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Khabib Nurmagomedov criticises Emmanuel Macron for terrorist attack response (2020)

Nurmagomedov retired last week after beating Justin Gaethje to extend his perfect professional record to 29-0

 

Retired UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron for his response to two terror attacks in the country.

Three people were killed in Nice on Thursday, just two weeks after a teacher was beheaded in a Paris suburb.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from UFC after beating Justin Gaethje (2020)

Some believe Khabib Nurmagomedov is the greatest UFC fighter of all time



Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his perfect professional record as he retained his lightweight title at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi - then announced his retirement.

Russian Nurmagomedov, 32, defeated interim champion Justin Gaethje with a second-round triangle choke submission to claim a 29th victory and unify the 155lb title.

Read more: Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from UFC after beating Justin Gaethje (2020)

Daiya Seto suspended by Japan Swimming federation after having affair (2020)

Daiya Seto won 400m bronze at the Rio Olympics in 2016



Four-time world champion Daiya Seto has been suspended for the rest of the year by the Japan Swimming Federation after having an extra-marital affair.

The 26-year-old has been banned for breaching the governing body's sportsmanlike conduct standard.

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Tokyo 2020: Olympics must go ahead at any cost in 2021 - Japan's Olympic minister (2020)

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed in March



The rearranged Tokyo Games must be held "at any cost" in 2021, says Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto.

The Games, which had been due to start in July, were postponed for a year in March amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: Tokyo 2020: Olympics must go ahead at any cost in 2021 - Japan's Olympic minister (2020)

Usain Bolt: Jamaican sprinter awaits coronavirus test results (2020)

Usain Bolt is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time



Jamaican former sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is awaiting results of a recent coronavirus test while self-isolating.

Bolt, 34, revealed on social media he will "stay at home" as a precaution despite not having any symptoms.

Read more: Usain Bolt: Jamaican sprinter awaits coronavirus test results (2020)


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