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September 17, 2018

When the lines of people in the aisles thin out, I got up and scanned the plane. I spotted a flight attendant who didn’t seem too busy. “Excuse me,” I said, “could you tell me what ‘Internet cafe’ is in Chinese?” I spoke a little Mandarin, but not, by any stretch of the imagination, fluently. I repeated what the […]

September 13, 2018

Gennady Golovkin says Saturday’s rematch with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is “100% the biggest fight of my career”. The middleweight pair’s first fight, in September 2017, was controversially scored a draw, with Golovkin landing more punches and considered the stronger fighter by many pundits. “I hope it is going to be a better fight than the first one,” […]

September 13, 2018

ames McFadden expects future Scotland home games to be played at grounds other than Hampden Park, even though the Scottish FA is to buy the stadium. Friendly internationals have been played at Hibernian’s Easter Road Stadium and Aberdeen’s Pittodrie Stadium in the past 18 months. But all of Scotland’s competitive games are currently played at […]

September 12, 2018

Everton forward Richarlison scored twice on his first start for Brazil as they beat El Salvador 5-0 at FedExField in Maryland. The 21-year-old won a penalty in the second minute, which was scored by Neymar for his 59th Brazil goal. Richarlison doubled the lead with a curling strike, before Philippe Coutinho added a third. Richarlison […]

September 12, 2018

Spain’s impressive start to the Nations League continued as they thrashed World Cup runners-up Croatia. Luis Enrique’s side – who beat England at Wembley in their opener in the competition on Saturday – never looked back after Saul Niguez’s headed opener. Marco Asensio fired in from 20 yards and then, shortly after, saw another rifled […]