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Jadon Sancho criticized by German media for dining on $240 gold-plated steak

Jadon Sancho criticized by German media for dining on $240 gold-plated steak

Yachts, a private jet and … a gold-plated steak. Borussia Dortmund wonder kid Jadon Sancho has drawn the ire of German media for publishing a video on his Instagram showcasing his recent holiday. The 19-year-old capped off his trip to Dubai by dining on a golden steak at Nusr-Et Steakhouse, made famous by Turkish butcher…MORE

Magnus Carlsen breaks record for longest unbeaten run in chess

Magnus Carlsen breaks record for longest unbeaten run in chess

Chess great Magnus Carlsen made history Tuesday as he extended his unbeaten run to 111 successive classical games, breaking the 110-game streak set by Sergei Tiviakov in 2005. Carlsen, the world’s No.1 chess player and, such was his prodigious talent, described as the ‘Mozart of chess’ as a 14-year-old, drew against Jorden van Foreest in…MORE

Why did Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde?

Why did Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde?

Reigning league champion, currently top of La Liga and through to the next round of the Champions League — so why did Barcelona sack its coach Ernesto Valverde? For most clubs, winning successive league titles, progressing to the knockout stages of this season’s Champions League as group winner and being captained by Lionel Messi, one…MORE

Relentless Liverpool on course for record-breaking season

Relentless Liverpool on course for record-breaking season

Nobody at Liverpool dares talk about winning the Premier League. After 30 years without winning English football’s top-flight title, there’s a sense that careless words might jinx a potentially history-making season that — so far — has been almost perfect. Liverpool has twice won the Champions League since 1990, but that league title has proved…MORE

Rafa Nadal slams fans following ATP Cup defeat by Novak Djokovic

Rafa Nadal slams fans following ATP Cup defeat by Novak Djokovic

Rafa Nadal criticized fans for showing a lack of respect at the ATP Cup following Spain’s defeat by Serbia in Sydney. The world No. 1 fell 6-2 7-6 to Novak Djokovic as Serbia clinched the inaugural team event 2-1. The Spaniard appeared to be irked when he trailed 5-2 in the first set, speaking with…MORE