Mount ensured Chelsea qualified for the Champions League final ahead of Real Madrid. Chelsea eliminated Real Madrid from the Champions League on a 3-1 aggregate victory, having played a 1-1 draw against Zinedine Zidane’s side in the first-leg last week. Thomas Tuchel’s men will now face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the Champions League final on May 29. However, according to OptaJose, Mount’s goal against Real Madrid means the England international has now become the youngest player (22 years and 115 days) in the Champions League history to score in a semi-final against ...
UCL: Rio Ferdinand Names ‘best player’ in the World after Man City 2-0 Win over PSG
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UCL: Rio Ferdinand Names ‘best player’ in the World after Man City 2-0 Win over PSG

  Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has identified England international, Phil Foden as the best young player in the world at the moment. Ferdinand came up with the claim after watching the youngster shine in Man City 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Manchester City are now in the final of the Champions League for the first time in their history after a 4-1 aggregate win over Paris Saint-Germain. Algerian international Riyad Mahrez scored a brace at the Etihad, with Foden really catching when City attacked. Foden set up Mahrez’s second goal and came very close to scoring himself, hitting the post in the second half. And Ferdinand believes the England star is playing better than any of his contemporaries around the world, rating him above K...
Man City Breeze Past PSG to Reach First CL final
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Man City Breeze Past PSG to Reach First CL final

Manchester City reached the Champions League final for the first time in their history after Riyad Mahrez's double secured a 2-0 victory (4-1 on aggregate) over 10-man Paris Saint-Germain on a historic night at the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola, who reaches the Champions League final for the first time since he won the competition with Barcelona in 2011, will now lead his side against either Chelsea or Real Madrid in the final in Istanbul on Saturday, May 29. But before that, they have domestic matters to attend to and could add the Premier League title to the Carabao Cup they won last month with victory against Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, live on Sky Sports (kick off 5.30pm), as they bid to complete a treble. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg at the Parc des Prin...
Jennifer Gates speaks on parents divorce
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Jennifer Gates speaks on parents divorce

Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates, has reacted to the shock announcement of her parents’ divorce, describing it as a “challenging stretch of time”.   Jennifer, who is a second-year medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai took to Instagram to share how she is dealing with the divorce news. She also requested for privacy as the family “navigate the next phases of our lives”. “I’m still learning how to best support my own process and emotions as well as my family members at this time and am grateful for the space to do so,” she said on an Instagram story.   She said the kind words and support from people “mean the world to her”.     Jennifer Gates, 25, is the oldest of the former couple’s three c...
NASS Will Never Pass Any Law To Hinder Press Freedom – Lawan
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NASS Will Never Pass Any Law To Hinder Press Freedom – Lawan

He gave this assurance while felicitating with Nigerian journalists on the occasion of the 2021 World Press Freedom Day. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Ola Awoniyi. “The Ninth Senate and the National Assembly, in general, will never pass any law that inhibits the freedom of the press but rather work with the media to further enhances the practice of the profession,” he said. “I also celebrate the Nigerian journalists for the invaluable contributions and sacrifices that they have made throughout our national history to nation-building and entrenchment of democracy. “I pay tribute to the patriots who have lost their lives in the line of duty and pray that their death will not be in vain.”
EPL: Tuchel Breaks Mourinho’s Record after Chelsea Beat Fulham 2-0
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EPL: Tuchel Breaks Mourinho’s Record after Chelsea Beat Fulham 2-0

  Thomas Tuchel on Saturday, made Premier League history, overtaking former Chelsea managers Jose Mourinho and Luiz Felipe Scolari in the process. The former PSG and Borussia Dortmund boss watched on as Kai Havertz’s brace clinched a 2-0 win over Fulham on Saturday. That result has cemented the Blues’ standing in the fourth position with four games left to play. It also saw them record an 11th top-flight clean sheet under Tuchel from just 15 games. No Premier League manager before him can claim to have emulated those efforts, with Mourinho and Scolari opening their respective spells in English football with 10 shoot outs from 15 fixtures.
Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress
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Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress

US Vice President, Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have made history after they shared the stage during President Joe Biden's first joint session to Congress. On Wednesday, April 28, President Joe Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress, with both Harris and Pelosi sitting behind him throughout his speech. "Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President," Biden said at the start of his speech. "No president has ever said those words from this podium. No president has ever said those words. And it's about time." Harris, who is also the first Black person and first South Asian person to hold the role, is sitting on the President's right as he delivers remarks. And Pelosi, who became the first woman in her role in 2007, is on the President's left. Whi...
EPL: Tuchel makes Chelsea history after 1-0 win at West Ham
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EPL: Tuchel makes Chelsea history after 1-0 win at West Ham

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, made history on Saturday, as he extended his unbeaten run away from home to 10 matches, following a 1-0 win over West Ham. Tuchel only replaced Blues legend Frank Lampard in January. Since then, the 47-year-old has not lost a single game on the road. Chelsea took on the Hammers in a London Derby, looking to seal a spot in the top four. Timo Werner opened scoring just before half time, tucking away Ben Chilwell’s low cross. The Blues eased to victory in the dying stages of the game, as West Ham’s defender Fabian Balbuena was shown a straight red card for a tackle on Chilwell.
Identical Twins who Were Separated at Birth Reunite after 36 Years
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Identical Twins who Were Separated at Birth Reunite after 36 Years

Twin sisters, who had no idea the other existed, have reunited for their 36th birthday. Identical twins Molly Sinert and Emily Bushnell were separated at birth in South Korea and adopted by different families. The siblings spent most of their lives totally unaware of each other's existence and little information about their birth family. But after 36 years the two were able to find each other thanks to DNA tests and now they've met face-to-face for the first time. Both twins were adopted by Jewish families in the US when they were just a few months old. Molly went to live in Florida, while Emily's family were from Pennsylvania. The sisters were reunited after Emily's 11-year-old daughter Isabel set about to find out more about her mum's family. She told Good Mo...
Super League: Why this Idea Will not go Far – Wenger warns Arsenal, Chelsea, Others
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Super League: Why this Idea Will not go Far – Wenger warns Arsenal, Chelsea, Others

  Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said the idea of a European Super League is a bad one. Wenger had predicted a breakaway European league almost 12 years ago and condemned the idea back then. Now that the plan has become reality, the Frenchman is still against the proposal. “I would say that it’s a bad idea,” Wenger told talkSPORT. “Football has to stay united. That is the most important thing and based on sporting merits and overall to respect the history of European football.” England’s ‘top six’ clubs including Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have all signed up for the Super League. But Wenger warned: “I believe personally that this idea will not go far.”
“I’m Living Proof you can Play Professional Football and be Gay” – Andy Brennan
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“I’m Living Proof you can Play Professional Football and be Gay” – Andy Brennan

On May 14, 2019, in an Instagram post to his followers, Andy Brennan, who plays for Hume City in Australia and previously played for Newcastle Jets, made history when he became the first male Australian footballer to publicly come out as gay. Now he says ever since he made the decision, he hasn't regretted it and is a living proof of a professional gay footballer. Being gay is something rarely spoken about in professional football. The 'ideal' footballer or soccer player is heterosexual which is why Brennan shocked the entire football world when he came out as gay. In 2020, an unnamed Premier League footballer, who has known since aged 14 that he gay, is said he is "too scared" to publicly come out because he feels that football has not "moved on" compared to the rest o...
“Worst Country and People in History” Princess Shyngle denounces her Country of origin, Gambia
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“Worst Country and People in History” Princess Shyngle denounces her Country of origin, Gambia

Princess Shyngle has denounced her country and asked her fellow countrymen to stay away from her. The 30-year-old actress, who is from The Gambia, took to Instagram to call Gambia the "worst country in history". She also called the people of Gambia the "worst people ". She said she never wants to have anything to do with the country and asked Gambians to unfollow her. "I don't ever want to associate with anything that has to do with Gambia," she wrote, adding "I am not Gambian, I have nothing to do with Gambia." This comes one week after she revealed on Instagram that her weeks-old marriage to her best friend crashed shortly after they married
Southampton Players To Receive ‘Bitcoin Bonuses’ After ‘Biggest Sponsorship Agreement’ In Club’s History
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Southampton Players To Receive ‘Bitcoin Bonuses’ After ‘Biggest Sponsorship Agreement’ In Club’s History

Southampton players will reportedly have the option to be paid bonuses in Bitcoin as part of a new sponsorship agreement. The Saints have struck a a three-year deal with Coingaming Group, following on from a one-year term with the company to have Sportsbet.io, one of their brands, on the front of their shirts in 2020/21. The deal with is said be worth £7.5 million a year, making it the most lucrative sponsorship contract in the club's history. And as per The Athletic, another key feature of the arrangement means Saints players will be able to be paid performance-related bonuses in Bitcoin. Achievements such as qualifying for Champions League or winning a domestic trophy could see members of Ralph Hussenhuttl's squad take home a healthy bonus that is paid entirely in the crypt...
BAFTA Award 2021: Anthony Hopkins, 83,Makes History as the Oldest Star to win Leading Actor
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BAFTA Award 2021: Anthony Hopkins, 83,Makes History as the Oldest Star to win Leading Actor

Sir Anthony Hopkins made history at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards on Sunday as he became the oldest man in history to be awarded Best Leading Actor. The veteran British actor, 83, was awarded the prize for his acclaimed performance in The Father, beating out favourite Chadwick Boseman. Despite the historic win, Anthony failed to appear at the virtual ceremony and later revealed he had been working on a painting in his hotel room in Wales. The actor, who currently lives in Wales, admitted he wasn't even aware he'd won the prize for Leading Actor and was informed by his family members who were watching the ceremony. He said: 'This is wonderful, never in my life did I expect I'd get this. I got to a point in my life, this particular film which is a powerful film I k...
Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release
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Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release

The man who was arrested after breaking into Kendall Jenner's home, and swimming naked in her pool, showed up in sister Kylie Jenner's home after his release from jail. Kendall got a temporary restraining order Thursday, April 1, against 27-year-old Shaquan King. Kendall Jenner states in legal documents that King made it onto her property early Sunday morning, March 28, removed his clothes and got into her pool before her personal security ordered him out, detained him and cops came to make an arrest. Kendall says only hours after his release from jail, King made his way to her sister, Kylie's gated community and was arrested Tuesday, March 30, for felony stalking. Kendall also details King's alleged criminal history in the documents, claiming he's been busted for kidnappin...
Real Madrid Lost Ronaldo, Signed Unlucky Hazard – Mohamed Salah
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Real Madrid Lost Ronaldo, Signed Unlucky Hazard – Mohamed Salah

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has noted that former Chelsea winger, Eden Hazard has been unlucky at Real Madrid. Salah also said that the La Liga giants lost their best player in history, Cristiano Ronaldo when they allowed the Portuguese star to leave the Bernabeu in 2018. The Egyptian spoke ahead of Liverpool’s battle with Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter finals. The Belgian captain, Hazard, has endured a difficult time at Real Madrid since joining from Chelsea in 2019, being mostly stopped by injuries, scoring only three La Liga goals, in 20 starts. Salah and Hazard played together at Chelsea for 18 months, before the Egyptian forward moved on to Roma for £12million. Speaking to Marca, Salah, 28, said, “They’ve [Real] lost some great players, like Cristi...
Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea
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Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea

  Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, wants to become the highest-paid player in Premier League history this summer and will ask interested clubs to pay him £600,000 per week, the UK Sun reports. Europe’s top clubs are expected to battle over the 20-year-old this summer. Dortmund will make up to £130 million in profit on Haaland, who they signed for just £20m less than 16 months ago. Haaland has gone on to prove himself as one of the deadliest strikers in world football, scoring 49 goals in 39 games for the Bundesliga side. Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested in signing Haaland this summer. But any move for the Norwegian could cost a total of £300m over the duration of the striker’s contract, with his agent Mino Raiola demandi...
Sergio Ramos Was Shocked When I Told him I Was 15-year-old – Romero
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Sergio Ramos Was Shocked When I Told him I Was 15-year-old – Romero

  Mallorca midfielder, Luka Romero, has provided the details into his conversation with Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos following his(Luke) eye-catching performance in his first season in LaLiga. Romero, dubbed ‘The Mexican Messi’ became the youngest player in La Liga history at the age of 15 years and 219 days when he came off the bench for Mallorca against Real Madrid in June 2020. And the youngster recalled that the legendary defender was shocked when he defender found out how young he was. “As a child, you always dream of playing against Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​so seeing and being close to their players was amazing,” Romero told Goal. “(I spoke) with Sergio Ramos. He asked me how old I was, and I said 15. He was surprised.” The youngster has decided t...
Arteta Expresses Interest in Managing PSG
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Arteta Expresses Interest in Managing PSG

  Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has expressed an interest in coaching Paris Saint-Germain in future. Arteta sent one year on loan at PSG between 2001 and 2002. During his spell in France, he won the Intertoto Cup before leaving Barcelona for Rangers. His history with the Ligue 1 club has led to links with a possible return. Arteta was in December mentioned as a potential candidate when Thomas Tuchel was sacked, before Mauricio Pochettino was appointed. “I love Paris, I love Paris,” Arteta told BeIN Sports FR. “I have very good memories from over there. It was my first club as a professional. The club is always in my heart. “You never know, but I have a lot of work to do (at Arsenal).”  
Messi will play with Neymar again – Football agent
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Messi will play with Neymar again – Football agent

  Neymar’s former agent has hinted that the Paris Saint-Germain forward will play with Lionel Messi at Barcelona again. There are rumours about Messi moving over to PSG having refused to sign a new contract with Ronald Koeman’s side but Andre Cury believes Neymar will return to Barcelona instead. Cury, Neymar’s former agent, is backing Joan Laporta to arrange a reunion for the pair at Camp Nou. Cury thinks there is a far greater chance of the Brazilian star returning to the Catalan outfit than Messi leaving for PSG. “Neymar has an open door at Barcelona, their fans know he made a mistake and even he recognised it some time later,” Cury told Argentine publication El Litoral. “Two years ago, Neymar formally asked me to return to Barcelona,” adding that re-elected p...
Update: Putin invites Biden to ‘live online discussion’ saying it’ll be interesting for Russians, US and the world to watch
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Update: Putin invites Biden to ‘live online discussion’ saying it’ll be interesting for Russians, US and the world to watch

Vladimir Putin has further reacted to US President, Joe Biden's remarks that he is "a killer," asking for Biden to engage with him in a live, online discussion this week in the wake of the president's allegations that he is killer. The remarks by Putin comes after Putin said it takes a 'killer to know one' in reaction to an ABC interview with ABC that aired Wednesday, where the US leader said he believed Putin is a killer and he "will pay a price" for his efforts to undermine the 2020 US election. Responding to the comments, Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday March 18 that "there hasn't been anything like this in history." He said it was clear that Biden "definitely does not want to improve relations" with Russia and that the relationship between the t...
Hijab Crisis: CAN Hasn’t Learnt From History, Says MURIC
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Hijab Crisis: CAN Hasn’t Learnt From History, Says MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has not learnt from history. In its reaction to the crisis rocking Kwara State over the use of hijab in some secondary schools, Ishaq Akintola, director of the Nigerian Islamic human rights group, accused CAN of instigating crisis. Violence erupted at the Baptist Secondary School, Surulere, Ilorin, Kwara capital, on Wednesday, over the refusal of the school authorities to allow female Muslim students to use hijab. Parents of the students engaged the school authorities in a hot argument which resulted into a stone-throwing contest between Christians and Muslims. In his statement, Akintola wondered why the Christian leaders have refused to comply with the directive of the court on the issue. ...
Bayern And Flick Make Champions League History With Win Over Lazio
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Bayern And Flick Make Champions League History With Win Over Lazio

The German giants continue to make European football success seem easy under the second-year manager Hansi Flick has yet to lose or draw a Champions League knockout game while in charge of Bayern Munich, with his streak extending to seven matches on Wednesday via a 2-1 second-leg win over Lazio that sent the club to the last-eight. Despite a late consolation finish from the visitors, the tie was never in doubt after Robert Lewandowski converted from the spot in the 33rd minute and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting widened the Bavarians' lead midway through the second half. Flick is off to an unparalleled start in Europe, and based on Bayern Munich's comfort in dispatching their Italian foes 6-2 on aggregate, his perfect knockout record stands a reasonable chance of continuing in the qu...
Kanye West Worth $6.6 Billion, Thanks to his Yeezy Brand
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Kanye West Worth $6.6 Billion, Thanks to his Yeezy Brand

American rapper Kanye West has made history as the wealthiest black man in the history of the United States. A new report states that Kanye West is now worth $6.6 Billion, with all thanks to his his popular Yeezy brand, and his previously announced Gap deal. According to Bloomberg, Kanye West who is already a billionaire, is now making much more than he has in the past. The rapper’s popular sneaker and apparel brand Yeezy is now valued at $3.2 billion to $4.7 billion based on a private document reviewed by Bloomberg. Also, his new partnership with Gap which is officially set to arrive this year, will possibly be worth as much as $970 million of that multi-billion-dollar total. Kanye West is the sole owner of his Yeezy brand and he also signed a 10-year contract last year wi...
‘You Know you Can’t Leave’ – Laporta to Messi
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‘You Know you Can’t Leave’ – Laporta to Messi

New Barcelona president, Joan Laporta has made a direct plea to Lionel Messi to stay at the club, barely hours after he was sworn into office on Wednesday, March 17. He won club elections last week and has returned to the helm of the club 11 years after leaving the post in 2010. With Lionel Messi nearing the end of his contract and rumors of him leaving the club due to his unhappiness at the club, Laporta has now appealed to the Barca star in a speech he made to members. Prior to his speech, Laporta and Messi, were pictured embracing prior to the new president's speech. Speaking to the six-time Ballon d'Or winner, Laporta said. "In our first spell we had the best players in Barca history, but if we were successful it was because we had stability," Laporta explained. "...
Dominating Manchester City defence reaches 15-year Champions League high
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Dominating Manchester City defence reaches 15-year Champions League high

Pep Guardiola's red-hot side are closing in on yet another record as their backline leads the way Manchester City have become just the third team in Champions League history to keep seven consecutive clean sheets. City defeated Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 on Tuesday, sealing a 4-0 aggregate triumph in the last 16 of the competition. Only Arsenal, who posted 10 straight clean sheets in the Champions League ending in April 2006, have bettered Man City's mark. AC Milan also recorded seven shutouts in a row, ending in April 2005.

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