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Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai banned 6 months

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been banned for six months for breaching the sport's anti-corruption program by attempting to change her Wimbledon doubles partner through coercion last year after the sign-in deadline. The Tennis Integrity Unit announced the sanction Wednesday, with three months of the ban suspended. Peng also was fined $10,000, with $5,000 […]
Pep Guardiola

Guadiola’s 24 Trophies in Ten Years of Coaching

Not even the biggest optimist could have imagined that 10 years into his career as a coach Pep Guardiola would have already racked up 24 trophies, even less so when he lost his first game at Barcelona against Numancia and drew the second with Racing. Saturday's success in the Community Shield against Chelsea adds another to his bulging trophy cabinet […]
Nigel De Jong on Xabi Alonso

Worst Tackles And Fouls Ever in Football

With League football about to return, there seems to be a new debate over exactly what constitutes a foul – particularly in the penalty area, naturally. While some fans and observers feel strongly that attacking players deserve more protection from hard-hitting defenders, plenty of others will argue that football is a “contact sport” and that […]

Neymar Worst Dives and Taunting Moments

Neymar is the latest player to become a World Cup meme after his spectacular dives in the tournament which failed to win his side penalties. The Brazil star went down easily in the penalty area after barely even a tug from defenders, flopping on his back to claim a foul.  Referees were initially convinced and pointed to the […]