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Usain Bolt to sue for missing $12.7 million from Jamaican investment firm

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Olympic champion Usain Bolt wants to get back more than $12.7 million that went missing from his account with a Jamaican investment firm. Bolt’s lawyer says Bolt is ready to go to court if that is what it takes to get the money back. Bolt was alerted last week that his account balance at Kingston-based Read More…

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Buhari mourns soccer legend Pele

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has joined international leaders in mourning the death of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, a Brazilian soccer great who died on Thursday. The world’s finest football player died after a long battle with cancer. He won three World Cups and scored over 1,281 goals over his long career, earning Read More…

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Pele dies at 82

Reading Time: 3 minutes The renowned Brazilian soccer player Pele, who rose from barefoot squalor to become one of the finest and most well-known athletes in contemporary history, passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. Pele passed away at 3:27 PM, according to Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital, where he was receiving medical attention “due to multiple Read More…

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Soccer’s Greatest? It’s Pele!

Reading Time: 6 minutes As Qatar 2022 kicked off, Arabophobiacs went on overdrive with unsavoury stories about the host country. The stories ranged from deaths recorded during the construction of the various facilities to ‘human rights’ (read: gay rights) concerns. Those who thought nothing good could come out of that region were roundly disappointed in the end. Qatar gave Read More…

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FIFA looking into Chef Salt Bae’s admission to the World Cup final celebrations

Reading Time: < 1 minutes FIFA is looking into how Salt Bae, a famous chef, got “undue access” to Argentina’s post-World Cup festivities on the field. After the finals, Salt Bae, a Turkish chef and online personality whose real name is Nusret Gokce, shared multiple pictures of himself with the World Cup trophy. A shot with Lionel Messi and numerous Read More…

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[Photos] Portugal face Morocco in Saturday quarter-finals after convincing 6-1 victory

Reading Time: 4 minutes Goncalo Ramos, who replaced Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal’s starting lineup, scored a spectacular hat-trick to capture the headlines as Portugal easily qualified for the quarter-finals with a 6-1 victory against Switzerland. Ramos started the score before Pepe put Portugal ahead before the interval. Ramos added his second and Portugal’s third goal after the break, with Read More…

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Argentina defeat Australia to join the Dutch advance to the quarter-finals

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Argentina defeated a furious Australia comeback to win 2-1 on Saturday and go to the quarterfinals. Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup elimination game in his 1,000th match to surpass Diego Maradona’s championship total. In a game where he played a key role in nearly every Argentine attack, Messi gave his Read More…

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Qatar ’22: First FIFA World Cup with all continents repped in round of 16

Reading Time: 3 minutes The FIFA World Cup has represented an increasing level of competition in football on the field by advancing teams from every continent to the round of 16. Additionally, three AFC countries (Australia, Japan, and Korea Republic) have advanced to the knockout rounds, setting a tournament record for the Asian confederation (which had only had two Read More…

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Cameroon eliminated from World Cup after defeating Brazil 1-0

Reading Time: < 1 minutes In their last Group G encounter on Friday at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar, Cameroon overcame a backup Brazil squad 1-0. The African team was eliminated from the tournament, so the victory was not enough. With four points, Cameroon ranked third, two points behind second-placed Switzerland after their 3-2 victory over Serbia. With six points Read More…