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Sterling Blames Media For “Fuelling Racism” Following Alleged Abuse

Raheem Sterling took to Instagram to address the alleged racial abuse he was subjected to during yesterday’s defeat to Chelsea, with the Man City winger accusing newspapers of “fuelling racism”. Both Chelsea and the Metropolitan Police are investigating the footage of the alleged incident after it was circulated online. The footage in question shows a number of Chelsea fans hurling …

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NZ Rugby Player Banned For 40 Weeks For Racist Slur Against Opponent

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Canterbury club rugby player Bronson Munro has been banned from the game for 40 weeks after racially abusing an opponent during a recent game between his club side Waihora and Southbridge last month. Munro, a Canterbury Maori, was hit with the hefty ban after allegedly calling Southbridge player Peni Manumanuniliwa a ‘black c***’ after an apparent high tackle on Munro …

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Opinion: Leicester City Striker Vardy Doesn’t Deserve His Hero Worship

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Utter the words “Jamie Vardy” to any¬†football fan and the responses are predictable. The Leicester City striker’s profile as a footballer and success story has proliferated exponentially this season. A series of memes appear perpetually after each Leicester City win or Vardy goal. One such meme chronicles the 29-year-old’s rise to the Premier League. “Jamie Vardy was released by Sheffield …

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