Sam Allardyce reveals Sir Alex Ferguson is aiming to be back watching Manchester United at Old Trafford around New Year

Big Sam appeared thrilled as he spoke of his old friend recovering well after his shock brain haemorrhage in May. The 76-year-old former Manchester United boss was in "extremely serious" condition after a seizure but is now doing much better. Allardyce said: "I believe he's on holiday now. So he's still recuperating. "I've spoken to him on the phone a […]

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Trump chides NFL players for protests at preseason games

‘NFL players are at it again’ says Trump as he demands they be stripped of pay after players from five teams raise fists, take a knee or leave the field during national anthem president tweeted Friday morning after NFL anthem protests returned Thursday as 24 teams played preseason games Players from the Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars […]

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Haunting images show 2008 Beijing Olympic venues in overgrown ruins ten years on from spectacular Games

At the time, China was hailed for staging an incredible show for the entire world to enjoy thanks to a combination of incredible architectural feats and excellent organisation. President of the International Olympic Committee, Count Rogge, was just won to pile praise on the organisers of the Beijing extravaganza. Rogge described the Beijing National Stadium as "one of the world's […]

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Boy, 6, left with constant facial tics after gaming nine hours a day

The boy who played too many video games: Six-year-old is left with constant facial tics after playing for nine hours a day John Nathan Lising started suffering from uncontrollable facial and body tics  Child, from Nueva Ecija in the Philippines, could not stop blinking and shaking Weeks after he stopped the boy is still having seizures every 20 or 30 […]

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Rule trials in home-and-away games 'unlikely': McLachlan

Just two days after declaring that the AFL could trial potential rule changes in premiership matches, AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has backtracked, conceding it is unlikely to happen. McLachlan told 3AW on Friday morning he did not think trialling rules in games where the results would not affect ladder position was a threat to integrity but he admitted that the […]

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Redraw in Asian Games men's soccer tournament as two nations left out

A fresh draw for the men's soccer tournament at this year's Asian Games will be held on Wednesday after two countries were left out of the first one earlier this month, an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) spokeswoman said. The new draw will take place at the organisation's headquarters in Malaysia at 3:00pm local time (0700 GMT). The United Arab Emirates […]

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CA mulls charging for WBBL games

Cricket Australia will mull starting to charge for entry at Women’s Big Bash League matches as the competition moves towards a standalone window. The fixtures for the fourth season of the WBBL were released on Monday, with the competition beginning to move from the shadow of older brother BBL by playing a standalone final on Australia Day, with hosting rights […]

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What happened to the girl who played Prim on The Hunger Games?

Everyone knows how the story goes: Katniss Everdeen, a young woman from District 12, forever changed the course of her destiny when she volunteered to fight to the death in Panem’s annual Hunger Games. She bravely stepped in to save her sister, Primrose “Prim” Everdeen, from an almost certain death. Katniss goes on the win the games and spark a revolution, […]

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Three of the best smaller games from E3 2018

There's always so much going on at the annual E3 games expo, which took place earlier this month in Los Angeles, that it's easy to only focus on the biggest blockbuster releases from the world's most well-known developers. But there's an awful lot of exciting, innovative and beautiful smaller games hidden in amongst the the AAA cutting edge fare. I […]

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