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Marcus Rashford takes UK child poverty policy into his own hands

Marcus Rashford takes UK child poverty policy into his own hands

After Conservative Party lawmakers voted down a scheme to provide free meals for hungry school children over Christmas, England international footballer Marcus Rashford is forging a national coalition to fill the void. Rashford had been pressuring the government to extend the school meal voucher scheme during the school break. He had called for the government…MORE

Kapil Dev, legendary Indian cricketer, hospitalized after heart attack

Kapil Dev, legendary Indian cricketer, hospitalized after heart attack

Indian cricketing legend Kapil Dev is recovering in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) after suffering a heart attack, a spokesperson for the New Delhi hospital treating him said Friday. The 62-year-old former Indian captain underwent emergency coronary angioplasty surgery, after he was admitted to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, in the early hours…MORE

‘The King’: Brazilian soccer great Pele turns 80

‘The King’: Brazilian soccer great Pele turns 80

Few players have touched the game of soccer like Pele. The Brazilian, who turned 80 on Friday, is still considered as one of the greatest players to ever play the game and remains the only man in history to win three World Cups. Even those who don’t follow football know his name; it’s synonymous with…MORE

Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish newspaper journalist apologizes after racist remark about Barcelona’s Ansu Fati

Spanish journalist Salvador Sostres has apologized and denied any racist intent after comparing Barcelona football star Ansu Fati to a “young, black street vendor” running away from the police through the Catalan city’s streets. Fati’s Barcelona teammate Antoine Griezmann posted the section of the ABC article on his Twitter page, sparking an outcry on social…MORE

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua took to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria, following eyewitness reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday. Demonstrators have taken part in daily protests across the country for nearly two weeks over widespread claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion…MORE