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Women’s World Cup: Goalkeepers and VAR taking center stage in France

Talking to the BBC at half-time with his side 1-0 up, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women’s World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman’s claim was compelling. Japan may have ultimately fallen to a 2-0 defeat to England in its…MORE

Royal Ascot: A day in the life

Royal Ascot may be known for its glitz and glamor but plenty of work goes on behind the scenes to make it such a spectacle. From the race stewards with decades of experience to the specialized fashion team who maintain the event’s strictest of dress codes, the annual race week is full of people working…MORE

Luis Enrique resigns as coach of Spanish national team

Spain’s head coach Luis Enrique resigned from his post, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Wednesday. “Luis Enrique has informed us that he will not continue as manager,” the Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales said. “I have to thank you. We don’t have the slightest reproach. We’ve been united with him. He will…MORE

Pat Vellner aiming to overthrow ‘CrossFit King’ Mat Fraser

For the last three years, no one has come close to challenging CrossFit Games champion Mat Fraser. Not only has Fraser won every competition he’s entered, he has also dominated the field, with ever increasing margins. However, if there’s one man who is capable of dethroning Fraser, it could well be Canadian Patrick Vellner. The…MORE