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London Sevens: Fiji produce masterclass to power to victory

Fiji won back-to-back London Sevens titles for the first time after demolishing Australia 43-7 at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday. The emphatic win moves Fiji above the USA at the top of the standings with just one stop left in the season. Gareth Baber, Fiji’s head coach, said it was “special” to see his team dismantle…MORE

French Open 2019: Roger Federer makes winning return

If you were a 37-year-old at the French Open Sunday, it was a day to remember. Roger Federer made a winning return to the clay-court grand slam after a three-year absence while Nicolas Mahut added to his noteworthy accomplishments after losing the longest tennis match in history, overcoming a two-set deficit to defeat last year’s…MORE

Lewis Hamilton dedicates Monaco Grand Prix victory to hero Niki Lauda

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish at the Monaco Grand Prix to win his fourth race of the season after an emotional week for the world of Formula 1. The Mercedes driver dedicated the victory to his hero Niki Lauda, the three-time world champion who died aged 70 earlier this month. “That was definitely…MORE

Nico Rosberg: ‘When Mercedes come, they come to win’

Nico Rosberg’s current life is a world away from the career he enjoyed as a Formula One world champion, piloting gas-guzzling race cars to victory at circuits around the world. The German has transformed not only his professional lifestyle but his personal one, too, promoting a sustainable future with the help of his latest venture.…MORE

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption

The president of French football champion Paris Saint-Germain has been charged by Parisian prosecutors with corruption in relation to a $3.5 million payment over the organization of the World Athletics Championships in Qatar, a judiciary source told CNN Thursday. Nasser Al-Khelaifi became chief executive of Paris Saint-Germain in 2011, the free-spending Ligue 1 club which…MORE

Gianluigi Buffon eyes up management role after retirement

He won the World Cup as a player, but could Gianluigi Buffon be ready to take on the challenge of winning football’s biggest prize as a manager? The 41-year-old Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper is yet to make a call over whether he will continue playing after the end of the current season. Buffon, a 2006 World…MORE

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