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Neymar's dad calls for social media truce

Brazilian star’s father asks fans to keep it positive after storm over PSG man’s performances Brazil’s forward Neymar takes part in a training session at the Yug Sport Stadium, in Sochi, on June 24, 2018. Rio de Janiero: Neymar’s father called Sunday on supporters of the Brazilian star not to get into online disputes with the many critics of his ...

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India club say match-fixing approaches made on social media

MUMBAI: An Indian football club has written to the country’s governing body alleging several of their players have been approached via social media to fix matches. Earlier this month, Minerva Punjab FC said two players were made offers of 3 million rupees (US$ 47,218) through WhatsApp and Instagram as well as text messages and that they reported the matter to ...

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A very social media Christmas

President Donald Trump kicked off his holiday stay at Mar-A-Lago Saturday with a round of golf featuring three PGA Tour players. Player of the Year Justin Thomas, Thomas’ father, Daniel Berger and Jim Herman all played with the president at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., according to a White House pool report. Thomas and Berger were ...

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Opinion: More social activism in European soccer

The “take a knee” protest, where American football players in the National Football League (NFL) kneel during the national anthem, had all the polarizing aspects a social activism movement should have. Firstly, the protest had a unifying cause: police brutality against African Americans in the United States. According to statistics website ProFootballLogic, 68 percent of players in the NFL are ...

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Thomas Hitzlsperger: Players should speak out about social issues

Speaking in an interview published on the German website Sportbuzzer on Wednesday, Thomas Hitzlsperger called on the current crop of internationals to be bolder in their public comments on social and political issues. “My impression is that most think first about the negative consequences (of critical comments),” the 35-year-old former midfielder said. “They don’t see so much the opportunity of ...

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Woods on social unrest: We need to come together

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Several PGA Tour players have weighed in (on both sides of the aisle) on the recent firestorm of NFL protests during the national anthem brought on by President Donald Trump’s comments insisting anyone who doesn’t stand should be sent packing. Wednesday, it was Tiger Woods’ turn. “Obviously, there’s a lot … Golf on Yahoo! Sports – ...

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Woods on social unrest: We need to come together

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Several PGA Tour players have weighed in (on both sides of the aisle) on the recent firestorm of NFL protests during the national anthem brought on by President Donald Trump’s comments insisting anyone who doesn’t stand should be sent packing. Wednesday, it was Tiger Woods’ turn. “Obviously, there’s a lot … Golf Channel – Golf Central ...

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