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Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

Estudiantes reopens stadium with flaming lion hologram

You’d be forgiven for thinking it was a scene from a futuristic sci-fi movie — a giant, flaming lion leaping across the roof of a football ground in front of thousands of spectators. But for Argentine side Estudiantes, the spectacular big cat hologram marked the reopening of the club’s new stadium. The lion leaps out…MORE

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions catch glimpse of the ‘future’ at League of Legends world final

Millions of online viewers tuned in to watch the League of Legends World Championship final Sunday and were treated to a thrilling finale. FunPlus Phoenix beat favorite G2 Esports in all three of its games to lift the trophy but the final in Paris arguably pushed the boundaries of what people will come to expect…MORE

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One plans to become carbon neutral by 2030

Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to “change the face of the sport” and become carbon neutral by 2030. The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the climate emergency. Only 0.7% of F1’s emissions come from the cars on track, with the…MORE

Raheem Sterling dropped by England after altercation with teammate Joe Gomez

Raheem Sterling dropped by England after altercation with teammate Joe Gomez

Raheem Sterling has been dropped for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro on Thursday after an altercation with national teammate Joe Gomez. Manchester City’s star forward said “emotions got the better of me” during a “five to ten second thing” with the Liverpool defender at St. George’s Park, the national team’s training complex. The pair…MORE

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘is not a problem,’ says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘is not a problem,’ says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri says the team’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo “is not a problem” after substituting the Portuguese international for a second consecutive game. Replaced by Paulo Dybala in the 55th minute in Sunday’s 1-0 win over AC MIlan, Ronaldo didn’t look best pleased as he made his way off the pitch. After high-fiving…MORE

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison sent off for reacting to racist abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison sent off for reacting to racist abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison was shown a red card for his reaction to racist abuse from the traveling Dynamo Kyiv fans during a Ukrainian league fixture on Sunday. In the 74th minute of the home side’s 1-0 win, the Brazilian put his middle finger up at the section of visiting Dynamo supporters and kicked a…MORE

Inside the ‘Hollywood’ of horses, Al Shaqab is the essence of equine luxury

Inside the ‘Hollywood’ of horses, Al Shaqab is the essence of equine luxury

It has been described as the “Hollywood” of horses, and it’s certainly a winner in the glamor stakes. But Qatar’s Al Shaqab is more of a seven-star equine resort than a make-believe movie set. The multi-million-dollar center on the outskirts of the capital Doha is Qatar’s luxury launchpad into equine excellence, from elite show jumpers…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

First look at Christian Serratos as Selena Quintanilla in new Netflix series

First look at Christian Serratos as Selena Quintanilla in new Netflix series

Get ready to grab your hankies, Selena fans. “Walking Dead” star Christian Serratos has been cast as the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla in a new Netflix series. “Selena: The Series” will follow along as “Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold…

Stan Lee is remembered on the anniversary of his death

Stan Lee is remembered on the anniversary of his death

Colorful Marvel Comics patriarch Stan Lee was mourned again on the anniversary of his death Tuesday. Lee, who died November 12, 2018 at the age of 95, was the subject of plenty of tributes on social media to mark the occasion of his passing. There was both sadness and celebration. “Stan Lee died a year…

‘The Mandalorian’ blasts ‘Star Wars’ into the streaming frontier

‘The Mandalorian’ blasts ‘Star Wars’ into the streaming frontier

“The Mandalorian” arrives with a lot of weight on its armored shoulders, not only representing the first live-action “Star Wars” series but easily providing the biggest original draw to help launch Disney+. Happily, the show’s brisk, handsomely produced 39-minute premiere is a great deal of fun, giving fans reason to have a good feeling about…