Month: April 2021

Social media boycott: Football clubs, players & sporting bodies begin protest

Social media boycott: Football clubs, players & sporting bodies begin protest

Leading football clubs and players will be joined by a number of sporting bodies in a four-day boycott of social media platforms from Friday in a move to tackle abuse and discrimination. The “show of solidarity against online abuse” hopes to encourage companies to take a stronger stance against racist and sexist abuse on their …

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Portuguese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton quickest in second practice for Mercedes

Portuguese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton quickest in second practice for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton headed Max Verstappen by 0.143 seconds to lead the way in second practice at the Portuguese Grand Prix. The second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas was third quickest, ahead of Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz and the Alpines of Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon. It is the first time this season that Hamilton has topped a …

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Missed Fists: Brazilian prospect Laura Fontoura wins flyweight title with 18-second armbar

Missed Fists: Brazilian prospect Laura Fontoura wins flyweight title with 18-second armbar

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. Lightning fast knockouts usually lead the show here, but this week we have a pair of …

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