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Bryson DeChambeau snaps driver during PGA Championship opening round

Bryson DeChambeau snaps driver during PGA Championship opening round

Is Bryson DeChambeau now simply too strong and powerful for his own good? And beware Tiger Woods at the season’s first major. DeChambeau may just have inadvertently answered that initial question after another show of brute force off the tee during the PGA Championship’s opening round in San Francisco — an event taking place in…MORE

‘More than a Club?’ How FC Barcelona ‘lost its soul’

‘More than a Club?’ How FC Barcelona ‘lost its soul’

In recent times, mention Barcelona and the word “crisis” probably isn’t too far behind. For a number of years, talisman Lionel Messi, widely considered to be the greatest player of all time, has been the glue that has held the Catalan club together. His consistently brilliant match-winning performances have papered over the figurative and literal…MORE

How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

Brazil’s bright yellow jersey is a symbol that unites the country through a love of football and national pride, but over the past two years the shirt’s adoption by right wing supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, who wear it at protests and rallies to show their political allegiance to the Brazilian president, is causing controversy. That…MORE

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

US billionaire Dan Friedkin has agreed a deal to purchase AS Roma, the Italian soccer giant confirmed on Thursday. The Serie A side said formal contracts with Friedkin’s consortium were signed on Wednesday, in a deal worth 591 million euros ($700m). The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of August. Friedkin is…MORE