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Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid  turns sour

Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid turns sour

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos. By every tangible metric, the Welshman’s stay in the Spanish capital was a success; four Champions Leagues, two La Liga titles and one Copa del Rey, as well…MORE

LeBron James sets records with 16th All-NBA team selection

LeBron James sets records with 16th All-NBA team selection

For LeBron James, breaking NBA records has become a habit. And on Wednesday, he broke yet another, becoming the player selected to the most All-NBA teams when it was announced he was selected to his 16th in his 17-year career. The Los Angeles Lakers star moved past Hall of Famers Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant and…MORE

Borussia Dortmund. The football factory where superstars are made

Borussia Dortmund. The football factory where superstars are made

There must be magic in the water at Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga club has gained a reputation of finding and fostering world-class talent; taking young players with potential and developing them into world beaters. Its record speaks for itself. The likes of Christian Pulisic and Ousmane Dembélé have all, at different stages, walked through Dortmund’s…MORE

Former head of world athletics Lamine Diack is jailed for corruption

Former head of world athletics Lamine Diack is jailed for corruption

The former head of athletics’ governing body, Lamine Diack, has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty on charges of corruption related to the Russian doping scandal, a Paris courthouse announced on Wednesday. Diack, 87, was found guilty of soliciting $4.1 million (3.45 million euros) from athletes suspected of doping to…MORE

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement

WNBA players repeated their calls for the officers who killed Breonna Taylor to be arrested after hearing news of the historic settlement between the family and the city of Louisville, Kentucky. The league, which began its playoffs on Tuesday, dedicated the 2020 season to Taylor and the Say Her Name movement, which raises awareness for…MORE