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‘With the mask or without?’ – Coach keeps Champions League bet, wears Zorro costume to presser

Paulo Fonseca, manager of the Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk, surprised reporters in a post-match Champions League press conference on Wednesday – by wearing a full Zorro mask and costume. The Portuguese coach promised to wear the outfit of the swashbuckling Spanish hero should his side advance to the last-16 stage of Europe’s premier club football tournament. The ‘Hirnyky’ eventually prevailed ...

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‘The whole team are champions, like Roberto Duran!’ – Panama coach Gomez

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 17:14 Following Panama’s qualification for Russia 2018, head coach Hernan Darío Gomez, has hailed his team of World Cup first-timers as ‘champions.’ Gomez puts them in the same mould as the country’s legendary boxer Roberto Duran. Read more Gomez was speaking to RT following Friday’s World Cup Final Draw held at the State Kremlin Palace, ...

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Ukraine police detain 52 football fans for clashes ahead of Champions League game

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 15:02 Police in the Ukrainian city of Kharkov detained 52 people after clashes between fans of Shakhtar Donetsk and visiting Dutch team Feyenoord ahead of the teams’ Champions League encounter on Wednesday. According to local media, a group of around 25 fans stormed a pub in the city where Dutch fans had gathered on Tuesday. ...

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Man City coach dedicates Champions League win to jailed Catalan separatists

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 19:32 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s UEFA Champions League win over Italy’s Napoli to two jailed Catalan independence activists. The English Premier League club recorded a 2-1 home win against their Champions League Group F rivals on Tuesday, thanks to first-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus. Speaking in his native ...

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‘Yes We Can!’ Spartak respond to fans’ message with 5-1 Champions League destruction

Spartak Moscow recorded an emphatic 5-1 victory over Spanish side Sevilla at Otkrytie Arena on Tuesday to notch their first win of their UEFA Champions League campaign. The result was the perfect response to their fans’ ‘Yes You Can’ message that greeted their heroes as they lined up before kick-off in the form of a special mosaic, each word forming ...

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Floyd Mayweather's Chef Reveals Breakfast of Champions, Including Spaghetti Obsession

Floyd MayweatherChef Reveals Breakfast of Champions … And Spaghetti Obsession 8/26/2017 10:28 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Floyd Mayweather eats likes a horse … because he can. Floyd’s chef, J. Santiago, tells TMZ, Floyd’s eating is directly proportionate to his workouts.  A typical breakfast includes eggs, home fries, grits, various breakfast meats including bacon, turkey sausage, turkey ham and turkey Kabasa, and ...

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Warriors are NBA Finals champions with 129-120 win over Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors get their revenge. The Warriors defeated the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, on Monday to win their second NBA Finals title in three years. Kevin Durant captures his first career title, finishing with 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the Game 5 clincher.  LeBron James loses his fifth NBA Finals series despite finishing with ...

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Ballers of Champions League gives fans quite the experience

Two weeks ago, Knicks owner James Dolan was involved in a nasty altercation with a fan. A season ticket holder allegedly yelled at Dolan to sell the team, sparking the latest unfortunate incident for the most unpopular owner in New York sports. But what if Dolan wasn’t the owner of the team? What if the Knicks were owned by the ...

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