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Greyhound Racing around the world

Greyhound racing as we know it, first took place in the 1920s. Since then, it’s become a global sport – and while in many countries, it’s a popular pastime for entertainment purposes, betting on the dogs is more prevalent in the likes of the US, the UK & Ireland, and Australia & New Zealand.

The European interviews Mike Bohan of Football Index

For the third video in the remote interview series, The European interviewed Mike Bohan, Chief Marketing Officer of Football Index.

The biggest fights of Kubrat Pulev's career

Former European heavyweight, Kubrat Pulev, faces a tough test on December 12th, when he takes on the defending unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO world champion Anthony Joshua. Pulev has only once in his career fought for a unified world title, and that ended in defeat – the only loss of his professional career – to Wladimir Klitschko, in November 2014. He’s since been on an eight-bout winning streak, but appears to be a huge underdog in his upcoming encounter against AJ, according to the latest Joshua - Pulev odds anyway.

Can Anthony Joshua cope with the lack of fans against Kubrat Pulev?

The countdown is on for Anthony Joshua’s long-awaited return to the ring. The British heavyweight champion will defend his WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at London’s SSE Arena, Wembley.

Nicky Henderson looking to add to his King George haul

One of the most successful trainers over the last few years in jump racing has been Nicky Henderson. The 69-year-old has brought himself and his horses up to a level that he is competing with the likes of Paul Nicholls and Willie Mullins for the top prizes in the sport, and one of those prizes is looming large on the horizon – the King George VI Chase, which takes place on December 26th at Kempton, as is tradition.

REMINGTON PLEDGE TO DONATE 10% OF CO-BRANDED PRODUCT CHRISTMAS SALES TO MANCHESTER UNITED FOUNDATION

Remington, Official Electrical Styling Partner to Manchester United, has pledged to make a donation to Manchester United Foundation equivalent to 10% of the retail value of all Remington Manchester United products purchased through the Club website or Megastore in December 2020. 

Can Tyson Fury make it a memorable 2020 by winning BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

It feels like ages since Tyson Fury got the better of Deontay Wilder in the pair’s much anticipated rematch back in February. It was a mammoth performance by the ‘Gypsy King’, leaving Wilder struggling throughout the fight’s seven rounds, with the American’s camp eventually throwing in the towel to spare him further misery.

The five to watch at Royal Ascot

Despite being staged behind closed doors this year – for the first time in its history – Royal Ascot gets underway this week, keeping its usual slot in the racing calendar, irrespective of the recent suspension to the sport. With so many changes being made to the 2020 edition of the prestigious meeting, there’s a lot for fans and punters alike to take on board, particularly when looking at the latest entries and odds. But with the fast racing results service online and ITV televising six races each day, it will be easy to be kept up to speed. Let’s take a look at some of the names to look out for during Royal Ascot.

2020 Cheltenham Festival Champions Day rewind

Day one of this year’s Cheltenham Festival - also known as Champions Day - is now done, dusted and ready for review. And, it has to be said, it wasn’t a very good day for the favourites, nor the punters who backed them, with Epatante the only front-runner to win one of day one’s big races.

Il Team Novo Nordisk passa ai freni a disco Shimano per la stagione 2020

Il Team Novo Nordisk, la prima squadra ciclistica professionistica al mondo interamente composta da corridori con diabete, correrà la stagione 2020 su telai Colnago completi di componenti, freni a disco e misuratori di potenza Shimano di2, indossando kit progettati dalla GSG.

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