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‘Mighty mouse’ is halfway there

Lopburi - Kazuki Higa of Japan retained his lead at the halfway stage of the Bt 4 million Thongchai Jaidee Foundation, carding a 67 for a one-shot lead atthe 13th Military Circle Golf Course on Friday.
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‘Mighty mouse’ is halfway there

Lopburi - Kazuki Higa of Japan retained his lead at the halfway stage of the Bt 4 million Thongchai Jaidee Foundation, carding a 67 for a one-shot lead atthe 13th Military Circle Golf Course on Friday.

‘Symbol of oppression’: Swedish swimming chief steps down after criticizing Muslim headscarf

The head of Swedish Swimming Federation Ulla Gustavsson has been dismissed from the role after taking a swipe at the traditional Muslim headscarf, calling it a “symbol of oppression, child marriage and genital mutilation.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Symbol of oppression’: Swedish swimming chief steps down after criticizing Muslim headscarf

The head of Swedish Swimming Federation Ulla Gustavsson has been dismissed from the role after taking a swipe at the traditional Muslim headscarf, calling it a “symbol of oppression, child marriage and genital mutilation.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Flipping finger!: Putin suffers Judo injury during training with Olympic champ in Sochi (VIDEO)

Russian president and judo supremo Vladimir Putin picked up an unfortunate finger injury while sharpening his skills in Sochi with Russia's judo team on Thursday, while in the South Russian resort town following talks on Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Flipping finger!: Putin suffers Judo injury during training with Olympic champ in Sochi (VIDEO)

Russian president and judo supremo Vladimir Putin picked up an unfortunate finger injury while sharpening his skills in Sochi with Russia's judo team on Thursday, while in the South Russian resort town following talks on Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com

Floyd Mayweather to make $80mn in 2019, plans to have 5 fights (VIDEO)

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather plans to fight five more bouts similar to the money-spinning exhibition he took part in late last year against Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan, saying he could earn as much as $80 million by doing so. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Floyd Mayweather to make $80mn in 2019, plans to have 5 fights (VIDEO)

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather plans to fight five more bouts similar to the money-spinning exhibition he took part in late last year against Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan, saying he could earn as much as $80 million by doing so. Read Full Article at RT.com

Meet Natalia Kuziutina - the Olympic judoka and 'woman who floored Putin' (PHOTOS)

After spending a Sochi training session practicing flips and throws with Russian president, Olympic judoka Natalia Kuziutina has grabbed headlines. RT Sport gives you the lowdown on 'the woman who floored Putin'. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Meet Natalia Kuziutina - the Olympic judoka and 'woman who floored Putin' (PHOTOS)

After spending a Sochi training session practicing flips and throws with Russian president, Olympic judoka Natalia Kuziutina has grabbed headlines. RT Sport gives you the lowdown on 'the woman who floored Putin'. Read Full Article at RT.com

Legend FC poised to grow mixed martial arts in China

 Legend Fighting Championship, a pioneer of mixed martial arts in Asia, is pleased to announce two strategic partners have joined its board ahead of the organisation's plans to expand into the Greater China region.
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Legend FC poised to grow mixed martial arts in China

 Legend Fighting Championship, a pioneer of mixed martial arts in Asia, is pleased to announce two strategic partners have joined its board ahead of the organisation's plans to expand into the Greater China region.

Danthai and Chikkarangappa receieve OWGR points following wins on their local circuit

Singapore -  Chikkarangappa S. and Danthai Boonma have both become landmark champions on their home Tours.
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Danthai and Chikkarangappa receieve OWGR points following wins on their local circuit

Singapore -  Chikkarangappa S. and Danthai Boonma have both become landmark champions on their home Tours.

Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov.
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Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov.

Birdie blitz gives outsider Higa early lead in Thongchai event

Lopburi - Unfancied Kazuki Higa of Japan carded an unblemished 66 to take a two-shot clubhouse lead during a rain-interrupted opening round of the Bt4 million Thongchai Jaidee Foundation at the 13th Military Circle Golf Course on Thursday.
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Birdie blitz gives outsider Higa early lead in Thongchai event

Lopburi - Unfancied Kazuki Higa of Japan carded an unblemished 66 to take a two-shot clubhouse lead during a rain-interrupted opening round of the Bt4 million Thongchai Jaidee Foundation at the 13th Military Circle Golf Course on Thursday.

'This is my home, I'll never leave': Ex-McGregor teammate makes Irish politics move with Sinn Fein

Ex-mixed martial artist Paddy 'The Hooligan' Holohan, a former teammate of Conor McGregor, has confirmed he will represent republican party Sinn Fein, which has historical links to the Irish Republican Army paramilitary group. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'This is my home, I'll never leave': Ex-McGregor teammate makes Irish politics move with Sinn Fein

Ex-mixed martial artist Paddy 'The Hooligan' Holohan, a former teammate of Conor McGregor, has confirmed he will represent republican party Sinn Fein, which has historical links to the Irish Republican Army paramilitary group. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mean Machine, Russia style: Jailed footballer Mamaev plays prison match, scores bicycle kick (VIDEO)

Russian footballer Pavel Mamaev was among the goals, scoring a stunning overhead kick, during a 5-a-side prison match in Moscow's Butyrka prison on Thursday, dedicating the Valentine's Day kick-around to his wife. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mean Machine, Russia style: Jailed footballer Mamaev plays prison match, scores bicycle kick (VIDEO)

Russian footballer Pavel Mamaev was among the goals, scoring a stunning overhead kick, during a 5-a-side prison match in Moscow's Butyrka prison on Thursday, dedicating the Valentine's Day kick-around to his wife. Read Full Article at RT.com

Eyes on the prize: Bellator hopes to identify title contenders with double events this weekend

A duo of events this week could shape Bellator MMA’s next title contenders as undefeated former heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov returns to stake his claim for gold, while Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Paul Daley finally face off. Read Full Article at RT.
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Eyes on the prize: Bellator hopes to identify title contenders with double events this weekend

A duo of events this week could shape Bellator MMA’s next title contenders as undefeated former heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov returns to stake his claim for gold, while Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Paul Daley finally face off. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Will they promote BDSM next?’ Russian PR manager sues Reebok over ‘face-sitting’ ad

Russian PR manager Oleg Voronin has filed a lawsuit against Reebok Russia, claiming that the controversial “face-sitting” ad promotes “destructive ideas” and undermines moral principles. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Will they promote BDSM next?’ Russian PR manager sues Reebok over ‘face-sitting’ ad

Russian PR manager Oleg Voronin has filed a lawsuit against Reebok Russia, claiming that the controversial “face-sitting” ad promotes “destructive ideas” and undermines moral principles. Read Full Article at RT.com

UEFA open investigation after Sergio Ramos admits to deliberately picking up UCL yellow card

UEFA have opened a disciplinary investigation into Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, who allegedly admitted he deliberately got booked during Wednesday's Champions League match versus Ajax to avoid suspension in the later rounds. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UEFA open investigation after Sergio Ramos admits to deliberately picking up UCL yellow card

UEFA have opened a disciplinary investigation into Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, who allegedly admitted he deliberately got booked during Wednesday's Champions League match versus Ajax to avoid suspension in the later rounds. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘We don't classify them as male': IAAF on female athletes with 'sexual development disorders'

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has said that they officially do not classify female competitors with sexual development disorders as male, but stated they have an unfair advantage over women. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘We don't classify them as male': IAAF on female athletes with 'sexual development disorders'

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has said that they officially do not classify female competitors with sexual development disorders as male, but stated they have an unfair advantage over women. Read Full Article at RT.com

'Chronicle of a death!': Mauro Icardi's sister blames ex-showgirl wife for Inter captaincy demotion

The sister of besieged Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi has laid into her sister-in-law and ex-showgirl Wanda Nara, who also acts as the player's agent, claiming she is to blame for Icardi being stripped of the Nerazzurri captaincy. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Chronicle of a death!': Mauro Icardi's sister blames ex-showgirl wife for Inter captaincy demotion

The sister of besieged Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi has laid into her sister-in-law and ex-showgirl Wanda Nara, who also acts as the player's agent, claiming she is to blame for Icardi being stripped of the Nerazzurri captaincy. Read Full Article at RT.com

Champions League: Son shines as Spurs blitz Dortmund; Ajax stunned by Real Madrid sucker punch

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-Min was the star as a second half blitz saw the Londoners beat Borussia Dortmund at Wembley, while a late goal saw holders Real Madrid claim a win against a spirited Ajax. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Champions League: Son shines as Spurs blitz Dortmund; Ajax stunned by Real Madrid sucker punch

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-Min was the star as a second half blitz saw the Londoners beat Borussia Dortmund at Wembley, while a late goal saw holders Real Madrid claim a win against a spirited Ajax. Read Full Article at RT.com

Spurs boss hails Spurs 'heroes' after Dortmund triumph

Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham «heroes» as they took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first leg on Wednesday.
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Spurs boss hails Spurs 'heroes' after Dortmund triumph

Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham «heroes» as they took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first leg on Wednesday.

Champions League: Son shines as Spurs blitz Dortmund, Ajax stunned by Real Madrid sucker punch

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-Min was the star as a second half blitz saw the Londoners beat Borussia Dortmund at Wembley, while a late goal saw holders Real Madrid claim a win against a spirited Ajax side. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Champions League: Son shines as Spurs blitz Dortmund, Ajax stunned by Real Madrid sucker punch

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-Min was the star as a second half blitz saw the Londoners beat Borussia Dortmund at Wembley, while a late goal saw holders Real Madrid claim a win against a spirited Ajax side. Read Full Article at RT.com

Nong-O ‘mentally and physically’ ready for title fight

Four-time Lumpini champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao is determined to pursue home glory as he faces Chinese Han Zi Hao in the inaugural One bantamweight muay thai world title at “One: Clash of Legends” in Muang Thong Thani on Saturday.
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Nong-O ‘mentally and physically’ ready for title fight

Four-time Lumpini champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao is determined to pursue home glory as he faces Chinese Han Zi Hao in the inaugural One bantamweight muay thai world title at “One: Clash of Legends” in Muang Thong Thani on Saturday.

'Who the f*** is dat guy!?': Joshua slammed by fans for US debut versus unknown 'Big Baby'

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been slammed online after announcing a tepid US debut against unfavored 315-pound American Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller, as opposed to a potential unification fight with Deontay Wilder. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Who the f*** is dat guy!?': Joshua slammed by fans for US debut versus unknown 'Big Baby'

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been slammed online after announcing a tepid US debut against unfavored 315-pound American Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller, as opposed to a potential unification fight with Deontay Wilder. Read Full Article at RT.com

'McGregor called his dad a terrorist, what did you expect?' Khabib's coach on UFC 229 brawl (VIDEO)

Coach of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Javier Mendez, says that while he doesn't approve of his fighter's post-fight brawl at UFC 229, he believes Khabib was just finishing what Conor McGregor's team started. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'McGregor called his dad a terrorist, what did you expect?' Khabib's coach on UFC 229 brawl (VIDEO)

Coach of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Javier Mendez, says that while he doesn't approve of his fighter's post-fight brawl at UFC 229, he believes Khabib was just finishing what Conor McGregor's team started. Read Full Article at RT.com

Booty attack: Venezuelan fitness model bitten on bottom by wild pig (VIDEO)

Venezuelan fitness model Michelle Lewin fell victim to a truly savage beach attack when she was bitten on her bottom by a wild pig during a bikini photo shoot in the Bahamas. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Booty attack: Venezuelan fitness model bitten on bottom by wild pig (VIDEO)

Venezuelan fitness model Michelle Lewin fell victim to a truly savage beach attack when she was bitten on her bottom by a wild pig during a bikini photo shoot in the Bahamas. Read Full Article at RT.com

Conor McGregor teammate Artem Lobov inks deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships

'The Russian Hammer' Artem Lobov has become the latest ex-UFC fighter to try his hand at Bare Knuckle Boxing after signing a deal with the world's first sanctioned, legal bare knuckle promotion. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Conor McGregor teammate Artem Lobov inks deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships

'The Russian Hammer' Artem Lobov has become the latest ex-UFC fighter to try his hand at Bare Knuckle Boxing after signing a deal with the world's first sanctioned, legal bare knuckle promotion. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Ensuring equality’: International Boxing Association allows female boxers to compete in hijabs

International Boxing Association (AIBA) has updated its uniform guidelines allowing female competitors to wear hijabs in international events “should they want to due to religious reasons.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Ensuring equality’: International Boxing Association allows female boxers to compete in hijabs

International Boxing Association (AIBA) has updated its uniform guidelines allowing female competitors to wear hijabs in international events “should they want to due to religious reasons.” Read Full Article at RT.com

The Devil in Disguise?: Man United badge 'Satan' censored on Iranian TV over mythical creature ban

Iranian television have caused a stir by deftly censoring the famous Red Devil on Man United's emblem during a broadcast of Tuesday's Champions League match over the country's law forbidding the depiction of mythical creatures. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Devil in Disguise?: Man United badge 'Satan' censored on Iranian TV over mythical creature ban

Iranian television have caused a stir by deftly censoring the famous Red Devil on Man United's emblem during a broadcast of Tuesday's Champions League match over the country's law forbidding the depiction of mythical creatures. Read Full Article at RT.com

Itthipat gunning for back-to-back ADT wins at Thongchai Jaidee Foundation

Lopburi -  Thailand’s Itthipat Buranatanyarat is feeling confident as he goes after back-to-back titles on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the Thongchai Jaidee Foundation 2019 which starts on Thursday.
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Itthipat gunning for back-to-back ADT wins at Thongchai Jaidee Foundation

Lopburi -  Thailand’s Itthipat Buranatanyarat is feeling confident as he goes after back-to-back titles on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the Thongchai Jaidee Foundation 2019 which starts on Thursday.

Happy Prom ready for another shot at glory at ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Perth - Thailand’s Prom Meesawat is hoping to better his result when he returns to the starting tee for the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth which begins on Thursday.
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Happy Prom ready for another shot at glory at ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Perth - Thailand’s Prom Meesawat is hoping to better his result when he returns to the starting tee for the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth which begins on Thursday.

‘Shut the f*** up’: Clippers forward Harrell fined $25k for cursing at a fan (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for hurling profanities at a fan who attended a game in Minnesota on Monday night. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Shut the f*** up’: Clippers forward Harrell fined $25k for cursing at a fan (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for hurling profanities at a fan who attended a game in Minnesota on Monday night. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘He turned Old Trafford into his beer garden!’ - Fans react over Di Maria's 'last laugh' in PSG win

Angel Di Maria endured a torrid return to former club Man United in PSG’s UEFA Champions League 2-0 win on Tuesday, but had the last laugh when he sipped a beer bottle thrown onto the pitch and provided the assists for both goals. Read Full Article at RT.co
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‘He turned Old Trafford into his beer garden!’ - Fans react over Di Maria's 'last laugh' in PSG win

Angel Di Maria endured a torrid return to former club Man United in PSG’s UEFA Champions League 2-0 win on Tuesday, but had the last laugh when he sipped a beer bottle thrown onto the pitch and provided the assists for both goals. Read Full Article at RT.com

'There's nothing wrong with being gay!': England cricketer reacts to homophobic 'slurs'

England cricket captain Joe Root has responded to West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel after an alleged homophobic slur aimed at him in a verbal confrontation as tensions boiled over in the third Test on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'There's nothing wrong with being gay!': England cricketer reacts to homophobic 'slurs'

England cricket captain Joe Root has responded to West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel after an alleged homophobic slur aimed at him in a verbal confrontation as tensions boiled over in the third Test on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com