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Dutch football match halted after ‘Black Pete’ chants

Dutch football match halted after ‘Black Pete’ chants

The Dutch Football Association has launched an investigation after a second division game between FC Den Bosch and Excelsior was stopped due to alleged racist abuse. Sunday’s match was temporarily halted after Excelsior winger Ahmad Mendes Moreira was subjected to alleged racist chanting by the home fans, including songs about ‘Black Pete.’ ‘Zwarte Piet,’ as…MORE

Record crowd watches Arsenal beat Tottenham in Women’s Super League

Record crowd watches Arsenal beat Tottenham in Women’s Super League

If you build it, they will come. Tottenham’s new billion-dollar stadium attracted a record crowd for women’s soccer in England with 38,262 fans watching a historic north London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal Sunday. The game was a new high for the Women’s Super League (WSL), surpassing the 31,213 who packed in to watch Manchester…MORE

ATP Finals: Tsitsipas stuns Federer to reach final against Thiem

ATP Finals: Tsitsipas stuns Federer to reach final against Thiem

For the second straight year, Roger Federer was undone by a 21-year-old in the semifinals at the ATP Finals, much to the disappointment of the overwhelming majority of the 18,000 fans inside London’s O2 Arena. Alexander Zverev knocked out the legendary Swiss 12 months ago en route to the crown, and on Saturday it was…MORE

ATP Finals: Nadal edges Tsitsipas but still exits

ATP Finals: Nadal edges Tsitsipas but still exits

Rafael Nadal edged Stefanos Tsitsipas in a three-set thriller to ensure a winning record at the ATP Finals and is assured of finishing the season as the world No. 1. But it still wasn’t enough to keep the Spaniard in the elite tournament and produce a blockbuster Nadal-Roger Federer semifinal. Such is life in a…MORE

NBA celebrates Gorgui Dieng’s charity work in native Senegal

NBA celebrates Gorgui Dieng’s charity work in native Senegal

Gorgui Dieng is one of two Senegalese players in the NBA, but back home he might be better known for his philanthropic work. The Minnesota Timberwolves center is a seven-year NBA veteran who signed a four-year $64 million contract extension with the team in 2016. And Dieng isn’t wasting his privileged position. With the help…MORE

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