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Woman Sets World Record For Running Marathon In High Heels

A retired professional ballroom dancer in Tennessee set a world record by running an entire marathon in high heels.Irene Sewell shared photos of herself following the Guinness World Record-breaking performance as she managed to complete the 26.2-mile race in the high-heeled shoes. “Well world, I DID IT. I’m still in shock, but it really happened,” she wrote this week. “I ...

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Leicester City sack coach four months after appointment

Leicester City have sacked manager Craig Shakespeare just four months after he signed a three-year deal to take the job on a permanent basis. The Foxes are third from bottom in the Premier League and have not won any of their past six league matches. Shakespeare, 53, succeeded title winner Claudio Ranieri in February, initially on a temporary basis. After ...

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Racism ‘like terrorism’ says Kalou after Hertha protest

Hertha Berlin’s Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou compared racism to terrorism as he explained why his Bundesliga side “took the knee” on Saturday. Before the game against Schalke, Hertha staff copied the protests started by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick against treatment of black Americans. “It’s like terrorism – either you’re against it or for it,” said Kalou, 32. “If you don’t ...

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Elmina Sharks owner Dr. Nduom slams Ghana FA

The owner and bankroller of Elmina Sharks, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has taken a strong swipe at the Ghana Football Association after his side lost 2-1 at Aduana Stars last Sunday in the penultimate game of the 2017 Ghana Premier League. According to the business mogul, his side lost the clash because of poor officiating. The win helped Aduana Stars to win ...

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Ghana Premier League title costs Aduana Stars ¢2m

Chief Executive Officer of Aduana Stars, Albert Commey has told Joy Sports his side’s Ghana Premier League success did not come cheap as it costs them 2 million cedis. According to Commey, who has been in charge since 2013, the amount covered all expenses, including the acquisition of players, paying of salaries and bonuses. ‘’I will tell you not less ...

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U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Weah Leads USA To Five-Goal Triumph

Three goals by Tim Weah helped USA to an emphatic 5-0 victory over Paraguay in their Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi on Monday evening. The opening half saw Paraguay have plenty of possession, but USA created the better chances and led at the break through Weah’s strike on 19 minutes. ...

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Newcastle United owner puts club up for sale

Christian Atsu’s Premier League club Newcastle United have been put up for sale by owner Mike Ashley. The Ghana international made his move to the Magpies permanent this season after a successful loan spell. He was vital as Newcastle earned promotion to the top flight. The Magpies have been relegated twice from the English top flight during Ashley’s 10-year reign. ...

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Losers Egypt Back In 2018 CHAN

Egypt will compete at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco, despite being eliminated in the qualifying competition two months ago. The Egyptians lost 4-2 on aggregate to Morocco, who are now automatic competitors in the 16-team event having replaced Kenya as hosts. This opened the door for Egypt to be reinstated into the biennial tournament restricted to home-based footballers. ...

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Bribery in Ghana football is real – Tema Youth coach

Tema Youth head coach Edward Nii Odoom has laid a shivering allegation that all Ghana Premier League clubs swim in the pool of bribery, fingering his own side as victims of the act. The passionate coach hinted that the Ghana Premier League (GPL) is not won on merit since all clubs are involved in bribing referees to win games. Speaking ...

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Zidane: Harry Kane is ‘complete player’

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has described Harry Kane as a “complete player” but said Champions League opponents Tottenham are about more than the England striker. Kane, 24, is set to face Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday having scored five goals in two games so far in Group H, and his prolific form over recent seasons has prompted ...

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