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Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum credits Klopp for developing his game

Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum credits Klopp for developing his game

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has credited boss Jurgen Klopp for breathing new life into his game. The 29-year-old was bought by the Reds in 2016 and has developed into an important member of the well-oiled winning machine, playing a pivotal role in his side’s Champions League success last season. However, the player he is now…MORE

Roger Federer gets own Swiss coin…and you can buy it

Roger Federer gets own Swiss coin…and you can buy it

Looking for a Christmas gift for a Roger Federer fan? Your search might have come to an end. Swissmint is honoring the tennis legend with a commemorative 20 Swiss franc ($20) silver coin, the first time that distinction has been bestowed to a living person. Federer has won 20 grand slams, the most of any…MORE

Tiger Woods says his kids don’t talk about his Masters win

Tiger Woods says his kids don’t talk about his Masters win

His performances are forever being scrutinized by the public eye, but Tiger Woods’ toughest critics could be in his own household. Woods won his first major title in 11 years at the Masters seven months ago, but he admits his kids — daughter Sam and son Charlie — hardly ever talk about his victory at…MORE

Boris Johnson encouraging racism in football? Yes, says UEFA president

Boris Johnson encouraging racism in football? Yes, says UEFA president

Already trying to hold off his political rivals a week before the UK’s general election, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced criticism from one of the leading officials in European football for past comments calling women in burqas “letterboxes.” Speaking to the Daily Mirror at a time when racist incidents in football matches are seemingly…MORE

Lionel Messi wins sixth Ballon d’Or, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi wins sixth Ballon d’Or, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi clinched his sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday after yet another scintillating season for the Argentine. The 32-year-old saw off competition from the likes of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to win the prestigious accolade, which is voted for by journalists. Messi won the award for the first…MORE

Can Leicester City upset the odds and win another Premier League title?

Can Leicester City upset the odds and win another Premier League title?

Lightning couldn’t possibly strike twice for Leicester City, could it? Three years ago the club defied odds of 5000/1 to win the English Premier League in what was one of the greatest sporting upsets ever, bettering giants Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool. After Sunday’s dramatic, come-from-behind 2-1 win against Everton, Leicester City actually has…MORE

Dramatic storm photo wins Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award

Dramatic storm photo wins Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award

A dramatic picture of a brooding storm engulfing boats in a sailing race on Lake Geneva has earned Swiss photographer Loris von Siebenthal the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award for 2019. The stunning photo, voted for by an international jury, beat entries from 132 other photographers to win the 10th edition of the competition. Von…MORE

Dutch star Vivianne Miedema scores six as Arsenal breaks WSL record with 11-1 win

Dutch star Vivianne Miedema scores six as Arsenal breaks WSL record with 11-1 win

Dutch international Vivianne Miedema enjoyed a record-breaking day as she inspired Arsenal’s 11-1 demolition of Bristol City in the Women’s Super League on Sunday. The result was not only the biggest winning margin in the history of England’s top-flight women’s division but Miedema also broke the record for the most goal involvements in one match.…MORE

Lewis Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP as Formula 1 season comes to an end

Lewis Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP as Formula 1 season comes to an end

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his championship-winning season in style with a commanding victory in the last race of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi. The Briton had already claimed his sixth career title but demonstrated one last time how dominant both he and Mercedes have been this year. Hamilton led from the start and was…MORE

Arsenal continues winless streak despite new caretaker manager

Arsenal continues winless streak despite new caretaker manager

Freddie Ljungberg failed to end Arsenal’s unwanted winless streak in his first game as caretaker manager on Sunday. The London club was playing its first fixture since the sacking of former boss Unai Emery on Friday but the new regime could only hold on for a 2-2 draw against English Premier League minnows Norwich City.…MORE

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