Beckham invests in esports with London-based start-up Guild

Former England soccer captain David Beckham is moving into the virtual world as co-owner of London-based start-up Guild Esports. Guild said in a statement on Thursday that it will launch player academies and run teams in various esports arenas including Rocket League, EA Sports, FIFA and Fortnite.  “We have a vision to set a new…

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Ferrari to bring forward F1 upgrades to second Austrian race

Ferrari are planning to speed up the introduction of upgrades to their under-performing Formula One car after a difficult season-opening race in Austria last Sunday. The Italian team had aimed to bring new parts to the July 19 Hungarian Grand Prix but said on Monday they hoped to have some for next weekend’s Styrian Grand…

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Messi will finish career at Barca says club president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that captain Lionel Messi will end his career at the Catalan club, dismissing a report saying the Argentine no longer wishes to renew his current contract when it expires next year. “Messi has said he will end his working and footballing life at Barca,” Bartomeu told Spanish network…

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Singapore Premier League clubs to resume training

Training sessions for AIA Singapore Premier League (SPL) clubs will be allowed under the guidelines and measures, announced the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). This measure is taken to ensure a safe return to footballing activities as sports and recreation facilities reopen for Phase 2 Safe Transition. These guidelines were established in consultation with relevant…

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City honour Liverpool – then hammer them 4-0

Manchester City generously applauded new champions Liverpool onto the field before their Premier League match on Thursday — and promptly showed no mercy by thrashing them 4-0 at the Etihad stadium. With the title secured a week ago, there was little at stake for Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool side who showed far from their usual levels…

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Fernandes double steers Man United to 3-0 win at Brighton

Bruno Fernandes capped a fine individual performance with two goals and Mason Greenwood added another as Manchester United won 3-0 at Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Tuesday to stay in the hunt for a top-four finish. Having stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to 15 games, United climbed back into…

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Australia and New Zealand to host Women’s World Cup

Joint-bidders Australia and New Zealand were announced as hosts for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, following a vote taken by the FIFA Council. The host selection was held via videoconference following the Council’s meeting, in which FIFA supremo Gianni Infantino announced the winning bid. There were two bids from three countries; Australia and…

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Man City will give Liverpool guard of honour, says Guardiola

Manchester City will give newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour when the teams meet at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday, manager Pep Guardiola has said.  Liverpool ended their 30-year wait for a top-flight title when last season’s champions City were beaten 2-1 by Chelsea last week, handing the Merseyside club an…

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Fitness Zone supports Bruneian boxing champion

Fitness Zone (FZ) Brunei is committed to supporting the fitness training needs of a local boxing champion Muhammad Irfan who is best known as “The Brawler of Brunei”. The boxer and his team are given three one-year unlimited passport memberships at FZ and access to the fitness centre’s personal trainers. He is the only Bruneian…

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