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What you need to know about the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren boxing match

What you need to know about the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren boxing match

YouTube star Jake Paul is set to fight in his third professional boxing match against former UFC fighter Ben Askren. Tonight’s eight-round pro boxing match will be held by Triller, a video-making and social-networking app. This will be the second time the platform has hosted a fight. Who is fighting? Paul, 24, first entered the…MORE

Hamilton sees off the Red Bulls to seize his 99th pole

Hamilton sees off the Red Bulls to seize his 99th pole

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his 99th Formula One pole position after seeing off Red Bull’s Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Saturday. Mexican Perez, in only his second race for Red Bull, lines up alongside Mercedes’ seven-time world champion for what will be his first front…MORE

Matthew McConaughey: How actor’s wife ‘injected’ soccer into his blood

Matthew McConaughey: How actor’s wife ‘injected’ soccer into his blood

Before he became one of Hollywood’s leading men, before the Oscar for best actor in 2014 and he went Interstellar on the silver screen, Matthew McConaughey was learning his craft and, in fact, preparing to shoot his very first scene. In 1993, he delivered an ad-libbed line — “Alright, alright, alright!” — that would stay…MORE

UEFA bans Slavia Prague’s Ondřej Kúdela for 10 games for racist behavior

UEFA bans Slavia Prague’s Ondřej Kúdela for 10 games for racist behavior

Slavia Prague defender Ondřej Kúdela has been banned for 10 matches by UEFA after the governing body’s investigation into allegations of the player’s “racist behavior” towards Rangers’ midfielder Glen Kamara during the sides’ UEFA Europa League meeting at Ibrox stadium last month. The incident occurred late in the match when Kúdela was seen saying something…MORE

USA predicted to top Tokyo Olympics medal table

USA predicted to top Tokyo Olympics medal table

The circumstances around this year’s Olympics might be wildly different compared to previous Games, but history could be about to repeat itself when it comes to the Tokyo 2020 medal table. With Wednesday marking 100 days to go until the Olympics get underway in Japan on July 23, the USA is predicted to top the…MORE