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NFL Kickoff: Winning start for Tom Brady’s Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-29 in the first game of the highly anticipated 2021/22 NFL season. Tom Brady, who won his record-extending seventh Super Bowl last season, threw for four touchdowns, including two to Rob Gronkowski. Opposing quarterback Dak Prescott also looked sharp having returned from...
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Posted Sep. 14, 2021

Messi, PSG and the modern day super-team

Before the news and rumours surrounding Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Donnarumma had become the latest name to join PSG’s ‘super team’ project, as the Paris club looked to make an immediate push for the ultimate prize in club football – the UEFA Champions League.
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Posted Aug. 10, 2021

Team GB men’s hockey: tournament review

Team GB lost 3-1 to India in the quarter finals of the Olympics, meaning they leave the tournament having previously finished third in Pool B. The tournament started well for Britain, who won their first two games 3-1 against the lower-ranked sides of South Africa and Canada respectively. However, their...
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Posted Aug. 6, 2021

Andriy Yarmolenko: Ukraine’s MVP

In September 2009, a young, up-and-coming Andriy Yarmolenko made his international debut for Ukraine during a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification game. The then-20-year-old marked the occasion, managing to score the sixth and final goal for Ukraine in an emphatic 6-0 win over Andorra. The key striker for Ukraine in...
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Posted Jul. 20, 2021

The future of the Welsh National Team

Rob Page’s men left Euro 2020 in the round of 16 after losing 4-0 to an impressive Denmark side. Despite putting up a tough fight for the first 20 minutes of the game, Denmark ultimately dominated the match thanks to some shrewd tactical adjustments by manager Kasper Hjulmund. The loss...
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Posted Jul. 19, 2021

Kroos retirement heralds end of an era for Germany

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has announced his retirement from international duty. On his official Twitter, the 31-year-old said: “I have played for Germany 106 times. There will not be another time.” The news comes after Germany disappointingly bowed out of Euro 2020. Die Mannschaft were knocked out in the round...
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Posted Jul. 13, 2021

Italy dominate Switzerland ahead of Wales decider

Italy deservedly overcame Switzerland 3-0 in the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. The win puts Italy through to the knockout stages of this year’s European Championship, with one game left in the group stage against Wales. Switzerland started well but Italy soon asserted their dominance and authority throughout the game. Halfway...
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Posted Jun. 20, 2021