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Yearly Archives: 2022

Former Pope Benedict XVI, the first to resign in centuries, dies aged 95

Former pope Benedict XVI, who became the first pontiff to resign in some 600 years, has died aged 95. Pope Francis, who replaced him as head of the Catholic Church, had asked the faithful to pray for him at the end of his general audience on Wednesday morning. The Vatican said Benedict’s body will lie in state in St Peter’s Basilica from …

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Shunned by major Clubs in Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo joins Saudi Arabian team, becomes highest-paid sportsman EVER

Having failed to secure interest from any significant football club in Europe,  CRISTIANO RONALDO has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr to become the highest-paid sportsperson EVER. The Portuguese superstar – who has been a free agent since his Manchester United contract was ripped up last month – will earn £173MILLION a year in the Middle East. Cristiano Ronaldo has …

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Former U.S President Donald Trump’s tax returns released: What we know

Former President Donald Trump’s tax returns have been released, ending a bitter six-year long battle to gain greater insights into his finances. Ever since his entry into politics, critics have been keen to get Mr Trump – whose foundational pitch to voters had been that his money kept him immune to the special interests and bribes that make politicians dirty …

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Pele, The Greatest Footballer Ever In Pictures

Pele began his football career at Brazilian side Santos in 1956 He joined the club at 15, making his senior debut in 1956. He’d go on to score 643 goals over 19 years in a golden era for Santos. He was player of the tournament four years later, as Brazil assembled one of the greatest sides ever and lifted the …

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Brazilian football icon Pele has died at the age of 82

Brazilian football star Pele has died at the age of 82, his agent has told the Associated Press. The former Santos FC star, widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, had been at the Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital in Sao Paulo since 29 November. A medical report just before Christmas showed that he needed care for cardiac and …

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Chelsea agree £105m fee with Benfica for Enzo Fernandez as they pip Man Utd and Liverpool to club-record transfer

CHELSEA are willing to pay the £105MILLION release clause of World Cup star Enzo Fernandez in the January window. Benfica midfielder Fernandez, 21, shone for Argentina in Qatar, winning Young Player of the Tournament as they defeated France in the final on penalties earlier this month. Enzo Fernandez has a release clause worth £105millionCredit: Getty Liverpool and Manchester United are also …

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US announces strict Covid rules on travel after surge in infections in China

The US has announced new Covid-19 testing requirements for all travellers from China, joining other nations imposing restrictions due to a surge of infections in the country. The rise in cases across China follows the rollback of its strict “zero Covid” policies, which kept infection rates low but fuelled public frustration and crushed economic growth. Beginning January 5, all travellers to the US from …

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Edouard Mendy snubs ‘disrespectful’ six-year Chelsea contract as AC Milan, Nice and Monaco plot transfer swoop

EDOUARD MENDY snubbed a six-year contract offer  — because Chelsea are not showing him enough “respect” over wages. The Senegalese keeper has been back training with his club since last week after reaching the World Cup last 16 —  but there is still no sign of an agreement. Mendy, 30, earns around £100,000 a week and wants parity with his Blues rival Kepa Arrizabalaga who picks up …

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