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27 People Face Jail-Time as Indictments Begin Rolling out in the Horse-Doping Case

27 People Face Jail-Time as Indictments Begin Rolling out in the Horse-Doping Case

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While athletes doping is pretty common nowadays, especially during the Olympics. While athletes doping is nothing but a regular news headline, horse doping, on the other hand, is a much-concerned form of doping as it seems to harm ethical as well as physical violations. More than two dozen people involved in the conspiracy have been indicted for taking part in the scheme where racehorses were injected with performing-enhancing drugs to help them gain an edge in races all over the world. One of the accused is trainer Jason Servis who prosecutors have quoted, “doped virtually under his control.” The atrocities were even confined to the stables of Maximum Security who were responsible for putting last year Kentucky’s Derby across the finishing line. However, they were later disqualified on s
Saudi Arabia Oversees the Launch of their First Women’s Soccer League

Saudi Arabia Oversees the Launch of their First Women’s Soccer League

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While the desert ridden country of Saudi has been wrangling in the international media for many years for its prestigious and rich lifestyle of their individuals, it has also been included for their “loose” laws regarding women. However, Saudi has seemed to loosen its grip on laws regarding women, with women getting the right to vote and even drive recently. Saudi has recently decided to one-up the idea by actually opening an all-women soccer league which leave behind their legacy of having a firmer grip on their female populous in the past. Until recently, Saudi has a tight grip barring women from participating in any kind of sporting event in public. However, many noted sports organizations raised their voice and Saudi cracked under the pressure allowing women to take part in internatio
China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 25, Experts Fear Another Plague Like Epidemic on the Way

China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 25, Experts Fear Another Plague Like Epidemic on the Way

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A new form of coronavirus has grappled China and has infected more than 800 people at the time of writing this article, with the number expected to go up severely, even exponentially. While the World Health Organization has refused to consider it as an emergency, they have however kept a close eye and has even sent aid in the form of manpower. However, that equation may change sooner or later. China’s National Health Commission has reported 830 cases so far with the death toll rising to 25, as of Thursday. While most of the cases are contained in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, it is now deemed as the birthplace of the new pandemic virus, with non-fatal cases being reported all around the world. Health officials in China are concerned that the transmission rate could accelerate severe
18 Year-Old Signed by Real Madrid for 33 Million Touted as Brazil’s Next Greatest

18 Year-Old Signed by Real Madrid for 33 Million Touted as Brazil’s Next Greatest

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While football can be often said the key in making your dreams come true, thanks to the fat paycheck you get once you play in the big leagues, it has come true for 18-year-old Reiner. Reiner has been signed on by Real Madrid for an estimated $33 million on Monday as the Spanish club searches for their next kid star. Reiner arrives at the Bernabeu from Flamengo and has wins from Brazilian leagues and the Copa Libertadores against the seniors under his belt already. Reiner who occupies the midfield position is often described as often attacking and "one of the leading emerging stars in the world game" by the Spanish. His traits have earned him the title as the costliest winter signing ever in the history of signing, to date. The deal for Reiner has been consorted till 2026 which further sh
Billion Dollar Trend Enters Football – FC Barcelona All Set to Make History

Billion Dollar Trend Enters Football – FC Barcelona All Set to Make History

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Billion-dollar clubs are nothing new, however, being a unicorn club in football is a completely new headline. The Spanish giant, FC Barcelona has generated a net revenue of $959.3 million dollars between the working years of 2018 and 2019, which makes it the biggest cash grabbing sports club in the world of football. The following figures were published on Tuesday’s Deloitte’s Football Money League which ranks the biggest football clubs in terms of revenue generated.  Barcelona dethrones Real Madrid to take the lead, beating Madrid’s revenue of $848 million as the revenue gap lessens between the two clubs after a long-fought battle for 23 years. The reason for the dominant loss simply seems to be an increase in revenue for Barcelona and a decrease in revenue for Madrid. Further research a
The Biggest Name in the World of Tennis Join Hands in Providing Shade for a Grief Struck Australia

The Biggest Name in the World of Tennis Join Hands in Providing Shade for a Grief Struck Australia

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The recent headlines have been plagued with the hellish bushfires gorging the whole of Australia. While many organizations and influential individuals have pledged to donate substantial amounts of funds and personnel to aid the aftermath of the event, the sporting world has decided to play their part in extending their help and attention that the continent of Australia can gather. A special exhibition match has been organized which will showcase an impressive roster of the world’s top tennis stars, including Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadel. The trio who have an impressive total of 62 grand slams between them will be joined by Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniacki, Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas, who are equally accomplished in their leagues. The exhibition matches will be pl
David Moyes is Considered as a Replacement to Marco Silva

David Moyes is Considered as a Replacement to Marco Silva

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Everton continues the search for a successor to Marco Silver, no decision has been made As Everton continues to weigh options for a new manager to replace Marco Silva, former manager David Moyes remains a viable replacement. Vitor Pereira, Shanghai SIPG coach officially withdrew his interest yesterday and opted to stay in China. The coach was being considered by Everton, but there hasn’t been any agreement on whether to appoint him. Now, club owner, Farhad Moshiri has to consider other options which include David Moyes. Now the billionaire is investigating the possibility of appointing Carlo Ancellotti if he will be available. Napoli sacked the sixty-year-old Italian despite the fact that he led them to the knockout phase of the champions league. Also, the club held talks with Unai Eme
Ryan Sessegnon Says He’s Excited by Mourinho’s Appointment in Tottenham and honored to be Compared with Ashley Cole

Ryan Sessegnon Says He’s Excited by Mourinho’s Appointment in Tottenham and honored to be Compared with Ashley Cole

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Recently, Tottenham announced that Jose Mourinho has been appointed as its new coach. This was 11 months after the football legend was sacked from Manchester United. The appointment was met with mixed reactions from the global football community. Players also had different opinions about the appointment. However, most of the Tottenham players believe that Mourinho was the right man for the job. During a recent interview, Ryan Sessegnon also expressed his excitement in the new appointment. Ryan Sessegnon Says Mourinho Was the Right Choice; Sessegnon openly admitted that he was excited over the roof when he heard that Mourinho was appointed to Tottenham. Sessegnon said "I was excited right after spurs appointed him. He is one of the biggest managers in the game. He has won many things. Youn...
AC Female Soccer Team Wins Qualifying Game to the NCAA Division III Tournament

AC Female Soccer Team Wins Qualifying Game to the NCAA Division III Tournament

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Soccer is one of the most common sports in space and women have only recently gotten significant recognition in the last few decades. This is one of the reasons why the women NCAA tournament gets a lot of attention these days. In the previous season, the women's soccer team from Adrian College almost lost the game until they were able to win 1-0 against the Bulldogs during the second overtime. Yesterday, the team suffered a similar fate against Wisconsin-Stevens Point. AC Women Take the Trophy On Saturday, both teams struggled for the first place until they entered overtime. In the 101st minute, Adrian won with a goal by Caroline Fleming and assist from Makenna Mascaro. Fleming is the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Player of the Year. During the game, the Bulldogs made 10 ...
Scott Sabourin Suffers Injury Following Collision With David Backes

Scott Sabourin Suffers Injury Following Collision With David Backes

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Scott Sabourin, Ottawa's Senators forward, gets injured and carried away on a stretcher during yesterday's game in Boston's TD Garden. Ice hockey, just like many other team sports, can be dangerous. Players get injured from time to time, especially when there are collisions. Yesterday, during the game in Boston's TD Garden, Scott Sabourin had a collision with David Backes during the first half. Sabourin, who is the favorite of Ottawa's Senators hit his face on the ice as he fell and was carried out of the game with a stretcher. Sabourin Gets injured And Carried Off In a Stretcher The audience watched in fear as Sabourin collapsed and became unconscious right after the collision. Medical personnel rushed to the ice to check on him and took him away shortly after on a stretcher. At the...