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Ronaldo red card slammed by Emre Can: We’re not women!

Emre Can reacted with stunned amazement after seeing a replay of Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card against Valencia and risked a huge backlash in the process. Juventus’ opening Champions League match of the season was locked scoreless midway through the first half when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner clashed with Jeison Murillo off the ball at the edge of the home ...

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Russia Reinstated By Wada After Doping Scandal Suspension

A decision to lift the suspension of Russia’s anti-doping agency has been labelled “the greatest treachery against clean athletes”. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has ended a three-year suspension which followed a major scandal over alleged state-sponsored doping. Leading athletes and anti-doping bodies had opposed the move. Wada president Sir Craig Reedie said the reinstatement was “subject to strict conditions”. ...

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Heavyweight Champion Joshua Says Wembley Return A ‘Blessing’

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has described a return to London’s Wembley Stadium for the latest defence of his title belts in front of a home crowd on Saturday as “a blessing”. The 28-year-old Londoner will put his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation titles on the line against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin. “Coming back is a ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star SENT OFF against Valencia in Champions League – WATCH

THIS is the moment Cristiano Ronaldo was dismissed for Juventus against Valencia on his Champions League debut. Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Juventus from Real Madrid this summer and was making his Champions League debut against La Liga victims Valencia tonight. However, the 33-year-old has endured a torrid evening with the Portugal international receiving a straight red card following a collision ...

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Ronaldo Ends Wait For First Juve Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo has ended a 320-minute wait for his first Juventus goal by netting against Sassuolo on Sunday, Goal reports. The Portuguese superstar secured a €100m move to Turin over the summer after opting to bring a nine-year stint with Real Madrid to a close. He arrived in Italy as one of the most prolific marksmen of all time, but ...

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Facebook beats Twitter at fighting fake news, a new study found

Reality has had a tough year. When the president of the United States is denying that thousands of Americans died in a hurricane, journalists face an uphill battle. That battle has been particularly fraught on social networks, where malicious actors have spent the past several years peddling hoaxes and sowing division. But today I bring you at least one reason ...

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Can health services handle the Apple Watch?

When Apple announced two major new healthcare features this week, it billed them both as terrific innovations that may well keep us alive. Later this year, its Watch will be able to automatically call emergency services if it detects you have suffered a fall and are no longer moving. And it will also let you know if you have heart ...

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Tech Tent: Has crypto-currency peaked?

If you believe crypto-currencies are the future this has not been a good week. The value of Ethereum, Bitcoin’s main rival and “the future of crypto” not so long ago, has lurched ever lower and is now 80% below its peak. Meanwhile, US regulators have acted against companies involved in crypto-currencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) – schemes to create ...

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YouTube nursery-rhyme channel with billions of views sold

One of the most popular YouTube channels in the world, which features animated nursery rhymes, has been sold. Little Baby Bum was founded by a London-based couple in 2011 and has racked up 17.5 billion views in its time. It was bought by a firm called Moonbug for an undisclosed sum, as first reported by Bloomberg. Informed industry-watchers think the ...

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