Tottenham Hotspur delays stadium opening over safety concerns

(CNN)English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has been forced to postpone the opening of its new stadium over “issues with the critical safety systems.” Spurs had been also due to host the NFL game between Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders on October 14, but that will also be switched to…

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Usain Bolt’s new career: ‘This is a moment for me to prove people wrong’

(CNN)Usain Bolt had quite a day on Tuesday. The world’s fastest man celebrated his 32nd birthday and took part in his first training session with Australia’s A-League’s Central Coast Mariners. Follow @cnnsport “I’m just going to put in the work. This is my first chance to get the chance to…

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Premier League 2018-19 preview No17: Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettinos side risk being undercooked for another season of change that, nonetheless, requires more progress Guardian writers predicted position: 4th (NB: this is not necessarily Nick Amess prediction but the average of our writers tips) Last seasons position: 3rd Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 14-1 The cranes,…

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Hair of Hleb, essence of Bischoff but when will we see the real Ramsey? | Barney Ronay

New era at Arsenal gives the frustratingly, semi-explored Aaron Ramsey the chance to become the complete midfielder under Unai Emery How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday inside me, a wise man once wrote: not talking about Arsenal in the post-Wenger days but still kind of talking…

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The Way This Female Journalist Bends The Rules After Getting Banned From Stadium Is Genius

The first game of the Iran Pro League football season kicked off recently, with two middle-ranking teams playing out a seemingly unremarkable match at the Vatani Stadium in Qaem Shahr, a small provincial city in Northern Iran. Who cares right? Well, it turns out that something remarkable did happen at…

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BT loses TV rights for more sports

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down Eleven Sports win Serie A rights The loss means BT’s sport channels will show fewer popular sports, but the firm’s spokesperson said it was focusing on gaining more subscribers for its offering as well as “investing in more broadcast innovations.” They said the…

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Mesut zil walks away from Germany team citing racism and disrespect

The Arsenal playmaker Mesut zil has hit out at the German football federations president, Reinhard Grindel, in a statement announcing his decision to withdraw from international duty Mesut zil has blamed unfair discrimination over his meeting with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoan, in May for his decision to retire…

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Croatia motivated by English pundits lack of respect, says Luka Modric

Luka Modric has accused English pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his team-mates had used criticism to motivate them to victory over England Luka Modric has accused English journalists and pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his teammates…

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