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Social media companies ‘make money from hate’, says Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry has accused social media companies of making money from hate and said he has no plans to end his boycott of the industry because platforms are “not really trying” to tackle online abuse. The former Arsenal star and World Cup winner announced a social media boycott in March in protest at the platforms’ […]

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T20 World Cup win over Australia can be confidence boost for Ashes, says Root

Joe Root fancies the shellacking England’s Twenty20 side handed out to Australia last Saturday has increased confidence before the Ashes campaign, even if the personnel, format and conditions will differ from the World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. England’s tour of Australia officially gets under way on Thursday when a squad of 13 red-ball […]

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Jordan Henderson says Luis Suárez changed Liverpool’s mentality

Jordan Henderson has cited Luis Suárez as a major influence on his development at Liverpool and believes the controversial striker deserves a warm reception at the end of his Anfield return with Atlético Madrid. The former Liverpool forward was jeered for his antics during Barcelona’s Champions League semi-final collapse in 2019, his first competitive appearance […]

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Eoin Morgan’s belief boosted by reaction to ‘shocking’ spell against Sri Lanka

In the immediate aftermath of a gruelling but ultimately thrilling victory over Sri Lanka on Monday, Eoin Morgan was – as he had for so long earlier that evening – restraining himself, refusing to let circumstance and emotion carry him away. The match may have ended for England in a joyful clatter of wickets and […]

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Las Vegas Raiders release Henry Ruggs III after fatal Las Vegas crash

The Las Vegas Raiders released wide receiver Henry Ruggs III just hours before he faced an initial court appearance on multiple felony charges after a car crash in the early hours of Tuesday morning that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured. Ruggs, 22, will be charged with DUI leading to […]

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Pakistan seal T20 World Cup semi-final spot as South Africa boost their hopes

Pakistan became the first side to guarantee their place in the T20 World Cup semi-finals after comfortably beating Namibia by 45 runs in Abu Dhabi. The captain, Babar Azam, took a slight gamble by electing to bat first, but his decision was vindicated as Pakistan scored 189 for two, setting their opponents a target of […]

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Tuchel credits assistant for tactical tweak as slack Chelsea edge past Malmö

Even a tactician as smart as Thomas Tuchel needs a bit of help sometimes. He does not have the solution to every structural issue and it helped that he was prepared to listen when his assistant, Arno Michels, laid out the plan that lifted a stuttering display from Chelsea, who were far more incisive after […]