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Football Focus: Marcelo Bielsa 'appreciates tremendously' Leeds United fans' affection

Marcelo Bielsa tells Football Focus' Caroline de Moraes he "appreciates tremendously" the affection he has received from Leeds United fans since his arrival as manager.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 10:36 am(NZT)

Renee Montgomery: Former Atlanta Dream guard becomes part-owner of former team

Former Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery becomes part owner of the Women's National Basketball Association team.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 10:18 am(NZT)

Six Nations 2021: England & Wales search for style in silence

England and Wales meet after winning recent trophies and matches, but both are sides still trying to pin down an identity.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 8:27 am(NZT)

'The best move of Formula E' - Edoardo Mortara gets two places in one move

Watch as Edoardo Mortara pulls off "the best move of Formula E" after overtaking and gaining two places in one go at the 2021 season opener in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 7:39 am(NZT)

Ugo Monye says Premiership 'does not care enough' about racism in rugby

Former England wing Ugo Monye says Premiership Rugby "does not care enough" about racism in the sport.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 7:05 am(NZT)

Gylfi Sigurdsson: It's incredible how much Carlo Ancelotti cares about Everton

Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson tells Football Focus it's "incredible" to see how much manager Carlo Ancelotti cares about the club.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 6:53 am(NZT)

Peter Lorimer: Leeds United's record goalscorer 'battling a long-term illness' in a hospice

Leeds United's record goalscorer Peter Lorimer is 'very ill' in a hospice, the club announce.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 6:31 am(NZT)

Six Nations analysis: Squidge Rugby asks whether Wales were good or lucky against Scotland

YouTuber Squidge Rugby analyses Wales' Six Nations win against Scotland and asks whether they were good or lucky.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 5:53 am(NZT)

'Systemic abuse': Former British gymnasts ready to take landmark action

Seventeen former British gymnasts, including three Olympians, have notified British Gymnastics of their intention to take legal action, alleging coaches subjected them to "systemic physical and psychological abuse," according to a statement from their law firm Hausfeld.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 5:44 am(NZT)

Six Nations 2021: Wales v England - Courtney Lawes out for rest of tournament

England forward Courtney Lawes will be unavailable for the rest of the Six Nations because of a pectoral injury.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 4:36 am(NZT)

Caster Semenya isn't giving up on her fight over 'demeaning' testosterone limit

Caster Semenya, the South African Olympic champion runner, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights to end "discriminatory" testosterone limits imposed on female athletes.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 2:18 am(NZT)

Europa League draw: Man Utd v AC Milan, Rangers v Prague, Arsenal v Olympiakos, Tottenham v Zagreb

Manchester United face AC Milan in the Europa League while Rangers draw Slavia Prague, Arsenal play Olympiakos and Tottenham get Dinamo Zagreb.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 2:08 am(NZT)

Kyrie Irving calls for NBA to incorporate Kobe Bryant on its logo

Brooklyn Nets' star Kyrie Irving has stood by his suggestion to change the National Basketball Association (NBA) logo to incorporate a silhouette of Kobe Bryant.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 27 Feb 2021 | 1:18 am(NZT)

Annika Sorenstam's return to golf brings 'Tiger feeling' after 13-year absence

After 13 years away from the LPGA Tour, the return of Annika Sorenstam to the course definitely had her competitors fired up.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 26 Feb 2021 | 11:53 pm(NZT)

Thierry Henry steps down as coach of CF Montreal due to family reasons

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry is stepping down as head coach of Major League Soccer (MLS) side CF Montreal due to family reasons.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 26 Feb 2021 | 8:08 am(NZT)

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in Brazil

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 26 Feb 2021 | 7:33 am(NZT)

Vaccines 'encouraged' but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo: Coates

Athletes are being encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory, IOC Vice President John Coates said on Thursday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 26 Feb 2021 | 2:57 am(NZT)

Skateboarding prodigy chases Olympic dream

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 2 Feb 2021 | 6:31 am(NZT)

Qatar unveils 2022 FIFA World Cup venue Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

The 40,000-seat Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium has become the fourth arena to be unveiled for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Dec 2020 | 3:11 am(NZT)

Water polo: Hungary's triple Olympic champion Benedek dies at 47

The former captain and coach of Hungary's water polo team Tibor Benedek, who won three straight Olympic golds as a player in the 2000s and a world championship as coach, died on Thursday aged 47, the Hungarian Water Polo Federation said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 10:28 pm(NZT)

Soccer: Players take a knee as Premier League restarts

Premier League players, including champions Manchester City, took a knee before kickoff in support of the "Black Lives Matter" movement as the English season restarted on Wednesday.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:37 pm(NZT)

CONMEBOL, Colombia complain to FIFA about 2023 World Cup bid report

Colombia's soccer chief and the head of South American football confederation CONMEBOL have written to FIFA complaining of "erroneous and discriminatory conclusions" in the assessment of the country's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:32 pm(NZT)

Kvitova hopes for 'easy' U.S. Open decision, Barty also waits

Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the U.S. Open and hopes the health situation in New York will improve to make her decision easier, the two-times Wimbledon champion told Reuters.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:30 pm(NZT)

Alcott slams U.S. Open 'discrimination' over wheelchair omission

Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it "disgusting discrimination".

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 7:15 pm(NZT)

High penalty count will open game up eventually: Gatland

Fans should get used to a greater number of penalties in the early stages of Super Rugby Aotearoa as teams adjust to new rule interpretations but the end result should be a more open, free flowing game, Waikato Chiefs coach Warren Gatland has said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:33 pm(NZT)

Exclusive: La Liga television audiences soar 48% in first week back

Spanish football's international viewing figures have increased by over 48% since the season returned after being halted for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organising body La Liga said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:08 pm(NZT)

On this day: Born June 19, 1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, NBA player

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki was one of the finest imports to feature in the NBA and became the first European player to win the league's Most Valuable Player award (MVP) in 2007 before he led the franchise to a maiden championship in 2011.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:03 pm(NZT)

Speaking about social issues more normal for players now: Rashford

Expressing opinions on social issues and campaigning for change is becoming more normal for the current generation of players, Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 5:40 pm(NZT)

Serena 'cannot wait' to play in this year's U.S. Open

Fears that strict health protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak could deter the game's biggest names from competing at this year's U.S. Open were somewhat allayed on Wednesday when Serena Williams confirmed she will play the New York event.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 4:50 pm(NZT)

UFC 228 - Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till LIVE fight updates

Darren Till could become the second British UFC champion tonight if he dethrones Tyron Woodley. The Liverpudlian has never tasted defeatbut faces a massive test against the American.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 1:36 pm(NZT)

PETER CROUCH: Roy Keane’s death stare saved me from being just another plonker in a flash car...

PETER CROUCH: I’ve seen football change over the past 20 years. I’ve been promoted, relegated, won trophies, gone without scoring, played for my country, been bought, sold, loaned and called ‘a freak’.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 1:07 pm(NZT)

We’ll miss Alastair Cook, and not just for his ability to score runs

STUART BROAD: Whenever Alastair Cook walked out to bat he made me feel at ease — and I can’t think of a bigger compliment to an opening batsman than that.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:56 pm(NZT)

Serena Williams receives game penalty after outburst at umpire as Osaka takes US Open

MIKE DICKSON AT FLUSHING MEADOWS: Osaka stormed to a sensational US Open final win last night when she beat Serena Williams, who totally lost her head in a dramatic match.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:55 pm(NZT)

Sol Campbell rubbishes England's World Cup heroics

Former England defender Sol Campbell has dismissed talk of a revival under Gareth Southgate, saying the country simply got lucky at the World Cup and are still well behind Europe’s elite.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:43 pm(NZT)

Amir Khan climbs off the canvas to defeat Samuel Vargas by unanimous decision

JEFF POWELL AT ARENA BIRMINGHAM: Khan won the second fight of his comeback by a mile, as he should, but this was not the easy walk in the park he had predicted.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:43 pm(NZT)

Mohamed Salah scores twice, creates two assists and misses two penalties as Egypt thrash Niger

The Liverpool star scored twice, created two assists and missed two penalties as Egypt thrashed Niger 6-0 at home in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:36 pm(NZT)

Joseph O'Brien fighting fit as he eyes to continue his family's notable success

For a man that battled the scales which forced his premature retirement from the riding ranks, Joseph O'Brien still looks lean enough to partner horse Latrobe next Saturday.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:28 pm(NZT)

Premier League clubs face race against time to increase amount of English players before Brexit

Premier League clubs will have to significantly increase the number of British footballers in their official 25-man squads under plans being formulated in Brexit talks.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:21 pm(NZT)

Mbappe and Pogba train with France team-mates while Koeman puts Holland stars through their paces

Mbappe, Pogba, Griezmann and Co were pictured preparing for the clash inside an empty Stade de France, which will play host to a celebratory occasion on Sunday.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:13 pm(NZT)

The life and times of Tiger

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